NEW Brighton remain anchored to the bottom of the Love Lane Liverpool Competition Premier League after losing the Wirral derby to a resurgent Wallasey.

Sumit Ruikar took 4-62 and Matthew Keogh, 3-13, as the visitors were dismissed for just 98 before Stephen Williams (52no) and Daniel Beaver (46no) wrapped up a straightforward victory that takes Wallasey up to fifth.

Birkenhead Park lost valuable ground in the Division One title race as they fell to a 64 run defeat at home to Lytham. Mark Rowland's 6-22 had restricted the visitors to a total of 136 but Park could only manage 72 in reply. 

Caldy are 17 points above the relegation places after a heavy defeat at Old Xaverians who posted 232-6. Colin Gibson's 7-18 skittled the visitors for 108. 

Irby recorded their third win of the season to move off the bottom of Division Two. Smit Mehta took 4-22 as Northop Hall were bowled out for 120 before Rafi Afridi's 55 helped wrap up a valuable seven wicket victory.

Parkfield Liscard moved back into the relegation zone after losing at Southport Trinity. The Wirral outfit were dismissed for 93 with the hosts reaching the target for the loss of six wickets. Sadeep Saputantrige took 4-25. 

In the Cheshire Cup quarter finals played on Sunday, Birkenhead Park's visit to Hyde was abandoned without a ball being bowled while Wallasey comfortably beat Oulton Park by six wickets to set up a Wirral derby in the semi final against New Brighton.