DESPITE efforts from Anthony Griffith and Elliot Taylor, Litherland Remyca Res. were upstaged by Newton AS the Go2Day West Cheshire League Division One title challengers, posted an 8-2 result, courtesy of replies from Ross McDowell (3), Ryan Beigan (2), Liam Smith, Dan Williams and Thomas Field.

Friday evening told a different tale however, as Newton forfeited the only unbeaten record in the top flight, after they capitulated 3-2 to goals from Rainhill Town's Ant Dunleavy, Tom Harding and Jason McConville.

Third placed FC Bootle cranked up their challenge, after efforts from Shaun Harris, Dylan Westerside, Joe Tynan and Isaac Jones secured a 4-1 decision over last season's champions, Mersey Royal who had Connor Doyle in reply.

Hat-tricks from Caleb Jones and Nathan Peet anchored second placed Mossley Hill Athletic to a 6-0 victory over Vauxhall Motors Res.

Alex Fletcher netted for Ashville Res.but it was the hosts, Helsby who profited, Joel Jones, Lee Guirado, Sonny Dean and Jamie Hooper sharing the goals in a 4-1 triumph.

Respective marksmen in Ellesmere Port Town's 1-1 stalemate with Marshalls were Joe Davis and Louie Jarvis.

Only one fixture took place in Division Two and it was celebration time for Neston Nomads as Nathan Ellis (2), Sam Hayley, Callum Spence and Jordan Davies found the net in Saturday's 5-0 eclipse of West Kirby as Nomads recorded their second win of the season.

Second placed Cammell Laird 1907 Res. maintained interest in the Division Three title race and  savoured a return to action with goals from Ben Crossley (2), Kieran Hughes and Cy Sullivan sparking a 4-0 victory over Rainhill Town Reserves.

In the Wirral DFA Amateur Cup, West Kirby Res. with efforts from Kyle Bennett (2) and John Pomfrett clinched their place in the semi finals, following a 3-0 success at Moreton, and in the CCFA U18's cup second round, Longworth and Ryan bagged a goal apiece as Vauxhall Motors overcame Cheadle Town 2-1. 

On the domestic scene, Runcorn Sports, with goals from Kier Fenlon(2) Ryan Burnell and James Pye made it to the quarter finals of the Haworth and Gallagher Bowl after they won 4-0 at Maghull Res., but efforts from Mamadou Djabi, Jack Hughes and Salim Djabi failed to prevent South Sefton Borough from losing 4-3 to replies from South Liverpool Res.' Alex Almond, Amr Badhawi, Yusuf Moshin and Adam Shelton.

Hakeem Munns and Jonathan Liddle applied the finishing touches as Mossley Hill Ath. U23's accounted for Marshalls Res. 2-1 but a penalty from Ant Jacobs proved to be a consolation only, as Huyton Rovers went down 3-1 at gome to Mallaby. The cup holders scored through Rory Alldis, Tom Black and an Exocet free kick from Jack Ireland.

On target for West Kirby Utd, in their 3-2 away win at Vauxhall Motors,  in the Youth Division were Tom Barrett, Oscar Wilkinson and Brad Downey. Motors hit back via Cody Carter and Kyle Robinson.