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IN the Premier Division, Goose Green moved into second place in the table thanks to a 3-0 win at bottom club Hawkley.

Richie Livingston put Green ahead at the interval, with Ben Croston and Adam Sheridan on target in the second period.

Horwich St Mary’s visited Leigh Centurions and won 3-2, while Aspull JFC ran out 3-0 winners against Wigan Cosmos. Adam Flores opened the scoring on 40 minutes, with Joe Hull bagging a brace in the second half.

Up Holland Rangers played hosts to Ashton Villa in Division One and won 2-1. Lee Farley hit two first-half goals to put Up Holland 2-0 ahead. After the break, Adam McNeil pulled a goal back.

Whitley and Penlake served up a thrilling 3-3 draw. Andy Simm equalised for Penlake with a last-gasp penalty.

Craig Rothwell, Dean Smith and Lloyd Snellgrove scored for Whitley.

Division Two leaders St Cuthbert’s ran out 7-1 winners against bottom club Winstanley Warriors. Scot Unsworth (2), Darryl Tomlinson, Mike Hair, Carl Davidson, Dom Chinemhute and Adam Power were the marksmen.

Second-placed Digmoor went down 3-2 against Parklands after leading 2-0 at the interval. Ian Webber and Ray Turner scored for Digmoor, with John Lowe, Tony Lewis and Sam Wood replying.

Third-placed Bird ‘Ith Albion went down to a John Rigby second-half goal against Bryn Park.

A second half strike by Jordan Cooper gave Horwich St Mary’s Res a 1-0 victory against Goose Green Res, while Bryn Hall and FC Wigan Utd fought out a 1-1 draw. Bryn Hall took the lead with a strike by Steve Shirley, but FC Wigan Utd soon equalised.

Standish Park Rangers hosted Hindley Lion and cemented third place in Division Three with their 5-3 win. Liam Cooper and Jack Nolan each scored a brace for SPR, with Simon Yarwood also on target. Ant Whitton, Rich Birchall and an own goal by Simon Yarwood kept Hindley Lion in the game.

Victoria visited PNC Athletic and came away with an impressive 5-0 victory. Scot Mathews (2), James Hewitt, Dave Barton and Liam Heaton netted.

Chequer Lane ran out 4-0 winners at Darley FC thanks to a hat-trick by Jordan Murray and a strike by John Parkinson.

Youth Under-17s leaders Atherton Town ran out 6-0 winners against Redgate Rovers, while two early goals sent Ashton Athletic on to a 4-1 win against Golborne Sports.

John Stalker, Tom Needham, Josh Lafferty and Ben Bolton were on target.

Shevington played hosts to Billinge and won 3-0 with Josh Fairhurst (2) and Craig Watson on target.

Under-18s leaders Forefield Rangers came from 1-0 down to beat Southport 3-1, while Ashton Town won 3-1 against Penlake with George Nicholson, Eliot Bradshaw and Liam Hook on target.

In the Adam Morris Memorial semi-finals, Halsall Res beat Orwell 5-1 and Dynamo Globe came away from Highfield Grange with a 2-0 victory.