Smurfit Kappa Cumberland League Division One leaders Bransty Rangers maintained their run of good form with a 4-1 win at home to Silloth.

Adam Smith, Jamie Thursby, Alan Sim and Mark Callan supplied the Bransty goals, Silloth’s reply coming from Dan Foster.

The Carlisle derby between Crown Newlaithes and UniSun ended all square at 2-2. Lewis Gardner and Callum Plunkett scoring for Newlaithes with a Luke Ruddick brace giving UniSun a share of the spoils.

Borough entertained Workington Reds Juniors at Egremont in awful conditions. The Reds made good use of the wind at their backs in the first period, scoring with a shot by Jamie Bramley from edge of the box. giving them the lead at the interval. In the deteriorating conditions after the break, Borough using the wind to their advantage and drew level with Tyler Haile heading in a cross in the 65th minute to level the scores. Borough continued to press, wasting some good opportunities to add to their tally but with the Reds looking dangerous on the break.

As the game appeared to be heading for a stalemate, in the last minute of play Workington broke down the right-hand side and substitute Callum Killick converted the chance to give the Reds all three points.

Aspatria travelled to Cockermouth for their Benevolent Cup tie and came away with a hard-fought 2-1 win. A brace from Malcolm Graham gave Aspatria the edge, but Cockermouth ran them close with a response from Luke Ivison.

In the Premier Division, leaders Wigton Harriers retained top spot with a 2-1 home victory over Gosforth. In a close game Tom Hill and Jonny Studholme were on the scoresheet for Wigton with the ever reliable Jack Denwood notching Gosforth’s response.

Pirelli coasted to a 7-0 victory at home to Cleator Moor Celtic Reserves to preserve their hopes of the Championship. Pirelli goals were supplied by a Ricky James hat trick, a brace from Ben Davidson and one each from Andy Lewis and Robbie Cowley.