THE Birkenhead & Wirral AFL would like to congratulate both Bird FC and McGinty's for reaching this year’s Wirral Junior Cup Final.
Bird put in an impressive performance disposing of Chester league side Kelma with a 3-2 victory to earn manager Joe Murphy's side a place in the final.
McGinty's knocked out title rivals Birkenhead FC in a close tie, eventually winning 4-3 to send manager Festus Fearon's team into this year’s final.
In the third round of the Regent Cup, Fender put in a determined effort against a resilient Birkenhead FC at home in a narrow 2-1 defeat.
Steven Lowry hit Fender's solitary strike from distance. Ryan Atherton and target man Jamie Edwards struck for title contenders Birkenhead as they head into the semi finals.
In Division One, Bird FC went down 5-0 at home to high flying McGinty's, Callum Kelly smashed in a double, Jesse Robinson and Bohan Dixon hit singles with Dylan guiding home from a spot kick to maintain their title challenge.
Claughton Hotel keep up their improved league form after recording a solid 3-0 win against Queens Arms.
Top scorer David Bowe rattled in a brace with Philly Hudson also in on the action for The Claughton.
The Queens had Lee Sample picking up the man of the match accolade after a solid display from the skipper.
In Division Two, Ridgewood Rangers put a spanner in the works ending Bromborough Rakes’ 100% record, holding them to a very creditable 2-2 draw.
Neil Davies hit a superb strike from outside the box into the top corner and Farris Baker snatched Rangers’ second. Tommy Belton and an own goal rescued a point for The Rake.
Bottom placed Neston Legion came away with a deserved 4-2 victory at home to third placed Parkfield BA. Scott Bennick hammered home a hat-trick and Ben Pearson rounded things off for The Legion. Lee Charlton grabbed both strikes for a below par Parkfield side.
New Ferry Park Hotel ran out 4-1 winners in the Veterans Division against Springview.
Hotels goals all came inside the first 45 minutes, Craig Reece and Stevie Howard netted twice each in a good open game of football.