TARPORLEY strengthened their grip on the Chester and District Midweek League Division One title after they won and rivals Mold were beaten.

After restricting Llay Welfare to 112 for six, Tarporley clinched a two-wicket win, which moved them three points clear at the top of the table.

Second placed Mold lost ground after they posted 140 for five and were unable to prevent Kingsley Knights from replying with 141 for three as the hosts won by seven wickets.

Hawarden Park's top-flight status is looking precarious after they were unable to raise a side for the trip to Marchwiel and Wrexham Outlaws.

In the completed Division Two fixture, Mynydd Isa (117-3) clinched a seven-wicket home win over West Cheshire Crossbatters (113-4), Phil Bradfield hitting a half century.

Gwersyllt Park and Gresford are still battling it out at the top of Division Three after the duo won again.

Leaders Gwersyllt posted 135 for nine, before restricting West Kirby Wasps to 122 for seven to claim a 13-run away win.

Gresford claimed an eight-wicket home win as they struck 74 for two after bowling Halkyn out for 73.

West Cheshire College (120-4) were six-wicket winners over visiting Cross Keys (119-6), while Manor Athletic claimed a walkover victory against The Groves.

It's a case of as you were at the top of Division Four as the leading trio of Oakmere, Northop Hall and Abergele all won.

Table topping Oakmere (192-1) clinched a convincing 53-run win at Bromborough (139), while second placed Northop Hall (153-4) defeated Castle Square Cutters (149-2) by six wickets, Ben Slater hitting a half century.

Hall, who also saw their trip to Saightonians rained off, remain in second, a point clear of Abergele (148-4) who beat Outlaws (147-9) by six wickets.

Wirral (128-9) won the battle of the Division Five leading lights as they defeated Bank of America (119-6) by nine runs to move two points clear at the top.

David Foulkes and Jordan Evans struck half centuries as Shotton (112-1) overcame Dodleston (108-9) by nine wickets, while Westminster Park and Kinnerton both won as Oak Tree Outlaws and Frodsham were unable to raise a team respectively.

In Division Six, Buckley claimed a walkover win against Defib.