ELLESMERE Rangers suffered a 2-0 defeat at home to Barnton in the North West Counties South League.

Connor Anderson's 20th minute strike separated the sides at the break before Christopher Hunt sealed the points after the break.

Elsewhere St Martins suffered a 7-0 defeat at Alsager Town with Nelson Agho and George Coleville each netting twice while Shaq Lewys, Joe Thompson and George West goals completed the scoring.

Meanwhile Llanrhaeadr continue to prop up the JD Cymru North table following a 3-0 defeat at home to Holyhead Hotspur.

All the goals came in the second-half at Tanllan with Liam Morris breaking the deadlock on the hour before Jay Gibbs struck and Morris completed his double in injury time.

Elsewhere Dolgellau AA could not derail Chirk AAA who maintained their unbeaten start to the Ardal North East League season with a 2-0 win at Cae Marian.

A Ryan Davies strike separated the sides for much of the game before Sam Jones sealed the spoils in injury time.

Meanwhile Carno celebrated a hard-fought 2-0 win at Four Crosses with Oli Lewis and Jack Orbell goals ensuring the spoils for the Greens.

Llansantffraid returned from Hay St Marys 3-2 winners in the MMP-NL Mid Wales League after goals from Rob Carruthers, Dale Evans and Gary Meredith cancelled a double from Jack Biggs.

Elsewhere a Charlie Humphreys hat-trick inspired Abermule to a 6-0 win at Llanfyllin Town with Tom Jones adding a brace and Dave Anthony completing the scoring.

Llanymynech and Trewern United shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw in the only match in the only match of the day in the JT Hughes Montgomeryshire League.
Dan Astley and Dean Becker netted for the border side.