ELLESMERE Rangers' Buildbase FA Vase run came to an emphatic end with a 6-1 defeat at Rugby Town.

Charlie Evans grabbed a hat-trick while Dylan Parker netted twice and Caine Elliott completed the scoring for the hosts as the United Counties Premier Division side sealed their place in the third qualifying round.

Meanwhile St Martins suffered a 3-0 defeat at home to Cheadle Heath Nomads in the North West Counties League One South.

Goals from Jack McConnell, Rick Tindall and Kieran Herbert sealed the points at Park Hall.

The Saints travel to Mere on Tuesday night for the Shropshire derby.

Elsewhere Gobowen Celtic suffered a late collapse in a 5-1 defeat at Newport Town in the Shropshire Premier League with George Morris netting a consolation.

Meanwhile Morda United began life in the Salop Leisure Leagues with a 3-2 defeat at home to Prees.

Prees led before goals from Josh Norwood and Keith Meredith brought the home side level.

However an own goal from Stuart Johnson saw the visitors snatch maximum spoils at Weston Road.