No matches for three of Tameside's teams, Stalybridge Curzon Ashton and Mossley and a herculian effort by the supporters management and groundstaff at Hurst Cross kept Ashton United's home against fellow promotion chasers AFC Fylde on.
Hyde FC narrowly lost 1-0 away at Nuneaton Town in a game of few chances played against the backdrop of a swirling wind. This was the Tigers 28th defeat in the Skrill Premier and ends an a recent unbeaten run in the last four away games.
In the Evostick Premier Ashton United drew 1-1 at home to AFC Fylde with Matty Chadwick scoring for the Robins the point keeps Ashton on course for a promotion play-off spot. In the same division bottom of the table Droylsden were close to their first win of the season, they were 2-0 up with seven minutes to go. Unfortunately the young Droylsden side allowed Barwell to come back into the game leaving the final score Barwell 2 Droylsden 2.