TWO goals in each half put Hoole Rangers into the final of the Chester FA Challenge Trophy, where they will meet Christleton Reserves.

Peter Mort, Michael Gerard and Lennox Beddows (2) netted for Rangers at Tarvin Athletic, while Illya Acock and Mike Gerrard (2) put Christleton through with a 3-0 defeat of Chester Nomads Seconds.

In the Premier Division, a Paul Davies double and a Chris Gilmartin strike gave Brewery Arms a 3-2 home win against Barrow Athletic, whose replies were from Andy Thomas and Gary Van Gorman.

Rob Edge (2), Arron Brown and Anthony Killilea (penalty) did the damage for Tarporley Vics in a 4-0 win against Cestrian Alex.

Danny Brown's second-half double in Division One put Crossway back in the game at home to Bank of Scotland but the visitors went on to win 4-2.

Simon Davies grabbed a hat-trick to spearhead Team Highfield's 4-1 win at Chester Nomads Thirds, Gary Ellams also on target, while Matty Bolton, Mike Parker and Richard Moss netted for Duddon United in a 3-2 win at Frodsham United Reserves.

Kelsall's match at Christleton A had to be abandoned after 70 minutes visiting keeper was injured and taken to hospital in an ambulance.

The score was 1-1 at the time with Neil Hughes scoring for Christleton.