WESTMINSTER got the defence of their Ellesmere Port Sunday League Premier Division title off to a flying start.
C New (2), D Page (2), S Carrol, C Kim, J Nickson and J Keelan got the goals as the reigning kings ran out 8-0 winners at home to GMFC.
Cat had their supporters purring as they won 7-1 at home to RJW Wolverham thanks to hat-trick hero C Gear, J Lloyd (2) and L McTigue (2). C Parker reduced the arrears.
Thorne Heating & Plumbing (T McGill, M Urmston) enjoyed a 2-0 triumph at home to promoted Woodlands Athletic.
Woodlands (K Fields 2, M Draper) edged a close encounter at home to Grace Arms (S Lowe, S Armitage), running out 3-2 winners.
Three games took place in Division One and it was Sutton Melfix who caught the eye with a 5-1 victory over Grace Arms Reserves.
P Evans, D Lynch and J Cooper all got their names on the scoresheet for the hosts, with S Jones offering a reply for Grace.
SCFC 94 (T Wedge 2, J Barlow, W Manning) were also in free-scoring form as they won 4-1 at Hope Farm Rangers (M Gibbs).
There was a 2-1 success for Wirral One Hundred (R Wellsbury, A Rowlands) at Travellers Rest (I Powell).
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