THE start of December brought heavy downpours, but the Furness Senior Cup still served up plenty of drama and action.

Millom welcomed Askam United for a Duddon Derby and the form book went out the window as Askam, who have found the league campaign tough going, booked their place in the next round following a penalty shoot out win.

The game finished 2-2 after Millom’s Theo Wilson and Carl Waters swapped goals, with Dec Baines and Jordan Rayner. But it was Askam’s Michael Thomson scored the match winning penalty.

Furness Cavaliers and Hawcoat switched pitches from Rampside Road to Hawcoat Lane to get the game played and it was Hawcoat who enjoyed home comforts with a 10-1 win. Elliot Moore (3), Pat Allington (2), Chris Sloan, Carl Mackay, Ben Stoker, Hakan McCracken and Frankie Ellis the hosts scorers. Sam Graham scored the Cavs consolation. Furness Rovers overcame Croftlands 3-2 thanks to goals from Dan Craig (2) and Liam Shields. Ben Mooney and Ryan Ireland replied for Croftlands, the latter also hit the post with seconds remaining. Walney were handed a walkover after Britannia failed to raise a team for a trip over the bridge.

In Division One British Legion took advantage of Barrow Wanderers not being in action to leapfrog them to the top of the table after a 3-1 win at Crooklands Casuals Res. Coen White, Zak Gill and Danny Bewley on target for the visitors. Askam Res picked up three points with a 5-3 home win against Barrow Celtic Res, Jono France (2) and Rob Johnson scoring in vain for Celtic. Bridge and Hawcoat Park went home with a point each after sharing out eight goals in a 4-4 draw. Ryan Muncaster (2) Matt Hackett and Tom Stanwix scored for Hawcoat. Josh Harris (2) and Callum Kendall (2) replied for Bridge. Millom A team lost 5-2 at home against Furness Rovers Res. Josh Keen and Jamie Cairns on target for Millom. Vickerstown A beat Croftlands Res 4-1. Tyler Swales, Jack Litherland and a brace from Mark Johnson securing the points. Mike Webster scored the Croftlands goal.

Only ogame survived the weather in Division Two and it was Walney Island A who enjoyed their day as they beat Furness Rovers A 4-2 thanks to goals from club stalwart Jon Harding (2), Adam Reynolds and an own goal. Chris Paton and Mattie Burrow on target for Rovers.

In the West Lancs Division One Crooklands Casuals had master marksman Dave Mansergh to thank as his goal saw them beat Milnthorpe Corinthians 1-0.

Holker Old Boys travelled to high flyers Prestwich Heys and came away on the wrong end of a 6-0 score line.