West Bank Bears have moved a step closer to ensuring they finish top of the North West Mens League Premier Division after claiming a walkover victory against Orrell St James.
That result puts the Bears six points clear at the top, with second placed Ashton Bears yet to play.
As for Orrell, it is their third walkover defeat this season, which could cripple their playoff chances.
The Bears will now have a weeks rest before they travel to face Thatto Heath Crusaders A, another playoff chasing team.
Orrell now have a break until the end of the month when they welcome already relegated Rochdale Mayfield A.