The Benevolent Trophy reached the semi-final stages while a few games survived the weather in The Westmorland Football League on a wet and miserable weekend of action.

In the cup Appleby booked their place in the final after a hard-fought 2-0 win over Wetheriggs United.

John Coward and Charlie Addison-Adams scored the goals against a Wetheriggs United side that battled throughout the game.

The second semi-final between Ambleside United and Keswick was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch, the game will be played this Saturday.

Only one game survived in Westmorland League Division One where Sedbergh Wanderers picked up a narrow 1-0 win at Kirkoswald. Alex Fearn scored the crucial goal that sees Sedbergh climb up to seventh place in the table.

In Westmorland League Division Two Shap defeated Keswick Reserves 2-0 as the black and whites remained on top of the league. Paul Ronald and Jordan Palmer with the goals.

Kendal United Reserves battled to a 5-3 win over Wetherigg United Reserves, Sam Hunter and Dillon Hine scored a brace each before Dillon Hoyle completed the scoring.

Castletown United picked up a comfortable 5-2 win at Langwathby United as Macauley Forsyth and Ryan Gate scored twice before Ewan Willacy also found the net.

At the bottom of Division Two Windermere Reserves picked up a crucial three points with a dramatic 4-3 win at Braithwaite, while Ullswater United suffered a narrow 3-2 loss at Carleton Banks.

In the final Division Two game Eden Thistle moved up to third in the table following a comfortable 5-2 win at Greystoke.

AFC Carlisle moved four points clear at the top of Westmorland League Division Three after a 5-0 home win over Burneside Reserves

Ibis Reserves came from a goal behind to defeat Appleby Reserves 2-1 at The Jubilee Playing Fields. Appleby opened the scoring after capitalising on a mistake at the back.

However Matt Harby's free kick was fumbled into the net by the Appleby keeper as Ibis equalised midway through the first half.

In the second half Ibis played well before Josh Ford came off the bench to score the winner as the prolific goal scorer clinically finished from close range as Ibis celebrated a win that sees the reds go fourth in the league.

Ambleside Town are up to second in Division Three after a dramatic 4-3 win over Penrith Royal while Penrith Town defeated Penrith Saints 6-2.