THE shock of the James Cropper Westmorland League season saw Division One strugglers Ibis defeat previously undefeated Appleby 3-0 on Saturday.

Ibis, who had come into the game on the back of a hard fought victory over Penrith Reserves, tontrolled the game and claimed victory with goals by Tim Blamire, Luke Deveney and Josh Hardiker.

Andy Frampton’s brace and a goal by Declan Robinson saw Division One Champions Keswick win 3-2 at Kirkby Stephen.

Penrith Reserves defeated Shap 2-0 while Windermere went one point clear at the top of the league despite being held to a 0-0 draw with Kirkoswald.

Only three games were played in Division Two due to call ups for the Westmorland FA representative squad.

There was a feisty encounter at The Jubilee Playing Fields where Ibis Reserves defeated Ambleside United 2-1, with action from the game pictured left and right.

Ibis, who are struggling at the wrong end of the division, opened the scoring following a good goal by Ross Swidenbank.

United battled back during the second half and equalised before Ibis claimed the win thanks to well taken late goal from Josh Ford.

Appleby Reserves held off a spirited Burneside comeback to win 3-2 at Hollins Lane.

Andy Butt scored twice for the visitors with Craig Parkin also on target, but Burneside dug in then roared back with Callum Taylor and Jay Hayton and Appleby had some nervous moments before holding on for the win.

Keswick Reserves are nine points clear at the top after they won 4-0 at AFC Carlisle,while in the Junior Cup Kirksowald Reserves defeated Windermere Reserves 3-2 after extra time.

In Division Three, Penrith Royal won 6-1 at Braithwaite,E den Thistle are four points clear at the top following their 6-2 win against Staveley United Reserves, while Eden United and Sedbergh and Dent United’s A team drew 3-3.