Kendal County finally returned to action in Division One after they drew 4-4 at Haslingden St Marys in a high scoring contest which produced drama throughout the whole 90 minutes.

Haslingden struck the first blow ten minutes into the game following a goal by James Handley.

However Kendal were soon level after Bailey Carlos scored, Haslingden for a second time edged in front through Harry Hindle who was later sent off.

County yet again battled back after goals by Dan Ferguson and Ryan Close saw them 3-2 up at half time.

The second half proved to be just as dramatic after two goals in 8 minutes from Owen Jackson and Jack Challinor edged Haslingden into a 4-3 lead.

Kendal though kept going and picked up a share of the spoils thanks to a 72nd minute strike from Brody Moffatt.

In the Challenge Cup Kendal United bowed out after losing 4-2 on penalties to Walney Island at Castle Drive.

Walney Island made the better start when Kieran Solway scored, however Matt Kennedy equalised for United with five minutes left of the first half.

The visitors regained the lead after James Bailey scored on 65 before Ben Dixons goal with five minutes left saw the game end 2-2 after 90 minutes. Both Teams battled out extra time before Walney Island edged the penalty shootout 4-2 as they progressed into the next round.

Kendal County are in Senior Challenge Cup action on Saturday as they travel to play Burneside in the semi final, while Milnthorpe Corinthians are in the other semi final where they are away to Appleby.

Kendal United are away to Burnley United in Division Two, while Milnthorpe Corinthian Reserves entertain Lytham Town Reserves. Both cup games kick off at 2pm while the league games start at 3pm.