CALLOW End opened up a six-point gap at the top of the McDonald’s Worcester and District Football League Sunday Premier Division courtesy of an 8-0 thrashing of Worcester Athletic.

With nearest rivals Oak Apple not in action, the Lower Ferry Lane club grasped their opportunity to pull clear with a clinical home display.

Nick MacPherson and Matt Murphy bagged braces while Ash Millard, Robert Sinclair, George Aston and Adam Webb got on the scoresheet.

Third-placed Perrywood were also in goal-scoring form as they put Northside to the sword with a 5-0 home victory.

There was disappointment for Fernhill Heath Athletic in the WFA Sunday Premier Cup.

Goals from Samuel Carey and Sebastian Marley were not enough for Athletic as Hawthorns FC booked their place in the final with a 4-2 win at KGV Brickfields.

FC United of Worcester progressed to the semi-finals of the WFA Sunday Junior Cup with a 4-0 triumph at New Inn Pershore.

Ex-Worcester City striker Joe Bates cracked a double while Sam Hayes and Jackson Huxley were also on target.

But Hornets were knocked out of the competition following a 4-2 defeat at SHTP FC.

There was a 10-goal thriller between FC Malvern and Express Falcons in Division One.

James Lush (2), Joshua Beckett and Matthew Heywood scored for Falcons but the hosts came out on top, winning 6-4 thanks to four goals from Zaqib Hussain and two from Aaron Smith.

Colwall St James remain at the foot of the table after losing 1-0 at FC Korono.

Meanwhile, Colwall Wanderers continue to lead the way in Division Two as they hammered Worcester City Wanderers 7-0.

Adam Dalley, Ben Febery, Arnie Fleck, Joel Skyers, Nathan Ince and Lewis Williams netted for the leaders.

Droitwich Spa BGFA Rovers beat Blackpole Sports FC 3-0 and leapfrogged them into second in the process.

A solitary strike from Ethan King saw fourth-placed Droitwich Spa Eagles overcome the challenge of Perdiswell FC Colts.

Lowly Worcester Saints were held to a 3-3 draw by Kempsey Colts United FC despite a hat-trick from Clayton Homer.

There was no change at the summit of Division Three as promotion rivals Droitwich Spa BGFC Town and New Dales both picked up 3-0 wins.

Tom Daccus (2) and Kieran Wilkins netted as Town beat Perrywood Reserves to maintain a three-point lead over New Dales who won at Drakes Brought Rangers Reserves courtesy of goals from Rio Sean Janic (2) and Michael Collins.

Bottom club Eaton Reserves clinched only their fourth point of the season after drawing 0-0 with Malvern Radar.

There are no Worcester league clubs left in the WFA Sunday Minor Cup after Powick and Grosvenor Sports both exited at the third-round stage.

Darren Palmer and Andrew Cornes struck for Grosvenor Sports in their heavy 7-2 home loss to Catshill Veterans.

Powick’s cup run was ended following a 3-1 defeat to Pockets FC at Hospital Lane.