Stockport County crossed the border for their first of two league trips into Wales and saw their record equalling fourth tier winning run finally come to an end at Newport after 12 successive victories.
The clash between the two Robins ended all square after an entertaining encounter on the plastic surface at the New Manor Ground.
Manchester City Women put their faltering WSL campaign back on track with an emphatic derby win at Old Trafford.
Rochdale ended a barren run of form in Vanarama National League with a much-needed victory against Emirates FA Cup giantkillers Aldershot Town.
Stockport County returned to League Two action at Edgeley Park and registered a record-equalling 12th straight victory by netting twice without reply against Colchester.