Hat-trick hero Jordan Hulme was lauded by joint manager Bernard Morley as Radcliffe FC won at promotion rivals Macclesfield FC to surge eight points clear at the top of Northern Premier League, premier.
A bumper crowd of 3,222 saw Macclesfield FC, one of the title favourites in Northern Premier League, premier, cruise to victory over Ashton United on a scorching hot day at the Leasing.com Stadium.
Mossley gave it their best shot but came up a little short as full-time side Macclesfield FC won at Seel Park in the preliminary round of the FA Cup.
Altrincham loanee Tom Peers scored a dramatic injury-time winner for Curzon Ashton who climbed to seventh place in National League North following a thriller against visitors Chester FC.
Curzon Ashton’s two-month wait is over as they posted a first victory in nine National League North matches as their barren spell came to an end at home to Blyth Spartans.