JACK Challinor bagged Daten’s winner in a 1-0 win over Irlam Reserves in the JA Walton Challenge Cup on Saturday.

Challinor scored in the 55th minute to get Daten’s cup campaign off to a good start.

In the Reserve League Cup, Marc Cash gave Daten a 79th minute lead against Moore United but Ross Holland flicked home a cross from Colin Wilson to see the game finish 1-1.

Eagle Sports were 5-3 winners at Pilkington, where Andrew Dawson bagged a hat-trick and further goals came from Neil Wearing and Ben Statulis.

Eagle took the lead when Dawson beat the goalkeeper to a through ball, but Pilkington equalised soon after.

Captain James Maher played in Stratulis to finish and after a Pilkington reply Dawson grabbed his second from a tight angle.

Pilkington drew level for a third time, but Wearing and Dawson efforts eventualy sealed the win.