Heysham Atoms maintained their pursuit of a top four play-off place with their sixth victory on the bounce against the in-form West Bank side from Widnes, beating them 52-8.
Carnforth beat Tarleton 2nds 36-13 on Saturday in a home fixture that was their biggest test yet since joining Division Three of the Raging Bull North West League.
Vale of Lune’s melancholy September ended in their fourth consecutive North One West defeat against fellow strugglers Eccles, at Gorton Street.
Vale of Lune suffered a 50-8 home defeat to unbeaten Kirkby Lonsdale on Saturday as the hosts suffered their heaviest league defeat at the hands of the Cumbrians since the 2014/15 season, leaving them bottom of the table.
Vale of Lune had a chastening experience at Newlands Avenue on Saturday as they were beaten 31-0 away at newly-promoted St Benedicts from Whitehaven.
Carnforth beat Southport 47-6 on Saturday in their second match of the Raging Bull North West League Division Three North campaign.
Carnforth got their new season off to a flying start on Saturday with a 27-15 home win over Trafford MV 2nds in the Raging Bull North West Leagues - Division Three North.
Vale of Lune took on Northwich for the first time at Powderhouse Lane since October 2011 and the visitors recorded their first ever league victory at Powderhouse Lane.
Since the Vale of Lune crashed to an ignominious defeat at Leigh in the final North One West fixture of last season the political and sporting landscape has undergone something of a seismic shift.