Bridgefield, suffering their first defeat, were level at 10-10 after three periods. Then Nathan Wilkes added his sixth goal for Birmingham, followed by another from Ryan Padbury. Tom Curwen replied with 1.43 to go, but that was the end of the scoring.
Adam Heywood (5), Euan Nesbitt (3) and skipper Craig Stewart (3) were the chief marksmen for Caledonia Storm, 15-13 winners against Newport. Josh Mills netted four for Watford Saxons, who beat the Army 13-8.
Photo (Trevor Hyde): Lucas McNulty scores one of his two goals for Tyldesley in their 17-7 defeat by Avondale at Haberdashers.