Daniel Thomas appeared to have put Northwich
into the next round when he scored with 17 minutes remaining but Cables refused to lie down.
hit back with a classic centre's try through Hallam, before Wirral regained the lead when taking a quick free kick the diminutive scrum half Joe Murray scuttled through to score in the corner.
Blyth attempted to counter pressure from Northwich
with quick breaks but failed to make much impression on the resolute defence and in the second half their attacks became fewer and fewer.
went behind to Chris Fagan's volley before Matt Bailey equalised after the break.
knocked out Charlton in the last round and Lincoln had to work hard for their win.
, who beat Charlton in round one, were level for less than two minutes after a Bailey mistake.
Lee Steele fired Northwich
ahead on 18 minutes when he raced onto a through ball from David Brown.
have chalked up seven wins this term, four in the past month, but none against top-half opposition, which is where you'll find tonight's opponents, York.
Certainly a Boro win over Steve Burr's men would make life a lot more interesting over the closing three weeks of the campaign for the Nuneaton faithful although after ten straight victories prior to this afternoon's home clash with playoff hopefuls Harrogate Town, Northwich
will take some pegging back.
Collins knows all about cup shocks after helping Vauxhall Motors ( who, along with Northwich
play in the Conference North ( knock out QPR on penalties at Loftus Road in the FA Cup first round three years ago.
He only managed one goal last season and had failed to hit the mark this term until Northwich
Then, in the third minute of time added on, Northwich
were awarded a penalty and a five metre line-out followed a well judged kick.