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see FranksFranks,
group of Germanic tribes. By the 3d cent. A.D., they were settled along the lower and middle Rhine. The two major divisions were the Salian Franks in the north and the Ripuarian Franks in the south.
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The Salian Century: Main Currents in an Age of Transition.
Wallasey beat Sale Amateurs 15-12 and Anselmias won 95-7 at Salians. Ellesmere Port were given a walkover by Marple.
Div Three: Salians v Halton; Mossley Hill v Parkonians; Sefton v Moore; Ellesmere Port v Collegiate.
First round: Altrincham Kersal or Ellesmere Port v Marple; Crewe and Nantwich v Bowdon; Salians v Anselmians; Wallasey v Sale FC; Congleton v Ashton on Mersey; Port Sunlight v Caldy or Oldershaw; Parkonians v Winnington Park or Wirral.
Mossley Hill have a cross-river derby against Parkonians with Halton at Salians and Ellesmere Port at home to Collegiate.
Wilmslow and Macclesfield contest the other Cheshire Cup semi-final and the Plate semis also scheduled for Sunday are Ellesmere Port at Marple and Salians against Runcorn.
Halton beat Newtonle-Willows 35-5 but there were reverses for Mossley Hill 28-10 at Salians and Ellesmere Port 13-8 at home to Douglas.
Salians and Holmes Chapel clash in the remaining tie.
Div Three: Halton v Newton Le Willows, Salians v Mossley Hill, Parkonians v Marple, Collegiate v Sefton, Ellesmere Port v Douglas.
Other fixtures in the division include Ellesmere Port v Douglas, Halton v Newton Le Willows and Mossley Hill at Salians.
Other games in this division include Halton v Moore, Mossley Hill v Marple, Collegiate v Newton Le Willows and Ellesmere Port at Salians Division Four fixtures show Capenhurst v Merseyside Police, Port Sunlight v Linley and Kidsgrove, Prenton at Holmes Chapel, St Mary's at Congleton and West Park Warriors at Trentham