Radcliffe Borough’s experienced defender Mark Ayres has joined North West Counties side Atherton Collieries.

The former Atherton LR captain, who has also played for Salford City, FC United and Ramsbottom United, had joined the Stainton Park outfit in January.

The 29-year-old who came on as a substitute for the Boro in the 2-1 defeat at Ramsbottom last week, made his Colls debut in their 6-0 victory against Litherland REMYCA on Saturday