Diamonds make cup progress while Poppies and Steelmen perform well on the road

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A trio of a strong away displays made it a profitable day for the local sides.

AFC Rushden & Diamonds booked their place in the next round of the FA Cup by seeing off the challenge of Kings Langley.

All the news from today's football action

All the news from today's football action

A second-half strike from Dan Quigley saw them into the first qualifying round and booked a meeting with either Bedford & Feltham or AFC Hayes who drew their preliminary round match.

In league action, Corby Town earned a 2-2 draw from their trip Lowestoft Town in the Vanarama National League North.

The lead the match thanks to goals from Spencer Weir-Daley and Ashley Sammons after falling behind early on.

Ben Milnes thought he had made it 3-1 but had a goal disallowed and then the home side levelled things up late on to earn a share of the points.

Details of this afternoon's local football action

Details of this afternoon's local football action

The Steelmen remain unbeaten, though.

Kettering Town had an even better time of it as they beat Frome 2-1.

Saul Williams put them in front on 50 minutes only for Rob Hobbs to equalise for the hosts.

Elliot Sandy had the final word, though, when he found the net with eight minutes remaining.

Corby Town, Kettering Town and AFC Rushden & Diamonds were all in action on Tuesday night

Corby Town, Kettering Town and AFC Rushden & Diamonds were all in action on Tuesday night