Ar Tarn into the top four after Eynesbury success

Bugbrooke celebrate one of their goals during their victory at Stewarts & Lloyds in the UCL Division One. Pictures by Andrew Carpenter

Bugbrooke celebrate one of their goals during their victory at Stewarts & Lloyds in the UCL Division One. Pictures by Andrew Carpenter

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Desborough Town moved into the top four of the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division after a they made it three wins in a row with a 3-2 success at Eynesbury Rovers.

Aidan Bradshaw gave Ar Tarn a half-time lead before Jordan Nicholson equalised early in the second period.

Bugbrooke go a goal up against Corby S&L.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Bugbrooke go a goal up against Corby S&L.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Luke Cummins restored Desborough’s advantage but Rovers came back again with Lee Bassett making it 3-2.

However, Ian Walker’s team secured all three points in the final minute when Shaun Goodall struck the winner.

It was also another good day for Wellingborough Town as joint-bosses Joe Smyth and Steve Herring saw their team claim a third away win on the bounce with a 1-0 triumph at Newport Pagnell.

Scott Liebscher grabbed the only goal of the game for the Doughboys just before half-time.

Action during the Corby S&L v Bugbrooke.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Action during the Corby S&L v Bugbrooke.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Raunds Town’s impressive start to the Division One season hit a new height as they saw off St Neots Town Saints 5-2 at Kiln Park.

The damage was done in a superb first period as the Shopmates stormed into a 4-0 lead.

Jamie Russell opened the scoring before Dave Townsend added the second. And a brace from Karl King put the hosts out of sight.

Reuben White pulled a goal back for the visitors and Jordan Saywell made it 4-2 but Raunds and Russell had the final say as he completed the scoring.

Action during the Corby S&L v Bugbrooke.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Action during the Corby S&L v Bugbrooke.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Thrapston Town are also going well and they made it five games without defeat with a 2-0 success at Woodford United.

Both goals came in the second half with Curtis Taylor-Jacob hitting the opener before Ben Morgan finished the job 10 minutes from full-time as Thrapston completed a fourth clean sheet in their last five matches.

Rushden & Higham United became the latest team to fall to early leaders Lutterworth Athletic as they went down 2-0 in Leicestershire.

Danny Laywood put the hosts in front on 19 minutes with Sam Young added a second late on.

The defeat made it six games without a win for the Lankies.

Whitworth’s unbeaten start to the season was ended by ON Chenecks who won 3-1 at London Road.

Adam Hancock put the visitors in front after he won and then scored a penalty before Darren Frost made it 2-0 before the break.

The Flourmen responded with Ross Patrick pulling a goal back just before the hour but Chenecks’ response was swift with Frost completing the scoring with his second of the day.

A late fightback wasn’t quite enough for Burton Park Wanderers as they were edged out 4-3 at Northampton Spencer.

Matt Long’s brace gave the hosts an early 2-0 lead and they were 3-1 up at half-time as Leigh Chapman’s goal for Wanderers was followed by Callum Peach’s effort for Spencer.

The game looked done and dusted when Long completed his hat-trick after 72 minutes.

However, Liam Nicell reduced the arrears and then Chapman grabbed his second with two minutes to go but Wanderers were unable to find a dramatic equaliser.

Rothwell Corinthians went down 1-0 at high-flying Peterborough Sports with a disputed first-half penalty, scored by Ali Nyang, being the only difference between the two teams.

Irchester United fell victim to Blackstones and, in particular Adam Scotcher, as his four-goal haul helped seal a 6-2 victory for the hosts.

Alex Lyon put Blackstones in front before Scotcher’s quickfire double made it 3-0.

Dave Boddington pulled a goal back for the Romans before Scotcher completed his hat-trick from the penalty spot.

And an incredible first half still had time to see Jack Dyson add another for Irchester and Scotcher hit his fourth.

After that flurry of goals in the first half, there was just one more after the break with Kieran Arthur scoring Blacktones’ fifth on 64 minutes.

Stewarts & Lloyds’ miserable start was extended to eight defeats from eight matches as they went down 4-1 to Bugbrooke at Occupation Road.

Visiting manager Colin Cooper put his side in control with an early brace before Ryan Ansell made it 3-0 at the break.

Matty O’Neill pulled one back for the Foundrymen but they had a man sent off before Danny Mortimer secured Bugbrooke’s victory 11 minutes before full-time.