Desborough Town surrendered a 2-0 lead as they eventually drew 2-2 at Peterborough Northern Star in the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division.
Ar Tarn flew out of the traps with John Dean opening the scoring in the first minute before Jason Turner doubled the lead soon after.
The hosts hit back almost immediately in frantic start with Danny Barker making it 2-1 and the same player brought the scores level nine minutes before the break.
Northern Star hit the bar in the second half but it ended all-square.
There was a dramatic finish at Alfred Street as Irchester United dented Stewarts & Lloyds’ promotion hopes in Division One with 3-1 success.
The Romans held a half-time lead thanks to Ryan Lovell’s 16th goal of the season but David Sheridan pulled the visitors level on the hour.
The game seemed to be heading for a draw but then Ty Clark struck with two minutes to go and then added the third to seal the points for Irchester.
Whitworth claimed a good point as they battled back for a 1-1 draw at second-placed ON Chenecks.
Ben Diamond put the high-fliers in front on 21 minutes but the Flourmen, who were beaten 6-1 by the same opponents earlier in the season, earned a share of the spoils thanks to Deven Ellwood’s second-half goal.
The first-ever meeting between Raunds Town and Oakham United ended with the Shopmates claiming a comprehensive 4-0 victory at Kiln Park.
Goals from Ricky Chambers and Dave Townsend gave the hosts a 2-0 advantage at the break.
Nick Harrison added the crucial third with 20 minutes to go and new signing Nat Gosnal-Tyler finished things off late on.
Thrapston Town produced a fine second-half fightback as they beat Bourne Town 2-1 at Chancery Lane.
The sixth-placed visitors took the lead inside the first minute through Tyler Sculthorpe.
But Lloyd Buckby equalised early in the second half and Jack Wisniewski completed the comeback with what proved to be the winner on 83 minutes.