Dean’s late goal earns Ar Tarn a point

Bugbrooke celebrate one of their goals during the 2-1 victory over Burton Park Wanderers. Pictures by Dave Ikin
Bugbrooke celebrate one of their goals during the 2-1 victory over Burton Park Wanderers. Pictures by Dave Ikin
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John Dean hit a late equaliser as Desborough Town earned a 2-2 draw with Eynesbury Rovers in the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division.

Ar Tarn held a 1-0 lead at half-time at the Waterworks Field thanks to Jake Bettles’ goal on 24 minutes.

Action from Burton Park Wanderers' 2-1 defeat at Bugbrooke

Action from Burton Park Wanderers' 2-1 defeat at Bugbrooke

Eynesbury turned things around through Matt Bannister and James Ducket but Dean struck with three minutes to go to seal a share of the spoils.

Wellingborough Town’s local derby with Rothwell Corinthians was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at the Dog & Duck.

Stewarts & Lloyds suffered their second defeat of the Division One season as they promotion hopes suffered a setback.

They were beaten 3-2 at Blackstones, despite having led 2-1 at the break as Dany Reid and Mark Forbes struck either side of Dan Evans’ goal for the hosts.

Action from Burton Park Wanderers' 2-1 defeat at Bugbrooke

Action from Burton Park Wanderers' 2-1 defeat at Bugbrooke

But Blackstones struck twice late on in the game to take all three points.

Irchester United maintained their unbeaten home record with an impressive 5-2 victory over Oakham United at Alfred Street.

Raph Brown and Dave Miles put the Romans 2-0 up before Nathan Heycock added a third a minute into the second period.

Seb Archer-Fern pulled a goal back for Oakham before Sven Hart’s own-goal restored Irchester’s advantage.

Adam Rothery struck for Oakham to make it 4-2 but any hopes of a comeback were ended when Ryan Lovell completed the scoring five minutes from full-time.

Rushden & Higham United squandered a 2-0 lead as Bourne Town battled back to secure a 2-2 draw at Hayden Road.

Jon Tite opened the scoring in the first half before Lewis O’Dell made it 2-0 on 56 minutes.

But Zak Munton pulled one back and he struck again late on to earn Bourne a point.

Thrapston Town’s hopes took a hit as they went down 4-0 at Potton United, who moved into the top three as a result.

Gary Ansell-Carter scored the only goal of the first half before Jack Chandler, Steve Muggridge and James Wills added the others after the break.

Buckingham defender Dan Dyer scored both goals as Whitworth drew 1-1 on the road.

Dyer put his own team in front on 19 minutes but then put through his own net before the break.

Rock-bottom Burton Park Wanderers went down 2-1 at fellow strugglers Bugbrooke.

The hosts struck just before half-time through Jamie Hall before Manny Odiadi doubled the advantage soon after the restart.

Blayne Chester was on target for Wanderers in the final minute but they didn’t have time to find an equaliser.

Raunds Town suffered a first defeat in four matches as Long Buckby ran out 5-1 winners at Kiln Park.

The damage was done in the first half as Buckby went 3-0 up inside 11 minutes through Dan Long (2) and Ed Kostiuk.

Nick Harrison gave the Shopmates hope when he pulled one back but the visitors made it 4-1 before half-time thanks to Simon Barby.

And the win was rounded off in the last minute when Raphael Clements scored the fifth.