UCL: Corinthians and Whitworth secure crucial points
Rothwell Corinthians and Whitworth picked up much-needed points in the Future Lions United Counties League Premier Division.
Corinthians remain bottom and without a win in the league this season but they claimed their second point of the campaign with a 2-2 draw at ON Chenecks.
And the Flourmen also secured a share of the spoils as they shared a goalless draw with Sleaford Town at London Road.
There was further frustration for Desborough Town as a late goal meant they were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with Rugby Town at the R Inn Stadium.
Ar Tarn went in front through Luke Stevens but Rugby found a leveller in the first minute of stoppage-time as Desborough were held to a draw for the sixth time in 11 league matches.
Wellingborough Town, meanwhile, slipped to their fourth defeat of the season as they were beaten 2-0 at Leicester Nirvana.
There were mixed fortunes for the local UCL Division One clubs in the second round of the NFA Junior Cup.
Thrapston Town stormed through with a 7-3 demolition of Northants Combination Premier Division side Spratton.
And Rushden & Higham United were also big winners as they thumped Peterborough Sports Development 6-3.
Goals from Ben Aiducis and Jack Dyson put the Lankies 2-0 up before the visitors pulled it back to 2-2.
However, the Lankies pulled away thanks to Ryan Cormack, Gav Wills, Dyson and Thomas Martin before Sports grabbed a late consolation.
Irchester United’s hopes were ended as they went down 3-1 at home to Division One rivals Sileby Rangers.
And Raunds Town’s miserable campaign continued as they lost 4-2 in a penalty shoot-out after a 1-1 draw with Daventry Town Reserves at Kiln Park.