EMMER GREEN got back to winning ways as they came from behind to defeat visitors EASTERN RANGERS 3-1 in their Senior Division clash.
Rangers raced into a 1-0 lead after five minutes when they netted from the penalty spot.
Emmer Green thought they had equalised on 15 minutes when Richard Bennett found Matt Fox but the referee deemed that his head had not crossed the line.
Soon after the hosts were on level terms when a ball was played to Luke Donegan on the 18 yard box who finished in the bottom right hand corner.
Donegan doubled his tally to put Emmer Green ahead with another finish into the bottom right hand corner. In the second half a good defensive display from Adam Tombs at the back and in-form keeper Mark Compton kept the hosts in the lead.
With two remaining Simon Griffith made sure of the victory with a left foot shot to make it 3-1.
KIDMORE END moved up to second place in the Premier Division following a six-goal thriller at WOODLEY HAMMERS.
Robert Dighton headed home after 15 minutes before Kieren Chard’s cross was deflected in soon after to put the visitors 2-0 up. Hammers hit back just before half-time with a good finish. Jason Cross’ 20-yard strike made it 3-1 before Luke Glover settled matters with another header from Michael Butcher’s corner.
Hammers got a late consolation but could not find a way back into the game, with Kidmore’s backline marshalled by Simon Butler remaining resolute.
Elsewhere in the division HENLEY TOWN continued their promotion push with a 3-0 victory away to THE MOD.
The hosts had their goalkeeper dismissed after just five minutes when he brought down Sam Bell junior in the area, Craig Sinclair converting.
Bell’s cross saw Tom Candish find the top corner of the net to make it 2-0 before the interval while Luke Harris sent in Sinclair for Henley’s third midway through the second half.
A single goal saw GORING UNITED come out on top in their Division 1 West clash at PANGBOURNE.
In an even game the only goal came after 19 minutes when following good work by Jon Wale and Russell Collier, the ball fell to Pat Dyer, who hit a dipping shot from 20 yards into the bottom corner.
In Division 2 West SC UNITED ran out 4-2 winners away to lowly BANTAM.
The visitors took the lead after 15 minutes when Dan Cousineau ended a passing move with low shot from the edge of the area.
A minute into the second half, midfielder Danny Jakubiszyn fired home a curling shot from 35 yards out into the top left hand corner to put United 2-0 up. Minutes later Lukonde Kasonde played a through ball into striker Aaron Attfield who made it 3-0 from close range.
Bantam then hit back with two goals scored from outside the area.
The game was held up for 10 minutes due to a clash of heads which saw Kasonde taken to hospital where he had eight stitches.
Soon after Tim Bicknall joined Kasonde on his way to hospital as he suffered a fractured collar bone from a challenge.
With 15 minutes remaining, the Bantam keeper brought down Attfield in his box. Attfield slotted away the spot kick.