A warm sunny afternoon saw Needham Market produce a commanding second half performance, including a hat-trick from the impressive Adam Mills as they chalked up a comfortable 4-1 win against St Ives Town in the Evo-Stik Southern Premier Central.
Ben Chenery’s side extended their winning sequence to four matches with a thoroughly workmanlike performance against eighth-placed Grays Athletic, who started the afternoon four points behind the Suffolk team, writes John Campany.
Football writer Carl Marston dons his anorak to visit clubs in the region (and beyond) in his quest for good football and a good cup of tea. Here he recalls two visits to 3G pitches at Sutton United and Maidstone
Bury Town, fresh from back-to-back wins over Barking (2-0 away) and Brentwood Town (2-1 at home), will be gunning for a hat-trick of successes at lower mid-table Great Wakering Rovers tomorrow afternoon.
Mark Ray scored twice, his first his 100th goal for the club and Kelsey Trotter and Ben Garnham scored the others as Woodbridge Town maintained their second position in the league table on goal difference with a 4-1 home win against Ely City.
Newly crowned Thurlow Nunn Premier League Champions Histon were appluaded onto the Leisure Centre turf by a guard of honour from their Brantham Athletic hosts - and then beaten, writes Peter Crowhurst.