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Football round-up: Boars boosted by McKernan double

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Isthmian South Central

BINFIELD left it late as Callum Bunting scored a 90th-minute winner as the Moles took three points against South Park.

Josh Helmore got Binfield off to a flying start as he put them ahead after two minutes.

The visitors levelled before the break as Terrique Anderson struck for South Park, but in stoppage time, the Moles snatched the points with Bunting’s late winner.

Binfield manager Carl Withers said: “Difficult game, played in difficult conditions but our resilience and togetherness was the difference and was what got us over the line.”

Combined Counties Premier North

WOKINGHAM & EMMBROOK are just a place off the bottom after they suffered their sixth defeat of the season away at league leaders Southall.

The league’s top team went ahead after 26 minutes but the Sumas responded quickly with an equaliser from Harry Pearson.

But the goals kept coming in quick succession as Southall restored their lead before half-time and then netted from the penalty spot early after the break to take the points.

READING CITY fell to defeat at home against Virginia Water.

The Cityzens went ahead in the 16th minute through Nathan Jones but the away side responded with a goal in each half to win the match.

Combined Counties Division One

EVERSLEY & CALIFONRIA moved up to seventh in the table with a 2-0 triumph over Benfont & Feltham.

After a goaless first-half, Ross McKernan notched a brace in the second 45 to help the Boars earn three points.

BERKS COUNTY were defeated for just the third time in 10 matches with a loss to Langley.

Thames Valley Premier League

FINCHAMPSTEAD stormed to the top of the table with victory over Westwood Wanderers.

Goals from Nick Payne, Callum Vallance and an own goal saw Finch claim top spot with a 3-1 win.

WARGRAVE climbed up to sixth as they got the better of Windlesham & Chobham with a 3-1 win.

READING CITY U23’s are up to ninth as they earned three points on the road at Richings Park.

William Okine-Peters netted a brace and Kit Davies added to the score to secure a 3-2 success.

WOODLEY UNITED ROYALS shared the points with Mortimer in an entertaining six-goal contest.

Daniel Akomavo, Toby Briggs and Nathan Lock got on the scoresheet as the teams were locked in a 3-3 draw.

Thames Valley Division Two

TWYFORD & RUSCOMBE are in third after they earned a point away at Maidenhead Town A.

Twyford made a remarkable comeback a they recovered a three-goal deficit with goals from Sean Kelly and a brace from Jamie Connor to rescue a point.

BERKS COUNTY SWORDS are at the bottom after they were narrowly beaten 3-2 by Richings Park Reserves.

HURST RESERVES moved up to ninth with a 3-2 triumph over Slough Heating Laurencians Reserves.

Thames Valley Division Four

HARCHESTER HAWKS maintained their perfect start with a 4-1 away win over FINCHAMPSTEAD DEVELOPMENT.

James Bandy, Daniel Leather and a double from Christopher Berry helped the Hawks to victory, while Cameron Benham netted for Finch.

FA Women’s Cup

EVERSLEY & CALIFORNIA, TILEHURST PANTHERS and WOODLEY UNITED all suffered defeats as they were eliminated from the FA Cup.

The Boars went ahead through Aimee Charman, but hit back with two goals to turn the game around for Caversham United.

Megan Averill levelled the game up for Eversley but it was Caversham who progressed as they found two more goals to secure a 4-2 win.

The Kestrels took a lead but Milton United made a tremendous recovery with a goal-filled second-half to earn a 7-2 victory.

TILEHURST PANTHERS exited the cup as Ascot United sailed through with a 3-0 win.

Thames Valley Women’s Division One

WARGRAVE WOMEN & GIRLS soared to the top of the table with a stunning away win at Mortimer.

With the teams in a stalemate at 1-1 at the break, Wargrave produced a convincing second-half display with five goals.

Sian Blissett netted a hat-trick, while Millie Bilcliff contributed with a brace and Hannah Sheehan scored for Wargrave.

Thames Valley Women’s Division 3S

EVERSLEY & CALIFORNIA WOMEN RESERVES took their place as league leaders as they earned an away point at WARGRAVE WOMEN DEVELOPMENT.

Eight goals were shared with four each as Miranda Brown, Alison Richardson and a double from Tina Leahy for Wargrave, but Megan Lawrence, Molly Tzanetis and a brace from Ellie Messitt resulted in a draw.

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