Blue Square Bet
Published 22nd August 2012
However, City had to come back from being a goal down at the break to win at Longmead against Tonbridge Angels.
The home side struck first through Frannie Collin after 35 minutes, but a brace from Jamie White within 4 minutes of each other midway through the second half ensured the visitors came away with all three points.
Boreham Wood are second on goal difference, but had to be content with a 1-1 draw at newcomers AFC Hornchurch.
Lewis Smith gave the Urchins a 37th minute lead, but defender Charlie O'Loughlin cancelled that out just before the hour-mark to ensure Wood remain unbeaten.
Wood join relegated Hayes & Yeading United and Bath City, Farnborough, Welling United, Basingstoke Town and Staines Town on four points.
Hayes & Yeading gained a 4-2 win against newly-promoted Billericay Town at Kingfield. However, they had to play for the final 17 minutes with ten-men following the dismissal of Sam Cox.
A brace from Kudos Oyenuga after 29 and 41 minutes put the hosts in control before a penalty from Glenn Poole reduced the deficit 5 minutes after the restart.
Toby Joseph restored the home side`s two-goal advantage on the hour-mark before Cox was given his marching orders after handling the ball in the area.
Poole successfully converted the resultant spot-kick to make it 4-2.
However, the ten-men increased their lead in the 84th minute through Jerome Anderson and held on for the points.
Summer signing Kurtis Guthrie netted a hat-trick for Bath in their 3-1 triumph over Maidenhead United at Twerton Park.
The home side were two-up at the break, thanks to Guthrie`s first two in the 4th and 37th minute before Dan Brown pulled one back for the visitors in the 74th minute.
But Guthrie completed his triple with 11 minutes remaining to make sure the points stayed at home.
Farnborough recorded their win with a 2-1 victory over Weston-super-Mare at Cherrywood Road.
Nic Ciardini gave the hosts the lead just past the hour-mark before doubling his tally in the 86th minute.
Ross Stearn pulled one back for the Seagulls in injury-time, but they had no time left to find a leveller.
Basingstoke had to be content with a point from their Hampshire derby with Eastleigh at the Silverlake Stadium against Eastleigh.
Craig McAllister gave the fancied Spitfires a31st minute lead that they looked like holding onto until Matt Warner grabbed Basingstoke`s equaliser 16 minutes from time.
Staines Town picked up their first win with a 2-1 success against Dorchester Town at Wheatsheaf Park.
The Swans went ahead after 16 minutes through Tony Garrod and increased that just 7 minutes later, courtesy of David Wheeler.
Recent recruit Charlie Clough pulled one back for the Magpies on the hour-mark, but it was the hosts claimed the points.
Eastbourne Borough consigned the disappointment of the weekend to the dustbin with an emphatic 3-0 home win over Kent visitors Bromley.
Two penalties converted by James Walker on 41 minutes and Charles Ademeno in first half stoppage timewere capped off in the second half with an excellent Chris Shephard finish in the 50th minute and a Danny Potter penalty save.
Dover Athletic came from behind to record a 2-2 draw with Sutton United at Gander Green Lane.
The home side went ahead through Tom Kavanagh in the 32nd minute before Billy Bricknell equalised just a minute after the break.
Sam Rents restored Sutton's advantage on 68 minutes, only for Shane Huke to level matters 6 minutes from time.
Havant & Waterlooville earned a 3-3 draw in their long midweek trek to Cornwall against Truro City at Treyew Road.
The troubled hosts looked to be in control after a brace from Andy Watkins in the 19th and 51st minute before Oliver Palmer pulled one back for the Hawks on 64 minutes.
Jake Ash restored Truro's two-goal advantage with a 70th minute penalty, but the visitors reduced the deficit just 2 minutes later through Christian Nanetti.
And in injury-time, Palmer popped up with the equaliser to make the long journey home a little merrier.