Evo-Stik South East side Aylesbury FC made the short journey to Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division outfit Berkhamsted.
Goals from Jeanmal Prosper and Kieron Schmidt gave the Moles a win but the game will be remembered for some feisty tackles and the sending-off of Prosper midway through the second half.
Kidlington, switched to the Evo-Stik South West, beat new league rivals North Leigh 3-1.
Goals from Anaclet Odhiambo, Lewis Coyle and Callum Harvey gave the hosts some early bragging rights.
Another of Kidlington`s league rivals, Swindon Supermarine, were beaten 3-0 by Evo-Stik South Premier outfit Banbury United.
A Tom Winters free-kick, Luke Carnell and Conor McDonagh were the Puritans on target.
Evo-Stik South Premier newcomers Farnborough eased to a 5-0 win over Evo-Stik South East new boys Hartley Wintney to progress to the final of the O`Neills Invitation Cup.
Perry Coles bagged a brace for Boro.
Farnborough`s new league rivals, Basingstoke Town, beat Evo-Stik South East side Fleet Town 6-1 in the other semi-final.
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Another Evo-Stik South Premier side, Dorchester Town, were on the wrong end of a 6-1 Avenue Stadium hammering by League Two Exeter City.
First half goals from David Wheeler, Reuben Reid and Jake Taylor put the Grecians into a commanding position before Lloyd James, Pierce Sweeney and young Jack Sparkes added to the tally after the break.
An un-named triallist grabbed a late consolation for the Magpies.
Dorchester`s new league rivals, Tiverton Town, were beaten 4-2 at Ladysmead by Exeter`s rivals Yeovil Town.
An Owen Howe penalty and a goal from Jordan Rogers were surpassed by Francois Zoko, a Connor Smith brace and Alefe Santos were the Glovers` marksmen.
Evo-Stik North side Ossett Albion held Evo-Stik Premier new boys Farsley Celtic to a goalless draw at Throstle Nest.
Evo-Stik Premier side Marine AFC shared a 1-1 home draw with Blackburn Rovers` under-23s.
A diving header from George Hassel saw Marine lead at the break, but Joe Nuttall equalised from close range early in the second half.
Mariners` keeper Ben Barnes made a fine save to keep out a 71st minute penalty from Rovers striker Jack Doyle.
The Mariners` league rivals Halesowen Town were held to a 2-2 draw by now Midland League side Worcester City.
Dan Bragoli gave the hosts an early lead.
Dave Reynolds levelled before Luke Shearer put the Yeltz back in front.
Veteran Mark Danks restored parity for City just before the break.
A single goal from Reece Cole saw Brentford` `B` side win a competitive game at Champion Hill against Bostik League Premier Dulwich Hamlet.
Dulwich`s league rivals Kingstonian drew a combative match at Whitehall Lane against Bostik South side South Park.
Donovan Simmonds’ long-range effort in the 56th minute gave K`s an equaliser in a feisty contest against after the hosts claimed a 35th minute lead.
A brace from Matt Blake saw Bostik Premier side Leiston overcome AFC Sudbury, relegated to the Bostik North at the end of last season.
Cherry Red Records Combined Counties League Premier Division side Chertsey Town were on the wrong end of a 9-2 battering by Bostik Premier visitors Staines Town.
The Swans new signing Elliot Buchanan scored five times with another new boy, Lewis Driver, scoring a hat-trick and Mitchal Gough adding the other.
Staines` league rivals Tonbridge Angels edged out Bostik South side Whyteleafe 2-1.
In the 8th minute a cross from Lawre Azeez which was deflected put the visitors ahead but the lead was to last only 2 minutes when Dan Thompson directed a header past Matt Pearson.
Nathan Elder won it for Angels in the 85th minute.
Toolstation Western League Premier Division side Cadbury Heath returned from Division One Welton Rovers with a 2-2 draw.
Heath took the lead on 14 minutes through Rob Scott and regained the lead on 33 minutes, courtesy of Simon McElroy.
That’s the way it stayed until almost the last kick of the game when Rovers equalised.