Essex Premier Cup

Frenford Senior eased into the quarter-finals after they beat Holland 3-0.

The victory was secured with goals from Damon O’Neil, Danny Driscoll and Stuart Williams.

Olympian Third Division outfit Alemite Athletic gave holders Gas Recreation a scare but were unable to seal the win and eventually lost 4-3.

Premier Division

Rayleigh Town stretched their unbeaten run to 12 in all competitions on Saturday after they beat high flyers Bishops Stortford Swifts 4-1.

Swifts, who are in third place, were looking to close the gap on the leaders but found Lewis Manor in top form as he scored a hat-trick with the other goal coming via Ross Webster.

Swifts did score a consolation via Scott Poole.

The win moves Rayleigh Town up to seventh.

Division One

The top two in the division both claimed all the points in their respective matches as Hutton came away from Galleywood with a 3-2 victory.

Chris Rowlet’s brace and Thomas Price overturned Tom Lakin’s double.

Springfield meanwhile needed a single goal to beat Old Barkabeyans.

Ross Lamb provided the decisive strike, following up Orrie Rock’s saved header to smash the ball into the net.

The second half saw Springfield reduced to ten men and a revitalised Old Barkabbeyans pressed forward but keeper Lewis Batchford pulled off a number of saves to earn Springfield a 1-0 win.

Hutton now lead the table with 26 points, while Springfield are on 23 with a game in hand.

Leigh Ramblers gained a 3-1 victory at Canning Town with Max Corrigan, Luke Read and Seb Allen scoring the goals.

Canning Town scored through Courtney Linton.

The victory moves Leigh Ramblers up to sixth and in touching distance of the promotion race with 19 points.