FOOTBALL: Frenford cut Southminster's lead to two points (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)
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Action from the Prokit UK Essex Olympian League as Southminster St Leonards slip up
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Frenford Senior are breathing down the neck of table-toppers Southminster St Leonards after beating Newbury Forest 1-0 on Saturday.
Southminster's lead over second-place Frenford is now only two points after Brad Foley's goal dispatched with Forest.
A goalless draw at Hannakins Farm meant that Southminster only took a point from the weekend.
The top two go head-to-head next Saturday in a title decider.
At the other end of the table White Ensign and Manford Way drew 1-1.
Hamid Zamani scored for Ensign before Teddy Watson replied for Manford Way.
Ensign remain in the bottom two, but have a game in hand on Harold Hill, who are just a point ahead.
Harold Hill lost 2-1 to Kelvedon Hatch, who remain fourth with six games in hand on third-place Bishops Stortford Swifts.
Chris Neville and Andrew Thompson scored the Kelvedon goals.
Wadham Lodge beat Harold Hill beat 2-1 to ease their relegation worries.
Bobby Dwayne scored twice for Wadham, with Dave Reynolds netting for Hill.
Rayleigh Town beat third-place Bishops Stortford Swifts 3-0.
Luke Wilson bagged twice, with Peter Beaumont weighing in with the third as Rayleigh moved up to sixth.
May & Baker EC won 2-1 at Buckhurst Hill.
The visitors scored through James Lindie and Steven Johnson.
Benfleet were relegated after a 2-1 defeat against Galleywood when they only needed a point to ensure their survival.
Josh Cooper got the Benfleet goal, with Tom Lakin and Craig Wilson the Galleywood scorers.
Old Southendian beat Old Chelmsfordians 3-2.
Champions Rochford Town thumped Leytonstone United 9-2 with Nathan Dewberry scoring six.
Daniel Barrington scored twice and Jamie Salmon once to add to Dewberry's six-goal haul.
Alemite Athletic were also big winners, beating Forest Glade 6-1.
Enyam Grant scored Glade's consolation in a defeat which ensures they will finish second bottom.
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