Harlow Town were thumped 4-1 away at Ware on Tuesday night, seeing them drop below their hosts in the Isthmian League South Central Division table.

Matt Rush scored the Hawks’ only goal to give them some hope on 72 minutes, but with Ware already three goals to the good at that point, and adding a fourth late on, it proved to be an easy win for the home side.

Ware took the lead just after the half hour mark when Liam Hope found the net, and their lead was doubled before the break Oluwasen Akinsanya finished past Josh Bexon.

With it all to do in the second half, Harlow needed a response but less than 10 minutes after the restart they found themselves further behind when Elwin Larty turned into his own net.

Rush’s strike 20 minutes later got the Hawks on the board, but they couldn’t find any more goals and had their misery compounded in stoppage time when Akinsanya completed his brace.

A more positive result for Harlow played out at the weekend however, as they ended Tooting & Mitcham’s 100 per cent record with a 1-1 draw.

The Hawks got off to the better start and went close through Tayo Oyebola when Tooting lost possession in their own half, but he dragged his shot wide of the target.

It was the visiting Tooting that took the lead just before the break though as a long ball forward was well controlled by Razzaq Coleman, and he turned his marker before supplying a neat finish.

Harlow made an instant response in the second half however, and levelled when goalkeeper James Shaw could only fumble into the path of Oyebola, and he smashed home from close range.

Both sides traded chances in the second half but neither could find the net, with the points being shared.

Harlow’s next game sees them host Hertford Town this Saturday, kicking off at 3pm.