Irchester United 3 AFC Kempston Rovers 2
Saturday, 13 March 2010
Chris Caswell's hat trick gave the Romans the points against dangerous opponents but Kempston's fightback knocked Irchester off top slot on goal difference.
Caswell opened the scoring from the penalty spot on 14 minutes.
He doubled the home lead in the final minute of the first half and added a third three minutes past the hour mark.
Walnut Boys skipper Craig Grieve scored after 70 and 90 minutes but Irchester clung on to the points.
Irchester: Carl Mackney, Steve Julian, Liam Carson, Mark Hackett, Michael Duroe, Paul Caswell, Darryl Lawman (Jason Vaughan), Chris Logan, Chris Caswell, Alan Campbell (Michael Houghton), Jamie Gilsenan.
Kempston: Daniel Green, Mark Bunker (Dennis Boateng), Tim Clarke, Nyran Vaughan, Craig Grieve, James Hunt (Chrs Winton), Josh Bamford, Sam Macrae, Ashley Farmer, Aaron Baldwin, Kofi Schulz (Brendan Cowell).