A 90th minute Tim Sanders strike put a dent in the Daniels’ title hopes at Kettering Road while across town at Lincoln Road, Blackstones won 2-1 on Dave Stratton’s first day in charge.
Deeping Rangers and Bourne Town both had to settle for a point in the United Counties League but Cottesmore returned to form in the Leicestershire Senior League beating second-placed Caterpillar 2-0 at Rogues Park.
Rutland’s interest in the PFA Senior Cup ended with Uppingham’s elimination at Moulton Harros at the quarter final stage but there was better news for their country compatriots Oakham United, who picked up a point at home to Stilton.
Evo-Stik League First Division South
Belper Town 5-0 Market Drayton Town; Brigg Town 3-0 Carlton Town; Chasetown 4-0 Hucknall Town; Coalville Town 2-0 Sutton Coldfield Town; Kidsgrove Athletic 1-1 Mickleover Sports; Lincoln United 1-2 Newcastle Town; Northwich Victoria 2-2 Gresley FC; Rainworth Miners Welfare 0-0 Loughborough Dynamo; Sheffield FC 0-3 Halesowen Town; Stamford 0-1 Leek Town.
Chromasport and Trophies United Counties League
Premier DivisionBlackstones 2-1 Long Buckby; Boston Town 4-3 Quorn; Deeping Rangers 0-0 Newport Pagnell Town; Holbeach United 1-0 Yaxley; Huntingdon Town 2-1 Cogenhoe United; Irchester United 0-2 Stewarts & Lloyds Corby; Kempston Rovers 0-0 Harborough Town; Peterborough Northern Star 1-1 Shepshed Dynamo; Sleaford Town 0-2 Wellingborough Town; St Ives Town 0-0 Desborough Town.
AFC Rushden & Diamonds 2-0 ON Chenecks; Burton Park Wanderers 0-6 Harrowby United; Eynesbury Rovers 5-3 Wootton Blue Cross; Oadby Town 3-0 Olney Town; Wellingborough Whitworth 1-1 Bourne Town.
Leicestershire Senior League
Ashby Ivanhoe 0-4 Rothley Imperial; Cottesmore Amateurs 2-0 Caterpillar; Desford 2-4 Birstall United; Dunton & Broughton Rangers 0-0 Saffron Dynamo; Highfield Rangers 1-2 Kirby Muxloe Reserves; Sileby Saints 1-4 Stapenhill; Sileby Town 6-0 FC GNG
PFA Senior Cup Quarter Final
Moulton Harrox 4-0 Uppingham Town
Chromasport and Trophies Peterborough and District League
Oakham United 1-1 Stilton United; Parson Drove 0-1 Crowland Town; Peterborough Sport Parkway 3-0 Netherton United; Ramsey Town 1-2 Whittlesey United.
Farcet United 3-5 Holbeach United Res; Hampton Sport 0-7 Kings Lynn Town Res; Langtoft United 0-3 Sawtry; Long Sutton Athletic 0-3 Stamford Bels; Netherton United Res 1-3 Ketton; Ryhall United 4-0 Moulton Harrox Res.