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ONLY a last-minute goal robbed Long Buckby of a rare win at S and L late last month, but Saturday s (MAR 18) return match proved to be something of an anti-climax at Station Road.

Veteran Corby-based striker Dave Torrance scored the only goal of the game in the seventh minute to give S&L all three points.The gap between the Bucks and bottom-of-the-table Buckingham is now a matter of goal difference only as the Robins achieved a high-scoring draw with Holbeach at the weekend.New-look Buckingham twice came from behind against the Tigers to achieve their first draw this season and to send out a warning message to Kevin Simmonds men.Meanwhile, Potton moved out of the bottom three with a 4-0 demolition of Wellingborough, while Eynesbury lost ground thanks to a similar reversal against all-conquering Cogenhoe.Roy Anderson s 28th and 29th goals of the season put the Cooks on the road to victory, while Kempston beat Stotfold by 3-1 in a Bedfordshire local Derby.Goals from Simon Underwood and ex-Ford Sports midfield player Stuart Smethers gave Northampton Spencer a 2-1 win at St Neots.The mid-table clash between Bourne and Wootton BC ended in a 2-2 draw.Yaxley and Blackstone drew 1-1 on Friday night.