Swans make it three in a row

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United Counties League

Premier League

A Dom Lawless brace helped Newport Pagnell Town to their third win in a row as they easy saw off Long Buckby 4-1 on Saturday.

Josh Crawley opened the visiting account against his former club after just two minutes.

Nkosi Mzungwana levelled for Buckby on 16 minutes.

The Swans fine finishing continued in the second half when Dom Lawless put Newport back in front after 47 minutes.

Home keeper James Broadbent saved a Crawley penalty shortly afterwards to keep his side in the contest.

Six minutes past the hour goal number 19 of the season from Lawless put one hand on the points.

Newport’s success was sealed by Rob Macdonald 11 minutes from time, an welcoming goal for Rob after returning to the Swans after a few seasons away.

Division 1

Olney Town lost to Raunds for the first time in four years.

Jamie Russell scored the vital goal three minutes before half time for Raunds.

The 1-0 win avenges the defeat at East Street earlier in the season.

Reserve Division

Olney Reserves had their lead at the top of the table cut to four points after a surprise 2-1 defeat to Cogenhoe United Reserves.

William Wright had put the leaders in front, but second half strikes from Lee Cotton and Oliver Judge completed the reverse.

South Midlands League

Division 1

Stony Stratford Town lost to relegation strugglers Wodson Park 3-2.

Christopher Wreh scored both goals for Stony.

Division 2

New Bradwell St Peter got one over on neighbours Wolverton Town by beating them 3-0 to stay second in the league.

Atherton, Bevis and Flanagan were on the scoresheet for St Peter, who remain 20 point back of runaway leaders Hale Leys United.

Mursley and Totternhoe shared the points in an exciting 2-2 draw.

Kevin Goodluck returned to defence as did Alex Collard and Charlie Attwell pushed further forward. Tom Sloan fired the hosts into the lead after Sam Folland picked up the ball, following a defensive error, and his pin-point pass found Sloan who finished brilliantly.

Mursley were able to maintain this lead into the break. In the second period, the home side took the game to the visitors, pressing them and controlling long spells of play, but it was the visitors who scored two goals in quick succession to lead with a quarter of an hour remaining.

It was then that Mursley found the goal to share the points; a Ricky Foster corner saw Collard rise above the defence to power his header home

Willen were on the wrong end of a 3-1 score line against Grendon Rangers.