LEWIS Butcher bagged a brace as Hurst put Eldon Celtic to the sword in a 6-1 Division One rout, writes Richard Ashton.

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Leigh Holland, Daniel Townson, Jason White and substitute James Roxburgh-Smith were also on target for the home side.

A brilliant Ellis Fuller hat-trick inspired second-placed Slough Heating Laurencians to a 4-2 home win against Reading YMCA, Scott Lovering also on target for the hosts.

Charlie Cooke and replacement James Bozarth were on the scoresheet for the Young Men.

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In the Premier Division, James Payne snatched an injury-time equaliser to rescue a point for Finchampstead in their 1-1 draw at Maidenhead Town.

Reading City U23 eased past Woodley United Royals 3-0, while Richings Park drew 1-1 with Windlesham United.

Danny Seaward bagged a brace and Doug Groves and James Swanborough were also on target for Mortimer, but their game at Newbury was abandoned with three minutes remaining with the Villagers leading 4-3, the referee calling the game off having dished out three red cards following a mass brawl.

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Burghfield earned three points with a 3-1 success at Wraysbury Village.

Division Two table-toppers Datchet Village suffered a first defeat of the season as they went down 3-2 at home to Richings Park Reserves, while Henley Town edged out Windlesham United Reserves 1-0.

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Tim Grenham netted for Hurst Reserves in their 1-1 draw with Twyford & Ruscombe, Jonathan Rabin on target for the visitors.

In Division Three, James Nwoseh bagged a brace for second-placed Marlow United Reserves as they secured a 3-2 success at Robertswood, James Namyslak with the other.

Berks County Reserves won 3-1 at Phoenix Old Boys Reserves and Pangbourne squeezed past Hambleden 1-0.

Cristiano Augusto put AFC Corinthians in front in their Division Four clash at Burghfield Reserves, but a Mohamed Mahmoud equaliser ensured a 1-1 draw.

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In the Berks & Bucks Intermediate Cup, Wargrave advanced with a 4-3 victory at Saxton Rovers Reserves, but FC Imaan Lions went down 2-1 to KS Gryf.

Martin Bradshaw slammed home a superb hat-trick as Mortimer Wanderers beat Farnham Royal Mavericks 3-0 in the Berkshire Trophy Centre Junior Cup, while James Tann's goal was not enough for Maidenhead Town A as they went down 2-1 at Westwood United Development.

Jonathan Parker, Aaron Sullivan and Luke Molloy were on the scoresheet for Taplow United Vets in their 3-1 triumph against Berks County Rovers.

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Karl Clark and Mark Sumner netted for Rotherfield United as they knocked Woodcote Reserves out of the Reading Junior Cup with a 2-0 home win.

A Craig Haylett double was not enough for Mortimer Reserves as they were thrashed 8-2 by Westwood Wanderers Reserves in the Jubilee Cup.

Phoenix Old Boys won a remarkable Wycombe Junior Cup game 8-4 at home to FC Beaconsfield.