SOUTH Berkshire men put in a gallant effort before falling to a 4-3 defeat at MBBO Regional Two table-toppers Aylesbury.

Tom King bagged a brace and Mauritz Glazener was also on target for the visitors, but a brilliant hat-trick from Will Ebsworth and a Christian Collins earned Aylesbury all three points.

South Berkshire are at home to Marlow 2nds this coming Saturday.

In Division Three, South Berkshire 3rds went down to a Guy Harmer goal in their 1-0 home reverse against Henley 3rds.

South Berkshire 4ths eased past Oxford Hawks 7ths 4-0 in Division Eight West, while South Berkshire Terriers earned an excellent 3-0 win at home to second-placed Phoenix & Ranelagh 3rds.

In Premier Division One of the Trysports Three Counties League, South Berkshire Ladies drew 0-0 against Oxford 3rds.

South Berkshire visit unbeaten leaders Sonning this Saturday.

South Berkshire 2nds climbed to the top of Division One with a 3-0 victory at Bicester, while South Berkshire 3rds are also at the summit of Division Three following a 5-3 home win against University of Reading 4ths.

South Berkshire 4ths moved out of the bottom two in Division Four after they beat Phoenix & Ranelagh 3rds 3-0.