WOKINGHAM & Emmbrook claimed derby honours as they overcame basement side Woodley United Royals 3-1 in their Premier Division clash at Lowther Road on Saturday, writes Richard Ashton.

Early goals from Ollie Pritchard and Dan Best put Sumas in control, and a second-half strike from replacement Craig Slattery secured all three points for the hosts.

Top scorer Jordan Brown hit the target and a deflected Joe Newman effort proved decisive for table-toppers Cookham Dean as they battled to a hard-fought 2-1 home success against lowly Wrightchoice & Unity CSA, while Richings Park edged out home side Reading City U23 1-0.

Mortimer's slim title hopes were all but ended as they went down 2-1 at 10-man Wraysbury Village.

The hosts had Callum Hughes dismissed, but goals from George Dewhurst and Tom White proved enough to overcome a Stefan Allen effort.

Burghfield downed Berks County 2-1 in the other game played in the top flight.

Division One champions elect Newbury made it 11 wins from 11 games with a comfortable 4-0 success at third-placed FC Imaan Lions, Russell Benham with a brilliant hat-trick and Dan Donegan with the other.

Shaun Bannon was on the scoresheet for Hurst as they held second-placed Maidnhead Town to a 2-2 draw, while Ryan Adams and Charlie Cooke both bagged braces in a 5-2 Reading YMCA Rapids win against Rotherfield United, Steve Woodrow also on target for the home side.

An Adam Rawlings double and a goal from Amaro Divaldo were not enough for Marlow United Reserves as they lost a seven-goal thriller 4-3 at Richings Park Reserves in Division Two.

Martin Thomas grabbed a brace and Edward Ardill, Michael Holloway, Matt Ploszynski, James Williams and substitute James Pearson were also on target for Goring United as they trounced AFC Corinthians 7-1.

Scott Cooper's double and goals from Cameron Netherwood-Meek and Jonathon Palmer-Smith helped Maidenhead Town Reserves to a convincing 4-1 win at Harchester Hawks, Aaron Perrin with the consolation.

Division Three leaders Woodley United A downed Hambleden 4-2 to move seven points clear at the top, Tom Ellis and Jonny Openshaw on target for the visitors.

Second-placed Twyford & Ruscombe slipped up 4-2 at home to Henley Town, a Ram Kumar double doing the damage for the Red Kites.

A Daniel Carter strike earned Goring United Reserves a 1-1 draw at Maidenhead Town A, while Pangbourne climbed off the bottom after they won 3-0 at Cintra Park Rovers thanks to goals from Aashik Gurung, William Hambridge and Luke Short.

The top two in Division Four both secured comfortable wins, Berks County Rovers easing past Phoenix Old Boys Reserves 4-0 and Datchet Village thrashing Farnham Royal Mavericks 7-0.

A Rowan Stacey double helped Henley Town Development past AFC Corinthians A 2-1, and Taplow United Reserves drew 2-2 at home with Harchester Hawks Development.

Hayden Smirthwaite and Taylor Netherwood-Meek netted for the hosts, while Harry Jones was on the scoresheet for Hawks.

Westwood United progressed to the semi-finals of the Berkshire Trophy Centre Intermediate Cup with a thrilling 5-3 success against Berks County Reserves, Carl Elcombe, Mihai Lihat and Alex Hunter goals not enough for the Swords.

Craig Haylett, Matthew Mutters and substitute Jay Wilshere netted for Mortimer Reserves as they beat Cookham Dean Reserves 3-0 to set up a last-four showdown with Westwood.

Woodcote Stoke Row Reserves are also into the semi-finals following a 4-2 home success against Phoenix Old Boys.

An Andy Taylor double and goals from Matt Turnbull and replacement Ryan Corbett did the damage for Pete McAlister's side, and they will now face Wargrave following their 9-1 demolition of Taplow United A.

James Murdocuh scored the consolation for the visitors.