EBENEZER Opoku-Ware scored for Berks County, but their Premier Division campaign began in disappointing fashion with a 2-1 defeat at Newbury on Saturday, writes Richard Ashton.

Newbury were making it two wins from two having beaten Burghfield FC 2-1 on the opening day of the season last Wednesday.

Chris Ward had put Burghfield in front, only for Jesse Bowers to respond almost immediately.

Ryan Adams then scored a dramatic injury-time winner to get Newbury off the mark.

Burghfield grabbed their first point with a 0-0 home draw against Reading City U23s on Saturday.

Woodcote have enjoyed a perfect start with a dramatic come-from-behind 4-3 win at home to last season's runners-up Cookham Dean, and a hard-fought 1-0 victory at Westwood Wanderers.

Against Cookham, it was the visitors who led 2-0 at the break thanks to a John Walters double, only for Cote's new signing Carl Self to make a huge impact when coming on at half-time.

The former Newbury star grabbed two goals of his own to level matters, and when a goalkeeping error allowed Jos Miller to strike from 18 yards out, Cote were 3-2 up.

Lee Hawkins equalised for Newbury, and there was a further setback for the hosts with 10 minutes remaining when Adam Wheeler was sent off.

However, it was Self who was to have the final say, grabbing the winner five minutes from time.

Woodcote made it six points from six thanks to Jake Dillon's strike against Westwood.

Jake Wheeler, Mitchell Burley and Lewis Critcher were all on the scoresheet for Maidenhead Town as they won 3-1 at Mortimer.

Jordan Sawyer got the consolation for the Villagers.

Ashley Waite got the only goal of the game as Maidenhead Town went on to beat Wraysbury Village 1-0 on Saturday.

That compounded a bad week for Wraysbury, who were previously thumped 4-0 at home by Windlesham United.

Substitute Robert Ellis bagged a brace, while there were also goals from Craig Gibson and Lewis Coyle.