AFC East Christchurch opened up a five-point lead at the top of Division Two of the Hayward Sunday League.

Ben Collie, Craig White and Tom Easom gave them the edge 3-2 against Vienna Suttoners.

Nearest rivals JP Morgan, meanwhile, went down 2-0 to goals from Andy Masson and Louis Baker against Shoulder of Mutton.

Bournemouth Athletic suffered their second league defeat of the season when Bearwood Broncos shaded it 3-2 courtesy of Brad Bennett and a Jordan Whittle.

James Jose was the hat-trick hero when bottom placed NMO won 4-0 against Bournemouth Sports Mercury, with the other goal coming from Jake Fields.

Ian Marshall struck twice for AFC Fiveways in Division Three but Iford Park Rangers were 5-2 winners thanks to Tony Hannan-Bobe, Lee Rimmer and a Karl Sibbald hat-trick.

Scott V upended Loch & Quay reserves 7-3 courtesy of Danny Hayward’s hat-trick and further goals from Jordan Osmond, Jamie Spear, Matt Naylor and Matty Chapman-Burnett.

Parkstone swept aside Morden 6-0. Andy Pugh notched a hat-trick with Jack Bennett, Matthew Knight and Jamie O’Shea adding one each.

Alderney Manor reserves netted though Martin Sherwood and a couple of goals from Scott Roberts but they had to settle for a point when James Mandale, James Etchingham and Adam Cronin earned Grange Athletic a 3-3 draw.

Branksome Liberal strengthened their grip at the top of Division Five when Andy Rigler’s hat-trick helped them to a 5-2 win over Forest United.

Nearest rivals Boscombe Celtic reserves led with first-half goals from Kieron Goldrick and Connor Picken but promotion rivals JP Morgan reserves came back after the break with a Lloyd Wallen brace and a goal from Peter May to force a 3-3 draw.

Ryan Malcolm was the other Celtic marksman.

New Milton Borough picked up their first point of the season when George Randall and Joshua Yates earned them a 2-2 draw with Siemens.

West Howe Reserves’ hopes of taking over on top of Division Six were dashed when Longfleet surprised them 1-0 thanks to a goal from Tom Smart.

Third-placed Boscombe Celtic A experienced an unexpected defeat when Siemens reserves scuppered them 3-1 with goals from Dean Davis, Andy Cordial and John Armour.

Grange Athletic reserves beat Academy 5-1 through Josh Smith (2), Mike Sewell, Hamed Shuhaytan and Owen Hale.