LATE goals from Matthew Neale and Josh Kirkham kept Christchurch in the title mix with a 2-0 win at Portland United.

The game was locked until the 70th minute when Neale made the breakthrough, before substitute Josh Kirkham sealed the points at Grove Corner.

Despite sitting seventh in Wessex Premier, Priory have games in hand on all the sides above them including six on leaders Alresford Town, who are 14 points ahead of Ollie Cherrett's men.

Lymington Town are third after cruising past Brockenhurst 3-0 at Southampton Road.

Sam House bagged a brace with Dom Falco also on target.

Poppies were forced to settle for a share of the spoils from their relegation six-pointer with Cowes Sports.

Leo Cabeleira's charges led 3-1 after Conor Jevon and Jack Voisey (2) netted, but were pegged back to draw 3-3.

Hamworthy United slipped to a 3-1 loss at AFC Stoneham, despite a Declan Randall strike.

In Division One, Lee Vint scored the only goal as Verwood Town saw off Andover Town.

Ringwood Town drew 1-1 at Newport thanks to Ryan Osman's strike, while efforts from Scott Smith and Asa Drodge came in vain as New Milton Town lost 4-2 at Laverstock & Ford.