A BRACE from Ashley Pope sent in-form Christchurch on their way to a resounding win over Fleet Town.

Matthew Neale and Grant Cormack also netted for Priory in the 4-0 triumph, their fourth Wessex Premier victory in succession without conceding.

Ollie Cherrett's side sit fifth in the table, 11 points off leaders Alresford Town with five games in hand.

In the same league, Lymington Town were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Poppies, while Bashley went down 3-0 at Tadley Calleva thanks to goals from George Farrelly, Callum Sweeney and Clive Makoni.

Hamworthy United squandered a lead to lose 3-2 at AFC Portchester.

Eddie Hodge netted twice for Tim Sills's men, but title-chasing Portchester prevailed.

Bournemouth Senior Cup winners Brockenhurst were also beaten, losing 2-1 at Shaftesbury despite a Mitchell Speechley-Price goal with efforts from Aaron Lane-Leney and River Smith settling the contest.

In Wessex One, Ringwood Town battled back from a goal down to draw 1-1 at Petersfield Town.

Cameron Smith gave the hosts an early lead, but Ryan Hamm equalised after the restart.

New Milton Town and Verwood Town played out a goalless draw at Fawcetts Field, with both still in the bottom half of the table.

In Southern League South, Poole Town picked up a point with a 0-0 stalemate at Harrow Borough. They return to action at home against Salisbury tomorrow (7.45pm).