THREE local derbies took place in this week's midweek fixtures, with Brockenhurst, Blackfield & Langley, and New Milton Town taking the points.
BASHLEY resumed their impressive league form with a resounding five-goal victory over US Portsmouth.
AFC Totton continued their flawless start to the league campaign with a fourth straight victory, this time a 4-0 win over local rivals Lymington Town.
Local sides experienced vastly differing fortunes in midweek cup competitions with Brockenhurst and Blackfield & Langley winning New Forest derbies.
A PENALTY save from Blackfield & Langley keeper Amadeusz Skrzyniarz helped his side win their FA Cup replay against Portchester last night (Tuesday).
THIS hard-fought cup tie – played at the Glen Mex Stadium owing to Bracknell Town undergoing a ground upgrade – ended in a narrow defeat for Bashley.
BROCKENHURST and Christchurch played out a thrilling derby match, with Brock's Silvano Obeng blasting a hat-trick to clinch a last-minute 4-3 win.
Lymington Town celebrated a first win in their new league with a thrilling match at Barnstaple Town.
AFC Totton clinched three well-earned points on the opening weekend thanks to a penalty from Jack Hoey against pre-season favourites Plymouth Parkway.
New Milton Town FC started the season with a superb 4-2 home win over last season's runaway league leaders Laverstock & Ford at the JMC Stadium.
A late penalty from Lewis Ross helped a depleted Bashley FC come from behind against Calne, forcing a replay tonight at the Glen Mex Stadium.
A second-half brace from Harry McGrath and multiple saves from Ross Casey allowed Lymington Town to progress past Larkhall and into the next round.
LOCAL non-league clubs returned to competitive action for the first time since the football season was curtailed in February due to the coronavirus.
FORMER Blackfield keeper Joe Besant has signed for Cristiano Ronaldo's former club Nacional after impressing during a trial.
JOE Besant, a Blackfield & Langley loanee from AFC Bournemouth, has been offered a week's trial with Cristiano Ronaldo's former club Nacional.
LOCAL sporting heroes have been recognised for their dedication and commitment during a challenging last 12 months.