March Kicks Off With A Fantastic And Frantic Afternoon!

By Sam Elliott

Another record was smashed on a brilliant day across the divisions littered with shock results.

You could argue the biggest of the season yet arrived in the live TNT Sports game between runway leaders Chesterfield and second bottom Dorking Wanderers.

Alfie Rutherford’s two goals made it a day to remember in front of the cameras as the strugglers won 4-1.

Max Kretzschmar made it a nightmare first day at the office for new York City manager Adam Hinchshelwood.

The midfielder’s two goals earned a win for the out of form Wealdstone - and the Minstermen are now in the bottom four.

Two goal Danny Ormerod eased AFC Fylde’s fears with a 4-1 win over Maidenhead, who are still in trouble.

Ebbsfleet United win again under Danny Searle - they keep themselves moving away from dangers after Dom Samuel’s late winner buried Rochdale.

Paul McCallum scored a fine hat-trick as Eastleigh and Solihull Moors drew 3-3 - but Tahvon Campbell was the hero, grabbing an injury time leveller.

Altrincham lost for a fifth game in a row, Josh Rees scoring again as Dagenham defeated the Robins 3-1. Anthony Hartigan, pictured, hit a fine free kick as Barnet left Hartlepool 2-1 winners.

Josh Stokes gave Aldershot victory at almost down Oxford City and Oldham Athletic and Southend drew 1-1.

Corey Whiteley bagged a brace as Bromley defeated FC Halifax Town as Dajaune Brown scored a 96th minute winner for Gateshead to make their long trip to Boreham Wood worthwhile.

Tamworth need just six more wins to secure the National League North title on a record breaking afternoon.

Chris Wreh scored twice as the leaders beat Tamworth before the news Scunthorpe United dropped two more points.

Jacob Butterfield earned a point at home to Chester in a game played in front of an incredible crowd of 7,511 at Glanford Park.

Darlington won the big game at the bottom to earn a third win in a row - Andrew Nelson scored again as Banbury United were beaten.

Spennymoor Town win again, Ben Pollock with the winner at Boston United. Mark Ellis’ winner gave Chorley all the points against Rushall Olympic.

James Spencer’s late goal gave Curzon Ashton a dramatic victory over Hereford in the big play-off battle as Brackley and Scarborough were both held 0-0. Warrington Town won 1-0 against Bishop’s Stortford.

In the National League South, Yeovil Town took a big step toward the title with a 3-1 win at Farnborough.

Sonny Blu Lo-Everton, Alex Fisher and Alex Whittle keep the club 11 points ahead.

Chelmsford City keep winning and defeated Aveley 2-0. Maidstone United bounced back from their FA Cup defeat at Coventry with a 1-0 with at Dover. Jephte Tanga with the only goal.

Braintree Town couldn’t win for an eighth game in a row as they had to settle for a 2-2 draw at Welling United.

The big battle at the bottom was won by Truro City and they defeated Taunton Town 2-0. Tom Harrison and Ed Palmer got the goals in Gloucester.

Havant & Waterlooville defeated Hemel to throw themselves a relegation lifeline.

Where next?

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