BASINGSTOKE Hammers went through to the Hampshire Sunday Trophy final following a 0-2 victory at AFC Shirley, ending a run of 13 straight wins by the City of Southampton side, writes Tony Spencer. 

This was Hammers’ sixth successive win. The final will be held at Havant’s Westleigh Park PO9 5TH at 1pm on April 28.

Meanwhile, Republic of Chineham were beaten 0-4 at home to City of Portsmouth side Cobden.

Two quick goals at the start of the second half by Jack Dansie, completing his hat-trick, gave Hartley Sunday a 4-2 lead after Tadley Town had levelled twice in the first half.

Although Hartley scored again late on, Hartley held on to win 4-3 to remain second in Division 1.

In the first half Billy Smith scored after four minutes for the hosts, Tadley levelled on 23 minutes, Dansie restored the lead on 32 minutes before Tadley matched them six minutes before the interval.

Callum Bush, Spencer Nicholson, Jack Page, Josh Ralph netted for Division 2 leaders Sherborne St John in their 1-4 league double win at Hampshire Royals, John Scott Elliott replied for Royals at the start of the second half.

Basingstoke Casuals were beaten 0-6 by visitors Ambient. Joe Marsh chalked up a hat-trick, with Gavin Harkness, Liam Rutter and Mark West adding one apiece in another league double victory.

AFC Berg also notched up a league double with a 1-5 result at Brookvale United.

Keith Davies, Ben Evans, Tom Green, Paul Walsh-Taylor and sub Josh Branch all got onto the scoresheet as Eastrop Eagles logged a 0-5 league double at AFC Aldermaston.

Overton United Reserves bucked the trend of home defeats with a 3-3 draw against OLA Prestige FC.

Oakridge B completely dominated their Division 3 match at Riverdene Rovers, controlling possession and creating plenty of scoring chances. However, they were unable to capitalise on their opportunities and couldn't hit the back of the net. Riverdene's defence held strong, frustrating the visitors which resulted in points shared from a goalless draw.

Matthew Foreman scored twice for leaders Winklebury, giving them a narrow 2-1 win over Cranbourne Saints.

Basingstoke Hammers Reserves earned a league double with a 4-1 beating of ABGFC.

Despite Benjamin Abrahams, Zac Felbabel and Robin Fawcett netting for Hook, they went down 3-4 to visitors The Oak FC. Paul Bennett and Dan Thornton scored in the first half for The Oak but James Hill’s second half brace sealed the visitors’ victory.

AFC Berg Reserves conceded their match to Basingstoke Boars.