KINGTON remain hot on the heels of the Division One leaders in the Marches League after beating Brockhampton 3rds by 250 runs.

Ben Smith hit an unbeaten century as his side returned to winning ways after their game was abandoned last weekend giving their league rivals an advantage.

Opener Ben George added 84 and Michael Green 66 as they hit a target of 336-8 off 45 overs.

In reply only Edward Lovell and Adam Herbert reached the teens as Brockhampton fell to 86 all-out.

League leaders Goodrich kept their 100 per cent record intact with a comfortable victory at Glangrwyney.

Tim Jones hit an unbeaten 79 for the hosts as they set a target of 166-8 off their 45 overs.

The victory was never in doubt for Goodrich with wicket-keeper Rory Jackson taking a half-century as his team reached 169-3 from 32 overs.

In the Herefordshire derby Garnons added further misery onto basement side Dales winning by 163 runs.

Opener James Debenham set the tone for the hosts hitting 76 before Alan Jones reached a half-century as their side reached 260 all-out.

In the field Thomas James took four wickets in eight overs for Garnons to restrict Dales to 97 all-out.

Luctonians also set an unbeaten target of 259 against Abergavenny CC - Crickhowell thanks to a score of 97 from opener Duncan Platford.

Five wickets for Matt Bengry saw the hosts bowled out for just 96.

Woolhope suffered a defeat by 90 runs at the hands of Builth Wells who set an unbeaten target of 259-9.

Division Two has been thrown wide open after leaders Canon Frome suffered a shock defeat to relegation threatened Knigton on Teme.