Hawks now 15 points off top spot in the National League South – but have six games in hand on leaders

Hawks are now 15 points adrift of National League South leaders Dartford.

Saturday, 28th November 2020, 5:43 pm
Ryan Seager (middle), in action for Hawks last season, scored his eighth NL South goal of the season for Hungerford - but Dartford hit back to win and reclaim top spot from Dorking. Pic: Dave Haines.

The Kent club came from behind to win 2-1 at Hungerford this afternoon to regain top spot from Dorking Wanderers.

Dorking were inactive after scheduled opponents Ebbsfleet had postponed the game in midweek due to positive Covid tests.

Ex-Hawks loanee Ryan Seager put Hungerford ahead with his eighth league goal of the season, but Dartford hit back with a second half brace from midfielder Berkeley-Agyepong.

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Dartford have now played SIX games more than Hawks, and they were due to play a seventh - at Eastbourne Borough - on Tuesday.

But that game has now been pushed back to next Saturday, allowing some supporters into the ground.

Hemel Hempstead warmed up for Wednesday’s trip to Westleigh Park by coming from behind to triumph 2-1 at Tonbridge Angels.

Jonathan Lacey levelled with a penalty in a first half which saw both sides reduced to 10 men.

Hemel had defender Luke Pennell sent off, but as it was for two yellow cards he will be available for Wednesday’s game.

Striker Omar Rowe - who has joined Hemel on a dual registration as parent club Hayes & Yeading of the Southern League - have been inactive during lockdown - came off the bench to grab the second half decider.

Hampton & Richmond Borough have also benefited from signing a player from a club at a lower level during lockdown.

Ryan Gondoh, who has been dual registered from Isthmian Leaguers Whyteleafe, struck twice in the 6-2 weekend win at Billericay.

Shaun Jeffers bagged the only goal as St Albans - the only unbeaten side in the NL South - won 1-0 at Eastbourne.

The Saints are five points adrift of Dartford in third place but have three games in hand.