Barrow are now four points clear at the top of the Vanarama Conference North after a 3-2 win at second placed Guiseley. The Bluebirds raced into a 3-0 half time lead with goals from Anthony Wilson, Alex Ray Harvey and Dan Pilkington, however Guiseley fought back in the second half with Wayne Brooksby’s brace and a red card for Barrow’s Jamie Crowther raised the home sides’ spirits but Barrow hung on for an important victory.

Chorley had an almighty scare against bottom club Hyde after Tom Bentham’s early double gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead but goals from Chris Doyle and Darren Simm had Chorley back level by half time. Darren Stephenson’s 73rd minute goal broke Hyde hearts and sent Chorley above Fylde into third place, however Fylde do have games in hand.

Brackley Town edged Bradford Park Avenue at St James’ Park and went six points clear of safety. Ebby Nelson Addy’s free kick after 11 minutes gave Brackley the lead and it wasnt until the 80th minute when they made it two through Will Green. Bradford made it a nervy finish after Joe Colbeck’s goal but the home side hung on to leapfrog their opponents.

Colwyn Bay enjoyed a good home win over Gloucester City with goals from Marc Williams, Tom Buckley and Obi Anoruo doing the damage. Gloucester did get on the score sheet through Tom Webb but the Tigers remain third bottom on 15 points. 

Worcester kept up the impressive recent form with a 3-0 win at Harrogate Town. Two goals from Daniel Nti either side of Shaun Geddes’ goal gave City three points which lifts them into the top ten. Harrogate sit 13th.

Tamworth won the local derby at Hednesford with a late winner from Dan Preston. The Pitmen took the lead through Francino Francis’ header but were behind after Reece Styche’s penalty and a strike from David Hibbert. Hednesford equalised with a goal from Alex Melbourne but Preston’s winner earned all three points for the Lambs and lifts them above Bradford Park Avenue into 18th place.

Dayle Southwell’s 11th goal of the season rescued a point for Boston United at Leamington. The hosts led on the hour mark when Jack Edwards scored his first league goal for the club. Boston fall one place to eighth whilst Leamington are 16th.

North Ferriby moved up to 9th after a win at Lowestoft Town. Nathan Jarman’s penalty and Adam Bolder’s finish gave the Yorkshire side a 2-0 half time lead but Louis’ extra time consolation made it a nervy ending in Norfolk.

Solihull Moors closed the gap to the top four with a comfortable 2-0 win over Gainsborough. Junior English and Darryl Knights got the goals for Solihull who draw level with the Coasters on 33 points, albeit having played two games more. Gainsborough are 14th.

Adi Yussuf’s brace for Oxford City saw off Stalybridge Celtic at Bower Fold. Oxford climb two places to 6th whilst Stalbridge remain in trouble in 21st.