Welwyn Garden City slipped to a disappointing 2-0 loss away to AFC Dunstable on a night that won't be remembered with much fondness by the few that turned out to see it.
A great battle between two equally matched sides eventually ended in a narrow 4-3 win for Plough & Harrow over AFC London Road in the Herts Advertiser Sunday League Premier Division.
For the neutral it had everything but for Potters Bar Town the trip to Haringey Borough and subsequent 3-2 loss was hugely disappointing.
Sam Spranger showed no hangover from the Christmas period as he bagged five goals in Harpenden Colts Res' 6-0 win over Royston Rangers Res in Division Three of the Herts Ad Sunday League.
Knebworth finally got back to winning ways in the Herts Senior County League Division One with a hard fought 1-0 home victory over fourth-placed Glenn Sports.
Billy Joe Saunders' admitted the manner of his debut victory in the USA won't have his big name rivals lining up to get in the ring with him.
A cracking start in their vital away trip to Hackney was soon forgotten as Welwyn slumped to a 29-12 loss.
A game of two halves may be the wrong metaphor for Welwyn Garden City Sailing Club but it aptly described their latest races.