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.
After knocking out Premier Division Belstone in the last round, Hatfield United's run in the Herts Senior County League Aubrey Cup was ended by another top flight side as they lost 1-0 at Oxhey Jets Res.