HEREFORD FC left it late to get within one point of Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division leaders King's Lynn Town with three games in hand.

Pete Beadle's hosts struggled to create many clear opportunities watched by 2,378 fans at Edgar Street against Biggleswade Town.

Forward Lance Smith should have made it 1-0 just before half-time but his penalty after Gavin Hoyte handled was easily saved.

The Waders had Connor Hall dismissed 20 minutes from time for raising an elbow to Jimmy Oates.

Mike Symons' header hit the underside of the bar but Keyon Reffell bagged the winner two minutes into injury-time.

Redditch United's game at St Ives Town was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Evesham United could have moved into third place in Division One West but lost 5-2 at home to Cirencester Town.

The visitors had Louis Spalding sent off for a second yellow card shortly after they scored their fifth goal 15 minutes from time through former Evesham target Ben Whitehead.

Whitehead netted a hat-trick for Ciren after Henry Spalding opened the scoring in the 12th minute at the Jubilee Stadium.

Ex-Cirencester skipper Matt Liddiard pulled one back for Evesham just before half-time and scored his second in the 90th minute.

Whitehead also netted on 31 and 50 minutes with Henry Spalding adding his second on 58.

Bromsgrove Sporting went top of the Total Motion Midland League Premier Division with a 2-1 win at Rugby Town.

Sam Belcher fired Rugby ahead after five minutes but Richard Gregory on 52 and Jason Cowley on 68 gave Sporting the points to go above Coleshill Town.

Westfields moved up to eighth with 3-2 win at Shawbury United with Mark Magee and Craig Jones among the scorers.

Stourport Swifts' home game with Highgate United was called off as was Kidderminster Harriers' National League North visit to Spennymoor Town.