AN all Essex clash in the form of Canvey Island vs Basildon United ended 3-3 in a six-goal thriller, reports Leon Imber.

George O’Connor gave United the lead, tucking away a penalty in the first minute of the game.

Samuel Jeremiah doubled their lead 22 minutes later before Tobi Joseph soon after made it 2-1.

Conor Hubble was twice on target from the penalty spot as he put Mark Bentley’s side 3-2 up by the 72nd minute but the Gulls could not hold on as Callum Boylan scored late on.

Hullbridge Sports had their Tuesday night fixture against Dereham Town postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Elsewhere in the division, Great Wakering Rovers suffered a 1-0 defeat against Grays Athletic.

The result makes it two losses on the bounce for Stephen Butterworth’s men, and three games without a win.

In the Essex Senior League, Hashtag United kept their place at the top of the table as a 94th minute strike by Ryan O’Rawe saw the Tags edge to victory over Hoddesdon Town.

Jay Devereux’s side are now five points clear at the top.

Finally, Southend Manor were stunned by Takeley as they were obliterated 7-0.

The game was 1-0 at half time, and Manor will wonder how they let it slip away from them quite so badly.

They still sit in the top half of the standings, but with a -15 goal difference.