Conference roundup: Halifax Town, Forest Green Rovers maintain 100% record

Sports Mole rounds up Saturday's action in the Conference Premier as Halifax Town and Forest Green Rovers move two points clear at the top of the table.

Halifax Town and Forest Green Rovers have moved clear at the top of the Conference Premier table after both posted their third successive win on Saturday afternoon.

The Shaymen lead the way on goal difference after two goals from Richard Peniket helped them to a 3-0 win against Welling United, while Rovers eased to a 2-0 success over Alfreton Town.

Previous leaders Barnet suffered their first defeat of the campaign as lost 2-1 to Lincoln City, after Jordan Burrow and Hamza Bencherif struck inside the first 22 minutes.

Eastleigh and Gateshead have extended their unbeaten records after playing out a 2-2 draw at the Silverlake Stadium, while Kidderminster Harriers join them on seven points after edging to a 1-0 win against Dartford.

Macclesfield Town's 100% start came to an end as they were held to a goalless draw by Woking, but Wrexham made it two wins from two with a 1-0 triumph against Nuneaton Town thanks to Louis Moult's early opener.

Southport registered their first point of the campaign after playing out a stalemate with Torquay United, and Chester FC went one better in beating Braintree Town by a 3-1 scoreline.

Altrincham, who won promotion from the Conference North last season, also got their first win on the board with a 2-1 victory over Bristol Rovers, while Dover Athletic registered their first point after Matthew Lock struck late on against Grimsby Town.

Results in full: Altrincham 2-1 Bristol Rovers, Barnet 1-2 Lincoln City, Braintree Town 1-3 Chester FC, Eastleigh 2-2 Gateshead, Halifax Town 3-0 Welling United, Forest Green Rovers 2-0 Alfreton Town, Grimsby Town 1-1 Dover Athletic, Kidderminster Harriers 1-0 Dartford, Torquay United 0-0 Southport, Woking 0-0 Macclesfield Town, Wrexham 1-0 Nuneaton Town

Bristol manager Darrell Clarke looks on prior to the Sky Bet League Two match between Bristol Rovers and Mansfield Town at Memorial Stadium on May 3, 2014
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Luton TownLuton28176563273657
2Notts County291410549321752
3Accrington StanleyAccrington27154847321549
4Wycombe WanderersWycombe28147752381449
5Exeter CityExeter2715393833548
6Coventry CityCoventry28145931201147
7Lincoln City291210740291146
8Mansfield TownMansfield28111254031945
9Newport CountyNewport2812973932745
10Swindon TownSwindon27142114037344
11Colchester UnitedColchester2911993835342
12Carlisle UnitedCarlisle28108103837138
13Cambridge UnitedCambridge28108102736-938
14Crawley TownCrawley28106122833-536
15Stevenage2898113740-335
16Cheltenham TownCheltenham2998123943-435
17Grimsby Town2998122839-1135
18Port Vale2995153239-732
19Morecambe2878132738-1129
20Crewe AlexandraCrewe2892173145-1429
21Yeovil TownYeovil2877143850-1228
22Chesterfield2976163052-2227
23Forest Green RoversForest Green2875163150-1926
24Barnet2856172742-1521
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