A very cold day for both teams as temperatures as low as -2°C were reached, with snow also feauturing in the 90 minutes.
The match started off well for Luke Cummins as he hit one in the net for Thrapston to make it 1-0. Thrapston were solid in the starting minutes.
THRAPSTON 1-0 LONG BUCKBY (CUMMINS 9')
As the Long Buckby goalie pulled off a great save from a lethal volley, it looked like Long Buckby were going to finally get into the match and start dominating. However, Luke Cummins wasn't having any of it. He cheekily lobbed the ball over the goalkeeper to make it 2 for Thrapston.
THRAPSTON 2-0 LONG BUCKBY (CUMMINS 9', 33')
Going into half time both teams looked quite close despite the goal difference, with both of Long Buckby's beautifully curved freekicks being saved.
HT: THRAPSTON 2-0 LONG BUCKBY (CUMMINS 9', 33')
After half time Long Buckby still looked like a side who could claw something back, however, Luke Cummins yet again begged to differ as he hit a 3rd to secure his hat trick.
THRAPSTON 3-0 LONG BUCKBY (CUMMINS 9', 33', 52')
The match still looked close despite Cummins' hat-trick, and Long Buckby were pushing for a goal before number 6 struck for Thrapston to make it 4-0.
FULL TIME: THRAPSTON 4-0 LONG BUCKBY