SWANAGE Town & Herston extended to seven games their unbeaten Dorset Premier League run with a solid display against basement side Sturminster Newton United.

In extremely wet conditions at Day’s Park, Swans prevailed 2-0, leaving them 11th in the standings.

The hosts appeared to find it difficult to settle in the first half as they were without four first-team regulars.

However, they improved as matters progressed and took the lead when Mo Kanyi struck after Garan Bennett’s shot had been parried by the goalkeeper.

Cody Rose-Moore, Aaron Atkinson and Bennett were combining well and were a danger in the attacking third.

Swans were in control after the break and midfielders Joe Clark and Charlie Dyke dictated play.

The home side were given a golden opportunity to double the advantage when Atkinson was fouled in the box.

Although Bennett’s penalty was saved, he put away the rebound to secure three points.

Stand-in goalkeeper Tommy Beard could afford to feel particularly pleased with his clean sheet.

It was a tough day for Wareham Rangers, who suffered a 5-2 defeat at home to Bridport reserves.

Rangers are 15th in the table, with only Corfe Castle and Sturminster Newton below them.

Corfe remain without a win in nine attempts after they lost 4-3 at Portland United reserves.