NICK Harding scored a hat-trick as Bicester earned a 7-4 friendly victory over Berkhamstead and Hemel Hempstead.

The hosts trailed 3-0 during the first period, but battled back.

Chris Birch swept home, before Harding hit his hat-trick.

Douglas Beattie, Chris Bishop and Elliot Cooke also netted.

Bicester Ladies completed pre-season with a 3-3 draw against Oxford 4th.

Maddie Smith scored, but the north Oxfordshire side trailed 2-1.

Beatrice Gunn equalised, only for Oxford to make it 3-2, before she fired home again.