ROB Harvey scored a precious early winner as BRIGHTLINGSEA REGENT triumphed 1-0 at Kingstonian.

The midfielder struck in the seventh minute to secure maximum points for Tom Rothery's side.

It continued Regent's strong start to 2018, during which time they have won three and drawn one.

Elsewhere, the matches involving HEYBRIDGE SWIFTS, MALDON AND TIPTREE and WITHAM TOWN were all postponed.

Swifts had been due to visit Hertford Town, Maldon had been set to host Potters Bar Town and Witham had been scheduled to visit Mildenhall Town.

Maldon are at home to AFC Sudbury on Tuesday night while Heybridge have a midweek appointment at Tilbury.