A LATE equaliser by Gareth Bricknell earned Cowes Sports a well-earned point against Portland United.
Bricknell struck in the 84th minute after Cowes fell behind early in the second half in the Sydenhams Wessex League Premier Division.
Elsewhere, Newport lost 4-1 at Hamworthy United.
Trailing 2-0, Josh Younie had got back Newport back in the game just before half time but Aidan Sainsbury was sent off in the second half, as Newport crashed to their first league defeat of the season.
In Division 1, East Cowes Vics lost 4-0 against Verwood Town.