Dunkeswell Rovers up to fourth with win in Mid Devon

PUBLISHED: 22:06 21 October 2014 | UPDATED: 22:06 21 October 2014

Dunkeswell Rovers continued their fine form with a hard earned, but nonetheless deserved 4-3 win at Newton St Cyres

It’s a measure of the growing confidence in the Dunks ranks that they were able to secure all three points against a side that started the day sitting second in the table.

Both sides began the contest positively, but it was Rovers who scored first with Charlie Stephenson adding another to his growing season’s tally.

Newton St Cyres were quickly level and it took some notable defending, particularly from the impressive Rhys Andrews to keep the scores level.

From the solid defensive work the Dunks were able to regain a foothold in the contest industry down the right flank from Brad Morris produced a chance that Ryan Pike did not turn down and the Dunks once again had the lead!

It was 3-1 when Jake Pullman powered the ball home from a corner.

Tom Cligg was unfortunate not to add his name to the score sheet when the match officials decided his effort did not cross the line, and so, rather than a three-goal half-time lead, the Dunks had to be settle for a 3-1 advantage.

Stephenson increased the lead early in the second half and even two goals inside the last 15 minutes could not deny the Dunks a very good three points.

On Saturday the Dunks, who now sit fourth in the Division Six table, entertain a Beer Albion Reserve side that sits immediately below them in the table.

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