Rovers fightback falls short as Swifts take the points

Heybridge Swifts v Great Wakering Rovers – Pitching In Isthmian League North – Aspen Waite Arena – Report

Heybridge Swifts 3-2 Great Wakering Rovers

Heybridge Swifts held off a late Great Wakering Rovers fightback to take three priceless Pitching In Isthmian League North points and extend their advantage over the bottom two to six points.

Heybridge looked set to record a sizable success when goals from Lionel Ainsworth, Lewis Gard and Jack Adlington-Pile saw them three goals to the good just after the interval.

However, Martin Tuohy pulled one back for the Rovers ten minutes after the restart before Lewis Jaggs netted to set up a grandstand finish.

But the home remained resolute. the result lifting them to fifteenth place, while the Rovers remain second from bottom with seven points from eleven league outings.

Heybridge Swifts: Callum Chafer, Archie McFadden, Chris Gregan, Joseph Claridge, Alex Stephenson, Adam Topley, Darius Ghinea, Lewis Gard, Andrew Fennell, Jack Adlington-Pile, Lionel Ainsworth Subs not used: Daniel Walker, Toib Adeyemi, Jason Mason, Shemarie Perkins-Palmer, Emmanuel N’Daw

Great Wakering Rovers: Tim Brown, Lewis Jaggs, Billy Johnson (Sonny Dutton 61′), George Cox, Thomas Anderson, Connor Martin, Connor Hammond, Billy Harris, Martin Tuohy, Charlie Morris (Jack Glenister 55′), Shaye McKenzie-La-Rose Subs not used: Jake Gordon, Danny Hurford, Lewis Catling

Attendance: 221

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Brian Jeeves

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