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AC Rovers see off Stonehouse in ten goal thriller

Written by  AC Rovers

 
Fixture: AC Rovers v Stonehouse
Competition: CLYFA Under 13's Challenge Cup
Date: 21/02/15
 
Two evenly matched teams produced an excellent, closely fought cup tie. 
 
Stonehouse took the lead in ten minutes before Peter Rae levelled for AC Rovers soon after. 
 
Midway through the firstst half a fine solo effort from Kieran McNiven gave AC Rovers the lead going into half time. 
 
Half Time : AC Rovers 2-1 Stonehouse
 
Not to be deterred the visitors equalised two minutes after the restart. 
 
The game continued at pace with action at both ends before a double for Jordan Bannan gave the Rovers a two goal cushion, but one again came back came Stonehouse to pull it back to 4-3. 
 
Bannan completed his hat trick and Jack Cumming added a fine sixth for the home side but still Stonehouse fought on and scored a fourth to make it a grandstand finish. 
No more goals meant a final score of 6-4. Credit must go to both teams for a terrific show .
 
Full Time : AC Rovers 6-4 Stonehouse
 
 
 
 
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