Brinklow 4 (Rickhuss 2, Nelson 40, Byrne 79, Gordon 85) – Dunlop 0
New signing, Jayden Rickhuss took just two minutes to open his Brinklow account.The big striker began an impressive debut latching onto a long ball from Jack Farthing on the edge of the box, turning and slamming the ball into the corner of the goal. Carl Laws came close to adding to adding to Brinklow’s advantage on 14 minutes after meeting a Ryan Byrne corner only to see his header land on the roof of the net. Mark Woodward was thwarted when he had a header cleared off the goal line on 26 minutes Brinklow increased their lead five minutes before half – time when Danny Nelson met an Ollie Chater cross to volley home from close range. Dead – ball specialist, Ryan Byrne made it three – nil on 79 minutes, sending a free kick into the top left corner of the net, from 25 yards directly in front of goal. Andrew Gordon wrapped the game up with five minutes to go after being set up by Ash Marks and making a great solo run, cutting in from the right wing and firing home from the edge of the penalty area.
Brinklow: Farthing, Banton, Keay, Blackmore, Woodward, Evans, Byrne, Chater (Knight 70), Nelson (Marks 74), Rickhuss, Laws (Gordon 70)