1st Team Result – Brinklow 3 (Platt 55 (pen), Blackmore 81, Chater 93 (pen) Woodlands 0

Brinklow 3 (Platt 55 (pen), Blackmore 81, Chater 93 (pen) -Woodlands 0

Brinklow progressed to the second round of the Stan Aulds Cup with a victory over old rivals Woodlands. The game was a well - balanced affair for the first half, with neither side dominating. The game’s pivotal moment occurred on 55 minutes when a Woodlands defender was red carded for a deliberate hand ball in the penalty area leaving Alex Platt to score from the resulting spot- kick.  Josh Banton provided a cross for Reece Blackmore, who shot from just outside the area to make it two – nil.  George Cashmore was twice called upon in the final minutes making full – length saves to keep a clean sheet. Ollie Chater despatched a second Brinklow penalty in added time, after he was brought down  in the box.

Brinklow: Cashmore, Brough (Banton 69), Keay, Blackmore, Evans, Finney, Saunders (Marks 69), Chater, Cawley, Platt, Gordon (Moyo 69)

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