Comrades Update

Comrades Line-up: 1. Eddie Farmer 2. Danny Power 3. Lewis Rodrigoe 4. Jim Carmichael 5. Adam Mead 6. Steve Hawes 7. Matt Wardle 8. Anthony Page 9. Lawrence Bunker 10. Tony Burnett 11. Dan Wright
Subs: 12. James Armstrong 14. Aaron Usmani 15. Jordan Toomey 16. Colin Wilson 17. Steve Boad

Sun Postal: 1. Sam Bridges 2. Joe Hansard 3. Paul Stuart 4. Jamie Tyas 5. Stacy Dunn 6. Chris McIntyre 7. Grant Avis 8. Dean Renphrey 9. Tom Dettmar 10. Dale Fisher 11. Paul Spicer
Subs: 12. Ben Poulton 14. Charlie Benning 15. Greg Hunt

1944: Inside the first two minutes and Tony Burnett sees a decent run and shot smothered.

1950: Sun concede a silly penalty as full-back Joe Hansard tangles with Burnett after the danger had been cleared. Following a yellow card, Lawrence Bunker hammering the dead ball home.

2007: Burnett works hard to set up Danny Power, but the keeper collects well.

2011: Power makes a fine run and cross for Burnett, who controls superbly only to see his effort deflected wide.

2013: Burnett wins the ball bravely but a fine covering tackle from Jamie Tyas thwarts the chance.

2016: Three great chances are cleared off the line by Sun defenders, Bunker, Burnett and Power the strikers.

2020: Sun get an attacking platform after the assistant flagged Berko offside from a throw-in, but Power makes a strong clearing header as Eddie Farmer’s goal was briefly under threat.

2023: Neat work between Burnett and Wright ends with Anthony Page nodding just over.

2029: Almost on time, Sun grab half a chance a flick on skips wide.

Half-time: 1-0

2042: We’re off.

2046: Sun have come out in determined fashion, but without any goal threat as yet.

2050: A punt forward releases Matty Wardle, but his attempted chip doesn’t have the legs to cross the line.

2051: Power looks determined to score, and a drive rebounds back off the bar.

2054: Ben Poulton replaces Tom Dettmar for Sun.

2105: First change for Berko as Jim Armstrong and Aaron Usmani replace Lawrence Bunker and Matty Wardle.

2111: The Comrades are enduring a frustrating second half with passes going astray and the second goal looks vital now.

2113: A nice bit of play sees Armstrong deliver a good cross which Page heads over.

2114: And there’s the second as Armstrong hits the ball into the top far corner from wide on Berko’s left flank. Only Jim knows if he meant it! 2-0

2116: Jordan Toomey (thanks Paul!) replaces Anthony Page for the Comrades’ final change.

2122: Another lung-busting run from Power sees the full-back cut the ball back but it is nicked off the toes of Usmani.

2126: A dangerous clearance from the Sun keeper is volleyed back towards goal by Adam Mead, but it clears the bar.

2129: With Sun committed, Armstrong runs free down the right flank before playing a fine centre towards Burnett, but Grant Avis recovers superbly to make a clearing header.

2131: Tony Burnett almost caps the evening with a fierce shot that rattles the post.

2132: That’s it, another three points towards the Comrades title tally.

Full-time: 2-0

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