Tuesday 9th November

Ellesmere Rangers FC v Rocester FC
Northwest Counties League Division 1(S)

Venue: The Beech Grove Stadium, Ellesmere

Kick-off 7:45pm

 

Jayden Hunter is the late goal hero as the Romans win ‘on the road’….

The Romans left it late to secure the points on Tuesday night when playing away at Ellesmere Rangers.

The game was locked at 2-2 heading into the 89th minute when Jayden Hunter grabbed his second goal of the evening to secure victory for Rocester.

Ollie Griffiths had taken ‘first blood’ in the tenth minute when he got onto the end of David Adeyeye’s cross to put the Romans ahead.

Score: Ellesmere Rangers 0-1 Rocester

Ellesmere didn’t take this ‘lying down’ and started to apply pressure resulting in a goal for Harvey Howell in the 40th minute…

Half-time score:  Ellesmere Rangers 1-1 Rocester

Within five minutes of the restart, Jayden Hunter scored his first goal with a far post header from another cross care of David Adeyeye to put the Romans ahead once again.

Score: Ellesmere Rangers 1-2 Rocester

Fifteen minutes later and it was ‘all square’ once again when Rocester failed to clear a free kick into the box. Carl Rogers pounced, and his low shot hit the net.

Score: Ellesmere Rangers 2-2 Rocester

However, Rocester were not to be denied and in the 89th minute, a quick break saw Jayden Hunter squeeze a shot under the Ellesmere ‘keeper and into the net to give Rocester a much needed three points!

Full-time score: Ellesmere Rangers 2-3 Rocester

A great result for the lads!

C’mon you mighty Romans!!!