Snooks weather the storm to take three points off Rovers

Greyhound FC v Snooker 2nds
Greyhound FC v Snooker 2nds

In the early exchanges, Snooker Centre and Bridlington Rovers found it hard to settle in the horrifically windy conditions.

But the game soon formed into a pattern with Snooks applying a lot of pressure on the Rovers backline and the visitors trying to hit on the counter attack.

The deadlock was broken when good work down the right gave Lee Williamson chance to put the ball across the six-yard box, where Lyle Bogle saw his effort come off a defender and fall for Ricki Scott-Cook to tap home at the far post.

Snooks looked to be dealing with conditions a bit better, winning most of their headers all over the park.

Bogle was unlucky to have a goal harshly cancelled out when the ref blew for a foul, even though no Rovers players were appealing, and half-time came with both teams working hard but neither creating clear cut chances.

The second half started with the Snooks defence again looking solid, with Sam Sutcliffe impressing in the air and most of the pressure was now coming down the left due to the wind taking the ball across the pitch.

Good link up play from Scott-Cook and Ben Denham was causing Rovers problems, and when a free-kick was won, Sutcliffe delivered a ball in from wide left which was nodded down for Bogle to open his account with a well taken half-volley.

Snooks carried on playing some great football, and one exchange of passess saw Williamson run free down the right into the box, where he crossed to find Scott-Cook who was free at the back stick to double his tally for the day.

The only other action to note before the end was when Trev Tindall broke the offside trap and when it looked like he’d rounded the keeper, Chadwick clawed the ball back to keep his clean sheet.