Haverhill Rovers 2 Lowestoft Town 4
By Terry Bullen
Lowestoft Town book a semi-final place against Bury Town in the Suffolk Premier Cup with a 4-2 quarter-final win away at Haverhill Rovers.
Haverhill Rovers: Archer, Moody, Kemp, Hunt, Farrant, Wilderspin, Stevenson, Baker, Weaver, Kicks, Gardner
Sub; Jebb, Newnes, Haines, Alleyne, Shinn (substitutions not known)
Lowestoft Town: Leivers, Mason, Ainsley, Barker, Smith, Henderson, Ryan Jarvis, Hodd (Reed 65 mins), Eagle, Woods-Garness, Bammant (Nyadzayo 84 mins)
Subs not used; Bennett, Will, Bone
Included in the Lowestoft Town squad were Harrison Leivers (Reserves goalkeeper) and Cruise Nyadzayo, Callum Bennett, Lee Will and Martie Bone (Youth Alliance)
Lowestoft Town Man of the Match - Shaun Bammant
However, special mention also goes to Robert Eagle who played a part in all four goals and Harvey Hodd who put in a fantastic sixty-five minutes.
1-0 (17 mins)
Lowestoft Town defence look to clear their lines but Weaver latches onto the ball and fires across goal to give hosts a great start.
1-1 (29 mins)
From the left corner, Eagle finds Bammant at the far post and his looped header beats the keeper and crosses the line for the equaliser
1-2 (41 mins)
A great passing move involving Hodd and Eagle, ends with Hodd showing quick feet and getting brought to ground for a penalty. The penalty was duly despatched by Ainsley to the left of the keeper
1-3 (60 mins)
An Eagle corner is met by a number of shirts in the box, with Bammant getting the final touch for his second of the match
2-3 (64 mins)
Gardner free-kick finds its way through the wall and into the far corner for the hosts.
4-2 (69 mins)
An Eagle free-kick is delivered into the box and the centre-back connects with a close in and powerful header at the near post to stear it past his own keeper for an own goal
Match reports can be viewed via the following sources:-
Suffolk FA round-up of ties - CLICK HERE
Haverhill Echo - CLICK HERE