Rothwell Corinthians 2 Northampton Sileby Rangers 2
Monday, 24 March 2008
Sileby twice led at Sergeant's Lawn but had to settle for a share of the spoils.
Rob Stewart gave Rangers the lead three minutes in with a great volley from the edge of the box but they were pegged back by a 26th minute equaliser from Tony Ielapi who broke through the middle to slot home. Just before thebreak Sam Callear hit the home crossbar from six yards.
Pete Smith restored the visitors' advantage ten minutes after the restart from Callear's pass but Corinths again squared the contest through Kevin Fox who headed in off the post after 67 minutes.
Late on the woodwork kept out Emmanuel Bella's curling shot as Sileby went for the winner.
Corinths: Tom Cross, Chris Torrence, Jason Singh, Lee Deacon, Tom Judge, Ben Johnson, Kevin Fox, Tony Ielapi (Tom Johnson), Dave Briffa, Sam Johnson (Dan Morris), Andy White (Luke Bewers).
Sileby: Niall Cooper, Brett Parry (Sam Scarman), Emmanuel Bella, Barry Mead, Keith Morson, Josh Croxford (Dominic Berardi), Tim Clack, Nicky Ling, Sam Callear, Pete Smith, Rob Stewart.