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By Ben Goddard

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    HIGHLIGHTS
  • Hereford Lads Club 0 Hereford FC 1
  • 5) Rob Whitlock plays a through ball to Brad Ash who shoots low and powerfully past the goalkeeper.
  • Hereford Lads Club 0 Hereford FC 2
  • 7) Kyle Finn runs at the defence and he drills his shot into the bottom corner.
  • Hereford Lads Club 1 Hereford FC 2
  • Adam Hockey's cross goes through a crowd and off Tom Bendall into the bottom corner.
  • Hereford Lads Club 2 Hereford FC 2
  • 40) The hosts come forward and Hooper makes an initial save before Oliver Price net the rebound.
  • Hereford Lads Club 3 Hereford FC 2
  • 49) Adam Hockey's cross finds Tom Bendall inside the box who heads his side ahead
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • The Bulls were clinical in the opening minutes and Kyle Finn rattled the bar with a dipping shot inside three minutes.
  • The Bulls took the lead two minutes later when Brad Ash's powerful effort beat the goalkeeper.
  • Hereford were two goals ahead after seven minutes when Kyle Finn ran at the defence before drilling his shot into the bottom corner.
  • After the early onslaught Lads Club responded with Adam Hockey cutting inside before seeing his effort blocked by Rhys Davies.
  • Lads Club deserved their 22nd minute equaliser when Hockey's cross into a crowd came off Tom Bendall into the bottom corner.
  • Hockey was causing havoc down the Bulls left hand side and beat his ma n before crossing for Bendall who couldn't slide home.
  • Five minutes before the break Lads Club equalised with Oliver Price firing home the rebound after an initial effort was saved.
  • Lads Club took a 49th minute lead when Hockey beat his man out wide before finding the head of Bendall to head home.
  • Liam Jones kept Lads Club ahead when Bradley Ash's strike beat the goalkeeper but not the defender.
  • At the other end Jamie Cuthbertson almost sealed the tie, but his header fell just wide of the post.
  • Jones again saved the Lads Club goal on 77 minutes denying Ash's shot from a tight angle.
  • As the Bulls pushed for an equaliser Ash saw another effort cleared this time by Cuthbertson.
  • Straight up the other end Hockey broke and Price was about to fire home before Connor Davies-Austin made an inch-perfect challenge.
  • STATS
  • Lads Club: Bell, Jones, Fennessy, Hibbard, Wildig, Cuthbertson, Price, Newbury, Bendall, Hockey, Hancocks
  • Subs:Bell, Godsall, Briton, Lear, Davis
  • Hereford: Hooper, Thomas, Davies, Coley, Pollock, Davies-Austin, Hopkins, Whitlock, Ash, Bishop, Finn
  • Subs: Guinane, Hilton, Pemberton, Morgan, Corten
  • So as Gowling said it's a mix of experience and youth with dual registration player Liam Bishop starting for the Bulls.
  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD Lads Club host Hereford FC at the County Ground tonight in the HFA County Challenge Cup quarter-final.
  • So there is four leagues between the sides tonight with Hereford sitting in non-league step two (National League North) while Lads Club play in non-league step six (Hellenic Division One West).
  • We are at the quarter-final stage of the County Cup and Hereford Pegasus have already booked their place in the semi-final.
  • Bromyard are still to play Westfields AND
  • Wellington are hosting Ludlow Colts in the other quarter-finals.
  • Extra-time and penalties if it's a draw at full-time.
  • In the first round Lads Club beat Holme Lacy 9-0; and Hereford beat Hinton 13-0

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