Raunds Town ran out winners in entertaining final against Rothwell Corinthians

Raunds Lift Res KO Cup
2017-04-09
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Raunds Town Reserves overcome a resillient Rothwell Corinthians in a entertaining and nervy Reserve Knock-Out Cup Final held at Wellingborough Whitworths on Friday 9th April.

The game started brightly with both teams showing their attaking prowess throughout the first half, however both defences remained strong and the scores remained level at half time.

Raunds Town Reserves had obviously been charged up within the changing rooms at half time as within minutes of the restart they broke through the Rothwell Corinthians Reserves backline and fired into the back of the net to make it 1-0.

Both teams continued to attack throughout the game and it looked like Raunds were going to see out the game until Rothwell capitalised on a a Raunds defensive mishap with just 4 minutes of the 90 to go to make it 1-1.

Everyone was anticipating a nervy extra time until Raunds pushed through the ranks to smash to ball into the back of the net in the 94th minute to bring the score to 2-1 with only minutes remaining.

 

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