RUGBY TOWN: Unbeaten in nine games now

Rugby celebrate after going ahead with a penalty  PICTURES BY MARTIN PULLEY
Rugby celebrate after going ahead with a penalty PICTURES BY MARTIN PULLEY

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Two penalties saw the points shared in the rain-soaked Potteries on Saturday, as Rugby Town again struggled against ten-man opposition.

Atrocious conditions as Matt Curley slides under in Saturday's draw

Atrocious conditions as Matt Curley slides under in Saturday's draw

Kevin Thornton had put Valley ahead from the spot in the 20th minute, with Kidsgrove red-carded.

But in awful conditions, the home side held on and equalised from a penalty of their own in the 80th minute.

Rugby Town’s next game is at home to league leaders Stafford Rangers on Saturday. Rugby remain tenth in the table.