Five goals in last eight minutes for huge victory
PICTURES BY MARTIN PULLEY
Rugby Town beat Wellingborough Town 7-1 at Butlin Road on Saturday. It was 2-0 at half time, thanks to strikes from Liam Francis and Lewis Rankin. The visitors - making their first trip to Rugby since 1987 - hit back in the 55th minute. But after they were reduced to ten men for a late tackle in the 67th minute, Valley capitalised. Charlie Evans scored a hat-trick and Harry Holloway and sub Simeon Tulloch made it a memorable 7-1 victory.
Rugby are still third in the UCL Premier Division, ten points behind Daventry and three behind Deeping Rangers. Both chasing teams have a game in hand over the leaders.
This Saturday another mid-table side visit Butlin Road, 12th-placed Harborough Town.