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Jan 23rd 2005 at 14:05 Treflan Attendance 1042
The New Saints
2 - 2
Rhyl FC
Match report WELSH PREMIER

Barry Hogan feels the full force of a Rhyl tackle from behind
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Last-gasp Wilde saves TNS bacon

A LAST-gasp equaliser from Michael Wilde snatched a point from Rhyl to leave TNS still sitting pretty at the top of the Welsh Premier.
Deep into stoppage time, Martin Naylor's long throw from the right found Steve Evans, who forced the ball across goal for Wilde to volley home from close range.
On the balance of play, it was a fair result after Saints had dominated first-half possession with nothing to show for their efforts.
Marc Lloyd-Williams and Steve Evans both had chances, although Chris McGinn forced Jimmy Aggrey to head off the line and sent a dipping 18-yarder just over the bar.
The match sprang into life on the restart, with Chris King playing an immediate role after coming on for Tommy Holmes, but not before Lee Hunt had put the visitors ahead.
Stuart Graves nodded down Marc Limbert's cross for Lee Hunt to volley the Seasiders into the lead but, almost immediately, King replied with a scorching 25-yarder that Paul Smith failed to hold.
The Rhyl stopper did well to tip over a Lloyd-Williams effort, Scott Ruscoe volleyed just over the bar and Smith made a point blank save to stop another TNS attack.
But some sustained Rhyl pressure ended with Hunt pouncing for his second with 10 minutes left after a long ball caught Steve Evans flat-footed.
Rhyl's fans thought they had done enough to win it, but Wilde had other ideas to the relief of his team-mates and the home supporters.
The match was watched by S4C viewers and a league record Treflan crowd of 1,042.
Referee: R J Ellingham

Chris King (48)
Michael Wilde (90)
Lee Hunt (47)
Lee Hunt (79)
Starting line-ups
Gerard Doherty
Martyn Naylor
Jimmy Aggrey
Steve Evans
Tommy Holmes
Scott Ruscoe
Barry Hogan
John Leah
Marc Lloyd Williams
Michael Wilde
Jamie Wood
Paul Smith
Jamie Brewerton
Greg Stones
Mark Powell
Timmy Edwards
Stuart Graves
Gareth Wilson
Marc Limbert
Lee Hunt
Chris McGinn
Simon Davies
Matt Kirkham
Chris King
Neil Prescott
Steven Beck
John Toner
Chris Adamson
Peter Smith
Lee Atherton
Chris King -> Tommy Holmes (46)
John Toner -> Barry Hogan (82)
Chris Adamson -> Stuart Graves (64)
Peter Smith - Lee Hunt (84)
None Paul Smith (17)
Gareth Wilson (51)
None None
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