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Oct 5th 2002 at 14:30 Treflan Attendance 167
Total Network Solutions
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Connah's Quay Nomads
Match report WELSH PREMIER
SAINTS BACK TO WINNING WAYS

Tommy Holmes clears the dangerTNS stayed in hot pursuit of the leaders but were made to work hard before sinking a resolute Connah's Quay Nomads 2-0 at Treflan.
The unbeaten Saints, now in second spot in the Welsh Premier, were kept at bay in a first half stalemate before carving several good openings after the break.
Midfielder Scott Ruscoe and substitute Mike Wilde both had strikes well-saved by keeper David Walsh before the breakthrough arrived on 69 minutes when Martin Naylor crossed from the right, Justin Perry headed down and Wilde poked the ball into the net.
Nicky Ward was denied by Walsh at the second attempt moments later but Nomads had their chances with substitute Carl Butler squandering a golden opening when he miskicked just a few yards out.
Having survived the scare, the Saints sealed victory three minutes from time when Ruscoe beat a couple of defenders on the edge of the box, saw his first shot blocked before latching onto the rebound and firing past Walsh.
Referee: G M Davies

Goalscorers
Michael Wilde (69)
Scott Ruscoe (87)
None
Starting line-ups
Dean Williams
Martin Naylor
Tommy Holmes
Tim Alexander
John Leah
Nicky Ward
Scott Ruscoe
David Bridgwater
Gary Brabin
Steve Anthrobus
Justin Perry
Walsh
Hopkins
Tuft
Hutchinson
Horan
McCosh
Lawton
Mutton
Rain
Kenworthy
Terry
Substitutes
Chris King
Chris Taylor
Michael Wilde
Arkell
McCormick
Butler
Substitutions
Chris King -> David Bridgwater (54)
Chris Taylor -> Tim Alexander (58)
Michael Wilde -> Steve Anthrobus (67)
Arkell -> Tuft (73)
McCormick -> Lawton (73)
Butler -> Rain (73)
Yellows
Martin Naylor (21)
David Bridgwater (22)
Nicky Ward (33)
Hutchinson (13)
Horan (89)
Reds
None None
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