through the home defence to Ryan
Bradley who chipped the ball perfectly over Rand
to open the scoring.
lead was only to last 5 minutes though. With
Ringmer pushing forward, an unconvincing
clearance was picked up by Clive Snell who raced
through on the 'Haven goal, and delighted in
firing past Jake Buss to give him his first goal
for his new Club.
Ringmer had been using an
effective off-side trap, but with half time
approaching, it was finally beaten. Owen
Callaghan was set free down the right wing, and
he cut into the area before setting up Ryan
Bradley for his second of the game.
For the opening 20 minutes of
the second half Peacehaven, now kicking down the
Caburn slope, seemed happy to absorb the home
attacks and hit Ringmer on the break. As the
half wore on, so Ringmer began to run out of
steam, and ideas, and Peacehaven took
control for the last quarter of the game. They
created a succession of chances, with Ashley
Rees and Wes Millis both going close to scoring before Rands made an acrobatic save from Rob O'Toole in
the dying minutes.
They were unable to find the
goal which would have put the result beyond
doubt though, and there was nearly a sting in
the tail as the game headed into injury time.
Marc Whiteman broke free from the 'Haven defence
and Jake Buss made a crucial save to ensure the