Godmanchester Rovers triumph as title hopes are ended while Huntingdon Town pocket rare point

Charlie Bowen of Godmanchester Rovers.

Charlie Bowen of Godmanchester Rovers. - Credit: Archant

Godmanchester Rovers extended their stunning unbeaten streak to 16 matches on the night their faint Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division title hopes were ended.

Matt Clements’ men, who last lost a league fixture on December 19, edged to a 1-0 victory against Long Melford at the David Wilson Homes Ground.

Prolific defender Charlie Bowen provided the only goal in a match delayed by approximately 30 minutes due to the late arrival of several opposition players, who were caught up in traffic chaos on route.

Rovers remain third in the table but can’t now reel in the 13-point gap to table-toppers Norwich United with only four matches to go. United clinched their second successive championship crown with victory at Walsham-le-Willows last night.

Huntingdon collected a surprise first point in 10 games – and just their eighth of the entire season – last night.

Relegated Town held top-six hopefuls Eynesbury Rovers to a 1-1 draw in a United Counties League Premier Division derby clash at Jubilee Park.

Jordan Brockett struck for Huntingdon when equalising on the stroke of half-time in their penultimate fixture of the season.

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His leveller arrived 10 minutes after Daril Ngwala had put Hunts Senior Cup runners-up Rovers ahead.

Huntingdon goalkeeper Andy Hewitt pulled off a fine save to deny Rovers frontman Lee Bassett in the second period before Guy Mailancol fluffed a late chance to snatch victory for the hosts.