Rovers rally to draw

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - SPORT - MA­JOR 1D SATUR­DAY

WICK­LOW ROVERS kicked off their new sea­son with a tricky as­sign­ment away to New­bridge Town on Fri­day night.

Missing no less than eight play­ers for var­i­ous rea­sons the lads made the jour­ney hop­ing to kick off the cam­paign with a pos­i­tive re­sult.

A Gareth Mur­phy hat-trick and a sin­gle from Davy Rowan helped the White­gates men to a valu­able points in the end.

Rovers raced into a 2-0 lead but fell 4-3 be­hind where showed great char­ac­ter to level mat­ters in in­jury time to earn a well de­served point.

Wick­low Rovers, who earned a draw with New­bridge Town.

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