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Bennett late show seals Highworth cup win

MATTY Bennett scored in the dying moments of extra time as Highworth Town beat Warminster Town 2-1 in the final of the Wiltshire Senior Cup.

Bennett pounced in the 115th minute to give Dave Webb's men a glorious triumph at Hardenhuish Park, Chippenham, tonight.

Warminster took the lead on 39 minutes when a superb counter-attack led to winger Tom Welch lashing into the roof of the net.

Alex Rudd equalised six minutes after the restart when he turned in a weak centre at the far post.

Ian Gill kept Highworth level just short of the hour when he saved a penalty from Jason Guy.

Mark Breffit was sent off for his second bookable offence in the second period of extra time before Bennett scored the winner for the Worthians.

Elsewhere, in the Southern League Swindon Supermarine picked up a much-needed 3-1 win at home to Rugby Town.

Joe Harris put them ahead on 21 minutes before David Kolodynski equalised just after the break.

Nick Stanley restored the lead on 63 minutes and Alan Griffin got the third with full time approaching.

In the Hellenic League Division One, Purton lost a 4-3 thriller at home to Headington Amateurs.

Wootton Bassett Town won 2-0 at Tytherington Rocks while Cirencester United lost 2-0 at home to Trowbridge Town.



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