Wellington Football Club’s 1st team earned a welcome 3 points from their 2-1 win over close rivals Hengrove Athletic at the North Street ground on Saturday 13th January.
This was described as ‘a hard-fought victory over a spirited Hengrove’ with Sam Towler scoring both goals for the home side. He shared the Man of the Match award with Scott Drayton.
As a result of this valuable victory Wellington have overtaken Hengrove in the Toolstation Premier League and are now in 15th place. Hengrove are in 16th place but have played 2 fewer matches.
The Tangerines’ next match is at home against the league leaders, Street, who top the table on 56 points, 6 more than their nearest rivals. This is a match in which the home side have a chance to measure their progress in a division to which they won promotion at the end of last season.