The Kestrels started brightly against a strong Groby side with Hirst linking up well with Chamberlain who shot straight at the keeper when put clean through, and although Masters and Stone were competitive in midfield the superiority from the home side soon told with 3 late goals.
The slope advantage in the second half enabled the Kestrels to control more possession with Cowan, Knight and Willcocks looking assured at the back, the Kestrels soon reduced the deficit when Kainth broke up play in midfield and the ball eventually ran free to Robinson who fired high into the roof of the net.
With Bootheway, who started in goal, now playing as a willing front runner, further chances were created and despite not being taken, the boys played a very good second half in an enjoyable and entertaining game.
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