Rihoy scores the winner on return

IT WAS a predictable script last night at the Track with Dave Rihoy the match-winner on his return to first-team action.

Dave Rihoy looks for a way through the Rangers defence last night at the Track on his first-team comeback after injury for Bels. He scored the winning goal in the second half. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 1199043)
Dave Rihoy looks for a way through the Rangers defence last night at the Track on his first-team comeback after injury for Bels. He scored the winning goal in the second half. (Picture by Steve Sarre, 1199043)

Belgrave Wanderers 1

Rangers 0

IT WAS a predictable script last night at the Track with Dave Rihoy the match-winner on his return to first-team action.

Unlike the last meeting between the two, which saw Bels put 10 past Rangers at St Andrew’s, this was a hard-fought encounter, largely due to the fact that the red-and-blacks were able to field a much stronger side.

Only captain Shane Billien remained from the team put to the sword just a few weeks ago.

But from the outset it always seemed likely that Rihoy would be the one to break the deadlock. He went close on three occasions during a highly forgettable first half before he struck the decisive blow six minutes after the interval, heading home Craig Farnham’s right-wing cross from close range.