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Newport Paper Review

22 August 2016

What the press made of the Rodney Parade draw

The Chronicle
Crewe Alex had to settle for a draw at Newport County on Saturday.
The Railwaymen led at the break thanks to a sublime Alex Kiwomya goal, his third for the club.
But Sean Rigg’s header snatched a point for the home side in a difficult second half for the visitors.
It extended Crewe’s unbeaten start to the season to five games, but manager Steve Davis will regret not taking maximum return from a poor side.

The Sentinel
CREWE Alexandra continued their unbeaten run, but will once again feel it's two points dropped, this time at Newport County.
They led through Alex Kiwomya's 17th minute effort, curling in to the top corner after a wonderful run down the left.
Kiwomya, Ryan Lowe and Chris Dagnall all had chances to make it 2-0, only for Newport to hit back nine minutes from time.
It came from Sean Rigg, the striker nodding in at the near post after he met a right-wing cross, with the hosts going close to nicking in the closing stages as Crewe left with a point.

South Wales Argus
SEAN Rigg headed in with eight minutes left on the clock to earn Newport County AFC a first point of the season at home and a deserved share of the spoils against Crewe Alexandra.
Mansfield Town and MK Dons have already won at Rodney Parade this season and Crewe looked like taking all three points on a wet and miserable August afternoon.
But after two encouraging performances on the road at Leyton Orient and Luton Town produced three points that really should have been four this was another step in the right direction for County.

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