November 6, 2015
BRFC Academy Under 18 side beat Gloucester City YD Under 18 side 4-1.
This was in the FA Youth Cup First Round fixture at Tuffley Rovers on Thursday 5th November.
Goals from Olly Mehew (2), Elliot Green and Lewis Ellington secured the victory.
It was 2-1 at the interval with the Rovers goals coming in the 17th and 21st minute.
The Tigers pulled one back in the 22nd minute when Max Gourley finished from close range.
Nathan Charnock made some excellent saves for the home side to keep them in the tie.
Two further goals in the 60th and 65th minute completed the scoring.
The memories of the defeat in this same competition by the Tigers last season are now a distant memory.
Bristol Rovers Academy Under 18 team now play Portsmouth at HOME in the Second Round.
This fixture is scheduled for on or after Saturday 21st November 2015.
FA Youth Cup matches are normally held at The Memorial Stadium.