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Newport County AFC vs Bury. Sky Bet League Two.

Rodney ParadeAttendance3,123.

Newport County AFC 0

    Bury 2

    • R Lowe (21st minute)
    • D Nardiello (88th minute)

    Bury remain in promotion hunt

    Saturday 11 April 2015 19:01, UK

    Image: Ryan Lowe: Opened the scoring

    Bury turned up the heat on their promotion rivals with a 2-0 triumph over Newport at Rodney Parade.

    Ryan Lowe's first-half header and Daniel Nardiello's late strike keeps Bury four-points off third-placed Wycombe with a game-in-hand, while for the hosts the defeat meant the Exiles slip out of the play-off places. The visitors opened the scoring in the 21st minute. Daniel Mayor caught County napping with a quickly taken corner to Chris Hussey, who saw his fizzing left-footed shot flicked past goalkeeper Joe Day by Lowe. Striker Aaron O'Connor set out to keep his side in the promotion race when he battled into the Shakers' 18-yard-box, but his half-volley flew wide. Adam El-Abd almost threw his side's advantage away after Miles Storey battled down the left-flank to deliver a low cross. The defender then stabbed the ball onto his own post before it trickled out for a corner. Bury had to wait until the 88th minute to wrap up the three-points when Nardiello was given the freedom of the box to slot through Day's legs.

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