KEMPSEY Saints continue to improve on the field in the Coastal Premier League as the men in green and white get closer and closer to their first victory.
The first and reserve grade squads travelled down the Pacific Highway to Dixie Park, Port Macquarie, confident they could challenge for a result.
Saints came up against Port United FC who sat four spots above them on the competition ladder and walked away with a 3-3 result.
The match could've easily gone the way of the Saints however Port equalised with thirty seconds left in the game during an extended injury time period.
Goalscorers for Kempsey were Sam Mahoney, the clinical Nick Wright and Cedric Bloedorn.
"The boys played with great intensity right through the match and we were unlucky to draw in the end," coach Kevin Sinclair told the Argus.
Saints will now play Coffs City United Lions tomorrow night 8pm at Eden Street Playing Fields with the Lions falling to 5th place after leading the competition back in round three.
In reserve grade, Saints suffered a 2-0 loss to Port United however Sinclair said it was an improved performance after losing 8-0 to Coffs Coast Tigers in their previous fixture.
"Under 18's player Logan Davis made his premier league debut and was awarded players player for the reserves side," Sinclair said.
Saints' women's side were scheduled to play Port FC last Saturday too however the Port side, suffering from an injury crisis, was unable to put a team on the park with the game postponed.
"They had most of their players out with injuries and thought a weeks rest would mean they'd avoid any season ending injuries," women's coach Tink Sneddon told the Argus.
"There is talk of a mid-week catch up match but we are yet to organise that or confirm."
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