Hawks salvage draw at Bromley

Jake Newton escaped punishment for handling the ball on the line. Picture: Mick Young
Jake Newton escaped punishment for handling the ball on the line. Picture: Mick Young
Theo Lewis scored for the Hawks in the 38th minute at Wealdstone. Picture: Habibur Rahman

Good show on the road as Hawks impress to beat Wealdstone

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Scott Jones scored a late leveller to snatch the managerless Hawks a Blue Square Bet South point at Bromley this afternoon.

Tony Taggart missed a penalty for the Westleigh Park outfit, who sacked Stuart Ritchie this week, during an eventful first half.

Bromley, who had Liam Harwood sent off after conceding the spot-kick, took the lead in bizarre circumstances.

A header from Pierre Joseph-Dubois was prevented from crossing the line by the hand of Jake Newton.

But after consulting with his assistant, the referee awarded the goal - therefore sparing Newton any punishment.

With their numerical advantage, the Hawks dominated much of the second half without breaking Bromley down.

That was until substitute Jones headed home with 10 minutes left on the clock.