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Priestfield Stadium (ATT 4,768) 15th September 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: G Sutton

Gillingham Gillingham vs Bristol Rovers Bristol R

Gillingham 4

D Kedwell (pen 5, 15)
C Lee (45)
C Whelpdale (82)

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Kedwell double downs Rovers

Last Updated: 15/09/12 7:23pm

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Kedwell: Bagged a brace

Kedwell: Bagged a brace

Two early goals from Danny Kedwell set Gillingham on the way to a resounding 4-0 victory against winless Bristol Rovers.

Gillingham's win cemented their place at the top of League Two.

The former AFC Wimbledon striker's double takes his league tally for the season to six, his first coming after five minutes from the penalty spot after he was bundled over from behind by Tom Parkes, who was lucky to stay on the pitch as the last man.

Ten minutes later the forward claimed a second - Charlie Lee's long throw was hurled into the area and Kedwell's front-post flick-on from a tight angle looped over a helpless Sam Walker.

It was all Gills and the third came on the stroke of half-time as a diving Lee got his head to Charlie Allen's right-side corner to power in.

Wayne Brown and Oliver Norburn eventually tested Stuart Nelson after the break for Rovers, but the game was wrapped up as substitutes Myles Weston and Chris Whelpdale combined, the latter nodding in an inch-perfect cross.

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1 Scunthorpe United 44 80
2 Chesterfield 44 78
3 Rochdale 44 78
4 Fleetwood Town 44 75
5 Burton Albion 44 72
6 Southend United 44 68
7 York City 44 67
8 Oxford United 44 62
9 Plymouth Argyle 44 58
10 Bury 44 57
11 Dagenham & Redbridge 44 57
12 Mansfield Town 44 57
13 Portsmouth 44 57
14 AFC Wimbledon 44 56
15 Newport County AFC 44 55
16 Cheltenham Town 44 55
17 Hartlepool United 44 52
18 Accrington Stanley 44 51
19 Morecambe 44 50
20 Exeter City 44 49
21 Wycombe Wanderers 44 47
22 Bristol Rovers 44 47
23 Northampton Town 44 47
24 Torquay United 44 42