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Sky Bet League 2

Home Park (ATT 6,303) 18th September 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: D Deadman

Plymouth Plymouth Argyle vs Bristol Rovers Bristol R

Plymouth 1

C Hourihane (35)

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Bristol R 1

T Parkes (70)

Parkes strike denies Argyle

Last Updated: 18/09/12 11:50pm

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Parkes: Equalised for Rovers

Parkes: Equalised for Rovers

Bristol Rovers' Tom Parkes drilled in a 70th-minute leveller as Mark McGhee's Pirates came back from 1-0 down to draw 1-1 at Plymouth Argyle.

Pilgrims playmaker Conor Hourihane provided the brightest moment of the first half with a thumping 30-yard opener in Tuesday night's West Country derby in League Two.

The 21-year-old Irish midfielder claimed his first Home Park goal after driving forward from the halfway line and letting fly with an unstoppable rising drive in the 35th minute.

A minute later, Argyle's on-loan Aldershot striker Guy Madjo's attempt at doubling the home side's lead was thwarted by Rovers central defender Tom Parkes.

Madjo had come close to opening the scoring when his long range shot hit the crossbar.

David Clarkson tested Argyle keeper Jake Cole with a seventh minute shot but that was the closest Rovers came to breaking the deadlock in the first half.

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Table

Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 14 28
2 Burton Albion 14 28
3 Luton Town 14 27
4 Bury 14 26
5 Shrewsbury Town 14 24
6 Plymouth Argyle 14 23
7 Morecambe 14 23
8 Newport County AFC 14 22
9 Cheltenham Town 14 22
10 Southend United 14 21
11 Portsmouth 14 20
12 AFC Wimbledon 14 19
13 Exeter City 14 19
14 Accrington Stanley 14 19
15 Cambridge United 14 18
16 Northampton Town 14 18
17 Mansfield Town 14 18
18 Stevenage 14 17
19 Oxford United 14 16
20 Dagenham & Redbridge 14 14
21 Carlisle United 14 12
22 York City 14 11
23 Hartlepool United 14 11
24 Tranmere Rovers 14 10