Newbridge started this game well knowing this was going to be a hard game against a tough Division 3 opponent. Helston opted to go up hill first giving Newbridge centre. The two league difference certainly didn't show in this game and Newbridge held there own through out the game. Helston had an early effort that was well dealt with by the Newbridge keeper Aaron Jones. Then Newbridge took the lead. Gareth Charles put pressure on the Helston defender after a short pass from his keeper, he struggled to keep him at bay and James Tregay took the ball off him to put the visitors infront by taking it round the keeper and finding the empty net. This clearly riled the Helston team and they made a number of fouls. Helston had a chance to level with some neat passing in midfield broke down the left hand side. Helston felt they was going to score but once again Aaron stuck out a leg to make and excellent save. Newbridge then had another free kick in their own half and that was cleared out for a corner. From the corner the ball was cleared for Helston to counter attack they rushed through, beat one midfielder and defender to go one on one with Aaron and Fraser Paterson took it round the keeper to level the scores. Helston had another opportunity to put themselves in front but another save from Aaron prevented the goal only to slip over when the ball was in the air. Aaron tried to catch it whilst on the floor but the ball hit him, but defender Kyle Jones came in behind to tidy up to keep the scores level. Again another chance for Helston a shot was deflected with Aaron anticipating the original effort, whilst on the floor the rebound was then blocked by Kyle Jones throwing himself in front of it and hitting him in the face. Then came another freekick for Newbridge, Gareth crossed the ball in and Kyle put it just over the bar. The scores level at half time 1-1.
Newbridge very happy with the scoreline at half time pushed on in the second and were the much better team for most of the half. A few chances came and went with nothing coming from them. Gareth played the ball out to Elliot Baker who ran down the right hand side to put in a pinpoint cross for James Tregay to put Newbridge back in front. James had another chance to score but the ball came back off the post. James having been carrying an injury then came off, Newbridge manager made changes with a bit of a shuffle round Elliot Baker went up front, having no recognized strikers left. But it was Newbridge who double their advantage to put the scoreline at 3-1 Gareth put another ball through to Elliot, Elliot showed great composure to chip it over the top on the on rushing keeper. Newbridge continued the pressure but with 20 minutes to go Helston went up a gear to try to get back in the game. They had another one on one attempt but Aaron spread his body well and the effort came back off the post and was then covered by Aaron. They scored after a succession of corners, the corner was punched away from Newbridge keeper but it was volleyed back in by Shane Miller, it took a deflection on the way through and went into the back of net. Helston continued this pressure with several attempts. Aaron kept Helston at bay with a string of world class saves that any keeper would be proud of. A long shot was caught with a diving save. One effort looked for sure it was going in but Aaron got a hand to the ball and tipped it onto the bar and Ben Montgomery cleared the rebound. With just a few minutes to go Helston had another couple of corners but were both punched away from Aaron, with seconds to go Helston player broke into the box and was taken out for what everyone including ourselves thought it was a blatant penalty but only for the ref to be facing the opposite direction blowing the whistle which again must have seemed like he gave the penalty but instead it was the full time whistle. Helston rightfully aggrieved to not get the penalty and have a chance at leveling the score but over all it was a deserved win for Newbridge who put in 100% from start to finish.