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Posted Sat 03 Oct 09 at 18:39 PM

A point at Edgar Street

John Still gave a debut to Abu Ogogo in place of Scott Doe who was relegated to the bench, while Danny Spiller, fit again after some groin discomfort, started his second game with Peter Gain switching to the left flank and Jon Nurse missing out.

Pugh made the first dangerous run of the game for Hereford in four minutes outstrippingOgogo, but King was unable to control the pass and ran it out.King made a strong run through in six minutes, but his low shot was straight at Roberts.

Daggers hit back in very blustery conditions and Josh Scott had their first effort shooting across Bartlett and the goal when he should have done better, Benson at full stretch couldn't reach it.Thurgood put Benson away. He set up Green but his shot was blocked when the rebound came back to Benson he blazed wildly over the angle of post and bar in 10 minutes.

Walkerlaid it off to the dangerous down Hereford's left, again he cut inside but again it was a comfortable save for Roberts from the low shot.In 32 minutes Lunt split Daggers defence with a fine ball through to Pugh, but he slipped his shot wide of Roberts but also wide of the far post.

Green made a strong right-wing run found Benson whose clever back heel set up Scott, but his very weak effort caused not problems for keeper Bartlett.Arber's dallying saw King dispossess him and set up Walker who hit a rising effort well parried by Roberts and Daggers defence were able to clear.

Good work down the Hereford left saw King swing in a dangerous cross that forced Arber to head over his own goal for a fruitless corner.The Bulls continued to press early in the second half and the dangerous Pugh cut in but blazed a good opening well over.

Scott had a good shot on the turn to force Bartlett to a first real save, but the assistant's flag was up for offside.Herefordcontinue to look the more dangerous and Marshall ended a flowing move cutting in to bring a diving save from Roberts on the near post.Jones hit a 25 yarder for Hereford deflected off Thurgood just wide.

Herefordswitched passes for Lunt to find full-back Valentine on the edge of the Daggers box, but he crashed a powerful effort wide of the far post.Danny Green controlled a ball and from 25 yards hit a real screamer that just flew over in Daggers' best effort of the game.

Wes Thomas replaced Josh Scott with 12 minutes remaining.

James Walker turned 25 yards out and hit a swerving effort that beat Roberts' attempted save to find the centre of the net with 10 minutes left.But Daggers levelled two minutes later as they stepped up their reply, Danny Green got over an accurate cross that Wesley Thomas came in with a powerful header past Bartlett.

With four minutes left, Jon Nurse replaced Danny Green.

Gwynne sprang clear and raced 40 yards on to a Lunt pass to get clear of Griffiths, but Roberts preserved Daggers' point with a point blank save with three minutes remaining.

Att: 2,253 (71 D&R)

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