A late goal by substitute James Chamberlain-Barlow rescued a point for Albany United in their 2-2 draw with Ellerslie at Rosedale Park.
The point could prove useful at the end of the season as it keeps Albany within a three-point reach of Ellerslie as both sides try to clear the bottom end of the Lotto NRFL first division.
Ellerslie struck first with an 18th-minute goal by Johnleo Caselli.
The Ponies took that lead into half-time.
Albany levelled on the hour when Thomas Davis found the net.
But Ellerslie regained the lead a few minutes later when Alex Clark made it 2-1.
As time started to run out, Chamberlain-Barlow, a second-half sub, came to Albany’s rescue, grabbing the equaliser with only four minutes left.
Game played on Sunday July 24, 2022
Albany United 2 (Thomas Davis 60′, James Chamberlain-Barlow 86′)
Ellerslie 2 (Johnleo Caselli 18′, Alex Clark 66′)
Games played Saturday July 23, 2022
Manurewa 1 (Jeremias Perez 53′ pen)
West Coast Rangers 1 (Allan Pearce 14′)
East Coast Bays 2 (Callum Simmonds 28′, Daniel Morgan 30′)
Tauranga City 0
Mount Albert Ponsonby 1 (Tim Sudmann 86′)
Onehunga Mangere United 1 (Gilberto Souza 69′)
Waitemata 1 (Scott Sellar 74′)
Northern Rovers 2 (Rory Turner 61′, Jason Quinlan 81′)
Fencibles United 2 (Ryan Clarke 11′, Zachary Tobin 71′)
Metro 1 (Joe Minto 33′)
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