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So with another year and a few more miles on the clock, Celestial Halo may be the one to come out on top, especially as he seems more of a battler than Binocular, who looks a shadow of his former self this term.
Steaua arrived in Wales for a pre-season tour in July 2002 but were almost left without a scheduled game against Dr Marten's League battlers Newport.
Table-toppers Malvern Town's surprise collapse continued with a shock 3-1 defeat to relegation battlers Causeway United, and Romulus were held to a 2-2 draw by Leamington.
Howard spoke of battlers as a disorganised, threatened grouping, both in terms of their supposed values or more coded cupidity.
A 1-0 defeat by relegation battlers Gillingham on Saturday proved the final straw and chairman Rick Hayward met with Jones this morning.
whereas the Red Sox are scrappers and battlers, they've got to live off the land.
Dowie's injury-hit battlers had survived a scare earlier when Bournemouth striker Steve Fletcher thundered a shot onto the crossbar.
Dale Belford's young battlers rattled the Bones early on with Simeon Smith firing them ahead on six minutes before Luke Keen stretched their advantage just before the half hour while Stuart Hendry looked to sealed the victory seven minutes from time.
With three other welterweight bouts also on the card, the contest will also feature a 16-man open weight tournament which will see fighters as small as 84kg facing huge 120kg battlers.
ROTHERHAM 2 BURTON ALBION 2 PAUL PESCHISOLIDO was delighted that Albion came from 2-0 down to earn a point - and felt his battlers could even have pinched it.
RUGBY LEAGUE: Wigan coach Brian Noble is bracing himself for another roller-coaster ride when his play-off battlers take on Leeds tonight for an unlikely place in the Super League Grand Final.