Gary Horgan was pleased that Chippenham Town were able to put in a strong display across 90 minutes during their 2-0 away win at Truro City.

Will Henry had to be switched on very quickly as Chippenham were caught playing out from the back, allowing Tyler Harvey to unleash a powerful strike from the edge of the box, but the Chippenham ‘keeper stayed big and made the stop.

The Bluebirds got over the early danger quickly as after 13 minutes they sustained an attack deep in the Truro half and Will King found Matt McClure on the edge of the area, he spun away from his defender and finished neatly under James Hamon.

Chippenham had been making it difficult for the hosts to get balls to stick going forward all afternoon and again turned defence into attack quickly as Jake Evans swung a ball into the box, but his cross was just too far ahead of McClure and Craig Fasanmade.

The second came just after the hour mark as Luke Spokes drove into the heart of the Truro defence after a long flowing move, before dropping the ball off to McClure, and his effort took a deflection off Adam Porter that took it beyond Hamon.

Horgan said that he was pleased that his team had managed to convert their good periods of play in recent weeks into a strong performance over a whole match.

He said: “It was a good all-round performance from us, we have had games over the last few weeks when we have been good for 60 to 65 minutes and not managed to do that for the whole 90.

“This wasn’t the complete performance, but we managed to stay strong and put in a display that covered the whole match.

“I have felt that in those performances, particularly across the backline, we have probably deserved a clean sheet and it was nice to be able to do that.

“The game was not without its periods; they had a chance really early on that Will Henry did what he is paid to do with a great save.

“Matt [McClure] was really good and his two goals were really pleasing because they don’t concede many and out-of-possession they are a 532 that is very difficult to break down.

“The biggest thing was staying patient and our second goal had 41 passes in the build-up and I felt generally we had that patience to create those openings.”