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Houghton and her team-mates earned their crack at the holders after establishing a quick-fire two-goal lead and then defending it tigerishly as Canada, coached John Herdman, from Consett, launched a fightback.
The game was on a knife edge but Keys, in the image of flanker Scott Matthews, defended tigerishly before their replacement wing Elliott Jones kicked through in midfield to win the race for the touchdown in the last minute of normal time.
Improving He did it in the manner of so many of the physically and mentally robust members of Bolger's County Carlow stable, claiming the lead on the rail when the weakening Spiritual Star let him past with two furlongs remaining and tigerishly defending his position.
7 CHRIS GUNTER: Let Jovetic get past him too easily for Montenegro''s goal and won''t be happy with this, but tigerishly tackled when he had to.
Blues had it all to do in the second leg but they fought tigerishly and kept an absorbing contest alive right through to the closing stages.
City went on to have the better of the rest of the first half, Blake and Gavin Rae tigerishly throwing themselves into tackles and refusing to let Boro's ball players settle in the midfield, Adam Matthews and Kevin McNaughton looking like the class full backs that they are, and Anthony Gerrard and Gyepes mopping up with headers, tackles and interceptions when danger threatened.
Ryan Guy tigerishly won the ball to get it to Stuart Byrne who played O'Connor into the box.
Fowler was the architect, tigerishly winning the ball in his own half and quickly releasing Naismith.
Midfielder Peltier was the pick of the bunch however, tackling tigerishly and using the ball intelligently as well as coming closest to scoring.
RYAN GIGGS Given the freedom to roam by John Toshack the United ace rose to the occasion magnificently as he wandered from wing to wing and tackled back tigerishly in a true captain's display
Gary Speed and Robbie Savage both fought tigerishly in midfield and slowly Wales gained the upper hand.