Goalkeeper Ian McLoughlin kept a clean-sheet and helped Newport County to their first win in nine on Sunday afternoon.
McLoughlin made a number of important saves, including one right at the death, as Justin Edinburgh’s side climbed to within seven points of the Sky Bet League 2 table with the 1-0 victory at Plainmoor.
Striker Chris Zebroski grabbed the Exiles’ solitary goal in the ninth minute before the Gulls were reduced to ten men following an apparent elbow by Shamir Goodwin.
, meanwhile, watched from the stands as Cambridge United won the FA Trophy at Wembley Stadium following a 4-0 demolition of Gosport Borough.Luke Chadwick
The U’s lifted the trophy for the first time in their history on Sunday afternoon thanks to goals from Ryan Bird, Luke Berry and a second-half brace from Ryan Donaldson.
Chadwick was ineligible to feature.