Carlow's Padraig Amond penalty vital as Newport secure place in League Two play-off final

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Newport County Mansfield 5-3 on penalties over the weekend to secure their place in the League Two play-off final.

After the first leg had finished 1-1, both sides missed a host of chances as the game remained scoreless for 120 minutes, ensuring it would be decided on penalties.

Carlow native Padraig Amond featured for Newport and scored one of his side's successful spot kicks.