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Bournemouth and Ireland keeper Mark Travers (Nick Potts/PA)

Bournemouth and Ireland keeper Mark Travers (Nick Potts/PA)

Bournemouth and Ireland keeper Mark Travers (Nick Potts/PA)

Republic of Ireland keeper Mark Travers joined the ranks of goal scoring keepers on Tuesday night as he took centre stage as Bournemouth beat Eastleigh to lift the Hampshire Senior Cup.

Maynooth stopper Travers saved a first-half penalty, scored an injury-time equaliser and then kept out a spot-kick in the shoot-out the Cherries secured a win.

Yet it will be his towering header from a corner that will be remembered, with Travers confirming he relished his goal.

"I just looked at the bench and saw them signaling for me to go up," he told the Bournemouth Twitter feed.

"It was the last few minutes, we were 2-1 down in the final. I just made the near post run and thankfully I was able to hit the target."

Footage from Bournemouth's Twitter feed captured the moment Travers became a scoring hero and it was certainly an accomplished finish from the 21-year-old who started for Ireland in the World Cup qualifier against Serbia in March.

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