Colchester United boosted their League Two play-off hopes with a 2-0 win over Newport County, this afternoon.

Second-half strikes from debutant Ben Stevenson and Tom Eastman secured the U's their first win of 2018 and pulled them to within five points of the top seven, in League Two.

Daily Gazette photographer Steve Brading was on hand to capture all of the action, at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.