Wrexham 4-5 Grimsby: No Hollywood end for Dragons as Mariners reach National League play-off final

Wrexham 4-5 Grimsby: No Hollywood finish to the season in North Wales as Mariners progress to National League play-off final with an 119th-MINUTE winning goal from former Dragons defender Luke Waterfall

  • Grimsby have reached the National League play-off final after beating Wrexham
  • The Mariners came out on top in a crazy game of scarcely believable moments
  • Five goals were scored in a particularly frantic 17-minute spell in the second half
  • Luke Waterfall scored the winning goal with a header in the 119th minute
  • Grimsby will play Solihull Moors or Chesterfield in next weekend’s final 

Grimsby have progressed to the National League play-off final after beating Wrexham in one of the craziest games of the season. 

A manic match-up at the Racecourse finished 4-4 after 90 minutes, with five goals scored in a frantic 17-minute period in the second half.  

Just as penalties were looming towards the end of extra-time, former Wrexham defender Luke Waterfall popped up with his second goal of the afternoon in the 119th minute to send Grimsby to the final.  

Full match report to follow. 

Wrexham striker Paul Mullin opened the scoring with a penalty inside the first 13 minutes

Wrexham striker Paul Mullin opened the scoring with a penalty inside the first 13 minutes

The Welsh club's Hollywood owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney were in attendance

The Welsh club’s Hollywood owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney were in attendance

Emmanuel Dieseruvwe put Grimsby 4-3 ahead but Wrexham equalised again two minutes later

Emmanuel Dieseruvwe put Grimsby 4-3 ahead but Wrexham equalised again two minutes later

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