Barrow 1-1 Ebbsfleet Utd

Barrow clinched an important point against Blue Square Bet Premier relegation rivals Ebbsfleet.

Kick-off was delayed by 90 minutes as the Ebbsfleet coach was delayed by

But the visitors started brightly, with Phil Walsh heading in Gareth Gwillim's corner only for Adam Boyes to score a sweetly hit equaliser.

Ebbsfleet saw Nathan Elder sent off late on following an incident with Garry Hunter.

It capped a miserable evening for the Kent side, who were held up by the motorway incident during their 300-mile trip to Cumbria.

The Fleet are now 10 points adrift in the relegation zone with a game in hand on most of the teams above them, while Barrow edged to within a point of safety.