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But it was not all plain sailing for the teenager, who rushed to complete work after it was discovered he did not already have the required grades as he had assumed.
It was not entirely plain sailing for the Yorkshire batsmen either, but skipper Andrew Gale hit a robust unbeaten 68 for his side to close on 135 for five, still trailing by 33.
It is not in Damon Robson's nature, nor does he believe today's FA Vase semi-final second-leg will be plain sailing.
It looked plain sailing for the Leamington outfit as they swept into a 3-1 lead but their rivals staged a gutsy fightback to square matters at 3-3 after 90 minutes only for Whitnash to snatch the winner in the added half hour.
Guilsfield 1 Gap Connah's Quay 2 LEADERS Nomads grabbed all three points thanks to a 76th-minute Tommy Baker penalty but it was far from plain sailing against a robust Guilsfield side.
HAVING enjoyed success with Catalans Dragons it has not all been plain sailing for the Aussie since taking over from Daniel Anderson at St Helens.
For Elizabeth and Anthony Jones the birth of daughter Emily was far from plain sailing and certainly not what they had in mind.
It's not all plain sailing, however, and Headlights On Dark Roads is a lumpen mess.
It has not always been plain sailing for the couple, however.
It looked plain sailing when Boro doubled their advantage on 33 minutes with Williams powerfully heading home from Michael Love's corner.
PLAIN SAILING Hampshire II moored in Belfast yesterday
Are you hoping your life will be plain sailing now?
It looked plain sailing for a rampant Clijsters as she raced into a set and 5-2 lead only for Wozniacki to launch an impressive fightback.
However, it was far from plain sailing for the favourite and as they turned for home he looked in trouble with long timeleader Qualypso D'Allier pressing on into a clear lead, prompting some in-running backers go in at a low of 1.
It's difficult to imagine what, if anything, can prompt discontent about such idyllic conditions, but these expats will make it clear that it hasn't all been plain sailing.