Weston-super-Mare AFC showed plenty of fight on Easter Monday to claw back a draw against Torquay United away from home.

The Seagulls refused to lay down and scored late to earn a point in front of a large crowd at Plainmoor, and a very healthy section of travelling Weston fans.

After the match, manager Scott Bartlett said he was proud of the efforts from his players in the 90 minutes and thanked the supporters.

"Brilliant atmosphere, in fairness to both sets of fans, but especially ours who were just above us in the top corner, came down in their droves," he said.

"Yet again the lads have given them something to be proud of, I thought we ran hard and looked fit and powerful."

Over the Easter break, Weston earned four points with a convincing win over Taunton at home and then the draw against Torquay.

Bartlett said: "The lads have been through a lot and four points over the Easter period is good.

"To go 2-0 behind and get it back to 2-2, then go 3-2 behind and get it back again was amazing, but it was always going to be like that today, it was end-to-end, breathless really.

"But it was a good performance, taking four points from the last two games is good, and we've got a little bit of a breather now before Braintree on Saturday."

Speaking on the squad as a whole, Bartlett has said how strong the character is within the unit.

"There's good personalities in the group, it is what we recruit for, I think you could count, since the whole time I've been here, maybe two or three times when it has looked really disjointed," he said.

"But, in near on 250 games, we've always had that effort and that endeavour, and it is down to the club and the coaching staff, and the type of players we recruit.

"All credit has to go to the players, I still think they can push themselves even more, there's some good players here and they should be disappointed that we haven't pushed the play off spots."

Looking ahead, Weston take on Braintree Town next on Saturday away from home in the National League South.

"We will rest a little bit, a few players need a rest, we will come in Thursday and prep full for Braintree.

"The players want to finish as high as we can, so what they do in the next two or three days before we see them again will be really important."