Jack Pearce was delighted to give the fans something to cheer after Bognor lifted the Sussex Senior Cup tonight with a 2-1 win at the Amex following extra-time.

Doug Tuck was the goal hero for Rocks, steering home just before the interval in extra-time.

Jimmy Wild had given Rocks the lead after just five minutes in a fast start by boss Pearce and coach Robbie Blake's side but Burgess Hill got over their early stagefright and levelled three minutes before half-time through Ross Murdoch.

In the extra half-an-hour both sides had chances to win it but it was Tuck, who was only fit enough for a place on the bench, who came up with the winner to cap what Pearce admits has been a frustrating season.

Pearce said: "I am very pleased for the players and the supporters as it has been a very disappointing season.

"For the loyal fans that have been with this club for years and years, I am really pleased they have got something to celebrate."

Bognor missed a clutch of early chances and Blake admitted he feared a familiar story.

Blake said: "It's nice to finish with a trophy and hopefully it will give the lads a kickstart to build on for next season.

"You never want to be disrespectful to a team but the first 20 minutes we were outstanding and could have been three or four up.

"If you are then, normally the game is over but, as usual, we have to do it the hard way."

Hillians boss Simon Wormull was proud of his side's performance.

He said: "The first 20 minutes Bognor should have killed us off with the chances they had but from 30 minutes onwards I thought we were the better side.

"I felt second half we dominated and in extra time our fitness shone through but the only thing we missed was that little bit of quality in front of goal.

"We went down their end and nearly scored and they want back down the other and they did and that's the final goal."