Dumbarton secured the first point of their Championship campaign against Falkirk at the Rock this afternoon, pulling back a goal late on to claim a 1-1 draw.
The match started tentatively, but ended with passion and energy. The first half proved a fairly even affair, with chances at both ends. But the teams went in level and goalless at the break.
In the second half Falkirk upped the pace and began to control the game, taking the lead on the hour after a goalmouth scramble. Conor McGrandles did the damage for the Bairns.
But Sons fought back bravely and were rewarded when substitute Bryan Prunty made it 1-1, finishing well at the end of a good move.
As the game drew to a close Dumbarton had several other chances, but could not quite snatch a victory.