TONY Mowbray was pleased with his side’s resilience as they chalked up a fourth consecutive league win.

Marcus Antonsson scored the winner just before the hour mark to give Rovers a 1-0 win at Scunthorpe United.

That ended the hosts’ unbeaten start to the season and extended Rovers’ winning run to four games.

And Mowbray said: “We are delighted with the points.

“It was a tough game against a good side, they caused a few problems in the first half, but we had a few chances.

“I am delighted with the points because we played against a team who I think will win a lot of points here, they were unbeaten, and I could feel that they were a good team.

“They knew how to get up the pitch, get the ball wide and get balls in to your box, but I thought we were resolute and defending well.

“Having Mulgrew gave us that balance and stability with his left peg which helped us play the ball out from the back.

“It was a tough game, we will take the points, put them in the bag and move on to the next game.”

Antonsson volleyed home an excellent Elliott Bennett cross, and Mowbray added: “I always felt that we could get a goal.

“They were dominating the ball but I felt that we did look like scoring and that’s because we have some quality at the top end of the pitch.

“Thankfully it was a brilliant from Elliott and Marcus did what we’ve been asking and get round the back post to score.

“I was delighted for him as sometimes things get away from him and he has things to improve on, but it is great for his confidence that he’s scoring some goals and he will get better.”

Antonsson scored the winner just before the hour mark, but was replaced by Danny Graham moments later.

And Mowbray admits a substitution was being thought about just before the Leeds United loanee grabbed his second goal in as many games.

“Those are the sort of decisions you make as a manager and maybe Antonsson saw Graham warming up and got himself in the six yard box to score.

“That is all right and Danny sat himself back down – but I just felt that Danny could hold the ball up

“Danny gave them a few more physical problems.

“I would have put my mortgage on him scoring that goal, it was a great save I have to say, but I see him every day in training with those first time side-foot finishes and he hardly ever misses.

“The keeper made a great save with his feet.

“I’m pleased that Danny is coming on and making an impact and he will have a big part to play, and if we can become more dominant in games and get balls in the box then there will be no better player to put them away than Danny Graham.”

Meanwhile, Mowbray revealed that Craig Conway missed out with a hip injury, which is heavily bruised, while Rekeem Harper was forced off with a groin injury.