THREE goals, three points and three league wins on the spin for Rovers in front of an incredible travelling support of almost 3,300.

Tony Mowbray believes his side are starting to find their feet in League One, but it feels there is still plenty more to come from this Rovers side who are looking more impressive by the week.

Craig Conway’s return to the fold from injury has coincided with three consecutive league wins.  Coincidence? Possibly. But Rovers certainly look much more of a balanced unit with the Scot in the side.

Much of Rovers' recent revival is down to the physical effort they are now putting in, of which Conway plays a big part, in tandem with Elliott Bennett on the other flank.

The pair are regularly among the top three Rovers players for distance covered in a match, much of that without the ball, and chasing back towards their own goal. And it is that workrate that allows Rovers’ quality to shine through, as it has in their last two games.

They blew Rochdale away in the second half at Spotland, just as they had done against MK Dons in their last league outing.

Helping in that is the ace they have up their sleeve off the bench in Harry Chapman, whose pace to burn, along with with his repertoire of tricks and flicks, makes him almost the perfect player to introduce as the game ticks in to the closing stages, with the platform for him to shine being set by the previous endeavour of Bennett and Conway.

Calls for the Middlesbrough loanee to start matches will only grow louder if he continues to put in such cameo performances, but having typified what Rovers will need to be about this season, the more experienced pair are becoming somewhat automatic picks.

But Chapman can do no more, and Danny Graham’s late goal means the teenager has now had a hand in the last four goals in which Rovers have scored while he has been on the pitch. That would have been five, had Bradley Dack not been in an offside position when turning in a Chapman cross after another exciting burst down the right channel.

While Chapman had a hand in the third, it was Bennett who played a key role in the first, as his right-wing cross was volleyed home by Richie Smallwood who followed his pass to get in the box and was rewarded with a 10th minute opener.

Bennett and Conway switched flanks at the start of the second half, with Mowbray giving the two experienced players the freedom to do so whenever they see fit.

And that understanding of the game saw the pair combine twice shortly after the re-start, with Dominic Samuel and Marcus Antonsson both missing golden chances to give Rovers a 2-0 lead.

But Antonsson would eventually get his goal, and it was no surprise to see it come from yet another Conway delivery.

Then, after captain for the day Conway had taken a knock to the hip on his 150th appearance for the club, Mowbray turned to his bench, and the livewire Chapman who saw an enterprising run end with Graham getting his season off and running by pouncing on a mistake by Dale ‘keeper Brendan Moore 11 minutes from the end.

The first half, after Smallwood’s goal, was something of a battle for Rovers who had few clear-cut chances, other than Moore saving from Conway and Antonsson firing wide. A glut of chances followed at the start of the second half as Rovers missed a host of chances before Antonsson made it 2-0 three minutes before the hour mark.

From then on in, Rovers were in complete control, and while Rochdale did fail to register a shot on target, they did go close with 15 minutes to go as Jordan Williams saw his 20-yard piledriver hit the bar.

There is a real sense that things are coming together for Rovers, and watching this team evolve could be an exciting prospect.