Bridgwater Town boss Richard Fey has praised the part being played by former Chippenham Town manager Nathan Rudge at Fairfax Park this season.
"He doesn't shut up on the pitch – and is a natural leader," said Fey who is in second season at Bridgwater.
"He has really helped the defence to keep clean sheets this season."
Fey also singled out Rudge for his display in the FA Cup win over Brislington last weekend. "He was superb for us," added Fey.
Bridgwater have been drawn away to Bodmin in the first qualifying round with the tie to be played on Saturday, September 13.