Ian Henderson shattered Barrow's dream of booking a place in the FA Cup fourth round for the first time in their history with two well-taken goals to steer Rochdale to a 2-0 win at Holker Street.
With the fog rolling in across the Furness Peninsula and the hosts' biggest crowd in 27 years craving an upset to eclipse the Bluebirds' win at Bristol Rovers in the previous round, the omens were in favour of the National League side.
But Keith Hill's in-form team were a class apart for much of the afternoon...
A brace of goals from striker Byron Harrison gave non-League Barrow a shock 2-1 FA Cup second-round win over Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium.
The League One side took a 10th-minute lead when Lee Brown's shot came back off the inside of a post. Luke James fired the rebound towards goal and Rory Gaffney turned it over the line from close range.
But National League Barrow were far from disheartened and equalised six minutes later, Harrison running onto to a flick-on from strike partner Richard...
Winger Jordan Williams helped end Taunton's FA Cup adventure as Barrow claimed a 2-1 win in their first-round replay at Holker Street.
Eighth-tier Taunton were playing their ninth game in this season's competition and were the lowest-ranked side left after Westfields' exit on Monday.
Centre-half Ed Palmer drew them level with a superb free-kick in the 73rd minute, cancelling out a fine 48th-minute opener by Barrow winger Williams.
But Barrow went back in front within two minutes when a Ryan Yates cross...
Liam Hughes' sending off did not stop Barrow getting their name in the hat for the FA Cup second round draw as the ten men hung on for 45 minutes to earn a 2-2 draw with Taunton.
The Bluebirds made a promising start as Jordan Williams had an effort turned behind for a corner by Lloyd Irish in the third minute.
The Peacocks went close 11 minutes later as Jordan Rogers had a low drive turned behind by Joel Dixon.
From the resulting corner from Ryan Batley, Matt Wright rose highest to head home for the...