Hartlepool eased into the second round of the FA Cup with a comfortable 3-0 win over Stamford.
With 93 places separating the two sides, the lowest ranked team left in the competition were well beaten.
Pools hit the bar in the 20th minute through Nicky Deverdics and Padraig Amond missed the follow up.
But in a first-half controlled by the Sky Bet League Two side, Stamford, backed by 505 travelling fans, had a sniff of goal as the first 45 minutes ended.
Kern Miller flashed a low shot wide from the right...