well-merited

well-merited

adj (well merited when postpositive)
fully deserved or merited
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Goals either side of the interval from Scott Lisle and Graeme Rodger - a fabulous 22-yard strike - gave Formartine United a well-merited 2-0 victory over a young Aberdeen side in an enthralling encounter last night.
But it was a well-merited three points for the visitors, cheered on by more than 2,200 travelling fans.
With the day's well-merited victory, the 2nd string Bangladesh team stayed in the series with 1-2 deficit after suffering two successive defeats against their Afghan rivals in the five-match series.
"This appointment is singularly well-merited and, we hope, ushers in a new and exciting chapter for Rochdale.
The choice of Tunis as the capital of Islamic Culture for 2019 was well-merited for its rich cultural heritage and illuminating role, Minister Al-Jabri, also minister of state for youth affairs and chairman of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, told reporters Tuesday upon departing for Tunisia to partake in the official start of celebrations and activities to mark Tunis as the Islamic Culture Capital of 2019.
It was a well-merited victory for the seven-time winners, who took control of the game in the first half and withstood a couple of rallies from Moorefield with comfort.
In domestic cup competitions Mid Annandale saw off Threave by a single goal in the second round of the League Cup but fell in the later stages in a surprising defeat at the hands of bottom placed Dumfries YMCA in a well-merited two goals to one victory.
Droopys Zephyr, completing the second leg of a famous TV treble for Harrison, stepped up to the plate to illustrate his precocity with a well-merited success in the decider of the PS8,000 williamhill.com Northern Puppy Derby (480m).
GLOUCESTER shook off their recent poor form to earn a well-merited draw with last season's Premiership runners-up Exeter at Sandy Park.
But Wolves showed great character and Bodvarsson's strike gave them a well-merited point.
It was a well-merited wicket for Rhodes whose 11 over stint cost him only 36 runs.