with honours even

with honours even

With both sides being equally matched or level, as in a competition or contest; with neither side having been victorious. Primarily heard in UK. The two athletes are preparing to meet once again for a chance at the title, with honours even. An amazing match between two of the world's greatest football clubs has ended with honours even.
See also: even, honour
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With honours even at the interval, Anth Jones fired he home side into the lead.
0 the games Merseyside derby ends with honours even PAGES 6,7DRAGONS win penalty shoot-out to reach last eight PAGES 4,5 Wellmen take Aber to pens, plus the rest of the local action P10,11
Four of Villa's last nine meetings with Sunderland have ended with honours even, including last season's contest, which finished goalless.
Albion Rovers 1 East Fife 1 EAST FIFE'S Paul Willis hit a goal of the season contender as this basement battle ended with honours even.
BRAY WANDERERS 0 DERRY CITY 0 IT ended with honours even at the Carlisle Grounds as Bray and Derry ended in a scoreless draw.
Lightning joined the party in the second half winning the third quarter but only by one, and with honours even in the final period, it was the home side that prevailed.
This record accounts for the popularity of Betdaq's 23/10 odds chalked in favour of tomorrow's duel finishing with honours even, though if City are to have any chance of featuring as play-off challengers, it's a game from which they must take maximum points.
THE title showdown between Alliance leaders Flint Town and third-placed Llandudno Town ended with honours even in a nil-nil deadlock.
IN the only match to survive the weather, Sunderland and Frankland played out an eight-goal clash in the first leg of their Meredith Trophy semi final - with honours even at the end.
HOLYHEAD and Flint finished with honours even after the visitors had earned the credits in the first half before Hotspur dominated the second period.
The only game in the Premier Division ended with honours even, efforts from Steve Cunningham and Paul Woodworth earning Gunners Enterprise a 2-2 draw with Phoenix (Danny Hughes 2).
Both sides had chances to go ahead before going in at the break with honours even.
The Irishman has taken charge of Celtic against Rangers on two occasions that have ended with honours even and seven goals apiece.
There was a six-goal thriller with honours even as Limavady United and Larne drew 3-3 at the Showgrounds.
Four of the pair's last six encounters have finished with honours even and each of their last three duels at Villa Park have ended in stalemate.