Cheek plundered his way to 21 goals to help guide the Ravens into a play-off place – although last weekend’s eliminator defeat at Hartlepool United ended any thoughts of claiming a place in the Football League.
Twice Aldershot had dragged themselves back level but with the final touch of the game, in the fifth of four added minutes, the right-back stole in to nod Bromley back into contention for a top seven finish.
Despite creating a host of chances, the Gulls couldn’t break down a resolute Ravens’ side, who are now one point adrift of the top seven – and now manager Gary Johnson is focusing his attentions on next Sunday’s showdown with Stockport County.
A penalty from the National League’s top scorer Michael Cheek – his 20th goal of the season – and a stoppage time second from substitute James Alabi ensured Neill Byrne’s goal back with almost the last kick of the game was mere consolation.
Trailing to two early efforts from Ryan Gondoh and Connor Smith, Woodman’s Ravens pulled one back through captain Byron Webster before the National League’s top scorer Michael Cheek rescued a point with a strike 16 minutes from time.