The Rams looked to be dominating the game and a goal in the 19th Minute by Luke Moore, following a good cross from Kris Commons. At half time Derby were still holding onto the slender one-nil advantage.
Kris Commons, still to sign a new contract with the Rams scored a fine goal in the 59th minute to give the Rams a two goal cushion and with just half an hour left looked to have sealed the victory for Derby. Doncaster had other ideas and two goals in as many minutes in the 66th and 68th minute by Dean Shiels drew the scores level.
Derby then fought out a tense closure to the game. The tension not helped by five minutes of time added on. During this time A goal line clearance from James Bailey helped the Rams to a deserved win and raised Derby to 7th position in the Championship just two points behind the play-off places.
Derby now have 18 points jut two points behind Swansea in 6th.
Derby now move on the road again with a visit to the New Den and a serious challenge to their current unbeaten run against Millwall on Saturday...