scoreline certainly didn’t reflect the even contest that this match was,
nonetheless, it was a third successive defeat for the Shipyard and this 4-1
reversal has severely damaged the Shipyard’s hope of getting into the promotion
scrap. Despite falling behind after a mere twenty seconds the Shippy went on to
control the game for long periods and it was surprising that it took them an
hour to draw level. The concession of a penalty with twelve minutes remaining gave
Preston the opportunity to regain the lead and after the spot kick was
converted expertly by substitute Jack Jardine, the visitors went on to add
another two goals as the previously solid Shipyard defence crumbled. Despite
the miserable weather the teams served up an entertaining contest for the hardy
souls that braved the conditions. The Shipyard starting eleven showed two
changes from last week with Dale Allan and Connor McQuade replacing Sam Glancy
and Johnny Galloway, who left the Club in midweek to join his local team Crossgates
Primrose. It would have been three changes but for Benn Hutchison picking up an
injury in the warm up meaning Jason Finlay retained his place.
found themselves a goal down after twenty seconds when defensive hesitancy allowed
Preston to cut the ball back from the by-line and Johnathan Edmond knocked the
ball home at the front post. Allan and Reece Brown were causing the visitors
defence problems, however, at this stage they were resolute and giving nothing
away. The aforementioned pair combined in the 16th minute and Allan
was denied at close range by a fine save from Jack Findlay. Four minutes later
a Grant Skinner ball into the six-yard box was begging to be knocked home but
the Shipyard failed to capitalise. Preston’s threat was rare but six minutes
prior to the break the Shipyard had keeper Michael Gibb to thank as he pulled
off a great save at close range and moments later, he was on hand again as he
made a brave double save to deny the visitors.
were back on the front foot as the second half got underway and Brown was
thwarted by Findlay who pushed his free-kick away. An Allan attempt was
deflected wide for a corner and the resultant set piece was scrambled away after
an unconvincing punch from Findlay. There was a huge appeal from Preston for a
penalty moments later following a Gavin Ross challenge inside the box, however,
referee Kyle Hall thought the big defender got enough of the ball to wave play
on. To rub salt into the visitors wounds the Shipyard went up the park and
equalised. Findlay failed to hold Allan’s strike and young Finlay was on hand
at the back post to knock the ball into the net. It was the Shippy’s turn to appeal
for a penalty as Brown went down in the box following a challenge but again the
referee wasn’t interested. A looping cross into the Preston box was tipped away
and Ross Lennie’s follow up was blocked at the expense of a corner. The Shippy
continued to dominate proceedings as Brown saw his shot saved and then the
Shippy’s trialist substitute hit the bar with a header. Lennie was involved
again as he headed over following a corner moments before the game swung in Preston’s
favour. Ross committed a foul just inside his own area and after the dust had
settled Jardine made no mistake from the spot. The Shipyard had another penalty
claim denied as Lennie went down in the area and the referee’s decision to
caution him for simulation was harsh in many observers’ eyes. Preston scored a
third in the 82nd minute as the unchallenged Jardine headed home
from a corner and a fourth arrived three minutes later with the Shipyard
defence all at sea Mark Smith drilled a loose ball home from the edge of the
Manager Stuart Innes was naturally disappointed with the outcome but felt his players could not be faulted for commitment and endeavour and they could be proud of their efforts as they were the better team for most of the match with a couple of lapses in concentration cost them dear.
The Shipyard are on the road for the next couple of weeks with two trips to the borders with Coldstream and Hawick Royal Albert United providing the opposition.
Shipyard: M. Gibb, R. O’Donnell, G. Skinner, I. Millar, G. Ross. S. Strang (A.
Trialist), J. Finlay, R. Lennie, R. Brown, C. McQuade, D. Allan. Unused Subs:
A. Watt, J. Galloway, D. Hunter, A. Cooper, K. Kwapinski.
Athletic: J. Findlay, K. Austin, C. Innes, M. O’Connor, M. Smith, E. Williams, J.
Grotlin, L. Turkington, J. Edmond, B. Bathgate, D. Ndiweni (J. Jardine). Unused
Subs: C. Pennycuick, B. Archibald, S. Walker, D. Weldon.
The Shipyard slumped to a 4-0 defeat against St Andrews United at Barnetts Park and to say all four goals were highly avoidable would be an understatement. Needless concession of the ball in their own half was the Shippy’s Achilles heel and the fact that they weren’t punished more came as a surprise, though credit must go to keeper Michael Gibb for some fine saves. The Shipyard’s passing game was always going to be difficult on a very heavy pitch and they struggled for long periods to make any headway in getting the ball forward and retain possession. Dean Hunter, Robbie Crawford and Dale Allan dropped out of last week’s starting eleven for various reasons and their places were taken by Grant Skinner, Jason Finlay and Ross Lennie, who returned after several weeks on the sidelines through injury.
Honeyman shot over with four minutes on the clock and after that the visitors
enjoyed a spell of pressure before shooting themselves in the foot in the 11th
minute. Possession was conceded all to easily, though credit to Ross Cunningham
who fired an unstoppable shot into the net. Shortly after the Saints were
screaming for a penalty when their man went down under a challenge from Gavin
Ross, however, the referee dismissed their appeals probably judging it was a
shoulder to shoulder challenge. The Saints then hit the top of the bar as they
maintained the pressure. A Reece Brown drive was headed clear and a couple of
minutes later Sam Glancy was not too far away with a left foot strike. Gibb
saved well from Honeyman with the angle proving too tight for the Saints man.
With the Shipyard looking to get to the interval only a goal down and have the
advantage of the slope in the second half the roof caved in. A needless free-kick
was conceded just outside the box on the right-hand side and when the ball was
delivered it fell to Honeyman who netted from close range. Gibb then saved at
point blank range from Honeyman, though, there looked a blatant offside in the
build up to this opportunity. The third goal on the stroke of half-time was an
absolute howler for the Shippy as the ball was given away again, this time deep
inside the box, and it was all too easy for the Saints forward to find the net.
less action at the start of the second half with neither team creating anything
in the gathering gloom and persistent rain. A Johnny Galloway free-kick in the
64th minute was eventually scrambled away by the home defence before
the hosts had a couple of efforts off target. Gibb continued to frustrate
Honeyman as he saved from the Saints man again, while at the other end Glancy
flashed the ball across the face of goal. St Andrews got a fourth goal in the
88th minute when a long punt by Saints keeper Connor Shaw was missed
by the Shippy defence allowing Kyle Wilson a one on one with Gibb and the big
striker came out on top. A great piece of skill by Lennie almost produced a
consolation goal, however, after showing excellent control as he killed the
ball in the air, his left foot volley flashed narrowly wide.
Stuart Innes was left with more questions than answers following this display and
on the back of the previous game’s result the feel-good factor from their long
unbeaten run is starting to diminish.
Athletic are the visitors to Recreation Park on Saturday (23/11/2019) for an
inter conference league match. Kick-off is at 2.00pm.
United: C. Shaw, K. MacAulay, N. Rendall (J. Blaney), O. Fleming, N. Doig, R.
McInnes, D. Honeyman, M. Fleming, K. Wilson, O. Andrew (J. Penman), R.
Cunningham. Unused Subs: D. Falconer, C. Fleming, J. Grady, S. Cunningham, M.
Shipyard: M. Gibb, R. O’Donnell, G. Skinner, I. Millar (D. Hunter), G. Ross, S.
Strang, R. Lennie, Jon. Galloway, R. Brown, S. Glancy, J. Finlay (B.
Hutchison). Unused Subs: A. Watt, P. Bell, A. Cooper, K. Kwapinski.
The Shipyard’s fine run of
form came to a shuddering halt against Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts at
Recreation Park on Saturday. The Swifts progress to the second round of the
King Cup on the back of their 5-2 victory and the Shippy can have no complaints
on the back of this substandard performance with very few players getting pass
marks from the manager. It was no surprise that the same eleven started
following the rout of Stirling University two weeks ago but they could not
reproduce the form they showed that day. Inverkeithing had no less than six
ex-Shipyard players in their ranks and it looked like they all had something to
prove against their former team.
There was very little in the way of goalmouth action in the opening twenty odd minutes with the game very scrappy and punctuated with niggling fouls, one of which led to Shipyard midfielder Johnny Galloway hobbling off injured to be replaced by Benn Hutchison. The Swifts broke the deadlock soon after with a simple goal. A free-kick from the right-hand side was floated into the box and Dean Anderson rose highest to nod the ball home at the back post. That lead was doubled a couple of minutes later as Brodie Hamilton netted with a sublime free-kick from all off 25 yards leaving Michael Gibb helpless in the Shipyard goals.
The Shipyard’s hopes of getting back into the match early in the second half were quickly dashed as Calum Strang, brother of Shipyard captain Sandy made it 3-0 and another from Steven Slimmings after 62 minutes put the visitors out of sight. Shippy substitute Andy Watt pulled one back with a head flick from a high ball into the box on 69 minutes, however, another Strang counter four minutes later restored the Swifts four goal advantage. Reece Brown scored a fine consolation goal in the dying minutes as he gathered the ball in the box, rounded the keeper and smashed the ball high into the net. Nonetheless, the goal did nothing to mask the paucity of the Shipyard’s play throughout the game and Stuart Innes will be hoping it was a blip in the grand scheme of things.
The Shipyard hit the road
on Saturday (16/11/2019) as they encounter another Fife derby at Barnetts park
with St Andrews United the hosts. Kick-off is at 2.00pm.
Burntisland Shipyard: M.
Gibb; R. O’Donnell; I. Millar; D. Hunter; G. Ross (G. Skinner); S. Glancy; D.
Allan; Jon. Galloway (B. Hutchison); R. Brown; S. Strang; R. Crawford (A.
Watt). Unused Subs: R. Lennie; C. McQuade; G. Dolan; R. Connor.
Swifts: M. Rowbotham; R. Kinnaird; J. Francis; R. O’Connor; D. Anderson; R.
Bernard; C. Simpson; B. Hamilton; S. Slimmings; C. Strang; G. Smith. Subs: A.
Shaw; G. Denton; S. Kumar; S. Houston; S. Brough; Y. Liddell.
devastating three goal salvo in the opening fifteen minutes had the Shipyard on
easy street and despite the students scoring a couple of goals in a ten-minute
spell either side of half-time the destination of the three points was never in
doubt. On a bright but chilly afternoon at Recreation Park the Shippy ran in
nine goals as they kept their excellent run of form going with Stirling University
under the cosh from the outset. New signing Dale Allan had an impressive debut,
netting twice in the second half as well as being involved in four of the five
first half goals. Gavin Ross also scored his first Shipyard goals and big Rocky
might even have notched a hat-trick but blazed a left foot shot over the bar
after some great footwork inside the Uni box.
There was barely a minute on the clock when the Shipyard took the lead as a deep cross to the back post was smashed home by the onrushing Ryan O’Donnell as he registering his first goal of the season with a marvellous first-time strike that fizzed into the top corner. An Allan cross in the 5th minute found the head of Robbie Crawford and as the Uni defence struggled to keep the ball out Reece Brown was on hand to bundle the ball over the line. There was a slice of good fortune about the third goal as Allan’s cross was played against the legs of Crawford and the ball cannoned off him finding the bottom corner of the net. Shippy keeper Michael Gibb had been a spectator for much of the opening period, however, he was on his toes when called upon to make a good save in the 16th minute. A fourth Shipyard goal arrived in the 37th minute when Sam Glancy drove home a low left foot effort from the edge of the box. The visitors pulled a goal back in the 40th minute amid furious protests from the Shippy defence with their appeals for offside being ignored by the referee allowing Ted Hodges to beat Gibb. The Shippy quickly restored their four-goal advantage as Ross headed home Allan’s corner just before the ref blew for the interval.
Captain Sandy Strang picked up a nasty cut to his leg at the start of the second period and he was replaced by Connor McQuade on 48 minutes. The visitors were enjoying their best spell in the match as Gibb saved with his legs from Ryan Campbell and further pressure from the Uni allowed Campbell to find the net though the Shipyard would be disappointed with their defending. The hosts quickly got back on the front foot and missed a couple of chances before they scored their sixth in the 62nd minute. A long throw from Millar was headed home by Ross who had risen the highest to add to his earlier effort. Allan scored his first Shipyard goal in the 69th minute when he tapped home after Uni keeper Colin Sanchez spilled Andy Watt’s shot. Allan got another as he capitalised on some slackness in the Stirling defence and he doubled his tally with a cool finish. Hodges missed a great chance for a consolation goal but blazed over with the goal at his mercy. Ross missed his aforementioned opportunity for his hat-trick as the game moved into added time, however, there was still time for another Shipyard goal as Glancy also scored a brace netting with a fine angled shot from around twelve yards.
Saturday (02/11/2019) the Shipyard are on the road as they travel to face
Easthouses Lily MW at Newbattle Complex. Kick off is at 2.30pm.
Shipyard: M. Gibb, R. O’Donnell, I. Millar (G. Skinner), D. Hunter, G. Ross,
Jon. Galloway, D. Allan, S. Strang (C. McQuade), R. Brown (A. Watt), S. Glancy,
R. Crawford. Unused Subs: B. Hutchison, J. Finlay, K. Kwapinski.
University: C. Sanchez, M. Brown, L.D.Y. Lee, Ross Campbell, F. Goodlad, K.
Whitefield, Ryan Campbell, S. Frankland, A. Davidson, M. Baber, T. Hodges.
Subs: R. Spiers, R. MacLaren, W. Renwick, A. Guzel.
A second half goal from Andy Watt earned the Shipyard a well-deserved point against Conference A leaders Leith Athletic and in the process stretched their unbeaten league run to six matches, gathering 14 points from a possible 18 along the way. It was the proverbial game of two halves with the Leithers on top in the first period and the Shippy to the fore in the second, with both sides scoring when in the ascendancy. The Shipyard were unhappy as Leith’s goal looked suspiciously offside, however, with no assistants to help the referee it is always difficult for the official to get every decision correct. Jason Finlay returned to the squad following a long absence due to injury and the youngster made an immediate impact coming off the bench as he set up the Shipyard’s equaliser. Michael Gibb was back between the sticks after missing out at Kinnoull the previous week and Kris Kwapinski was in the squad for the first time as back up to Gibb.
were unlucky to see the ball scrambled off the line in the 17th
minute and were even more disheartened four minutes later when they fell
behind. Greg Kerr passed to Kyle Mitchell and Leith’s top scorer finished well
with Shipyard appeals for offside ignored by the referee. Gibb pulled off a
great save from a Mitchell header in the 35th minute as the striker
looked for his second of the match.
Sam Glancy saw
a thunderous strike from 25yards go just wide while at the other end Oban
Anderson saw his effort strike the bar. The Shipyard were gaining the upper
hand with captain Sandy Strang having a couple of efforts at goal. The Shippy
levelled in the 78th minute when a fine deep cross from substitute
Finlay reached fellow replacement Watt and the big forward netted with fine low
shot. Leith keeper Ben McGinley kept his side ahead as he reacted well to save
a deflected Glancy shot with seven minutes remaining.
Saturday (19/10/2019) the Shipyard host Haddington Athletic at Recreation Park in
a big match for both sides as the Shippy can cut the gap between the clubs to
one point. Entry to the game is £5 for adults, £3 for Concessions and under
12’s free. Kick-off is at 2.30pm.
Shipyard: M. Gibb, R. O’Donnell, I. Millar, D. Hunter, G. Ross, S. Glancy, Jor.
Galloway (A. Watt), Jon. Galloway, R. Brown, S. Strang (B. Hutchison), R.
Crawford (J. Finlay). Unused Subs: C. McQuade, G. Dolan, K. Kwapinski.
extended their unbeaten league run to five games with a 2-1 victory over
Kinnoull in Perth on Saturday thanks to a double from Robbie Crawford. The win
was more convincing than the scoreline suggests as the Shippy were the better
team throughout and had what looked like a perfectly good goal disallowed for
offside. The concession of a needless penalty to give Kinnoull a lifeline with
eight minutes remaining was a mere consolation for the hosts who finished the match
with nine men as they lost their discipline along with their 100% home league
record. Michael Gibb and Benn Hutchison were unavailable for the match and
their places were taken by Ryan Connor and Sam Glancy.
After an uneventful first ten minutes the game burst into life with Kinnoull keeper Lukasz Osinski parrying Jonny Galloway’s free-kick to the side. Crawford gathered the loose ball and saw his shot blocked at the expense of a corner. Jonny saw another free-kick clear the bar as the Shipyard enjoyed the better of the exchanges. The hosts came into the match midway through the half and Dean Hunter cleared a dangerous cross over his own crossbar. Gordon Norrie dragged a shot across the face of Connor’s goal, however, the play quickly switched to the other end as Osinski held a Crawford strike. Dale Smart tried a speculative effort from around 40 yards that didn’t trouble Connor just before the Shippy took the lead with 33 minutes on the clock. Crawford showed good control at the edge of the box before cutting inside and drilling the ball low into the bottom corner from 16 yards. The game was then held up for a couple of minutes as a dog invaded the pitch with its owner fighting a losing battle in trying to capture it.
were reduced to 10 men in the 55th minute when Patrick Brown lashed
out at Dean Hunter leaving the referee no option but to show him a red card. Kinnoull’s
claim for a penalty on the sixty-minute mark was turned down and seconds later
they were even more disappointed as they fell two behind. The Shipyard broke
quickly through Crawford and the youngster easily beat his man before planting
the ball behind Osinski. The Shippy had a scare when a Norrie shot from
distance beat Connor but to the veteran keeper’s relief the ball bounced down
off the bar and was booted clear. The visitors thought the game was done and
dusted after Glancy and Crawford combined well with the latter setting up Reece
Brown for a tap in but the celebrations were cut short as the referee adjudged
Brown to be offside. It looked harsh but thankfully it didn’t affect the
result. As the game moved into the final ten minutes Kinnoull forward Smart picked
up two yellow cards in as many minutes, both for poor challenges, and left his
team with nine men. Kinnoull threw caution to the wind and were rewarded when
Connor brought down the Kinnoull player somewhat needlessly and Norrie made no
mistake from the spot to make the last seven minutes more uncomfortable for the
Shipyard than they should have been. Those nerves should have been settled a
minute later when Crawford, who had tormented the Kinnoull defence all
afternoon, unselfishly set up Glancy inside the box but the midfielder blasted
over with only Osinski to beat. Kinnoull were launching the ball forward,
however it was food and drink to the Shipyard back four who again impressed and
were unlucky not to keep another clean sheet. Deep in added time Brown set up
substitute Grant Skinner but he failed to convert at the front post though it
looked like a corner from the sidelines.
Stuart Innes said after the match “Another good performance on the road and an important
three points as we look to climb the table. We face another tough away match at
league leaders Leith next week, however, we know what to expect and will
against Leith next Saturday will be played at Peffermill 3G with the kick-off being
slightly later at 3pm.
Osinski, K. Woolley, G. Donald, B. Blyth, J. Ross, P. Brown, T. Nyass, S.
Simpson, D. Smart, G. Norrie, F. Morrison. Subs: A. Cunningham, B. English, C.
McCaffrey, D. Newlands, B. Ragan, C. Robertson, S. Townsley.
Shipyard: R. Connor, R. O’Donnell, I. Millar, D. Hunter, G. Ross, S. Glancy,
Jor. Galloway (G. Skinner), Jon. Galloway, R. Brown, S. Strang, R. Crawford. Unused
Subs: N. Harley, A. Trialist, A. Cooper, G. Dolan, A. Watt.
kept their good run of form going with a hard fought 0-0 draw against Dunipace
at Westfield Park in Denny on Wednesday night. Despite the game being scoreless
there was plenty of good football and incident to keep the crowd entertained as
the teams went toe to toe looking to gather all three points. Both teams will
argue they could have won it as chances went a begging and the Shipyard were
particularly disappointed when the referee cautioned Reece Brown for simulation
when a penalty looked the only option. To most inside the ground it was a
stonewall penalty. Iain Millar, Grant Skinner, Connor McQuade and Sam Glancy
all returned to the squad after missing the weekend win over Craigroyston.
got on the end of a Millar long throw but was unable to turn the ball in at the
front post with four minutes on the clock. There was huge controversy two
minutes later as Brown went down following a challenge in the box and when the
referee blew almost everyone anticipated the inevitable spot kick and they were
shocked when the ref booked the young striker for diving. Inexplicable! Benn
Hutchison shot wide on eleven minutes before Stewart Henderson missed the hosts
first opportunity when he also missed the target from a good position. Michael
Gibb was called into action for the first time as he saved from Gary Wright.
Paul Nash was off target for Dunipace in the 24th minute as they
enjoyed a spell in the ascendancy. Shipyard captain Sandy Strang went on a
great run as he burst into the box, however, he lacked the composure to finish with
just keeper David Kane to beat. The action was switching from end to end and
Henderson fluffed his lines when presented with a chance at the back post. The
Shippy could and should have been ahead two minutes before the interval when
Brown fired a great ball across the box but sadly for the visitors Robbie
Crawford Knocked the ball wide from close range.
substitute Grant Skinner saw his free-kick comfortably gathered by Kane before
Dunipace again missed the target, this time Keir Stevenson was the guilty
party. Strang had a decent chance when he got on the end of another Millar
missile but his header lacked the power to beat Kane. Dunipace upped the ante
in the closing stages with a wicked free-kick begging to be touched home and a
deep cross was headed against the outside of the post with the hosts claiming a
Dunipace had more of the ball and possibly edged it on chances, Gibb was rarely
called into action and barely made a save of note all evening with Ryan O’Donnell
pivotal in protecting his goalkeeper with some resolute defending.
Kane, G. MacPherson, M. Galloway (L. Davidson), D. Brown, J. O’Grady, S.
McHaffie, L. Craig, G. Wright, K. Stevenson (S. Dymock), P. Nash, S. Henderson (M.
Byrne). Unused Subs: J. Steven, A. Stevenson, Z. Raymen.
Shipyard: M. Gibb, R. O’Donnell, I. Millar, D. Hunter, G. Ross, Jon. Galloway,
Jor. Galloway (G. Skinner), S. Strang, R. Brown, B. Hutchison (S. Glancy), R.
Crawford (A. Watt). Unused Subs: C. McQuade, N. Harley, A. Cooper.
The Shipyard were in seventh heaven as they swept aside lowly Craigroyston in the autumn sunshine at Recreation Park on Saturday and in the process made it three league wins in a row following the recent victories over Ormiston. Despite being under strength, with suspension, injury and unavailability taking their toll, the Shippy were dominant for the most part and fully merited the 7-0 victory, indeed had it not been for some poor finishing and good goalkeeping it could have been a few more. The Shipyard looked rejuvenated and much more confident following last week’s big win at Ormiston. There was a Shipyard debut for Gavin Ross and big “Rocky” slotted into a totally revamped back four with Pete Bell and Dean Hunter coming in and Ryan O’Donnell switching to left back. Jordan Galloway moved forward to midfield and he revelled in his advanced roll netting twice and he was involved in a lot of the good stuff the Shipyard produced.
The hosts got
off to a whirlwind start and were two goals ahead within the first five
minutes. Sandy Strang collected a ball from Jordan Galloway and dispatched it
beyond visiting keeper Reece Smail to notch his first goal of the season. It
was 2-0 in the 5th minute when Top scorer Reece Brown continued his
hot streak by calmly finishing after being put through one on one with Smail. The
Shippy kept up the pressure and added a third through Benn Hutchison who
latched onto the loose ball following Smail saving from Brown, not for the last
time in the match, and he took the ball around the keeper and netted from close
range. Brown was involved in almost everything and would have been disappointed
not to take one of the two chances than came his way after 16 minutes. Brown
again and Robbie Crawford both shot wide while Strang and Jordan Galloway were
denied by Smail who was being kept extremely busy. Craigroyston had their first
chance after 43 minutes which was blocked for a corner and then they brought
out the best in Michael Gibb who produced an outstanding save to deny the
visitors. The Shipyard immediately capitalised on this by scoring another goal
on the stroke of half-time. Brown was the marksman again as he broke away and drove
the ball into the corner of the net.
Galloway free-kick was tipped onto the bar by Smail and when the ball was
played back across the face of goal Brown missed a great chance at the back
post. A minute later the Shipyard scored a fifth as Jordan Galloway capitalised
on a mix-up in the Craigy defence and walked the ball into the net. Another calamitous
moment for the visitor’s defence made it 6-0 when the defender could only turn
a low cross into his own net with Smail stranded. Craigroyston could have
pulled a goal back in the 54th minute but Michael South put the ball
over the bar from a good position. Crawford hit the top of the bar after
cutting in from the left, however, this was to be his last piece of action as
he limped off with a hamstring injury soon after. Gibb made another save from
South after a slip from new boy Ross. Smail denied Brown once again as the
youngster looked for successive hat-tricks and Strang dragged shot a shot wide
following good build up from Andy Watt and Jordan Galloway. Smail probably made
his best stop of the match as he again foiled Brown who must have been
wondering what he had to do to score again. Jordan Galloway completed the rout
in the 90th minute when he had the simple task of converting at the
back post after good work from subs Watt and Gary Dolan.
Stuart Innes was obviously delighted after the match when he said “I am pleased
with how things are going after a difficult start to the season and the boys
are growing in confidence. My squad is getting stronger and I am delighted to
get big Rocky in and hopefully I can get another signing soon.”
are in midweek action on Wednesday as they travel to Denny with Dunipace (KO
7.30pm) providing the opposition and on Saturday Perth is the destination as we
visit Kinnoull (KO 2.30pm) for the first time.
Shipyard: M. Gibb, Jor. Galloway, R. O’Donnell, D. Hunter, G. Ross, Jon.
Galloway, R. Brown, S. Strang, P. Bell (A. Trialist), B. Hutchison (A. Watt), R.
Crawford (G. Dolan). Unused Subs: A. Cooper, N. Harley, R. Connor.
R. Smail, C. Mackintosh, S. Donaldson, W. Mitchell, Z. Nicholson, E. Watson, M.
South, R. D’Angelo, M. Donoghue, M. Gray, T. Lacey. Subs: J. Sheerin, R.
Brockelbank, J. Viera.