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DDYFA Results Round-Up 03/12/17

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There was a full fixture card after the winter weather put most teams out of action last week. With everyone keen to make up for lost time, there was no shortage of top of the table clashes and cup upsets.

Here’s how the action went down:



Carnoustie Panmure got their first league win of the season as they beat Maryfield 5-1. Jack Chalmers was on target twice, with Carter Kelly, Ben Gibson and Charlie MacPherson also finding the net.

Riverside will go into their Scottish Cup tie next week on the back of a 4-1 win over Fairmuir. Nathan Burgess headed Riverside into the lead early on, but Harrison Smith fired Fairmuir level after 20 minutes.

Quickfire goals from Jude Young and Aidan McDougall put Riverside in control of the tie, and the points were sealed when Arran Duncan found the net with 15 minutes to go.

Fairmuir are also on Scottish Cup duty next week, and they will face off against a Ferry side fresh off an 8-0 win over Montrose.

In the J Clenaghan League, Dundee West Reds won 5-1 against DUSC, and Forfar beat Brechin 5-4.

In the P Gibson League, Celtic Boys beat Dundee West Royals 5-0 in the top of the table clash. The result leaves both sides level at the top of the table.

Dundee SC got their third consecutive win as they beat Mearns 4-3. Keir Miller, Jamie Findlay, Robbie Mill and Andrew Gollan got the goals.



Monifieth pulled off one of the scalps of the weekend as they dumped top flight DUSC out of the Reilly Falconer Cup. Ben Strachan grabbed a hat trick as the second division side made it into the quarter finals.

St Murdochs are also into the quarter finals after they beat St Andrews Colts 3-1. Bryan Dalgetty, Findley Patterson and Ryan Keillor all found the net.

Kirrie are into the semi-finals of the Dundee West Anniversary Cup after they beat Ferry 5-3. Owen Boath’s brace and Jacob Sharpe’s goal weren’t enough for Ferry.

Fairmuir ran out 8-4 winners in a thrilling game against Broughty United in the DS Rennie League. Mark Ross scored twice, and Stewart Simpson also scored as Fairmuir raced into a 3-0 half time lead.

Jordan Adam, Ryan McGregor and Simpson’s second doubled the visitors lead early in the second half. But a six-minute hat trick from Daragh McCafferty and Leon Winterton’s goal brought Broughty back into the game. Any hope of a comeback was extinguished by Thomas Gibb’s goal, and Adam’s second of the match as Fairmuir claimed a valuable three points.

Celtic won 9-0 at home to ACSC, while Brechin earned three points with a 5-1 win away to Montrose.

In the Watson McInally League, Dryburgh, Riverside and Maryfield all scored nine times as they beat Douglas, Carnoustie and Vale of Tay respectively.



Fairmuir made it into the semi-finals of the Jean Pierre Babin Cup with a 6-0 win over Broughty Panthers. Graeme Stewart netted twice, with Damian Kunc, Robbie Flynn, Mason Anderson and Jack Wilkie also on target.

Lewis Sivewright was at the double for Carnoustie as they beat Dundee Thistle to advance to the semis. Conor McFarlane, Kieran Martin and Gilan Johnstone completed the scoring.

Aiden Lorente and Greg Will both netted twice as Monifieth beat Celtic Boys 5-1 to make it to the last four. Arran Ferry also scored, while Derren Gordon replied for Celtic. Pitfour complete the final four after they were awarded a win over DUSC.

Dundee West were on league duty, and they picked up a valuable three points with a 6-0 win over Riverside. Cavan McLaren fired in a hat trick, Nick Fletcher scored twice, and Lewis Hutton also found the net.

Broughty United won 2-1 against Forfar, while Ferry and Montrose played out a 2-2 draw.



This week’s featured match saw Dryburgh take on Jeanfield in the quarter final of the Tommy Clark Trophy. Goalkeeper Sam Townsley was Jeanfield’s hero, as he made three penalty saves in the penalty shootout after a thrilling 3-3 draw.

Jeanfield went ahead after 10 minutes when Angus Dochard swept in Liam Cooney’s cutback. The visitors went close midway through the first period when Cooney cracked an effort against the crossbar.

The woodwork was rattled at the other end when Aaron Flynn headed against the crossbar. Rannoch Ramsay volleyed in Jeanfield’s second of the game seconds before half time.

Jamie Bell’s own goal after 49 minutes handed Dryburgh a lifeline, but their joy was short lived as Cooney found the net four minutes later.

Jeanfield had the chance to go into a 4-1 lead when the referee pointed to the penalty spot, but Aaron Cosgrove pushed Ben Shepherd’s effort to safety.

This sparked a Dryburgh comeback, as Ryan Smith stabbed in what proved to be the first of a quickfire double, with his second a simple finish from Ryan Corbitt’s cut back.

In the penalty shootout, Sam Townsley kept out penalties from Aidan Nelson, Aaron Flynn and Ryan Corbitt as Jeanfield ran out 3-1 winners, and advanced to the semi-final.

Jeanfield are joined in the semis by Fairmuir, who beat Logie 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw, Broughty United, who won 3-0 against Forfar, and Ferry Athletic who saw off St Murdochs by four goals to one.

The only two unbeaten sides in the W Mills League faced off as Monifieth took on Dryburgh CC, and Oli Carmichael’s goal ensured that Monifieth kept up their 100% record.

Riverside beat Dundee Rangers 2-0, and Lincraig picked up a 4-0 win over Brechin.



Ethan Bannon’s last-minute goal gave East Craigie a 1-0 win over Forfar in the Dave Pullar League. Ferry beat Dundee Rangers 6-0 to stay ahead of East Craigie at the top of the table.

Fairmuir picked up their first win in the league since the opening day as they beat Celtic Boys 3-2. Ryan Napier netted twice, and Cameron Ross was also on target.

Antonio Boyd and Craig Begg were both at the double for Partan Craig as they beat DUSC 4-2 in the Bodycare Complimentary Clinics League. Monifieth beat Dryburgh

7-3 to stay at the top of the table.



Fairmuir Violet secured a place in the semi-finals of the G Kerr Maryfield Cup with a 3-1 win away to Monifieth. Ryan McLaren, Ben Russell and Jack Taylor got the goals. They are joined by Forfar WE who beat Dundee West 2-0, and Ferry, who won 6-2 against Kirrie.

Letham Tangerines were on league duty, and they recorded a 3-0 win over Brechin to earn three points.

Andrew Creegan

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