Scottish Cup beckons for Rose and United

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Linlithgow Rose and Bo’ness United head into tomorrow’s Scottish Cup Round 2 ties buoyed up by wins last weekend.

The Rose left it late to beat Camelon at Prestonfield while Bo’ness comfortably saw off Fauldhouse at Newtown Park.

Whilst Bo’ness looked comfortable, the Rose had to rely on an 89th minute strike to secure the points.

Tomorrow Bo’ness host north-east champions Culter and the Rose host Dalbeattie Star.

Said Rose boss Danny Smith: ‘‘Beating Fraserburgh in the last round was an achievement. I think that we can go into tomorrow’s game with confidence but the players know they will have to do better than the did against Camelon last weekend.

‘‘That was not a good game to watch or to play but we got a result.’’

United’s Allan McGonigal said of his side’s Scottish Cup tie: ‘‘It’s a bonus for winning the Super League and you’ve got to hope that you can go as far as you can in the competition - knowing that you are never going to win it - and hope for one of the big professional teams before you go out so that the club can m ake a few bob and raise its profile.’’