Kinneil run out victors

160612 Boness fair over 30s football tournament
160612 Boness fair over 30s football tournament
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DRIZZLE failed to dampen spirits at the 11th Fair Cup over 30s football tournament at Douglas Park in Bo’ness last Saturday.

Kinneil A Team - organised by Chrissy Middleton and Derek Mulholland - were eventual winners, beating Grange B 2-0 in the final.

In keenly contested semis, Kinneil A triumphed 1-0 over Incomers B thanks to an Alan “Pidge” McLean goal.

Grange B were comfortable 3-0 winners over the Public A with goals from Colin Fraser and a double by Daz McLellan.

The final was a classic with some hefty challenges, scything tackles and verbal sparring interspersed with great footballing skills.

Two superb late goals from Stephen Wotherspoon and Jamie McLean against six-man Grange saw Kinneil presented with the Ian Reid Memorial Trophy by Fair Queen Erin Meikle for the first time.

Stephen made it a double celebration by lifting the Colin Duncan Memorial Trophy - from Colin’s daughter Caitlin - for player of the tournament.

In a new ladies challenge match, Bo’ness East (Grange, St. Mary’s and Public schools) beat Bo’ness West (Kinneil and Deanburn) 2-0, courtesy of Lorna Angus and Kelly McGowan goals.