It was another action-packed weekend of football with cup upsets, super strikes and other football clichés all throughout the age groups. Here’s how the action went down:
This week’s featured match proved to be a classic as Ferry Athletic fought back to beat Riverside 4-3 in the Diamond Jubilee Cup.
Riverside came flying out the blocks, and took an early lead when Jude Young volleyed in from close range. Jaydn Burnett’s dipping shot from distance doubled the visitor’s lead inside 11 minutes.
Things went from bad to worse for Ferry when Aiden McDougal slammed home a penalty, but a spot kick of their own handed Ferry a lifeline five minutes into the second half.
Blaike Kyles made no mistake from 12 yards, and quickly doubled his tally with a clever chip over Jacob Kerrigan.
He completed his hat trick with 15 minutes remaining, when he tapped in Aiden Lockheart’s delivery. The comeback was completed when Will Hanbury raced clear of the Riverside defence and drilled a low shot across Kerrigan into the corner.
Maryfield beat Fairmuir 3-2 to secure a semi final spot alongside Ferry, while Pitfour beat Brechin 6-1.
In The Marshall Cup, St Andrews Colts are into the semi finals after a 4-3 over Forfar.
DUSC beat Arbroath 9-3 in the J Clenaghan League, while Newtyle recorded a 5-0 win over Dundee West Red, thanks to Logan McKelvie’s hat trick, and strikes from Liam Ree and Lewis Reid.
In the P Gibson League, both Celtic Boys and Dundee West Royal’s kept up their 100% starts to the season. Celtic beat Montrose 4-2, while Fergus Brown got the only goal as Dundee West won 1-0 over Kirrie
Logan Brough scored four times in Dundee Sporting’s 6-1 win over Monifieth. Ben Marlow and Andrew Gollan were also on target as they came from a goal down to take all three points. Dundee Thistle won 8-0 against ACSC.
Leon Winterton returned to Broughty United’s starting line-up after their defeat to Ferry last week, and he made an instant impact, scoring five times as they dumped Dundee West out of the Reilly Falconer Cup with a 7-2 win. John McGlashan and Gregor Brown also scored for Broughty, while Derron Forbes and Aiden Law scored for Dundee West.
Forfar cruised to a big win over Vale of Tay, with Liam Ballie scoring four times, Matthew Platt grabbing a hat trick and Ben Cormie’s double helping them to a big win.
Ferry also advanced with a 5-2 win over Montrose, while St Andrews Colts beat ACSC 5-3.
In the D S Rennie League, Celtic Boys went joint top of the table with a 4-1 win over Fairmuir. They are joined at the summit by Kirrie, who won 9-0 against DUSC.
There was also a 9-0 win for St Murdochs against Douglas in the Watson McInally League.
Pitfour and Dundee West both found the net seven times en route to the second round of the Tommy Clark Trophy. Pitfour won 7-1 against Montrose with Jordan Turnbull, Dylan Wright and Alistair Alcorn all scored twice, with Kai Finnie rounding off the scoring.
Dundee West recorded a 7-0 win over Broughty United. Callum Rae, Nick Fletcher, Godswill Oke, Jude McIntosh, Ruari Henry, Cavan McLaren and Ryley Duncan all found the net.
Celtic Boys are also into the next round, after a 5-4 penalty win over Dundee Thistle.
In the G Taylor League, Monifieth picked up another win as they beat Ferry 3-0. The result leaves them four points clear of Pitfour at the top of the table.
Broughty Panthers edged out Carnoustie in a seven-goal thriller. Lewis Sivewright put Carnoustie ahead inside a minute, only for Daniel Boyle to equalise after eight minutes. Sivewright and Boyle’s both scored again before the 20-minute mark.
Ryan Carr gave Broughty the lead only for Nairn Macdonald to level the game before half time. Haaris Ahmed produced the winner 15 minutes from time as Broughty Panthers earned a valuable three points.
Graeme Stewart’s hat trick helped Fairmuir to a 5-1 win over Forfar. Mason Anderson and Damian Kunc also scored. Riverside and DUSC played out a 4-4 draw.
This week’s second featured match saw Broughty United host Logie Harp in the Maryfield League. In a tightly contested match, Liam Clark gave Broughty the half time lead with a cool finish midway through the first half.
Brian Harris’s chipped effort brought Logie level, only for Simon Sharpe to fire Broughty back in front on the hour mark. Logie earned a point when Lennox Slater rifled a shot past Gregor Tweed via the underside of the crossbar.
Dryburgh picked up a 6-0 win over St Murdochs, and Jeanfield Blacks are back into second after a 3-2 win over Forfar Albion.
In the John Clark Motors Cup, Ferry cruised to a 9-1 win over Scone Thistle, and Fairmuir won 5-1 against Blairgowrie. Matthew Nelson struck twice, with Jake Grady, Mark McCrory and Josh Hamilton all sealing their passage to the next round.
The W Mills League has a new leader after Dryburgh CC won 4-1 over Riverside. Lincraig won 2-0 over Dundee Thistle wo stay in touch with the teams at the top of the league.
Monifieth won 6-0 away to Dundee Rangers, Brechin won 7-1 against Forfar WE and St Murdochs Colts won 5-4 in Kirriemuir against Kirrie.
East Craigie Swifts won 6-0 over Partan Craig to book their place in the quarter final of the Henry Dolan Cup. Matt McKinnon scored twice, with Keir Gardiner, Finlay Baird, Euan Fallon and Ewan Faulkner also on finding the net.
Celtic Boys beat Fairmuir 4-3 on penalties after a 1-1 draw. St Andrews Colts got a 3-2 win over Carnoustie, Monifieth beat Forfar WE 7-3 and ACSC won 5-0 at home to DUSC.
Brechin pulled off the scalp of the round as they beat top-flight Dundee Rangers 4-1. Dryburgh and Kirrie both won 2-0 against Montrose and Forfar respectively.
Ferry won 2-1 against Coupar Angus in the first round of the Peter MacAvoy Cup at Dawson Park.
In the G Kerr Cup first round, Luncarty beat Brechin 3-0 and Kirrie won 4-3 at home to Letham Tangerines.
In the Presidents League, Fairmuir were awarded a 2-0 win over Dundee West, and Forfar WE won 4-1 against Monifieth Tayside.