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Bonnyton triumph in blustery affair

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Rossvale FC Under 19s vs Bonnyton Thistle Under 19s
GADYFL Division A - 26/11/2011
 
In a weather hampered game, Bonnyton created chances straight from the start through Paterson and Watt, with both testing the Rossvale keeper.  On the 15 minute mark, Bonnyton eventually found the net as Watt set up McTiernan who smashed the ball home with a right footed shot.  The next 25 minutes saw both teams create chances, and with 5 minutes remaining, Rossvale had a corner which Bonnyton keeper, Murchie, punched out to create a break up the park.  McKie, wide on the left, passed two Rossvale players and laid the ball off to Paterson, who calmly slotted it home. 
 
Bonnyton's passing game seemed to be wearing Rossvale down. Keeping the ball on the ground was the only way in the wet and windy conditions. 
 
Half Time: Rossvale FC Under 19s 0-2 Bonnyton Thistle Under 19s
 
The second half started better for Rossvale, who were trying to get back in the game.  Bonnyton made their first change after 55 minutes, hooking Paterson for Armour.  Rossvale then had their first real chance of the game with a shot just wide of the post.  59 minutes gone and the ref awarded a soft penalty against Bonnyton for a Davidson push in the back.  The Rossvale player took the penalty well sending Murchie the wrong way.  The second sub for Bonnyton after 60 mins, Milligan on for McKie.  Right after the substitution was just made, Watt had the ball in the back of the net for Bonnyton but the ref ruled that he had punched the ball in, disallowed the goal and booked him.  
 
After 75 minutes, Bonnyton made their final change with Walker off for Stevenson.  Watt delivered a great ball to McTiernan who chipped the keeper for the 3rd.  With 10 mins left and the game looking to be wrapped up, Anderson took a short corner to Davidson who swung a great cross in for Stevenson who headed it home.  
 
With the final whistle looming, McTiernan placed the ball to the left of the Rossvale keeper to complete his hat trick.  
Ian Higgins, Bonnyton FC manager said "it was a good all round performance by the 14 players that were used.”
 
Full Time: Rossvale FC Under 19s 1-5 Bonnyton Thistle Under 19s 
 
Bonnyton Thistle Under 19s team: Murchie, Strachan, Davidson, White, Anderson, Walker, Lennox, Watt, McKie, McTiernan, Paterson.  Subs not used: Wood and Wilson
Bookings: McKie and Watt
 
MOM: McTiernan
 
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