Colts win through in the Forsythe Cup

Tweedmouth Amateurs Colts v Coldstream Amateurs in the Forsyth Cup tie at five arches

Tweedmouth Amateurs Colts v Coldstream Amateurs in the Forsyth Cup tie at five arches

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TWEEDMOUTH AM COLTS2 COLDSTREAM AMATEURS 0

The Colts took on B league opposition in the Forsythe cup on Saturday and turned in arguably their best performance of the season.

The game started quite evenly but Tweedmouth gradually took control with Inglis and JB Clark outstanding in the middle of midfield.Powling and Henderson were causing all kinds of problems down the flanks with their pace and it was Powling who opened the scoring when his cross was unfortunately turned into his own goal buy the visiting keeper.

Halftime came and went with the home team continuing to attack,but the visitors were coming more into the game but were met by a stubborn rear guard and goal keeper Cain in inspired form.

Patterson extended Tweedmouth’s lead with twenty minutes remaining and Coldstream created a few chances,but it was the home side who progressed into the next round.

Match sponsored by West End Cabs.

HAWICK LEGION 1

EYEMOUTH AMS 4

Eyemouth took the lead with a header following a corner kick.

The visitors netted a second with a deadly finish after the home defence had been pierced during a sweeping attack.

Keeper Kerr Brown kept Eyemouth at bay with two fine saves.

Early in the second half a red card reduced Eyemouth to 10 men. Just after this Gavin Brady netted for Legion with a shot that hit the post before spinning into the net.

The visitors bagged two further goals, while Legion’s Brady saw a shot rebound off the bar.

HAWICK LR 2

CHIRNSIDE UC 1

Rovers booked their spot in the Sanderson Cup final through a battling display.

They were under the cosh for long periods of the game, but dug in deep and defended well.

Jordan Caldwell netted the only goal of the first half, putting Rovers ahead with a shot after being fed by a short corner kick from Luke Cooper.

After the changeover, Stefan Laidlaw added to the Teries’ tally when he prodded the ball home during a goalmouth scramble.

Colts hit back to end the scoring with a goal from the penalty spot.