Duns 8-0 Ormiston

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Duns raced to their biggest home league win in 50 years when they thumped Ormiston 8-0 at New Hawthorn Park on Saturday.

It was the Dingers’ biggest victory since they beat Civil Service Strollers 12-2 way back in the 1964-65 season.

This was a game in which the Berwickshire side clicked in every department, against a side who started the day immediately above them in the table.

Right from the off, Duns made intention clear when on six minutes Michael Robinson shot low to the visiting keeper’s left, pulling out a good save from the Ormiston custodian.

With quarter of an hour on the clock Dougie Brydon claimed high in the six yard box to connect with a free kick, only to see his effort go just wide of the left hand upright. Ormiston, however, came back when on 20 minutes they headed just wide.

Two minutes later Duns opened the scoring courtesy of Michael Stewart. Robinson then connected with a Leigh Walker free kick to double their advantage and make it 2-0 at half-time.

Ormiston came straight out in the second period taking a shot from the right only to see Duns’ second trialist keeper in four days, Luc Glasper, pull of a good save.

With only five second half minutes gone Gary Wales crossed from the left finding Jodan Lauder ten yards out, who volleyed home strongly for the third. Seven minutes later Robinson then had a great shot saved before Ormiston made lift difficult for themselves by getting a man sent off.

Robinson was then fouled in the box and Conor Devaney converted from the spot.

And shortly afterwards the striker was brought down again, this time Lauder netting the resultant penalty.

Mark Weatherburn added a sixth, after 67 minutes with a neat finish inside the box after collecting a through ball.

Substitute Stevie Shennan bagged the seventh two minutes later - his 23rd goal of the season - before Des Chisholm completed the scoring with the eighth, both he and the ball ending up in the back of the net.

This was a superb performance from a re-shaped side with every man performing well.

Duns: Glasper (T), Burns (Ainslie 69), Walker, D Brydon, Windram, Chisholm, Devaney (Shennan 59), Stewart, Lauder, Robinson, Wales (Weatherburn 63).