Dingers denied by late penalty decision

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DUNS 1 EASTHOUSES LILY 2: Injury-hit Duns put up a battling performance against Easthouses, but went down 2-1 at home on Saturday.

The Dingers played two 17 year-olds from the start, one of whom was a trialist

They performed well but only had two players on the bench as cover.

Despite this they put in a solid first half showing and Johnny Waugh gave them the lead after 25 minutes when he netted at the second attempt after his first shot had been saved.

Easthouses pressed at every opportunity and just before half-time they were unlucky when a shot from all of 35 yards rattled off the crossbar.

The game swung in the 60th minute when Burns had to go off injured.

Within ten minutes Easthouses were level when they broke down the right and squared the ball into the box for a forward to finish.

Some inconsistent refereeing decisions had both teams bewildered and with only five minutes remaining a penalty was awarded against Andrew Douglas, which was not claimed for, and the visitors stole the win.

Duns: Lumsden, Weatherburn, Burns, Renton, Lee, Douglas, Brydon, Cornish, Graham, Trialist, Waugh. Subs - Oliver, Trialist.