League race heats up

Rutherglen Reformer - - Sports -

Mur­ray Spooner

Su­per First Di­vi­sion Kil­syth Rangers and Shet­tle­ston both gained vic­to­ries to en­hance their hopes of win­ning the Su­per First Di­vi­sion. The Gers, who lead the way at the top on goal dif­fer­ence, came back from two goals down against Ren­frew to win 3-2. Shet­tle­ston ham­mered Mary­hill 5-1 while Glen­cairn’s next op­po­nents, Irvine Vic­to­ria, bagged three points away to Blan­tyre in a 2-1 vic­tory. Cly­de­bank kept their pro­mo­tion hopes alive with a 3-0 win over Cum­ber­nauld and Yoker edged Shotts 1-0. Cen­tral Dis­trict First Wishaw threw away a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 away to St Roch’s. Larkhall also gain­med ground on Cam­bus­lang at the top with a 3-0 vic­tory over Bell­shill . Forth, who face The Lang on Satur­day, also won 3-0 at home to Neil­ston while Les­ma­hagow earned a 2-1 win away to Greenock. Thorniewood and Ross­vale played out a 1-1 draw and Vale of Clyde de­feated John­stone Burgh 3-1.

Fix­tures April 19: Su­per First-Ren­frew v Peter­shill, Shotts v Mary­hill. Cen­tral First- Bell­shill v Ben­burb, Larkhall v Forth, Thorniewood v Les­ma­hagow. April 22: Su­per First- Blan­tyre v Shet­tle­ston, Gir­van v Peter­shill, Irvine Vics v GLEN­CAIRN, Kil­syth v Cly­de­bank, Mary­hill v Cum­ber­nauld, Ren­frew v Yoker, Shotts v Irvine Meadow. Cen­tral First- Ben­burb v Les­ma­hagow, CAM­BUS­LANG v Forth, Greenock v Neil­ston, Larkhall v Wishaw, Ross­vale v Vale of Clyde,Thorniewood v Bell­shill. April 24: Su­per First- Blan­tyre v Shotts, Cum­ber­nauld v Kil­syth , Irvine Meadow v Ren­frew, Shet­tle­ston v Mary­hill. Cen­tral First- Les­ma­hagow v St.Roch’s, Neil­ston v Ben­burb, Thorniewood v Greenock, Vale of Clyde v Larkhall, Wishaw v Forth.

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