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THE FORFAR Roof Truss Trophy took centre stage in the Forfar and District Sunday League at the weekend.

There was one league game played, too, with FC Porty triumphant in that.

Results:

Forfar Roof Truss Trophy, first round - Kirrie Thistle SC 0, AFC Plough 7. Second round - FC Westy 0, Finavon Hotel 8; Westport Wanderers 1 Carnoustie All Stars 5; Cliffburn Hotel 2, Millgate Bar 2, after 90 minutes, Cliffburn won 5-4 on penalty kicks.

League - Letham Hotel 2, FC Porty 3.

Fixtures for Sunday:

League - Kirrie Thistle SC v FC Westy (N. Brand) Martin Park; Letham Hotel v Finavon Hotel (A. Kennedy) Letham; Millgate v FC Porty (G. Adams) Hercules Den; Westport Wanderers v AFC Plough (C Martin) Victoria Park.

Carnoustie All Stars, free week requested; Cliffburn, no game.

Arbroath Lads’ Club’s action

ARBROATH Lads’ Club’s results from Sunday were:

League unless stated – Under-13s 2, Pitfour 3; Henry Dolan Cup, Section D – Under-17s 0, Dundee West 2.

Fixtures for Sunday:

League fixture, 12.30 p.m. kick-off – Under-13s away v Forfar.

The youth development winter training sessions are now being held between 10 and 11.30 a.m. in the Saltire Leisure Centre costing £2 per session. Players from the age of six upwards are welcome. For further details please contact Gav Paterson(01241) 430226 or 07939 986386.

Athletics

Last series event

THE FINAL event within the Castles Cross Country series took place at Balgownie at the weekend. Series silver medals were brought home by Ellen Robertson and Lewis Morrison. ADAC results:

Under-11, girls, one mile - Juliette Simpson, 8.56; Megan Gowans, 10.24; Amy Low, 10.50; Carla Townsend, 11.43:

Under-13, boys, two miles - Cameron O’Donnell, 20.38. Under-15, girls, two miles - Anna Robertson, 18.54; Aillie Townsend, 20.44; Nicola Fairlie, 21.29. Under-17, women, three miles - Ellen Robertson, 26.29; Shona Townsend, 31.19. Under-17, men, three miles - Ross Croall, 21.12; Connor Sturrock, 23.34. Senior Men, six miles – Lewis Morrison, 41.47; Callum Edwards, 43.29.

The club’s Cross Country Championships will take place at Crombie Park on Saturday, March 9. Athletes should arrive at the venue by 9.15 a.m. Annual registration will also take place on the day and there will be soup and hot dogs on sale at the venue. Parent helpers will be required to ensure the event can go ahead.

Bowling

Play-downs success

LAST weekend the Ladies representing the Arbroath Indoor Bowling Club in the National Fours play-downs at Buchan Indoor had success in their matches against Elgin, Turriff and Garioch to progress to the semi-final stages at Fraserburgh at the end of March.

This weekend is a busy one for the ladies and the gents with the ladies playing near neighbours Dundee at Forfar, while the gents play East Kilbride at Falkirk in their Scottish Cup games on Saturday. The gents travel to Headwell on Sunday to play Alloa in a promotion play-off.