Crunch Girvan match

Girvan secured a 2-1 away win against Whitletts Victoria at Dam Park Stadium in Ayr on Saturday in the Ayrshire Weekly Press Cup first round.

Next up for Girvan is an away league match against league leaders Irvine Victoria in a real six-pointer.

Then the following they play second placed Darvel.

Girvan are currently eight points behind the league leaders with three games in hand.

A win could keep them on course for the title but a loss is unthinkable although it will be a tough match on Saturday.

Coach Peter Leonard said there were no injury worries in the squad and the players were looking forward to the game.

Peter said: “Th e players don’t need any motivation for this game. We tried a couple of different things on Saturday in the cup match and that’s teed us up very well for this game. The guys are looking sharp.”

Ayrshire District League

Pl Pts

1 Irvine Victoria 16 41

2 Darvel 15 34

3 Girvan FC 13 33

4Kello Rovers 13 22

5Whitletts 14 18

6Lugar 14 18

7 Craigmark 13 18

8Annbank Utd 12 14

9Dalry Thistle 12 8

10 Muirkirk 13 8

11Ardeer Thistle 11 6

12Saltcoats 16 5