CARNOUSTIE 53 v KIRKCALDY 2`xv 15
Carnoustie got the game underway and with a quick follow up pinned the visitors in their own half. The pressure paid off with a strong drive allowing Rob Blyth to touch down and Andrew Burgess to kick the conversion. The visitors restarted and Carnoustie found themselves pinned back and be penalised. Kirkcaldy took their advantage and converted the penalty. The home side restarted and again pushed the visitors back, setting up a strong drive with Euan Fraser touching down. The conversion was missed. Kirkcaldy slowly found their driven pushed forward until a good drive and quick ball wide allowed them to open their try account and add the conversion. The visitors had better field position for the remainder of the half but failed to capitalise on it.
The home side lifted the pace of the game with winger Chris Blackburn finishing off a good handling movement with a try. The conversion failed. A second try soon followed with Andrew Burgess finishing off his own chip ahead to touch down and convert. A good passage of play involving forwards and backs to make ground was finished off by Andrew Burgess touching down. The conversion was missed. The forwards then took a scrum against the head for Andrew Burgess to again touch down and Mark McQueen convert. Carnoustie finished strongly with further tries from Euan Fraser, Kyle Burwood and Andrew Burgess with Kyle Burwood adding a conversion. Kirkcaldy then had the last word touching down after a period of strong pressure close to the line. The conversion was missed and the full time whistle went.
Team : M. McQueen : N. Galligan : M. Whyte : A. Shepherd : C. Blackburn : A. Burgess : D. Findlay : D. Campbell : A. Neil : K. Murphy : E. Fraser : R. Blyth : R. Beresford : J. Forster : O. Hughes : N. Bowles : K. Burwood : B. Langlands : J. Donnachie : A. Franco : K. Franco : C. Murray.