On 2.12.17 - Kelburne started positively and in the 5th minute an early attack was cleared by Giffnock. At this stage Kelburne had most of possession. In the 10th minute Kelburne won a short corner but a great save on the line by Giffnock defenders denied the opening goal. A break away by Giffnock was intercepted by young Scott Peters with a lovely tackle and clearance. At the other end a great move by Don Tervit in which he beat 3 players lead to a great save by the Giffnock keeper. Solid defending limited Giffnock to a few opportunities. Another attack by Don on 13 minutes resulted in a short corner which was well saved but Sam Hunt was at the back post to tap in for the first goal. Kelburne defended well with a tackle from young Callum Brown which Scott Peters cleared. A clearance by Callum Brown broke up a Giffnock attack and the outlet pass to youngster Aaron O'Hare lead to some great play up the left hand side. Great play by Sam Hunt who played the ball across the box to Don who could not miss for the second goal. Kelburne continued to push and great play from Willie Hunt passing to Ian McIntyre to Don won another short corner Kelburne which came to nothing. A great interception from Scott Peters to break up the play as Giffnock tried to get back into game. End to end play but a great substitution by Peter Robertson replacing Aaron with Jack Nelson who got a great pass from Dick Donaldson to score his first goal and Kelburne's third. A pass from Don puts Jack clean through but the keeper saves. At the other end a great save by Matthew Retson in the Kelburne goal and good defending by Callum Brown who wins the ball and clears the danger. Dick with some lovely play and his chip hits the cross bar Half Time Kelburne 5s 3-0 Giffnock 2s
Giffnock try to up the tempo and get back into this game as second half starts but another youngster, Callum Fleming, collects the ball and with some great play down right hand side passes to Don who scores a brilliant goal. This deflates Giffnock and from then on it is mainly Kelburne. Great play from young Jared Bolland wins a short corner for Kelburne from which Sam Hunt responds quickest to score his 2nd goal after Don hits the cross bar. Great play from Sam with a lovely pass to Jared who just misses. Kelburne keeper Matthew pulls off a great double save and Scott steps in to clear danger. Great play by Sam who passes to Dick for the goal of the game. His shot rockets off the left hand post and bar into the goal. Giffnock win a rare short corner but good defending prevents any danger. More good play from Giffnock but a good interception from Ewan Crawford clears the danger. Callum Brown clears to Dick in middle but the attack breaks down. Good play by Ian who passes to youngster Roc Hart who is unlucky to lose ball. Great play by Don who shoots only to be denied by a great save by the Giffnock keeper but Aaron O'Hare is at hand to strike the ball home. More great play and Jack Nelson comes on to score his 2nd goal of the game. This has been Kelburne’s best performance off the season and another goal quickly follows. This has been an impressive display today and Dons’ hat trick goal brings up 10 Hamish Walker passes 4 players to pass to Dick who quickly moves the ball to Don who can make no mistake.
Full Time Kelburne 5s 10-0 Giffnock 2s. Going into the Christmas break this puts the development team in the top 3 of the league. The next game is scheduled for Saturday 17th February at Glasgow Green against Western Wildcats with a 1-30pm pushback.