Local sides on form as Forres and Nairn Welfare Leaue starts with a bang
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ALL three local sides picked up victories on the opening night of the Forres and Nairn Welfare League on Friday.
Carisbrooke were convincing 5-0 victors against 10-man Elgin Caledonian, Kinloss Sappers won 2-0 against Elgin Albion, and Mosset Tavern completed the Forres area treble over Elgin sides with a sensational 5-4 come-from-behind win over Caberfeidh.
Mosset picked up all three points at Roysvale, despite having trailed Caberfeidh 3-0 at half-time.
They also scored their last two goals with 10 men after Fraser Thom, who scored a double, was shown a straight red card.
The comeback started in bizarre fashion when Andrew Lloyd knocked Caberfeidh’s crossbar down while heading in at the back post.
Fraser Thom’s double – including a penalty – levelled the scores before Jamie Lees restored Caberfeidh’s advantage.
A brilliant brace from Jordan Robertson gave Mosset a dramatic opening day win.
Below: A full picture spread from Friday's match at Roysvale.
Meanwhile, an impressive hat-trick from Gregor Ewan and goals from Scott Moore and Stuart Englemann earned Carisbrooke a 5-0 win against Elgin Caledonian.
Goals from Jamie Cattell and Duncan Menzies gave Kinloss Sappers a win over Elgin Albion.
Elgin Thistle defeated reigning champions Westerlea 1-0, while new entrants Vikings earned their first win – beating new local rivals FC Elgin 6-0.