Hotspurs clinch ‘A’ League title win
Kirkwall Hotspurs sealed their first Orkney Cheese ‘A’ League title since 2007 with a 2-0 win over their Kirkwall rivals Rovers this evening.
A full match report will follow online, however, Wayne Monkman and Callan Jessiman grabbed the goals which saw Hotspurs triumph in a thrilling title race which went right to the wire.
Rovers had to win and were made to rue a quite brilliant save from their former goalkeeper Davie Leonard who denied Connan Rendall by getting down low to his left with a brilliant stop with the score tied at 0-0.
Rovers ended the game with nine men following Aiden Drever and Liam Valentine’s dismissals as their hopes of a first league title since 2015 ended.