Warriors at the double over Sharks

Whitley Warriors achieved a weekend double over Solway Sharks with victories against their Scottish rivals on Saturday and Sunday.

Tuesday, 4th February 2020, 2:53 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 10:14 am
Ross Murray celebrates after his goal against his former team - Photo Ian Hanlon

They triumphed 8-3 at Dumfries and followed it up with a 6-1 win at Hillheads.

Goalscorers in the first match were Callum Queenan (2), Ross Murray (2), Rolands Gritans, Phil Edgar, Harry Harley and Jordan Barnes.

In the return fixture Ben Campbell hit a post early in the game before Edgar opened the scoring on 3.35, but this was the only goal of the first period.

Sharks levelled at 1-1, but Holland and Queenan scored to put Warriors 3-1 in front. Edgar then made it 4-1 at the end of the second stanza.

Further goals in the final period came from Murray and Queenan.