East of Scotland League - Gala Fairydean defeat Peebles Rovers

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Peebles Rovers and Gala Fairydean played out a 3-2 thriller last night in the East of Scotland First Division.

Andrew Brown for Gala stopped Peebles going ahead early with a goal-line clearance.

But at the other end George Gibson scored for The Fairies with a ten yard shot, hammering the underside of the crossbar.

Gala keeper Elliot Turnbull made a magnificent save from Craig Edgar’s 30 yard volley 30 minutes into the game but Geri Rossi made it 2-0 from close range from Frankie Arthur’s corner just before half time.

Grant Gass coolly finished via the post in the 60th minute to make it 3-0, and by now Gala seemed to have the victory secured.

Turnbull kept Gala ahead with another save, tipping Edgar’s header over the bar in the 65th minute.

Nicky Cairns opened Rovers’ account with a free kick two minutes later.

Cairns had a second free kick which hit off the crossbar a minute from time before Edgar scored the goal he deserved with a matter of seconds left.