Hawick succumb to students

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Although ending up on the wrong end of the result, Royal Albert gave premier division outfit Stirling a run for their money.

Playing in an East of Scotland League Cup encounter, the students netted twice during the first half and then sealed victory with another strike after the break.

Albert, however, came close to scoring when Mike Smith hit the bar with a header, while Kevin Strathdee was twice foiled by superb saves from the University keeper.