Sunday, August 28, 2022

AYRSHIRE SCRATCH LEAGUES - Ayr Belleisle win Division 3 title whilst play off fixtures are finalised.

Ayr Belleisle are the 2022 Ayrshire Scratch League Division 3 title winners following a victory by the narrowest of margins in their two leg final play off with Ardeer.

After the first leg was drawn 3 - 3 at Ardeer, the return leg at Ayr Belleisle also finished 3 - 3 giving a final aggregate score of 6 - 6 over the two legs, meaning that the destination of the trophy, and automatic promotion spot, was decided by a countback over the results of the 12 individual ties in the final. 

Ayr Belleisle were declared the championship winners by a countback score of 35 - 34.

As a result Ardeer will now play West Kilbride, who finished second bottom in Division 2, in the two leg play off match to decide which club will play in division 2 and division 3 next season.

In the other play off match, Kilmarnock Barassie, by virtue of their second bottom place in Division 1, will play off with Division 2 runners up Turnberry, do decided which of the two clubs will take their place in divisions 1 and 2 next season.

The two legs of the play off matches are due to be completed by Sunday the 11th of September. 


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