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ALL the latest scores from the weekend’s football with John McNaught.

Results from Saturday, 23rd April, 2011.

Tweedie Cup - Round Two

Nithsdale Wanderers 1 Stranraer 2

South of Scotland League

Dalbeattie Star 2 Wigtown and Bladnoch 1

Heston Rovers 3 Fleet Star 3

Mid-Annandale 0 St Cuthbert Wanderers 3

Creetown 0 Threave Rovers 2

Dalbeattie Star kept up their challenge for the league title with a narrow two goals to one victory over Wigtown and Bladnoch after going behind in the 17th minute through a Rab Jamieson goal.

White equalised 50 minutes later and Ferguson gave Star the three valuable points with 19th minutes left to play. Threave Rovers and St Cuthbert Wanderers kept up their respective challenges with the Castle Douglas side beating Creetown by two goals to nil with goals from Andrew Donley after 25 minutes and Paul Cook 20 minutes after the break.

St Cuthbert Wanderers beat Mid-Annandale by three goal to nil at Lockerbie with Gary Redpath opening the scoring after only five minutes play. Five minutes later Ross McCrindle doubled the score line and 20 minutes from time Paul McClymont ensured that Saints stayed on track for this seasons league championship.

Heston Rovers and Fleet Star played out a three all draw at Maryfield with McMurdo opening the scoring for the visitors in the 15th minute.

Stevie Millar leveled the match seven minutes before the break but Page restored Stars lead twenty minutes after the re-start and when Davy McKie gave the visitors a two goal advantage with 15 minutes left to play it looked as though the Gatehouse side would take the three points. However Heston felt differently and two goals in the last five minutes gave the home side a share of the points with Millar scoring his scoring his and his sides second five minutes from time and Fraser McGee scoring at the death with a free kick.

Stranraer are through to the semi-final of the Tweedie Cup after beating Nithsdale Wanderers by the odd goal in three at Sanquhar.