Elgin Metropolis web win on evening of celebration for revered Forres Mechanics twins Graham and Lee Fraser
Metropolis continued their effective summer season type as they ran out 3-0 victors on this native derby.
Early targets from Darryl McHardy and Kane Hester had the Borough Briggs group coasting earlier than a Brian Cameron penalty completed excessive over, denying them a 3rd aim.
Forres Mechanics twins Graham and Lee Fraser have been the centre of consideration as Elgin Metropolis supplied the opposition for his or her well-merited testimonial match.
Striker Josh Peters headed dwelling the ultimate aim of the evening in a well-matched second half.
Defender Graham and striker Lee have been influential figures within the Can-Cans aspect since former boss Charlie Rowley signed them in 2010.
The duo, who agreed two-year offers with the membership in April, stay large gamers for present supervisor Steven MacDonald.
The brothers, who’ve each recovered from critical accidents through the years, have racked up greater than 750 appearances between them and helped the membership win the North of Scotland Cup in 20111 and league title the next season.
Former native rivals Elgin Metropolis, now a League 2 aspect, have been more than pleased to supply the opposition, which is one other fixture amid a busy and profitable pre-season for the Borough Briggs group.
Their 5-0 win at Keith on Tuesday took their targets tally to twenty over the previous 5 bounce matches with out having leaked a aim on arrival at Mosset Park.
It was a robust line-up from Elgin, with a notable substitute in former Aberdeen midfielder Chris Antoniazzi, who got here on in the beginning of the second half.
Forres, who misplaced ahead Paul Brindle to former membership Clach this week, had 17-year-old striker Ben Barron beginning after his current signing from Caley Thistle, having been on mortgage final time period because the aspect completed twelfth within the desk.
The downpours subsided forward of kick-off as a guard of honour – and a piper – welcomed the Frasers on to the park.
Metropolis have been fast out of the traps although and defender McHardy’s header simply crossed the goal-line when he met a cross from Cameron after simply 5 minutes.
It was 2-0 simply six minutes later when ahead Hester nodded dwelling a supply from the fleet-footed Dylan Lawrence.
Moments later, Elgin blew the possibility of a 3rd after Angus Mailer was tripped within the field by goalkeeper Stuart Knight.