Hamilton net dramatic extra-time decider in Scottish Gas Women’s Cup

Josi Giard, Hamilton Academical's matchwinner
Josi Giard was Hamilton Academical’s match-winner. (Alex Todd/SPP)

Scottish Gas Women’s Cup 3rd Round ties featured a last-gasp extra-time win for Hamilton Academical, while Aberdeen and Partick Thistle overcame deficits.

Ayr United 0-7 Celtic
Boroughmuir Thistle 1-3 Aberdeen
Dyce 0-5 Dundee United
East Fife 5-0 Renfrew
Glasgow Women 1-6 Spartans
Glenrothes Strollers 1-3 Gartcairn
Hearts 9-0 Edinburgh Caledonia
Hibernian 10-0 St Johnstone
Inverness Caledonian Thistle 0-12 Rangers
Kilmarnock 2-3 (aet) Hamilton Academical
Livingston H/W Airdrie
Partick Thistle 4-2 Motherwell
Queens Park P-P Bonnyrigg Rose
Rossvale 0-10 Glasgow City
Stenhousemuir 0-7 Montrose
Westdyke 1-2 Stirling University

Hamilton Academical eventually progressed at Kilmarnock after extra-time, forced by Abby Robinson’s late equaliser but a dramatic last minute Josephine Giard header was decisive.

Partick Thistle twice trailed to Motherwell penalties but Demi Falconer’s double led to a 4-2 victory, Aberdeen had to come from behind in the second half to avoid an upset at Boroughmuir Thistle.

Rangers netted a dozen in front of over 1,000 at Inverness Caledonian Thistle, Hibernian put ten past St Johnstone as Micky McAlonie got four, Lisa Forest scored three of Glasgow City’s own ten at Rossvale.

Hearts hit Edinburgh Caledonia 9-0 aided by four from Kathleen McGovern, holders Celtic scored seven at Ayr United. as did Montrose away to Stenhousemuir with three from Louise Brown.

Dyce bowed out 5-0 at home to Dundee United from four divisions higher, Glenrothes Strollers also saw their run from the Preliminary Round ended in defeat by Gartcairn.

Fourth Round Draw

The draw for the Fourth Round of the Scottish Gas Women’s Scottish Cup will be made on Monday, with legendary Scottish football figure Rose Reilly joining host Amy Irons to conduct the draw. It will be broadcast on the Scottish Cup’s Youtube Channel at 5:30pm.

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