Weekend of sport

POLLOK did their survival hopes no favours with a 4-0 loss to Arthurlie on Saturday while Queen’s Park blew the chance to seal a play-off place at Montrose, going down 3-1 at Links Park.

Meanwhile, it was good news for Glasgow City who defeated Aberdeen 7-0 with both Jane and Leanne Ross grabbing hat-tricks.

Clarkston’s Susan Egelstaff took a step towards Olympic qualification when the badminton ace reached the semi-finals of the Peru International in Lima on Saturday before losing to Japanese top seed Ai Goto 21-12 21-13.

In cricket, new Clydesdale captain Zeeshan Bashir made an impressive start to his responsibilities in a pre-season friendly against East Kilbride.

The 24-year-old pharmacy student joined in a run-a-ball partnership of 90 with 17-year-old Scotland youth internationalist Lyle Hill.

GHA rugby club defeated Howe of Fife 45-22 but it was in earnest, as the Fifers secured the Premier three crown last week.