A PAIR of second half strikes by Lee McCulloch made the difference in Saturday’s SFL division three southside derby.
The Ibrox club jumped to the top of the league with their defeat of Queen’s Park .
Almost 50,000 were in the crowd for the Spiders visit and they almost got off to a flying start when a Jamie Longworth shot flew over the crossbar.
Also on Saturday, Pollok defeated Neilston 2-1 in the Emirates Scottish junior cup, second round, while in rugby, a late GHA come back with 17 unanswered points was not enough to defeat Championship A league leaders, Cartha.
The visitors stormed into the lead in the southside derby and just managed to hold on in front of one of the biggest crowds in local rugby for many years.
Meanwhile, Whitecraigs received a welcome respite during an injury crisis, when Saturday’s clash against Dalziel was called off because of a waterlogged pitch at the Motherwell club.
Hockey’s Milne Craig Western`s 7-0 victory over Wildcats at Titwood was a conclusive affair with a hat-trick coming from Scotland striker Holly Cram.