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Brave Brora Rangers give Hibernian major scare at Easter Road


By Will Clark

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Betfred Cup Group Stage

Hibernian 3

Brora Rangers 1

Scorers - Hibernian: Mallan (8,11) Hanlon (89) Brora: Gillespie (60)

Highland League champions Brora Rangers made Premiership outfit Hibernian fight for all three points at Easter Road.

Picture - Ken Macpherson, Inverness.
North of Scotland Cup Final.
Brora Rangers(3) v Inverness CT(2). 06.10.19.
Brora's Dale Gillespie celebrates.
Picture - Ken Macpherson, Inverness. North of Scotland Cup Final. Brora Rangers(3) v Inverness CT(2). 06.10.19. Brora's Dale Gillespie celebrates.

Hibs looked to be cruising to victory after taking a 2-0 lead after 11 minutes with Stevie Mallan scoring both goals.

But Brora Rangers fought back and reduced the deficit to one with Dale Gillespie scoring a spectacular free kick on the hour mark.

Hibernian eventually killed off the game in the 89th minute when Paul Hanlon found the net.



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