SNL round-up: Paisley roar back against Aberdeen to reach Scottish Cup Final

Paisley Pirates are through to the final of the Scottish Cup after recovering from a four goal deficit to defeat Aberdeen Lynx.

The Pirates put last week’s 6-2 first leg defeat firmly behind them to win the reverse fixture 7-1.

Richard Thorp topped the second leg scoring with four goals to help his side claim a 9-7 aggregate victory.

Paisley will now face Dundee Comets in the final on Saturday, 21st April, at Fife Ice Arena.

Kirkcaldy Kestrels are on course to reach the Play-off Finals Weekend after recording a comfortable victory in the first leg of their quarter-final tie against Kilmarnock Storm.

Scott Jamieson (3), Garry Simpson (2), Jamie Wilson, Conor Duncan and Robin Floyd were on the scoresheet as Kirkcaldy eased to an 8-1 road success.

The Comets are also in good shape to progress to the play-off semi-finals after securing a comfortable 12-1 victory in their first match with Dundee Tigers.

Aberdeen rounded off their regular season league fixtures with a 4-3 defeat at home to Edinburgh Capitals SNL – Joel Gautschi (3) and Aaron Robertson scored for the visitors.

The two sides will meet again in the play-offs over the Easter weekend.

WEEKEND RESULTS

Aberdeen Lynx 3-4 Edinburgh Capitals SNL
Dundee Tigers 1-12 Dundee Comets (Play-offs)
Paisley Pirates 7-1 Aberdeen Lynx (Cup) (agg 9-7)
Kilmarnock Storm 1-8 Kirkcaldy Kestrels (Play-offs)

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