SNL round-up: Racers ease into cup final, Comets though to Final Four Weekend

Murrayfield Racers are through to the Scottish Cup Final after completing an 11-3 aggregate victory over Kirkcaldy Kestrels.

The Racers led 6-0 after the first leg and goals by Michael Ireland (2), Callum Boyd, Ethan Reid and Joel Gautschi secured a 5-3 success in the reverse fixture.

Tony Hand’s side will now face either Dundee Comets or Aberdeen Lynx at Dundee Ice Arena on Saturday, 11th May.

In the SNL play-offs, the Comets booked their place at the Final Four Weekend courtesy of a 10-7 aggregate victory against Aberdeen.

Dundee kicked off the quarter-final tie with a 6-2 win on the road and although they lost 5-4 back on home ice they progressed to the last four.

Paisley Pirates are in pole position to reach the semi-finals after securing a 7-1 victory at Dundee Tigers.

The two sides meet in the second leg at Braehead Arena on Sunday, 24th March.

WEEKEND RESULTS

Aberdeen Lynx 2-6 Dundee Comets – Play-off QF
Dundee Comets 4-5 Aberdeen Lynx – Play-off QF (agg 10-7)
Dundee Tigers 1-7 Paisley Pirates – Play-off QF
Kirkcaldy Kestrels 3-5 Murrayfield Racers – SC (agg 3-11)

(Image permission: Andy Lee)