EAST Super League champions Bo’ness lost out 1-0 to their West counterparts Auchinleck Talbot in a weekend friendly, Graham Wilson grabbing the only goal.
Elsewhere, Linlithgow produced a lacklustre display in their clash against another Ayrshire side, Beith, losing 3-0 at home with Beith’s goals coming from David McLean and a double from Brian McGowan.
Meanwhile, former East Fife central defender Joe Mbu wil not be signing for Rose after deciding his future lies with Edinburgh City. Broxburn hammered Pumpherston 6-1 with a first-half hat-trick from Steven Weir. Mark Cowan netted a double with Nicky Locke also on target.
Newtongrange drew 2-2 at Whitehill Welfare with John McManus and Kris Renton getting the goals in the second half. Dalkeith travelled to Selkirk without several regulars and paid the penalty with a 7-0 drubbing.
And newly-promoted to the Super League as champions, Penicuik, beat Edinburgh United 4-2 at Meggetland with goals from Scott McCulloch, James McPartlin, Grant Killin and Ross Montgomery.