The big day arrives for Bonnyrigg Rose

Excitement has been building for weeks in Bonnyrigg. Now it becomes reality. Bonnyrigg Rose of the McBookie.com Super League welcome Scottish Cup holders Hibernian to Tynecastle.

Saturday, 21st January 2017, 13:29 pm
Updated Saturday, 21st January 2017, 15:27 pm
Bonnyrigg players arrive at Tynecastle. Picture: SNS

Bonnyrigg has become a ghost town for the afternoon as 5,000 fans descend on Gorgie for one of the biggest games in the club’s history.

Bonnyrigg Rose goalkeeper Dylan Rooney takes a snapshot of his kit ahead of the game. Picutre: SNS
Bonnyrigg Rose chairman Charlie Kirkwood on the big day. Picture: SNS
The strips are out. Picture: SNS

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The Rose players take in their home ground for the day
Bonnyrigg Rose Manager Robbie Horn. Picture: SNS
Rose fans prior to the big game. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey
Rose fans in the ground. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey
Atmosphere was positive before kick-off. Picture SNS/Alan Harvey
Michael Andrews is despondent after conceding Bonnyrigg's opening goal. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey
Dean Hoskins (right) scores from the penalty spot. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey
Bonnyrigg Rose goalkeeper Dylan Rooney takes a snapshot of his kit ahead of the game. Picutre: SNS
Bonnyrigg Rose chairman Charlie Kirkwood on the big day. Picture: SNS
The strips are out. Picture: SNS
The Rose players take in their home ground for the day
Bonnyrigg Rose Manager Robbie Horn. Picture: SNS
Rose fans prior to the big game. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey
Rose fans in the ground. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey
Atmosphere was positive before kick-off. Picture SNS/Alan Harvey
Michael Andrews is despondent after conceding Bonnyrigg's opening goal. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey
Dean Hoskins (right) scores from the penalty spot. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey