Hibs Under-20s wrap up triumphant season in style

Hibs Under-20s ended a glorious season in style as they defeated Motherwell 4-2 to wrap up their triumphant SPFL Development League campaign.

Monday, 30th April 2018, 5:43 pm
Updated Monday, 30th April 2018, 6:20 pm
Hibs Under-20s show off the SPFL Development League trophy. Pic: Ian Rutherford

Grant Murray’s young Hibees clinched the league title two weeks ago and claimed the double on Thursday with a 3-1 win over Aberdeen in the Scottish Youth Cup.

Hibs were presented with their league trophy after the match, but before that they had to take care of the Steelmen at a sun-drenched Oriam.

It took Murray’s men 25 minutes to open the scoring, although they were given a helping hand from the visitors’ Shaun Bowers as he headed home an own goal from Fraser Murray’s cross.

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Murray was the architect for Hibs just two minutes later, with Josh Campbell on hand to make it 2-0 by converting his cross.

Murray again provided an assist on 41 minutes, swinging in a corner for Kevin Waugh to make it 3-0 as Hibs went in well ahead at the break.

Sean Mackie netted five minutes after the restart to make it 4-0 and although Motherwell responded with goals from Kyle McDonald and Jamie Semple, they proved to be consolations.

Hibs Under-20s: Dabrowski, Donaldson, Mackie, Porteous, Waugh, Campbell, F Murray, Stirling, Allan, I Murray, Gullan. Substitutes: Martin, O’Connor, Watson, Woods, Paton.