Hibs loan round-up: Hauge off the mark for Dundalk, good week for McClelland

Hibs have ten players out on loan – here’s how they fared over the weekend and midweek games...

Christian Doidge – Kilmarnock

Welsh forward started for Kilmarnock in Derek McInnes’ return to Pittodrie but Aberdeen ran out 4-1 winners. Doidge played 64 minutes before making way for Innes Cameron.

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He is likely to feature tonight when Killie take on St Johnstone at Rugby Park.

Jack Brydon, Allan Delferrière, Emmanuel Johnson – FC Edinburgh

Delferrière started in the 2-1 win against Montrose at Links Park with Brydon replacing him on 77 minutes and Johnson an unused sub.

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The trio could be involved again this evening when they welcome Peterhead to Meadowbank on League One duty – with a win sending them top of the third tier.

Stevie Bradley, Runar Hauge – Dundalk

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Runar Hauge opened his account for Dundalk in their 2-0 win against Drogheda United

Hauge made his first league start for the Lilywhites in the Louth derby against Drogheda United, winning and converting a penalty kick for the opening goal in a 2-0 win. He made way for Hibs colleague Stevie Bradley on the hour mark.

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The result leaves Dundalk ten points adrift of league-leaders Shamrock Rovers with five games left to play. They host St Patrick’s Athletic on Friday night.

João Baldé – East Fife

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Baldé played the full 90 minutes of East Fife’s home loss against Stirling Albion but couldn’t build on his assist in the 2-1 SPFL Trust Trophy defeat by Arbroath last month.

The defeat knocked the Fifers out of the top four in League Two leaving them just a point ahead of Elgin City and Bonnyrigg Rose, who both have a game in hand. They travel to face Forfar Athletic this weekend.

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Daniel MacKay – Inverness Caledonian Thistle

MacKay played 69 minutes of Inverness CT’s 1-0 victory over Ayr United at Somerset Park as the Caley Jags continued their winning run on league duty.

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Billy Dodds’ side are in Friday-night action this week when they host league-leaders Partick Thistle.

Kyle McClelland – Cove Rangers

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McClelland has had a good few days for the Toonsers, playing 76 minutes of Cove’s 2-0 victory over Arbroath and just over an hour in the 3-1 win against Dundee on Tuesday night.

Jim McIntyre’s side now sit sixth in the Championship and travel to eighth-placed Raith Rovers at the weekend.

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Dylan Tait – Arbroath

Tait played 66 minutes as Arbroath fell to a 2-0 defeat at Cove Rangers, with Easter Road team-mate Kyle McClelland contributing to a clean sheet for Jim McIntyre’s side.

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The Red Lichties host Dundee on Saturday.