Season starts with a premier derby day

Glenrothes have an exciting local derby to look forward to as they get their 2016/17 Premier League campaign kicked off.

Thursday, 4th August 2016, 11:14 am
Updated Thursday, 4th August 2016, 1:43 pm
Glenrothes juniors travel to Kennoway this Saturday.

Benny Andrew will take his side the short distance to Treaton Park to play a Kennoway Star Hearts squad determined to build on their efforts last term.

Kennoway retained their place in the Premier with a bit to spare and have added well over the close season.

Former East Fife skipper Craig Johnstonehas joined the ranks and will also help out with coaching duties.

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New Glens signings Lewis Hammill and Scott Warrender will make their debuts for Glenrothes.

Thornton Hibs will begin their North Division campaign with a visit to Coupar Angus.

With the summer months still on us, Glenrothes and Kennoway also have midweek games scheduled for next Wednesday.

Kennoway face a difficult trip to one of the league’s fancies for the title.

Ian Barrett’s St Andrews United were relegated from last season’s Super League and are optimistic about bouncing straight back up again.

Kick off at Barnetts Park on Wednesday, August 10 in 7.00p.m.

For Glenrothes, they’re also on their travels.

Andrew will take his side to another of last season’s Super League drop outs.

Sauchie slipped down a division via the relegation play-offs and are other aiming to reclaim their place in the nation’s top tier.

Kick off again is 7.00p.m.