Week 9 saw the top of the table become even tighter, there are only 4pts between the top 4 teams but it’s still St Cyrus top by 1pt over Newtonhill.
Drumlithie & Stoney were the only teams to secure the full 5 points with defeats over Johnshaven & Montrose HP respectively. 5pts separate the bottom 3 clubs of Laurencekirk Mxd, Montrose HP & Johnshaven. With only 2 weeks left can St Cyrus hold on or will a chasing team overtake them in the quest for the champions of the Mearns.
Week 9 results: Laurencekirk 27-43 Newtonhill, L/Kirk mxd 28-33 Edzell, Drumlithie 48-17 Johnshaven, Stonehaven 39-25 Montrose H.P, St Cyrus 28-43 Inverbervie, Fettercairn 43-28 Portlethen.
Scores as follows for Week 8: Newtonhill 39-28 Montrose H.P, Johnshaven 34-44 Inverbervie, St Cyrus 35-25 Stonehaven, Edzell 28-30 Fettercairn, L/Kirk Mxd 16-42 Drumlithie, Laurencekirk 25-31 Portlethen.
Week 10 fixtures: Johnshaven v Edzell, St Cyrus v Montrose H.P, Laurencekirk v Inverbervie, Portlethen v Drumlithie, Stonehaven v Fettercairn, Newtonhill L/kirk Mxd.