East Stirlingshire dented Peterhead's promotion hopes by beating the Scottish League Two leaders at Ochilview.

Christopher Townsley headed Jamie Glasgow's corner beyond goalkeeper Graeme Smith to put Shire ahead just before the quarter-hour mark.

Rory McAllister forced a good save from from Grant Hay as Peterhead tried to find a leveller.

But David Greenhill converted from Iain Thomson's pass to seal victory for the hosts.

Lineup, Bookings (3) & Substitutions (6)

East Stirlingshire

  • 01 Hay
  • 02 Herd
  • 03 Maxwell
  • 08 Greenhill (McKechnie - 79' )
  • 04 Townsley
  • 05 Bolochoweckyj
  • 07 MacGregor
  • 06 Thomson
  • 10 Miller Booked (Devlin - 77' Booked )
  • 09 Glasgow (Watt - 63' )
  • 11 Wright

Substitutes

  • 12 Watt
  • 14 Tapping
  • 15 Devlin
  • 16 McKechnie
  • 17 Gordon
  • 18 Shepherd

Peterhead

  • 01 Smith
  • 02 Sharp
  • 03 McCann (McGlinchey - 75' )
  • 08 Redman
  • 04 Noble
  • 05 Ross
  • 07 Rodgers (Buchan - 80' )
  • 06 Cowie
  • 10 Gilfillan (Brown - 66' )
  • 09 McAllister Booked
  • 11 Strachan

Substitutes

  • 12 Brown
  • 14 McGlinchey
  • 15 Buchan
  • 16 Tully
  • 21 Jarvie
Ref: George Salmond
Att: 310

Match Stats

Shots

8 13

On target

5 6

Corners

5 7

Fouls

18 12

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, East Stirling 2, Peterhead 0.

90:00 +3:19 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, East Stirling 2, Peterhead 0.

90:00 +2:37

Attempt saved. Max Wright (East Stirling) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

90:00 +1:27

Foul by Graeme Sharp (Peterhead).

90:00 +1:27

Max Wright (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

90:00 +0:38

Attempt missed. Josh Watt (East Stirling) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

88:00 Booking

Booking Rhys Devlin (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.

87:54

Connor McGlinchey (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

87:54

Foul by Rhys Devlin (East Stirling).

87:25

Rory McAllister (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

87:25

Foul by Iain Thomson (East Stirling).

85:13 Booking

Booking Rory McAllister (Peterhead) is shown the yellow card.

85:01

Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).

85:01

Michael Bolochoweckyj (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

82:15

Attempt missed. Dean Cowie (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

81:25

Attempt blocked. Scott Ross (Peterhead) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

80:57

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Chris Townsley.

79:26 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Peterhead. Kevin Buchan replaces Andy Rodgers.

78:27 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, East Stirling. Jordan McKechnie replaces David Greenhill.

78:03

Michael Bolochoweckyj (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

78:03

Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).

77:23

Attempt saved. Max Wright (East Stirling) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

76:49 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, East Stirling. Rhys Devlin replaces Ricky Miller because of an injury.

76:09

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Andy Rodgers.

74:51 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Peterhead. Connor McGlinchey replaces Ryan McCann.

73:55

Foul by Ricky Miller (East Stirling).

73:55

Rory McAllister (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

72:39

Attempt missed. David Greenhill (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

70:46

Foul by Josh Watt (East Stirling).

70:46

Steven Noble (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

70:01

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Mikey Herd.

68:14

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

68:14

Graeme Sharp (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the right wing.

65:19 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Peterhead. Jordon Brown replaces Bryan Gilfillan.

64:14

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Ryan McCann.

62:47 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, East Stirling. Josh Watt replaces Jamie Glasgow.

59:59

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Grant Hay.

59:43

Attempt saved. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

59:01

Foul by Iain Thomson (East Stirling).

59:01

Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

58:12 Booking

Booking Ricky Miller (East Stirling) is shown the yellow card.

57:52

Hand ball by Ricky Miller (East Stirling).

53:19

Foul by David Greenhill (East Stirling).

53:19

Scott Ross (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

51:15 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! East Stirling 2, Peterhead 0. David Greenhill (East Stirling) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Iain Thomson.

50:31

Attempt missed. Jamie Glasgow (East Stirling) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

49:11

Foul by Steven Noble (Peterhead).

49:11

Iain Thomson (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

45:54

Attempt missed. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

45:00

Second Half begins East Stirling 1, Peterhead 0.

45:00 +1:07 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, East Stirling 1, Peterhead 0.

45:00 +0:40

Attempt missed. Jamie Redman (Peterhead) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

45:00

Scott Ross (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

44:58

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

44:15

Attempt missed. Scott Ross (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

43:54

Ryan Strachan (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

43:54

Foul by Mikey Herd (East Stirling).

43:12

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

43:12

Graeme Sharp (Peterhead) wins a free kick on the right wing.

39:03

Foul by Dean Cowie (Peterhead).

39:03

David Greenhill (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

38:53

Foul by Iain Thomson (East Stirling).

38:53

Steven Noble (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

38:25

Attempt saved. Jamie Glasgow (East Stirling) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

37:04

Attempt missed. Scott Ross (Peterhead) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses to the right.

35:01

Chris Townsley (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

35:01

Foul by Scott Ross (Peterhead).

34:33

Foul by Max Wright (East Stirling).

34:33

Steven Noble (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

33:43

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Grant Hay.

31:50

Iain Thomson (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

31:50

Foul by Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead).

28:45

Mikey Herd (East Stirling) wins a free kick on the left wing.

28:45

Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).

23:13

Iain Thomson (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

23:13

Foul by Dean Cowie (Peterhead).

20:48

Foul by Rory McAllister (Peterhead).

20:48

Chris Townsley (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

20:13

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Grant Hay.

19:58

Attempt saved. Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

19:43

Attempt saved. Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

18:36

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Chris Townsley.

18:02

Foul by Michael Bolochoweckyj (East Stirling).

18:02

Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

17:36

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Steven Noble.

16:47

Steven Noble (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

16:47

Foul by Iain Thomson (East Stirling).

14:54

Jamie Glasgow (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

14:54

Foul by Steven Noble (Peterhead).

13:55 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! East Stirling 1, Peterhead 0. Chris Townsley (East Stirling) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jamie Glasgow with a cross following a corner.

13:42

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Rory McAllister.

13:09

Corner, East Stirling. Conceded by Graeme Sharp.

11:53

Attempt missed. Dean Cowie (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

9:54

Attempt saved. Jamie Redman (Peterhead) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

8:16

Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

8:16

Foul by Ricky Miller (East Stirling).

7:01

Foul by Dean Cowie (Peterhead).

7:01

Scott Maxwell (East Stirling) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

5:46

Attempt saved. Rory McAllister (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

5:13

Andy Rodgers (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

5:13

Foul by Mikey Herd (East Stirling).

3:20

Corner, Peterhead. Conceded by Grant Hay.

2:58

Attempt saved. Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

1:12

Foul by Iain Thomson (East Stirling).

1:12

Bryan Gilfillan (Peterhead) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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