Belfast Giants beat Fife Flyers in league/cup clash

Greg Stewart of the Belfast Giants celebrates scoring against Braehead Clan
Greg Stewart of the Belfast Giants celebrates scoring against Braehead Clan

The Belfast Giants secured their second win over Scottish opposition in 24 hours as they beat Fife 3-1 in Sunday's Elite League/Challenge Cup clash.

Will Colbert put the Giants ahead in the first period before Andrew Fournier doubled the advantage in the second period in Fife.

Derek Keller pulled a goal back in the final period but Daymen Rycroft's goal ensured Belfast's win.

The Giants defeated Braehead 3-2 in Saturday's Cup game in Belfast.

Robby Sandrock edged Belfast into the lead in Saturday's game but Ash Goldie levelled matters before the end of the first period.

Colbert scored a powerplay goal and Greg Stewart did likewise for his third of the season for a 3-1 advantage.

The Scottish club scored near the end through Jade Galbraith.

Belfast will be next in action in Saturday's league game against Nottingham at the Odyssey Arena.