Kilbirnie Ladeside co-manager Thomas Molloy hailed Alex McWaters as ‘magic’ for his fine form of late as he netted in the 2-0 win over Cumnock at the weekend.

The Blasties started the match brightly at Valefield Park and took the lead early on in the first half.

Brendan Sharpe’s first time finish flying high into the top right hand corner to put Kilbirnie in control at the break.

In the second half, the hosts doubled their advantage through the inform McWaters.

The midfielder grabbing his second goal in as many matches, as he blasted in on the half volley following a goalmouth clearance from the visitors.

Speaking to the Herald, Molloy said:”If I am blatantly honest about it he is frustrating at times but he has got that bit of magic in him that he can go and win you a game.

“For a midfielder scoring goals is massive and that is what he has done the past couple of weeks as well.”

Next up for the Blasties is a break from league duty as they take on Caledonian Braves in the South Challenge Cup.

Molloy says it will be a tough test against higher league opposition but the Blasties are keen to progress deeper in the competition.

He said: “We have them watched the past three games and on paper they are playing at a higher level than us.

"But it is a big cup competition in the last 64, so we are at home again and be looking to win.”