DISAPPOINTED Girvan FC skipper Scott Dinwoodie admitted his side produced their "poorest performance" of the season on Saturday.

They were victims of a shock in the Scottish Junior Cup, with the Premier Division outfit going down 3-2 to Central League First Division side East Kilbride Thistle.

The Hamilton Park side, who had progressed to the opening round of the William Hill Scottish Cup, only to lose heavily to Brora Rangers, had been hoping for a run in the showpiece junior knockout event.

However they were below their best against a visiting side who had nothing to lose.

Dinwoodie said: "That has to be our poorest performance of the season by far. We were really poor in possession and gave the ball away. We did well to get back into the match but as soon as we had got it back to 2-2 we conceded another goal. It's disappointing as we had hoped for a run in the Scottish Cup but there's nothing we can do about it and we just have to move on now."

Managerless Girvan on Saturday face another tough test when their former boss Peter Leonard's team visit for a crunch basement battle.

It will be the first time double title-winning Leonard,who steered Girvan to Super First Division title success last season, will have been up against his old team.

Dinwoodie said: "We will take to Peter beforehand and afterwards but will concentrate on the match. We picked up our first win against Hurlford a few weeks ago and will be looking to take the three points so we can open up a gap between Cumnock and ourselves at the bottom of the table."

The midfielder added: "The priority for this club has always been survival and hopefully we can achieve that."