AMATEUR football in Ayrshire has well and truly returned, and after two weekends of action and a few midweek fixtures, we may already be seeing some pointers for how the new Ayrshire AFA season might pan out.

Shortlees won the Premier League title last season, and have made a dominant start, winning their first two matches, including a 6-0 win versus Dailly on Saturday.

Dirrans Athletic know the league well, and are unbeaten so far, but dropped their first points on Saturday with a 3-3 draw against newly promoted Drongan.

Two other newly promoted sides, Irvine AFC and Galston, battled it out on Saturday, and it was Irvine who came out on top, winning 4-2, both sides sit on three points.

West Kilbride AFC are the only side with no points so far, having lost 3-1 at home to Tarbolton in their second match of the campaign.

Cumnock AFC handed Stewarton their first loss of the season, winning 3-1 to move above them in the league, while Glenburn were dominant as they defeated New Farm Loch 3-0.

In Division One, Annbank sit top with Black’s Bar just behind, and both teams won this weekend - 3-0 and 4-1 against Kilmarnock United and Largs Thistle respectively.

Troon Dundonald started life in the league well, but lost for the first time this season, 4-1 against Beith, on Saturday.

In an all-Kilmarnock clash, Bonnyton Thistle beat Crosshouse Waverley 4-1, while fellow East Ayrshire side Kilmarnock AFC took down Catrine 3-1.

In Division Two, table toppers Crosshill Thistle defeated newly formed Bothan Victoria 4-0.

Just behind them are Kilbride Thistle, who made it two wins in two with a 6-2 victory over Onthank.

Relegated last season, Whitletts are looking to bounce back, and beat Kilbirnie United 4-3 on Saturday.

Mauchline AFC secured three points in a dominant 5-2 win away to Darvel AFC in what was only their first game of the season.

And Kilwinning AFC played out a thriller with Dean Fenwick Thistle, as the points were shared in a 4-4 draw.

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