Glenafton Athletic manager Mick McCann praised his forwards’ contributions in front of goal as the Glens beat Cumbernauld United 3-0 at the weekend.

Going into the Premier Division match at Loch Park, forwards Sam McKee and Jordan Ryan had both netted in the Afton’s 2-1 win over Rossvale the weekend prior.

The duo have been on scintillating form so far this season with McKee scoring six times and Ryan five ahead of their meeting with Cumbernauld.

Mark Gilmour opened the scoring for the hosts, following in on a rebound to slot in.

Then of course the duo had to get in on the act, McKee slotting his shot through the Nauld’s keepers legs to finish.

Ryan then grabbed his sixth goal of the campaign to wrap up the scoring and give the Glens their fifth successive win.

Speaking to the Chronicle, McCann said: “The team is hitting a bit of form of late and we have some talented players up top.

“It is just the case of getting them in the right areas, on the ball and giving them chances.

“At the moment the pair of them are finding the net, which is great.

“It makes a difference as well when you are getting clean sheets as that gives the forwards the chance to win games for us.”

Next up for the Glens is a huge derby match against Cumnock in the Scottish Junior Cup. And McCann says he will be looking at his players with an envious eye ahead of the second round tie this evening.

He said: ”It is great we have a bit of form and confidence going into the tie but these cup games are stand alone.

“The weekend was a big result for us from a league point of view but as soon as that was done and dusted we were focusing on tonight.

“The players are looking forward to it and I am sure they will be up for it as it is a huge derby match for us.

“I must admit, I only recently stopped playing and these are the types of games where I think I really miss it.

“I would love to be out there playing, it is going to be a big one.”