BUCKIE Thistle boss Graeme Stewart refused to criticise his team after their Aberdeenshire Shield exit in a penalty shoot-out.
The Middleton Trust provided a handy donation.
BUCKIE Thistle begin a double cup mission tonight by taking on Formartine United in the Aberdeenshire Shield.
Head coach Stuart McWatt hopes the sport can grow across Aberdeenshire.
There was to be no repeat of last year's stunning victory.
Owen Cairns looked to have handed Fraserburgh the win until substitute Gethins popped up late on.
TWO of the leagues most in-form teams will clash when Forres Mechanics meet Rothes at Mosset Park tomorrow.
Stephen Sharpe was announced as sportMoray's Sports Personality of the Year on Wednesday night.
The sides meet again after last season's clash which saw Rothie win on penalties after a replay.
The footballing legend was in Ellon for the latest A Night With event.
Football legend Denis Law is among the star-studded line-up.