Ross County 5-1 Hamilton

Ross County celebrate with the Scottish First Division trophy

Champions Ross County celebrated their final home match of the season in style with a resounding victory over Hamilton Accies.

Colin McMenamin swept home Richard Brittain's right-wing cross to give County a fifth-minute lead and Brittain fired the hosts' second.

Accies, the only team to beat Ross County in the league this season with a 5-1 win at New Douglas Park in August, pulled one back through James McAlister's long-range strike just after the break.

But Stuart Kettlewell's tap-in quickly restored the home side's two-goal advantage and Brittain soon grabbed his second of the day.

Michael Gardyne smashed the ball high into the net to complete the Highlanders' win on 77 minutes.

After the match, Derek Adams' side were presented with the Scottish First Division trophy.

Ross County: Fraser, Miller, Boyd, Flynn, Morrison, Gardyne (Craig 79), Lawson, Kettlewell, Vigurs (Corcoran 81), Brittain (Quinn 82), McMenamin. Subs Not Used: Malin, Byrne.

Booked: Vigurs.

Goals: McMenamin 5, Brittain 40, Kettlewell 47, Brittain 54, Gardyne 77.

Hamilton: Hutton, McAlister, Jivanda, Mensing, Hendrie (Watson 78), Routledge, Kilday, Redmond (Kirkpatrick 61), Gillespie, Ryan (Spence 78), McShane. Subs Not Used: Blair Currie, MacGregor.

Booked: Routledge.

Goals: McAlister 46.

Att: 4,737

Ref: Euan Norris.

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