Jim Calder was in excellent form for the home side and he saved twice from Dwyer & Scott before Caley Thistle created several chances and took the lead. In the eighth minute Mitchell and Christie combined well and the latter scored from 10 yards. East Stirling came back well and Calder saved from Scott & Robert Lee before they equalised with a Dwyer header in 25 minutes. In 61 minutes Paul McKenzie put the home side ahead when took a pass 30 yards out, beat Brian Ross on the 18 yard line and swept the ball home from 12 yards. The visitors came back in 71 minutes when the two Lees combined for Robert to make it 2-2. Almost immediately Charlie Christie made it 3-2. Again East Stirling retaliated and in 79 minutes Geraghty netted after a goalmouth scramble to grab a draw.