Clydebank manager Gordon Moffat hopes that Ciaran Mulcahy can go on a goalscoring run after finding the net for the first time at his new club.

The striker, who joined from Benburb in June, has been at the centre of plenty of the Bankies’ goals in recent weeks – but had yet to score himself.

That was until Saturday when he got the opening goal in Clydebank’s 4-0 win at Kirkintilloch Rob Roy before Chris Black, Conor Lynass and Ross McPherson maintained the club’s 100 per cent record in the West of Scotland League’s Premier Division.

Mulcahy rose highest to nod Oisin McHugh‘s looping cross in off the post after a quarter of an hour and Black rolled the ball into an empty net on 28 minutes after a slack back pass from the hosts’ defence.

There was a touch of fortune about the third five minutes later as Lynass’s deflected free-kick wrong footed the goalkeeper to leave the Holm Park side cruising at the break.

Moffat’s side had to stand tall in the opening minutes of the second-half as Rob Roy searched for a way back into the game, before McPherson added a fourth after being quickest to react to Lee Gallagher’s free-kick when it came off the crossbar.

The Bankies boss admits a fast start was necessary at Guy’s Meadow – and hailed the perfect away performance.

He told the Post: “It was a tricky game. They were coming off the back of a good result and performance last week so we said it was important to start well and we did.

“We got the goals in the first half and we knew they would come out flying in the second after probably getting a bit of a hard time off their manager.

“They weren’t having loads of attempts but they were dominating the ball territorially so we had to see that through.

“It was the perfect away performance.

“Ciaran was absolutely excellent again – he’s dominated things in the air all day and brought the ball down and into play.

“He was desperate to get a goal, but I had been saying to him that in pre-season – he had a few games at the start and wasn’t getting a goal, but then got a hat-trick and he was up and running.

“He knows the job he does for the team and he’ll get his fair share with the amount of chances we create.”

Saturday’s win saw Bankies open up a five-point lead at the top of the Premier Division ahead of nearest rivals Hurlford and Troon, though Moffat’s troops have played a game more than most of their rivals in the top flight.

Clydebank now head into a double header with Beith in their next two fixtures, starting with a second round tie at Bellsdale Park in the Soccer Shop Challenge Cup this Saturday, November 21, before a league clash at the same venue seven days later.