By Adam Gibbons and Ben Banks

Morton manager David Hopkin believes Storm Ciara had her part to play in a 2-2 Ton draw with Queen of the South.

Deimantas Petravicius put QOTS ahead before Bob McHugh equalised. Jack Hamilton managed to put the Palmerston side back in front but Nesbitt leveled scoring again.

Nesbitt netted for Morton. (Photo by Ewan Bootman/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

In testing weather, Hopkin believes that the wind and rain affected the match. He also thinks that on the balance of play, a share of the Palmerston spoils was probably fair.

“Training was fantastic with everybody but I thought conditions played a massive part in the game,” said Hopkin. “I thought we couldn’t get our game going, we couldn’t get our wide players involved.

“All in all I think a draw was a fair result. It was dying down then it was going up again. I just think we didn’t start the game the way we wanted to. I thought we came out in the second half with a different tempo to the game.

McHugh had a big part to play. (Photo by Ewan Bootman/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

“That’s what got us back into it. Wind, conditions, you can blame anything, but the two teams have got to play in it. I thought we did create the better chances.

“It was always important to get Kris Doolan minutes. I just thought we could maybe get another goal because he is a goal threat.”

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