Rangers loanee Kai Kennedy will miss Raith Rovers’ Scottish Premiership play-off push as manager John McGlynn provides an injury update.

Goals from Lewis Vaughan and Gozie Ugwu sealed a 2-0 win over Dunfermline on Saturday that sets them up for a Premiership play-off semi-final tie with Dundee this week. Rangers loanee Kennedy won’t feature though after picking up a hamstring injury while defender Iain Davidson also has a knock.

The Rangers talent will miss Rovers' play-off push after picking up a hamstring injury.

The Rangers talent will miss Rovers’ play-off push after picking up a hamstring injury. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images for DFB)

While it is a blow to lose the influential spark he brought on loan from Rangers, McGlynn is pleased with his side overall: “Iain Davidson has come off with an injury and that would be a blow after losing Kai Kennedy from Tuesday and I don’t think he’ll make it. But we are happy to be in the semi-final and bring it on.

“I am delighted with the attitude, commitment, the way we played and defended. I’m extremely proud of them over the two legs. I can’t give them enough praise and credit, they have been fantastic this season. The cross from the left, Reghan Tumilty hits a great strike and the keeper spills it for Lewis to put it over the line.

“I’m delighted for him. He revels in these kinds of situations. He’s been here a long time and has been over the course during that period. Lewis seems to keep digging up and producing goals in derby games, which I’m delighted about. Given the lay-offs he’s had over the last three years with the injuries and the operations, I couldn’t be any happier for any individual than Lewis.”

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