Paul McManus bagged a brace as league leaders Arbroath saw off a spirited East Stirling 3-2 at Ochilview Park.
The visitors took the lead after 20 minutes when Simon Murray fired in a neat finish from a tight angle.
The Shire came close to an immediate equaliser but Marc McCallum produced a fine save to push Conor Greene's header over the crossbar.
But they did draw level 10 minutes after the restart when David McKenna prodded home following some good work by Martin Shield.
Neil McCabe fired the hosts...