The 30-year-old midfielder has racked up 473 appearances and 84 objectives all through his 14 years on the League 2 membership.
Josh McPake’s free-kick put Rangers forward simply after the interval and Ross McAusland quickly doubled the scoreline earlier than Tony Weston and James Graham objectives wrapped up a 4-0 win.
Elgin Metropolis’s present longest-serving participant Brian Cameron was within the limelight on Wednesday as Rangers despatched a powerful younger aspect to Borough Briggs.
Cameron, a aggressive driver within the coronary heart of the pitch, made his debut as a 16-year-old in a league loss in opposition to Stenhousemuir in 2008.
The Aberdeen-born star has received the supporters’ and gamers’ participant of the season awards 4 groups every, along with his value to the crew usually talked about by supervisor Gavin Worth.
There was a minute’s silence for Scotland and Rangers legendary goalkeeper Andy Goram, who died on the weekend after a battle in opposition to most cancers.
The silence was additionally for massively revered Elgin Metropolis participant Billy Douglas, who performed for a massively profitable Metropolis aspect within the late Nineteen Sixties.
He was within the 67-68 aspect which clinched the Highland League title, the North of Scotland and Qualifying Cups in addition to reaching final eight of the Scottish Cup.
Goram, who was 58, had a quick stint at Elgin on the tail finish of his taking part in days in 2003/04 when signed by Metropolis supervisor and his former Gers team-mate David Robertson.
An added contact earlier than a ball was struck additionally noticed the hosts current Rangers with an Andy Goram shirt from his spell in Moray.
Elgin, who kick off their aggressive season within the Premier Sports activities at Ayr United on Saturday, have been flying all through their warm-up video games.
Nonetheless, this was not thought of as a part of the preparations by boss Worth in actuality, with many former gamers returning to the fold for Cameron, who was welcomed on to the park amid a guard of honour in entrance of a crowd of greater than 1000.
These again have been goalkeeper coach Stevie Dunn, and ex-Metropolis keeper Stevie Dunn, Rothes midfielder Ally McKenzie, and twins Ross and Liam Archibald and Fraser Forbes, all from Lossiemouth.
Ex-Elgin striker Craig Gunn was within the beginning assault, whereas Stephen Bronsky, now of Dumbarton, and Chris Dodd and Chris McLeish, now each at Jeanfield Swifts, additionally featured.