TIPSTER’S INSTINCT PROVES SPOT- ON
BARMEN at a traditional Scottish pub will not wear kilts after women constantly groped them to check if they were “true Scotsmen”.
The staff at popular Inverness pub Hootananny always wore tartan kilts, in keeping with the pub’s image.
Constant sexual harassment from women who lifted up the kilts — or stuck their hand under the kilt — to see if they were naked underneath has forced a change in clothing. Now trousers are being worn. Hootananny owner Kit Fraser told the Inverness Courier that the women’s actions were “pure sexism”. A HEATLEY retiree is several thousand dollars richer thanks to his footy- tipping prowess.
James Maloney is one of two winners of the $ 9500 jackpot in the Townsville Bulletin Tip and Win competition, taking home half the prize.
Mr Maloney said he had been entering tipping competitions for a long time.
“I do it for a fun thing on the weekend,” he said.
“I watch the footy and cheer on the teams I picked.”
Mr Maloney had one previous win in the Tip and Win competition last year but only took home $ 200 at the time.
He said he was surprised about his jackpot win as he was not confident about his picks.
“Last week I just chucked in a couple of oddballs, ones that weren’t expected to win but to see how they went,” he said.
“If I’d gone for the ones you thought would win, I would have got nowhere. I missed out by one a couple of weeks ago.”
Mr Maloney plans to spend his $ 4750 win on rates and Christmas shopping.
“I’m very happy about he said.
Among Mr Maloney’s common picks have been the Broncos, the Storm and Cowboys.
“I support the Cowboys but I still see who they’re playing,” he said. “They’ve been playing well this year so you’d be a fool not to tip them.”
Tip and Win jackpot winner James Maloney.