HOCKEY

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. Vishal Mar­waha, the Western Wild­cats coach, hopes his side can beat the odds for the sec­ond year in suc­ces­sion when they face Glyn­hill Kel­burne in the semi-final of the Arthur Mckay Scot­tish Cup at Peffermill to­mor­row. The Wild­cats were also un­der­dogs in last year’s final but beat the Pais­ley side 5-4, writes Craig Mad­den.

Mar­waha said: “We know it is go­ing to be very tough as Kel­burne are the best team in the coun­try and have dom­i­nated the league this year but we will go into the match with con­fi­dence and will re­flect on our per­for­mance in the final last sea­son.”

Kel­burne won their eighth con­sec­u­tive league ti­tle but Harry Coles, their man­ager, said: “We need only look back to last year’s final to prove you have to be 100% on song to win these one-off games against your clos­est ri­vals. In the last few games the Wild­cats’ main striker, Scott Mccart­ney, ap­pears to have been on an amaz­ing run of scor­ing form, so we will have to

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