London Shield under 17 final will take place at Mossfield Stadium this Saturday
THE Marine Harvest London Shield under 17 final between Oban Camanachd and Newtonmore will take place at Mossfield Stadium at 11.30am on Saturday Prior to Oban Camanachd and Newtonmore, who will play their premiership fixture at 1.30pm. Camanachd under 17s, on route to the final, beat Kilmallie 9 – 1 then Kingussie 5 – 1 and Ballachulish 3 – 0. The only reverse was a 2 – 1 defeat to Saturday’s opponents Newtonmore at the Eilean, where having a late goal ruled out prevented them earning a draw.
However, with two teams quali- fying from the league section Camanachd defeated Fort William 2 – 0 in the semi final played at Spean to progress to the final.
A keenly- contested final is anticipated between the two teams with both showing impressive form on route to the show piece game at this level. Camanachd coaches David MacCuish and Scott Buchanan will have a full squad to choose from, having put together a team fit for the occasion. The referee is Lachie Wood and, with home advantage, Oban Camanachd will approach the game in a confident mood.