Artemis Macaulay Cup – rst round
Bute 1 Kyles Athletic 7
Kyles Athletic powered past Bute, winning their Artemis Macaulay Cup first round tie 7-1 at The Meadows.
Kyles settled into the tie courtesy of an opening goal from Grant Irvine after five minutes.
Roddy MacDonald doubled Kyles’ lead three minutes later and Grant Irvine got his second on 25 minutes.
When Roddy MacDonald got his second five minutes before half time, the Marine Harvest Premiership side were 4- 0 up and out of sight.
Bute, who play two leagues below, showed their fighting spirit when Duncan Davidson pulled a goal back on 58 minutes.
Grant Irvine completed his hat-trick on 75 minutes and Sandy MacKenzie made it 6-1 a minute later.
Roddy MacDonald got his hat-trick with five minutes remaining to make it 7-1.
Kyles Athletic now await the winners of the tie between Aberdour and Glasgow Mid Argyll in the next round.