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FORT Wil­liam, Lochside Rovers and the Kin­gussie sec­ond team will play in cup fi­nals this sea­son, whilst Kyles Ath­letic stay top of the Marine Har­vest Premier­ship fol­low­ing the shinty ac­tion last Satur­day.

Aberdein Con­si­dine Suther­land Cup - semi fi­nals Glenurquhart 0 Lochside Rovers 5

Lochside Rovers reached the Aberdein Con­si­dine Suther­land Cup Fi­nal with a 5- 0 win over the Glenurquhart sec­ond team at The Ju­bilee Park.

Lewis Buchanan con­tin­ued his fine scor­ing streak with the opener on four min­utes. Chrissie MacMil­lan played the ball long to Craig MacDougall and Buchanan slipped MacDougall’s ball for­ward past the advancing keeper to make it 1- 0.

Craig MacMil­lan made it 2- 0 on 15 min­utes with a turn and shot into the roof of the net from 20 yards out on the wing.

Lewis Buchanan got his sec­ond on 25 min­utes. Craig MacDougall’s shot was saved by Glenurquhart keeper Cameron MacLen­nan and Buchanan net­ted from the re­bound.

Michael Mac­Queen added a fourth on 34 min­utes when his 40-yard ball took a bounce to de­ceive the keeper and ended up in the net.

Iain MacMil­lan made it 5- 0 with the goal of the game af­ter 38 min­utes. MacMil­lan went on a run from the half-way line, turn­ing a de­fender be­fore strik­ing home from 30 yards out.

Lochside Rovers played with a strong wind in their favour in the first half. Un­for­tu­nately for Glenurquhart, the wind died down in the sec­ond half, but they stuck at it. The clos­est they came to pulling a goal back was a 20-yard shot which Lochside keeper Cameron Suther­land turned away for a cor­ner.

Un­der-17 play­ers Craig Eas­ton and Daniel Sloss were best for Lochside who now have a fi­nal to look for­ward to.

Scott McNeil was the match ref­eree.

Kin­gussie 6 New­ton­more 4

The Kin­gussie colts came out on top, win­ning this semi-fi­nal 6- 4, against Bade­noch ri­vals and cup hold­ers New­ton­more colts at The Dell.

The venue was de­cided by the toss of a coin. New­ton­more gained an early ad­van­tage with Chris Sel­lar scor­ing on four min­utes. John MacKen­zie put them two up on 12 min­utes.

Kin­gussie stormed back though to score the game’s next six goals.

Ruar­idh An­der­son on 24 min­utes and Dy­lan Borth­wick on 28 min­utes lev­elled the tie be­fore Roddy Young fired home on the half hour point to put the hosts 3-2 up at the break.

The same three Kin­gussie play­ers scored again in the sec­ond half as Roddy Young on 52 min­utes, Dy­lan Borth­wick a cou­ple of min­utes later and Ruar­idh An­der­son on 64 min­utes made it 6-2.

A sec­ond from Chris Sel­lar on 81 min­utes and an Evan Men­zies goal on 84 min­utes made it 6- 4 but New­ton­more had left them­selves too much to do so the Kin­gussie sec­onds, last year’s beaten fi­nal­ists, will now face Lochside Rovers in the Aberdein Con­si­dine Suther­land Cup Fi­nal at An Aird on Satur­day July 29.

Brian MacKay was the match ref­eree.

Bal­liemore Cup - semi fi­nal In­ver­aray 1 Fort Wil­liam 3

Fort Wil­liam will play Caber­feidh in the Bal­liemore Cup Fi­nal af­ter they beat In­ver­aray 3-1 at Taynuilt Sports Field.

In­ver­aray were along the usual lines with Garry MacPher­son at full cen­tre, flanked by Ally Mac­Don­ald and Lewis MacNi­col. Player/man­ager Ruaraidh Gra­ham and Lewis Mont­gomery were half for­wards leav­ing Al­lan Mac­Don­ald and Fraser Watt up top.

Fort Wil­liam’s Alexan­der MacMil­lan was out with a hand in­jury and Lewis Clark was also miss­ing, but play-maker Bryan Simp­son was avail­able.

All the goals all came in the fi­nal quar­ter of the tie.

With the pitch in im­mac­u­late con­di­tion, In­ver­aray started with the wind be­hind them and cre­ated a num­ber chances. But the half, which was tousy at times, even­tu­ally ended goal­less af­ter a cou­ple of min­utes stop­page time.

Fort Wil­liam now had the el­e­ments and al­though In­ver­aray made the bet­ter start to the sec­ond half, Fort Wil­liam started to come into the game.

A Fort Wil­liam reshuf­fle af­ter Sean Cameron was in­jured saw Ar­ran MacPhee drop into de- fence, Bryan Simp­son go to full cen­tre and Jack Fraser come on up front, help­ing swing the tie their way.

Sea­mus Gall put Fort Wil­liam ahead on 68 min­utes. There was a scram­ble around the penalty spot and Gall sent the ball low past the keeper to score.

Jack Fraser made it 2- 0 with a well-worked goal three min­utes later. The move started from the wing back po­si­tion to wing cen­tre, then to wing for­ward be­fore be­ing squared to Fraser just out­side the ‘D’ who sent the ball into the top cor­ner of the net.

Calum Shep­herd added a third on 78 min­utes. In­ver­aray keeper Scott MacLach­lan saved a Jack Fraser shot and Shep­herd was first to the re­bound to score.

In­ver­aray never let their heads drop and Al­lan Mac­Don­ald pulled a goal back for In­ver­aray five min­utes from time but this was too lit­tle too late and Fort Wil­liam go for­ward to play Caber­feidh in the Bal­liemore Cup Fi­nal at Blair­beg on Satur­day July 15.

The de­feat ends In­ver­aray’s five-match win­ning run and they must pick them­selves up for this Satur­day’s Marine Har­vest Ca­manachd Cup quar­ter-fi­nal at home to Oban Ca­manachd.

Ross Brown was the match ref­eree.

Marine Har­vest Premier­ship Glas­gow Mid Ar­gyll 1 Kyles Ath­letic 2

Kyles Ath­letic stay top of the Marine Har­vest Premier­ship but they had to work hard to beat Glas­gow Mid Ar­gyll 2-1 at Yoker.

GMA’s Dun­can ‘Ach’ MacRae was still in­jured while Ryan Har­ri­son was on hol­i­day.

Innes Mac­Don­ald re­mained out with an an­kle in­jury for Kyles whilst his brother Roddy Mac­Don­ald was side­lined with a shoul­der in­jury. Sandy MacKen­zie was also miss­ing so Ru­pert Wil­liamson came into the side.

This was the fourth meet­ing be­tween the sides over the last seven weeks and al­though Kyles had won all three pre­vi­ous en­coun­ters, they knew this would be a dif­fi­cult en­counter at the Glas­gow side’s home turf.

Gor­don Whyte gave Kyles the lead af­ter five min­utes with a scrappy goal. An un­marked Whyte col­lected a ball from the left and his mis-hit shot trun­dled past GMA keeper Robert Dun­nings and into the net.

GMA fought back and lev­elled af­ter 15 min­utes. A shot from the right was saved by vis­it­ing keeper John Whyte but Fin­lay MacMil­lan was there to pounce on the re­bound to make it 1-1.

Kyles went back in front on 26 min­utes and this time Thomas Whyte was the marks­man. The goal was al­most iden­ti­cal the Kyles opener with Whyte pun­ish­ing sloppy GMA de­fend­ing and al­though his shot lacked power, it found the net.

The game was played in good spirit and tempo dur­ing the first half.

Kyles had the strong wind be­hind them in the sec­ond half but passed up chances as ef­forts from Dunkie Kerr and Thomas Whyte went by the post.

GMA also cre­ated op­por­tu­ni­ties and one strike from Fin­lay MacMil­lan went nar­rowly over the bar on 68 min­utes.

There was a mo­ment of con­tro­versy on 72 min­utes when a long loop­ing ball dropped into the Kyles’ box and keeper John Whyte came out to chest the ball down. He mis-judged the flight of the ball though and it went a few yards un­der his legs. Whyte ended up on the ground and even­tu­ally cleared the dan­ger but ref­eree John An­gus Gil­lies and his goal judge deemed the keeper was not en­dan­ger­ing him­self as he played the ball away.

Kyles brought Grant Irvine off the bench and he al­most made an in­stant im­pact af­ter he ran from the half way line, drib­bling past four GMA play­ers, but missed the tar­get from in­side the ‘D’.

GMA played re­ally well and gave Kyles a good match. John Don MacKen­zie was solid in de­fence, though he was booked for per­sis­tent foul­ing along with Fin­lay MacMil­lan.

Don­ald Irvine was again com­mand­ing at full cen­tre for Kyles who have reached the half-way point in their league cam­paign with a 1-1 draw against Oban Ca­manachd their only blem­ish.

Kin­lochshiel 2 Lo­vat 1

Kin­lochshiel safely ne­go­ti­ated a tricky en­counter, beat­ing Lo­vat 2-1 in their noon throw-up at a wet Kirk­ton.

Kin­lochshiel’s Colin MacDiarmid re­mained sus­pended whilst Fin­lay MacRae and John MacRae were on hol­i­day. Oliver MacRae and Gordie Mac­Don­ald re­mained in­jured with Alas­dair Nixon also still out. Jor­dan Fraser re­turned and there was a start­ing spot at full for­ward for Scott Ma­cLean.

Lorne MacKay and Craig Main­land stayed side­lined for Lo­vat with man­ager Fraser Gal­lacher nam­ing him­self on the bench along­side Cameron MacMil­lan.

Kin­lochshiel played down the slope in the first half. Fraser MacVicar fol­lowed up his win­ning goal against Kin­gussie last week­end with the opener in this one af­ter 19 min­utes. Scott Ma­cLean held the ball up on the Kin­lochshiel left and Keith MacRae ran out­side him to­wards the cor­ner flag. MacRae hit a shot from a tight an­gle which was saved by Stu­art Mac­Don­ald but Fraser MacVicar timed his run to per­fec­tion to score from the re­bound from eight yards out.

Keith MacRae made it 2- 0 on 39 min­utes. There was a scram­ble at the edge of the D and Scott Ma­cLean was again in­volved, this time touch­ing the ball to Keith MacRae who had lost his marker. MacRae hit a ter­rific low shot which skid­ded off the greasy sur­face just in front of keeper Mac­Don­ald on its way into the net.

Scott Kennedy is hav­ing a fan­tas­tic sea­son in the Kin­lochshiel goal and made some good saves in the first half in­clud­ing stretch­ing to his left to palm away a great Lewis Tawse drive.

The wet sur­face made it dif­fi­cult for both sets of play­ers and when Kin­lochshiel strug­gled to clear their lines 30 sec­onds into the sec­ond half, Ryan Fer­gu­son lashed the ball goal­wards from just fur­ther for­ward than the wing cen­tre po­si­tion. The strike just beat Scott Kennedy by his post, squeez­ing through the space with the keeper get­ting a toe to the ball.

Fraser Gal­lacher came off the bench in place of Martin Bell af­ter 55 min­utes.

Kin­lochshiel young­ster Dun­can Mathe­son re­placed for­ward Fraser MacVicar who went off with what looked like a groin in­jury.

The con­di­tions were mak­ing it dif­fi­cult for the play­ers to keep their foot­ing and MacVicar was forced back on when Scott Ma­cLean suf­fered a fa­cial in­jury af­ter a tus­sle with Drew Howie.

Kin­lochshiel also in­tro­duced Gra­ham Mor­ri­son for his first ap­pear­ance for a cou­ple of years and he will likely fea­ture for the sec­onds for the re­main­der of the sea­son.

Stu­art Mac­Don­ald was by far the busier keeper in the sec­ond half with his op­po­site num­ber Scott Kennedy hav­ing lit­tle to do.

Kin­lochshiel’s best play­ers were at the back with Mark Mac­Don­ald out­stand­ing.

Lo­vat strug­gled to get much sup­port to Greg Mathe­son and keeper Stu­art Mac­Don­ald was prob­a­bly their best player, his clean hit­ting, clear­ing the ball sweeper-style from around his goal area, a fea­ture of the game.

Lo­vat meet Kil­mallie at Canal Parks in the Marine Har­vest Ca­manachd Cup quar­ter-fi­nals this Satur­day.

New­ton­more 2 Glenurquhart 0

New­ton­more go fourth in the divi­sion af­ter they beat Glenurquhart 2- 0 in their noon throwup at The Ei­lan.

New­ton­more’s Steven Mac­Don­ald served a one-match ban for pass­ing through the dis­ci­plinary points thresh­old. Michael Rus­sell, Andy MacK­in­tosh and Jamie Robin­son were also out but Fraser MacK­in­tosh re­turned af­ter in­jury. Iain Richard­son played at full cen­tre where he had an ex­cel­lent game, whilst David Fraser came into the de­fence.

Glenurquhart also had se­lec­tion prob­lems with An­drew Cor­ri­gan, Con­nor Go­labek, Euan Lloyd, James Hur­wood and the sus­pended Cal­lum Smith amongst their ab­sen­tees. Glenurquhart were also miss­ing Neale Reid fol­low­ing his de­ci­sion to take a break from shinty and man­ager Iain Ma­cleod named him­self in the full for­ward po­si­tion.

With just a minute of the first half re­main­ing, Fraser MacK­in­tosh broke the dead­lock as he col­lected a ball from Evan Men­zies and made space be­fore send­ing a great strike past Stu­art MacK­in­tosh to make it 1- 0.

Iain Robin­son sealed the win on 83 min­utes. Glenurquhart cleared a ball into the dan­ger area out onto the wing and when it was played back in Robin­son, who started on the bench, shot goal­wards with the ball tak­ing a de­flec­tion off a de­fender on its way into the net.

With this com­ing Satur­day’s Marine Har­vest Ca­manachd Cup quar­ter-fi­nal tie against Kyles Ath­letic loom­ing, New­ton­more man­ager Paul John MacK­in­tosh could have done with­out fresh in­juries to Paul MacArthur, who was car­ried off with an an­kle prob­lem, and Drew Mac­Don­ald.

Lochaber 0 Oban Ca­manachd 3

Oban Ca­manachd climb to sixth in the ta­ble af­ter they beat Lochaber 3- 0 in their 3pm throw up at Spean Bridge.

Lochaber boss Ally Fer­gu­son was with­out Martin John­stone who served a one-match sus­pen­sion for pass­ing through the dis­ci­plinary points thresh­old.

This was Oban Ca­manachd’s first league match since Satur­day May 20 and man­ager Iain Hay wel­comed Gary McKer­racher and Daniel MacVicar back from hol­i­day, but Ai­den MacIn­tyre was at a wed­ding.

It was an event­ful week­end for Oban Ca­manachd for­ward Mal­colm Clark. He be­came a fa­ther for the sec­ond time 24 hours ear­lier fol­low­ing the birth of his son Lewis, then cel­e­brated in style by giv­ing Oban Ca­manachd the lead on 27 min­utes. Daniel Cameron played a di­ag­o­nal ball across the ‘D’. Clark ran onto it and, from the edge of the box, crashed the ball on the bounce into the roof of the net to make it 1- 0.

Hav­ing set up the first goal, Daniel Cameron turned scorer for the sec­ond. Wil­lie Neil­son took the ball out the air. It broke to Cameron 15 yards out and he struck it through a group of play­ers, and through the keeper’s legs, into the net.

Oban Ca­manachd sealed the win 10 min­utes from time. The vis­i­tors broke up the left flank and sub­sti­tute David Laf­ferty made a great run up the op­po­site side of the field. Daniel Cameron switched the ball across the penalty spot. Laf­ferty ar­rived to the right side of the goal and took a touch be­fore driv­ing the ball high past keeper at his near post.

This was a much bet­ter per­for­mance from an Oban Ca­manachd side which didn’t do them­selves jus­tice against Kyles Ath­letic in the Gre­gor Cameron Glas­gow Celtic So­ci­ety Cup a week ear­lier.

Next up this Satur­day is one of the big­gest games of the sea­son so far, a Marine Har­vest Ca­manachd Cup quar­ter-fi­nal tie against In­ver­aray at The Win­ter­ton.

Marine Har­vest Na­tional Divi­sion Caber­feidh 5 In­ver­ness 1

Caber­feidh stay top of the Marine Har­vest Na­tional Divi­sion, beat­ing In­ver­ness 5-1 in their noon throw-up at Can­nich.

Ryan MacKay was banned for the home side who took the lead af­ter six min­utes through Kevin Bartlett.

Martin Mac­Don­ald made it 2- 0 on 39 min­utes and when ref­eree Martin Ma­cLean awarded Caber­feidh a penalty three min­utes be­fore the break, Kevin Bartlett scored his sec­ond goal of the game.

Kevin Bartlett com­pleted his hat-trick on 58 min­utes and Jamie Mac­In­tosh made it 5- 0 on 83 min­utes.

James Cameron hit a con­so­la­tion goal for In­ver­ness a minute later and the High­land Cap­i­tal side can take some com­fort from a much bet­ter show­ing than against In­ver­aray in their pre­vi­ous out­ing.

Skye Ca­manachd 6 Strath­glass 0

Skye Ca­manachd stay sec­ond af­ter they de­feated Strath­glass 6- 0 at Pairc nan Laoch, Portree.

Kenny Camp­bell and Gibbs Mac­Don­ald re­turned for Skye, with the lat­ter start­ing on the bench. Jor­dan Murchi­son was a late call- off through in­jury.

Strath­glass had a strong squad, with Ryan Bal­harry their only ab­sen­tee.

Skye’s Danny Mor­ri­son twice went close be­fore he gave the is­landers the lead on 13 min­utes.

Iain MacLel­lan fin­ished well from the edge of the ‘D’ af­ter 32 min­utes to make it 2- 0 at the break.

Strath­glass al­most pulled a goal back at the start of the sec­ond half but were foiled by a com­bi­na­tion of Skye keeper Iain Ma­cLeod and de­fender Ally ‘ Cleodi’ Ma­cLeod be­fore the home side broke for­ward and Will Cowie slammed home a re­bound to make it 3- 0 on 47 min­utes.

James Pringle added a fourth on 51 min­utes fol­low­ing a Kenny Camp­bell free-hit and Iain MacLel­lan got his sec­ond when he crashed the ball high into the net on 55 min­utes to make it 5- 0.

Will Cowie rounded off the scor­ing with a great solo goal on 78 min­utes. Cowie got away from marker Ge­orge Phimister, who had come on at the break, and he ran into the ‘D’ from the left wing be­fore rolling the ball into the net to make it 6- 0.

The sides meet again this week­end – this time at Can­nich – in the quar­ter-fi­nals of the Marine Har­vest Ca­manachd Cup.

Beauly 4 Oban Celtic 3

Beauly came from two goals down to beat Oban Celtic 4-3 in their 2pm throw-up at Brae­view Park.

Beauly were boosted by Marc MacLach­lan and Sean Ste­wart’s re­turn to the side a week ear­lier and both were to fea­ture strongly in this one too.

Ally McKer­racher was free of sus­pen­sion for Oban Celtic who got off to a flier as a rocket Ross MacMil­lan shot on seven min­utes and a neat Daniel Madej fin­ish past advancing keeper Josh Grant on 19 min­utes gave them a 2- 0 lead.

Beauly pulled a goal back on 23 min­utes with Marc MacLach­lan slam­ming the ball home from around the penalty spot.

The next goal was al­ways go­ing to be cru­cial and it came a minute into the sec­ond half with Sean Ste­wart scor­ing.

Con­nor Howe, Daniel Madej and Ross MacMil­lan all tested Josh Grant be­fore Marc MacLach­lan struck on 67 and 74 min­utes to put Beauly 4-2 ahead.

Daniel Madej scored his sec­ond goal of the game a minute from time to make for a nervy fin­ish but Beauly saw out the clos­ing stages to win the game.

Oban Celtic will curse their sec­ond half slump but have a chance to put things right this Satur­day when they travel to play In­ver­ness at The Bught Park, whilst Beauly visit on-form Fort Wil­liam.

Marine Har­vest North Divi­sion 1 Kin­lochshiel 2 Aberdeen Uni­ver­sity 4

Aberdeen Uni­ver­sity cut the gap on league lead­ers New­ton­more sec­onds to just two points with a last-gasp 4-2 vic­tory over the Kin­lochshiel sec­onds at Kirk­ton.

A Gra­ham Mor­ri­son lob from dis­tance put Kin­lochshiel ahead on 12 min­utes but Alex Dun­can drew the stu­dents level on 23 min­utes when he took ad­van­tage af­ter the hosts failed to clear their lines.

Gra­ham Kennedy set up Neil Fraser to put Kin­lochshiel 2-1 ahead on 33 min­utes and they stayed in front un­til half time.

Aberdeen Uni­ver­sity came back strongly in the sec­ond half but weren’t able to level un­til 79 min­utes with Gre­gor Cush­nie scor­ing.

The vis­i­tors re­fused to set­tle for a point though and Ewan Fraser on 88 min­utes and a sec­ond from Gre­gor Cush­nie on the stroke of full-time gave them a 4-2 win.

Fort Wil­liam 3 Beauly 3

The match be­tween the Fort Wil­liam and Beauly sec­ond teams at An Aird was brought for­ward to Fri­day June 30 with a 7pm throw-up.

Af­ter an en­ter­tain­ing en­counter, Beauly scored twice in the sec­ond half to come from 3-1 down and earn a valu­able league point.

Fort Wil­liam’s Ewan Camp­bell was sus­pended.

Don­nie Walker put Fort Wil­liam ahead on 25 min­utes but Lee Dun­bar lev­elled a cou­ple of min­utes later.

A sec­ond from Don­nie Walker on 31 min­utes and a Con­nor MacRae goal on 39 min­utes made it 3-1 at the break.

Beauly fought back though and goals from Kieran MacTav­ish on 52 min­utes and Rory Camp­bell on 58 min­utes earned the Beauly colts their third point of the sea­son.

Marine Har­vest South Divi­sion 1 Aber­dour 2 Bute 2

With Lochside Rovers in cup ac­tion, Aber­dour ex­tended their lead at the top of the ta­ble with a 2-2 draw with Bute at Sil­ver­sands.

The match was sched­uled for a 1.30pm throw-up but there was a slight de­lay be­cause of prob­lems with the Bute ferry.

The game’s open­ing goal came on 10 min­utes when David MacKen­zie’s low shot de­flected into the bot­tom right cor­ner of the net off the keeper’s legs.

Bute equalised on 17 min­utes when Franco Devlin’s low shot from dis­tance sneaked into the bot­tom cor­ner of the net.

Aber­dour re­gained the lead on 23 min­utes fol­low­ing a well­worked free-hit. The im­pres­sive Alec Mitchell picked out David MacKen­zie who scored his sec­ond goal of the game.

Home de­fender Ruairidh Reid was do­ing a good job mark­ing Bute dan­ger-man Ian McDon­ald and Aber­dour took their 2-1 ad­van­tage into the break.

If Aber­dour edged the first half, the is­landers, now play­ing down the slope with wind ad­van­tage, took the sec­ond pe­riod and they searched for a sec­ond lev­eller.

They got their re­ward on 63 min­utes when a free-hit from just in­side the Aber­dour half was sent out to the wing. France Devlin’s shot from a wide an­gle went past an un­sighted Tom Bow­er­man in the Aber­dour goal.

Bute went for a win­ner but Aber­dour, who cre­ated a cou­ple of op­por­tu­ni­ties of their own, held out for the draw.

Glenorchy 1 Col Glen 1

Glenorchy fol­lowed up the pre­vi­ous week’s im­pres­sive win over Bute with a 1-1 draw against Col Glen. Glenorchy, with Dun­can Smith free of sus­pen­sion, went in front through Conor Sar­tain on 24 min­utes.

How­ever, a Jamie MacVicar goal 10 min­utes from time earned Col Glen a point.

Kyles Ath­letic 2 Taynuilt 1

The Kyles Ath­letic colts beat Taynuilt 2-1 at Tighnabru­aich.

Wil­lie Laf­ferty opened the scor­ing to give Taynuilt the lead on 34 min­utes.

The hosts had the chance to level when ref­eree Robert Bax­ter awarded them a penalty a minute be­fore the break and Ge­orge Thomp­son stepped up to score.

That’s the way it stayed un­til 10 min­utes from time when Roberto Zava­roni got the win­ner.

Tay­forth 2 Bal­lachul­ish 2

It was hon­ours even at Leven­hall Links where Tay­forth and Bal­lachul­ish drew 2-2.

Bal­lachul­ish keeper Don­ald Pearce served the sec­ond game of a two-match sus­pen­sion

Ross Ma­cLean put Bal­lachul­ish ahead five min­utes be­fore the in­ter­val but Tay­forth lev­elled through Ewan Men­zies on 65 min­utes.

Daniel Ma­cLean put the vis­i­tors back in front on 75 min­utes, only for Ewan Men­zies to level for a sec­ond time with seven min­utes re­main­ing.

Marine Har­vest North Divi­sion 2 Glen­garry 10 Strath­glass 0

The match be­tween Glen­garry and the Strath­glass sec­ond team was a 6pm throw-up at Craigard, with the home side run­ning out 10- 0 win­ners.

Ray­mond Robert­son on six min­utes and Nick Dal­gety on nine min­utes had Glen­garry 2- 0 ahead.

Scott Brem­ner on 14 min­utes and a sec­ond from Ray­mond Robert­son on 17 min­utes dou­bled their lead. Daniel MacLen­nan added his name to the score­sheet on 19 min­utes and Scott Brem­ner on 24 min­utes made it 6- 0 with just over a quar­ter of the match played.

Strath­glass ral­lied though and the home side only scored once more be­fore the break, a sec­ond from Nick Dal­gety on 43 min­utes to make it 7- 0 at half time.

Nick Dal­gety com­pleted his hat-trick on the hour mark whilst Daniel MacLen­nan got his sec­ond to make it 9- 0 on 72 min­utes. A third goal from Ray­mond Robert­son took Glen­garry into dou­ble fig­ures with 12 min­utes re­main­ing.

This was a tenth win in ten league games for Glen­garry and it’s hard to see how any­one can stop their march to the ti­tle.

Caber­feidh 5 In­ver­ness 0

The Caber­feidh sec­ond team stay sec­ond af­ter they de­feated the In­ver­ness sec­ond team 5- 0 in their noon throw-up at Cas­tle Leod.

All the goals came in the first half with Jamie Mathe­son, James Ma­cLeod, a Stu­art Krzyzanowski brace and Calum MacK­in­non leav­ing Caber­feidh 5- 0 ahead at the break. There were no goals in the sec­ond half when In­ver­ness gave a bet­ter show­ing.

Lochaber 6 Lochcar­ron 0

The Lochaber re­serves go third in the league af­ter beat­ing Lochcar­ron 6- 0 in their noon throw-up at Spean Bridge.

Lach­lan Camp­bell scored four times whilst Danny De­laney, back in the side af­ter an eye op­er­a­tion, and Keith Neville got the oth­ers.

Lo­vat 6 Lewis Ca­manachd 0

A pow­er­ful first half per­for­mance gave the Lo­vat re­serves a 6- 0 win over the Lewis Ca­manachd in their 1pm throw-up at Bal­gate.

Ray­mond Ren­nie put Lo­vat in front af­ter 10 min­utes and Dar­ren Dou­glas on 22 min­utes and Dun­can Urquhart a cou­ple of min­utes later made it 3- 0.

A sec­ond from Dun­can Urquhart af­ter 27 min­utes fol­lowed by an­other from Dar­ren Dou­glas on 40 min­utes made it 5- 0 at the break.

Dy­lan MacCul­loch scored the only goal of the sec­ond half five min­utes af­ter the re-start.

The win, their third in the league this term, lifts the Lo­vat colts to sixth in the divi­sion.

Kil­mallie P Bole­sk­ine P

The match be­tween the Kil­mallie sec­onds and Bole­sk­ine at Canal Parks was post­poned and will be re-sched­uled for a later date.

Marine Har­vest South Divi­sion 2 Oban Lorn 3 Glas­gow Mid Ar­gyll 1

Oban Lorn de­feated Glas­gow Mid Ar­gyll’s sec­ond team 3-1 at Gana­van.

Lorn went into the match with­out the sus­pended An­drew MacMil­lan and Calum Ma­cLean. Daniel MacK­in­non scored twice for Oban Lorn, with Shaun MacIver get­ting the other.

Dunoon Ca­manachd 0 Bute 0

Dunoon Ca­manachd and the Bute sec­ond team shared the points in a goal-less draw at Dunoon Sta­dium.

WCA round-up Marine Har­vest Na­tional Divi­sion 1 Bade­noch & Strath­spey 7 Lochaber 1

Lochaber suf­fered their first de­feat of the sea­son, go­ing down 7-1 against Bade­noch & Strath­spey in their 2pm clash at The Dell. Me­gan Ralph grabbed a hat­trick, Kirsty Deans scored twice and Roma Fraser and Zoe Reid got the oth­ers. Claire De­laney was on tar­get for Lochaber.

Glas­gow Mid Ar­gyll 1 Skye Ca­manachd 5

Skye Ca­manachd re­turned from Yoker with both points, beat­ing Glas­gow Mid Ar­gyll 5-1.

A Sarah Cor­ri­gall hat-trick and two from Lorna MacRae counted for Skye, with Katie Drain get­ting the GMA goal.

Fort Wil­liam P Lo­vat P

The game be­tween the top flight’s two new­est clubs - Fort Wil­liam and Lo­vat - at An Aird was post­poned and will be re-sched­uled for a later date.

Marine Har­vest North Divi­sion 2 Glenurquhart 3 Strath­spey 7

Strath­spey de­feated Glenurquhart 7-3 in their 11.30am throw-up at Blair­beg on Satur­day July 1.

Strath­spey led 7- 0 at half time but Glenurquhart ral­lied in the sec­ond half.

Marine Har­vest South Divi­sion 2 Ard­na­mur­chan W/O v Cowal & Bute

Ard­na­mur­chan were given a walk- over as Cowal & Bute were un­able to raise a team for this league en­counter.

Youth round-up

There were a num­ber of youth fix­tures dur­ing the week.

Marine Har­vest Na­tional U17 League – Lon­don Shield Sec­tion A

Kin­lochshiel were 5-1 victors over Sec­tion A bot­tom side Strath­glass.

Ed­die No­ble got the home goal but Archie MacRae’s brace, Dun­can Mathe­son, Cor­rin Jack and Dun­can MacRae gave Kin­lochshiel the points.

Later in the week, Glenurquhart beat Strath­glass 1- 0 with Cameron Brem­ner scor­ing the only goal of the game.

Sec­tion B

Oban Ca­manachd beat Kin­gussie 2- 0 at Moss­field. Euan Lo­gan and Craig Macmil­lan got the goals. Kil­mallie had a 2- 0 vic­tory over New­ton­more at Canal Parks. Cal­lum MacDougall and Dun­can MacDougall were on tar­get.

Other news Bal­liemore Cup Fi­nal venue de­cided

The Bal­liemore Cup fi­nal be­tween Fort Wil­liam and Caber­feidh will be held at Blair­beg, Drum­nadro­chit, on Satur­day July 15.

Aberdein Con­si­dine Suther­land Cup Fi­nal

The Aberdein Con­si­dine Suther­land Cup fi­nal be­tween Lochside Rovers and the Kin­gussie sec­onds takes place at An Aird on Satur­day July 29.

Bul­lough Cup and Strathdearn Cup semi- fi­nals

The venues have been de­cided for the Bul­lough Cup and Strathdearn Cup semi-fi­nals.

The venues were de­cided by the toss of a coin at the Ca­manachd As­so­ci­a­tion Of­fices, In­ver­ness.

Lochside Rovers will play the In­ver­aray sec­ond team at Gana­van this Satur­day.

The sec­ond semi-fi­nal be­tween the Kyles Ath­letic sec­ond team and Stra­chur takes place at Tighnabru­aich a week later.

The Skye Ca­manachd sec­ond team won the toss of the coin and will host the Kin­gussie sec­ond team in their Strathdearn Cup semi-fi­nal which will take place at Pairc nan Laoch, Portree, on Satur­day July 15.

The win­ners will play Glen­garry or the New­ton­more sec­onds with their semi-fi­nal tak­ing place at Craigard the same day.

Fix­tures Fri­day July 7 Marine Har­vest North Divi­sion 1

New­ton­more v Kin­gussie Ross Brown - 7pm

Satur­day July 8 Tul­loch Homes Ca­manachd Cup 3rd Round

In­ver­aray v Oban Ca­manachd Robert Bax­ter Kil­mallie v Lo­vat Wil­lie Mac­Don­ald New­ton­more v Kyles Ath­letic Innes Wood Strath­glass v Skye Gra­ham Cameron

Bul­lough Cup Semi Fi­nal

Lochside Rovers v In­ver­aray Ewan Mac­Don­ald

Marine Har­vest Premier­ship

Kin­lochshiel v Lochaber Martin Ma­cLean - 3pm Glenurquhart v Kin­gussie Deek Cameron

Marine Har­vest Na­tional Divi­sion

Fort Wil­liam v Beauly Lachie Wood In­ver­ness v Oban Celtic Calum Gir­van - 3pm

Marine Har­vest North Divi­sion 1

Kin­lochshiel v Fort Wil­liam Brian MacKay - noon Skye v Aberdeen Uni­ver­sity John Wood

Marine Har­vest South Divi­sion 1

Bute v Bal­lachul­ish Iain Kennedy - 3pm Glenorchy v Kyles Ath­letic Ron­nie Camp­bell Kil­mory v Taynuilt Scott McNeil - 2pm Tay­forth v Col Glen David Mitchell

Marine Har­vest North Divi­sion 2

Caber­feidh v Glen­garry Steven MacLach­lan In­ver­ness v Lochcar­ron John Mathe­son - noon Lewis v Kil­mallie Henry MacInnes Lo­vat v Lochaber TBC Strath­spey v Strath­glass Evan MacRae - 1.30pm

Marine Har­vest South Divi­sion 2

Bute v Aber­dour Iain Kennedy - noon Dunoon v In­ver­aray Gra­ham Fisher Glas­gow MA v Oban Lorn Jim Innes Throw-ups 2.30pm un­less stated.

Re­sults Satur­day July 1 Bal­liemore Cup Semi Fi­nal

In­ver­aray 1 v 3 Fort Wil­liam

Aberdein Con­si­dine Suther­land Cup Semi Fi­nal

Glenurquhart 0 v 5 Lochside Kin­gussie 6 v 4 New­ton­more

Marine Har­vest Premier­ship

Glas­gow MA 1 v 2 Kyles Ath Kin­lochshiel 2 v 1 Lo­vat Lochaber 0 v 3 Oban Ca­man N’ton­more 2 v 0 Glenurquhart

Marine Har­vest Na­tional Divi­sion

Beauly 4 v 3 Oban Celtic Caber­feidh 5 v 1 In­ver­ness Skye 6 v 0 Strath­glass

Marine Har­vest North Divi­sion 1

Kin­lochshiel 2 v 4 Aberdeen Un

Marine Har­vest South Divi­sion 1

Aber­dour 2 v 2 Bute Glenorchy 1 v 1 Col Glen Kyles Ath­letic 2 v 1 Taynuilt Tay­forth 2 v 2 Bal­lachul­ish

Marine Har­vest North Divi­sion 2

Caber­feidh 5 v 0 In­ver­ness Kil­mallie v Bole­sk­ine Lo­vat 6 v 0 Lewis Lochaber 6 v 0 Lochcar­ron

Marine Har­vest South Divi­sion 2

Dunoon 0 v 0 Bute Oban Lorn 3 v 1 Glas­gow MA

Pho­to­graph: Neil Paterson.

Kin­lochshiel’s Scot Ma­cLean and Lo­vat’s Drew Howie bat­tle for the ball dur­ing last Satur­day’s Marine Har­vest Premier­ship match. Kin­lochshiel ran out win­ners by the odd goal in three.

Pho­to­graph: Stephen Law­son.

Fort Wil­liam’s Sean Cruick­shank shields the ball from In­ver­aray’s Euan McMurdo dur­ing last week­end’s Bal­liemore Cup semi-fi­nal at Taynuilt Sports Field. Fort Wil­liam ran out 3-1 win­ners.

Pho­to­graph: Don­ald Cameron.

Oban Celtic and Beauly both played in un­fa­mil­iar colours on Satur­day dur­ing their Na­tional Divi­sion en­counter. Oban Celtic’s Ally McKer­racher, in white, jumps over this tackle from Beauly’s Cal­lum Mor­ri­son.

Pho­to­graph: Abright­side Pho­tog­ra­phy.

Oban Ca­manachd’s Mal­colm Clark cel­e­brates af­ter open­ing the scor­ing against Lochaber last week­end. The red and blacks went on to win the match3- 0.

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