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De­spite the ex­tra man ad­van­tage, it was the league lead­ers who gal­loped away, scor­ing a fur­ther three goals.

Kevin Bartlett added a fourth on 72 min­utes and Jamie Mathe­son got his sec­ond four min­utes later.

A sec­ond from Kevin Bartlett on 82 min­utes rounded off the 6-1 triumph.

This was Oban Celtic’s heav­i­est de­feat of the sea­son and they’ll look to bounce back this Satur­day when they head for Pairc nan Laoch, Portree, to play sec­ond-placed Skye Ca­manachd.

Beauly 2 Skye Ca­manachd 4

Skye Ca­manachd kept their ti­tle push on track but had to come from two goals down to beat Beauly 4-2 at Brae­view Park.

Beauly were with­out Marc MacLach­lan who has signed for neigh­bours Lo­vat.

Skye wel­comed back Ally MacDon­ald, Gil­leas­buig MacDon­ald and John Gil­lies who re­placed Con­nor Gilpin and Daniel Mor­ri­son who both trav­elled to Aberdeen with the sec­ond team.

Beauly had the wind in their favour in the first half and took the lead af­ter four min­utes. Iain MacLeod in the Skye goal made a save, but Jack MacDon­ald struck the re­bound home.

Ian MacLeod made a cou­ple of good stops from close range to deny Daniel Lamont be­fore Lamont even­tu­ally found the back of the net on 24 min­utes to make it 2- 0.

Skye had their keeper to thank again when he thwarted Colin MacDon­ald who shot from 15 yards.

Jor­dan Murchi­son was just an inch away from mak­ing it 2-1 with the ball go­ing just the wrong side of the post fol­low­ing an Iain Ni­col­son free-hit into the goal area.

Danny Mor­ri­son pulled a goal back five min­utes into the sec­ond half. The ball broke to Mor­ri­son 20 yards out and he hit a half-vol­ley through a ruck of play­ers, low into the bot­tom left cor­ner of the net.

Skye in­tro­duced John Gil­lies for Kenny Camp­bell who had suf­fered a head knock.

Will Cowie squared the match on 55 min­utes when he net­ted a re­bound af­ter Josh Grant had made a good save with his hand to parry a Jor­dan Murchi­son ef­fort.

Skye took the lead for the first time on 58 min­utes when a James Pringle half-vol­ley from the edge of the ‘D’ went into the bot­tom cor­ner of the net - off the post – af­ter be­ing played in by Danny Mor­ri­son.

Rob­bie Brindle cleared a Jor­dan Murchi­son ef­fort off the line and Josh Grant made a save as he was get­ting back up, keep­ing out a re­bound at­tempt from Will Cowie.

Jor­dan Murchi­son sealed the win a minute from time with a back-hand shot from the left, 18 yards from goal, with the ball go­ing in off the post.

There were sim­i­lar­i­ties to Skye’s Ca­manachd Cup visit to Brae­view Park ear­lier in the sea­son when they also fought back from 2- 0 down to win 4-2.

Skye stay a point be­hind Caber­feidh but with a game in hand.

In­ver­ness 0 Strath­glass 5

Strath­glass join Oban Celtic and In­ver­aray on seven points af­ter they beat In­ver­ness 5- 0 at Bught Park.

Suspension ruled out In­ver­ness de­fender David Camp­bell, whilst Somhairle MacDon­ald, Daniel Palombo, Davie Glass, Padraig Mc­Neil and Ian Munro were amongst their other ab­sen­tees.

Strath­glass de­fender Ge­orge Phimis­ter served the sec­ond match of a two-game suspension.

Dar­ren Reid got the visi­tors off to the per­fect start with a goal af­ter two min­utes.

In­ver­ness player Adam MacMaster scored an own goal on 35 min­utes and Strath­glass ex­tended their lead five min­utes be­fore the break when Scott Dou­glas made it 3- 0.

A sec­ond from Dar­ren Reid on 75 min­utes and a Josh Fraser strike 10 min­utes from time gave Strath­glass a com­fort­able 5- 0 win.

Ma­rine Har­vest North Di­vi­sion 1 Aberdeen Univer­sity 1 Skye Ca­manachd 0

A Gre­gor Cush­nie goal was all that sep­a­rated Aberdeen Univer­sity and the Skye Ca­manachd colts at Bal­go­wnie.

There was a de­lay ahead of throw-up as ref­eree David Mitchell in­sisted the hosts cut grass on ar­eas of the pitch.

David Fraser was miss­ing for the home side as he served a one-game ban for pass­ing through the dis­ci­plinary points thresh­old.

Con­nor Gilpin, Calum Gibb, Daniel Mor­ri­son and Ally ‘Spod’ MacLeod came in for Skye in place of David MacInnes, Shockie MacLen­nan and Calum Robert­son. Iain Mur­ray was a late in­jury call- off.

The only goal of the game came on 18 min­utes. As the Aberdeen side worked the ball down the wing, the Skye de­fence stopped, claim­ing the ball was out of play.

David Dun­can played the ball on and it landed at Gre­gor Cush­nie’s feet and he hit it low into the net from the edge of the ‘D’. Skye were fu­ri­ous but ref­eree Mitchell waved away their ap­peals. Aberdeen stay sec­ond in the di­vi­sion, three points be­hind New­ton­more but with a game in hand.

New­ton­more P Beauly P

The meet­ing between the New­ton­more re­serves and the Beauly re­serves was called off as The Ei­lan was un­able to take two games.

Kin­lochshiel P Glenurquhart P

The meet­ing between the Kin­lochshiel and Glenurquhart sec­ond teams was post­poned on Friday when it be­came clear Kirk­ton could not host two matches.

Ma­rine Har­vest South Di­vi­sion 1 Taynuilt 1 Bute 5

Bute con­tin­ued to progress up the ta­ble, beat­ing Taynuilt 5-1 at Taynuilt sports field. Ian McDon­ald gave the visi­tors the lead on 24 min­utes with the only goal of the first half.

Two goals in three min­utes left the is­lan­ders in con­trol. Ian McDon­ald got his sec­ond on 52 min­utes to make it 2- 0 and Gra­ham Fisher added a third on 54 min­utes.

Euan MacCorquo­dale, who started the sea­son with Oban Lorn, pulled a goal back with 20 min­utes re­main­ing.

The is­lan­ders ben­e­fited when the ball ended up in the Taynuilt net off Taynuilt’s Chris Parr a cou­ple of min­utes later and Wil­lie Boag made it 5- 0 on 80 min­utes.

Bute’s climb up the ta­ble now sees them move up to fourth po­si­tion, three points be­hind third placed Tay­forth, with a game In hand.

Col Glen 4 Bal­lachul­ish 1

Col Glen beat Bal­lachul­ish 4-1 at Glen­daruel.

Don­ald MacDer­mid gave Col Glen the lead on five min­utes and Wil­lie MacVicar made it 2- 0 on 14 min­utes.

Alan Clark pulled a goal back from Bal­lachul­ish on 20 min­utes, but a Neily McNaughton ef­fort on 28 min­utes made it 3-1 at the in­ter­val.

Conor Kennedy added a fourth on 58 min­utes with the only goal of the sec­ond half.

Col Glen go sev­enth in the league fol­low­ing the win, whilst Bal­lachul­ish slip to sec­ond bot­tom on goal dif­fer­ence.

Kil­mory 3 Glenorchy 0

Kil­mory go fifth in the di­vi­sion af­ter beat­ing Glenorchy 3- 0 at MacRae Park.

Andy Cun­ning­ham got the hosts off to the best start with a great strike from out­side the box af­ter two min­utes.

The pitch started to cut up which made it dif­fi­cult for both teams and there was no fur­ther first-half scor­ing.

It started to get a bit heated in the sec­ond half with some heavy chal­lenges go­ing in.

Kil­mory got a sec­ond goal on 72 min­utes to tie up the game. Alis­tair MacArthur got on the end of a pass just out­side the ‘D’ and he took the ball past his marker and tapped it over the goalie and into the net.

Hal Jones showed nice skills to make sure of the win a cou­ple of min­utes later. Jones picked the ball up just out­side the ‘D’, drib­bled past a de­fender and tapped it in at the left hand cor­ner to make it 3- 0.

Kyles Ath­letic P Aber­dour P

The 1pm throw-up between the Kyles Ath­letic sec­onds and Aber­dour was a ca­su­alty of the de­ci­sion to trans­fer the se­nior clash between Kyles Ath­letic and Kin­lochshiel to Tighnabru­aich.

Ma­rine Har­vest North Di­vi­sion 2 Bole­sk­ine 1 Glen­garry 9

It was top ver­sus bot­tom at Smith Park where league lead­ers Glen­garry vis­ited Bole­sk­ine.

The con­test went to form with Glen­garry run­ning out con­vinc­ing 9-1 win­ners.

Bole­sk­ine’s Keith Ni­col­son was free of his two-game ban.

Ray­mond Robert­son got Glen­garry off to a flier with goals against his for­mer club on two and four min­utes.

Nick Dal­gety made it 3- 0 on 13 min­utes and Ray­mond Robert­son com­pleted his hat-trick on 13 min­utes to make it 4- 0 at the in­ter­val.

Ray­mond Robert­son took his tally to five goals with strikes on 49 and 56 min­utes and Daniel MacLen­nan made it 7- 0 on 64 min­utes. Nick Dal­gety got his sec­ond on 76 min­utes to make it 8- 0.

There was some con­so­la­tion for Bole­sk­ine when James An­der­son pulled a goal back with five min­utes re­main­ing.

Glen­garry had the fi­nal say when Daniel MacLen­nan got his sec­ond to make it 9-1 a minute from time.

Glen­garry lead both the Lochaber and Caber­feidh sec­onds by six points, although the for­mer has two games in hand whilst the lat­ter has three games in hand. If goal dif­fer­ence is to count, Glen­garry did their chances no harm and their goals dif­fer­en­tial is now a re­mark­able 80 goals.

Caber­feidh 5 Strath­glass 1

The Caber­feidh re­serves stay third af­ter they beat Strath­glass re­serves 5-1 at Cas­tle Leod. Caber­feidh were miss­ing Jamie Mathe­son, who was on first team duty, Paul Ross, Paddy Wil­son and Brian Mack­ain and, like Strath­glass, they in­cluded sev­eral tal­ented young­sters.

Caber­feidh started well and Stu­art Krzyzanowski, who had trav­elled north from Leeds the pre­vi­ous evening to play in the game, gave them the lead af­ter seven min­utes.

Gavin McLaugh­lan got in on the act with a 14 minute hat­trick, scor­ing on 20, 26 and 34 min­utes to make it 4- 0 at half time.

Caber­feidh, who gave a de­but to 13-year- old Kyles Grant, ex­tended their lead on 70 min­utes when a Gavin McLaugh­lan turn and shot from dis­tance se­cured his fourth goal of the match.

Thomas Ma­cLean pulled a goal back for the young Strath­glass side on the stroke of full time.

In­ver­ness v Lochaber W/O

The Lochaber sec­onds were given a walk- over and the points when a mix­ture of in­juries, work com­mit­ments and hol­i­days meant the In­ver­ness sec­onds were un­able to raise a team for their game at Bught Park.

Lewis Ca­manachd P Lochcar­ron P

The con­test between Lewis Ca­manachd and Lochcar­ron at Shaw­bost has been resched­uled for Satur­day Septem­ber 2.

Kil­mallie P Lo­vat P

The game between the Kil­mallie re­serves and the Lo­vat re­serves was post­poned as Canal Parks was un­playable.

Stra­chur to host Bul­lough fi­nal

Stra­chur will host the 2017 Bul­lough Cup Fi­nal against the In­ver­aray sec­ond team.

The venue was de­cided by the toss of a coin at the Ca­manachd As­so­ci­a­tion of­fices, which Stra­chur won, so the fi­nal will take place at Stra­chur­more on Satur­day Au­gust 5 with a 3pm throw-up.

The sides cur­rently oc­cupy the top two places in Ma­rine Har­vest South Di­vi­sion 2. In­ver­aray hold a two-point ad­van­tage with each team hav­ing only three games re­main­ing.

Stra­chur were given a Bul­lough Cup open­ing round bye when the Glas­gow Mid Ar­gyll sec­onds were un­able to raise a team.

In­ver­aray also re­ceived free pas­sage through to the quar­ter-fi­nals where Ma­rine Har­vest South Di­vi­sion 1 side Kil­mory were their op­po­nents. In­ver­aray proved too strong, win­ning 6-1 at The Win­ter­ton.

Stra­chur met Oban Lorn at Stra­chur­more in the last eight of the com­pe­ti­tion, scor­ing five times with­out re­ply.

The win set up a semi-fi­nal meet­ing against Kyles Ath­letic at Tighnabru­aich and, af­ter two hours of shinty, the tie pro­duced the most dra­matic fin­ish be­fore Stra­chur won a fi­nal spot.

In­ver­aray’s semi-fi­nal task could hardly have been more dif­fi­cult as they faced Ma­rine Har­vest South Di­vi­sion 1 ti­tle hope­fuls Lochside Rovers at Gana­van. Lochside Rovers were on an 11-game win­ning run dur­ing which they’d only con­ceded two goals.

In­ver­aray’s Neil Camp­bell scored the only goal of the game af­ter 31 min­utes. Camp­bell took his goal well fol­low­ing a move in which all four In­ver­aray for­wards com­bined to good ef­fect. Camp­bell fin­ished with a nice half-swing from a tight an­gle, un­der pres­sure from Steven Sloss, with both play­ers hav­ing a great bat­tle through­out.

Lochside spurned a num­ber of chances to make their mark on this tie and Gra­ham MacPher­son in the In­ver­aray goal made some fine saves.

Stra­chur and In­ver­aray have met once al­ready this sea­son when four-goal Euan McMurdo helped In­ver­aray to a 6- 0 vic­tory at The Win­ter­ton. David Robert­son and young Ruaraidh Gra­ham got the oth­ers.

The re­turn league fix­ture is sched­uled to take place at Stra­chur­more the fol­low­ing Satur­day when the sides re­turn to the scene of the fi­nal with two cru­cial league points at stake.

Pho­to­graph: Stephen Law­son.

Oban Celtic’s Daniel Madej takes eva­sive action as Caber­feidh’s Blair Mor­ri­son clears his lines at Moss­field last Satur­day in a Na­tional Di­vi­sion game which the visi­tors won 6-1.

Pho­to­graphs: Don­ald Cameron.

Lochaber won the Ken Ross Un­der-14 Tro­phy at the In­ver­ness Sixes last week­end. Max Camp­bell was named player of the tour­na­ment.

Caber­feidh won the Ju­bilee Shield with Blair Mor­ri­son win­ning the player of the tour­na­ment award.

Skye Ca­manachd Ladies won the Alis­tair Gow Shield with cap­tain Lorna MacRae named player of the tour­na­ment.

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