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Hat trick hero fires Lovat past Newtonmore in Camanachd Cup while Beauly were seconds away from causing biggest shock in the history of the tournament against Kingussie.

By Will Clark

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Fraser Heath was the hat trick hero as he fired Lovat into the quarter finals of the Camanachd Cup with a 3–2 win at Newtonmore.

Fraser Heath. Picture: Neil Paterson
Fraser Heath. Picture: Neil Paterson

Newtonmore were 2–1 up at half time with Max Campbell scoring twice in-between Heath's equaliser.

But Heath levelled for Lovat again in the 63rd minute before scoring the winner in the 76th minute.

Campbell was sent off seven minutes from time as Newtonmore finished the game with 11 men.

Beauly were seconds away from pulling off one of the biggest upsets in the history of the competition, as Kingussie equalised in the 124th minute to level the match at 2–2 before winning the penalty shoot-out 5–4.

Premiership leaders Kingussie, who have won every game they have played this season, went in front after four minutes through Ruaridh Anderson.

But National Division leaders Beauly, who play in the league below, levelled six minutes into the second half through Jack MacDonald with neither team able to find a winner in normal time.

Beauly left The Dell stunned in extra time when Ross Forbes looked like he scored the winner in 118 minutes.

But six minutes into injury time, Savio Genini scored the equaliser to deny Beauly victory before the hosts went on to win the shoot-out.

Strathglass were no match for Skye as they fell to a 5–1 defeat in Portree.

James Pringle put Strathglass in the lead with Jordan Murchison scoring twice to put Skye 3–0 up.

Penri Jones pulled one back for the Cannich outfit, but Taylor Matheson scored twice for Skye in the closing stages.

Holders Kinlochshiel thrashed Caberfeidh 7–0 in the Ross-shire derby at Balmacara.

Jordan Fraser, John MacRae and Keith MacRae all score twice with Archie MacRae also finding the net.

In the Southern section of the competition, Kyles Athletic beat Fort William 3–0 and Glasgow Mid Argyll beat Bute 5–0 and Oban Camanachd thrashed Lochaber 9–0.

Kilmallie play Inveraray in the remaining second round clash on Saturday.

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