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Kinlochshiel come out on top against Inverness in pre-season friendly

By Staff Reporter

Inverness and Kinlochshiel got their pre-season preparations off to an early start when they faced up to each other in a friendly at Bught Park.

Playing on the outside pitch at The Bught, Inverness put on a good show against their Premiership opponents with a 3-0 defeat being a respectable outcome for Callum McLeod’s team.

John MacRae netted twice for Kinlochshiel whose other goal came from Duncan MacRae.

Inverness goalkeeper Kenneth Loades. Picture: Neil Paterson
Inverness goalkeeper Kenneth Loades. Picture: Neil Paterson

Three Inverness-shire teams are scheduled to be in action this weekend weather permitting.

National Division title hopefuls Glenurquhart hope to get some valuable game time under their belts with a friendly fixture against Camanachd Cup holders Newtonmore.

Strathglass face South One outfit Col Glen, while Inverness take on North Division One champions Newtonmore reserves.

Skye ladies came out on top in the indoor five-a-side tournament organised by Glengarry at Fort William last Saturday. In a thrilling final, Skye defeated Badenoch 5-4 after extra time with the islanders recovering from being 3-1 down at the interval.

Skye lifted the Johnstone trophy for the fifth time in seven years. On target for Skye were Jenna Beaton with a double, Caitlin MacLean, Rhianna Kirk and Kirsty Deans with Badenoch netting through Mairi Stewart’s double and Rona Stewart.

In the semi finals Badenoch defeated Glengarry A 8-1 whilst Skye romped to a 9-1 win over Inverness.

Jenna Beaton was named player of the tournament.

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