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Loch Ness face monster game against defending champions


By Will Clark


INVERNESS and District Amateur Premier League leaders Loch Ness will take on holders Pentland United in the last 16 of the Highland Amateur Cup.

Loch Ness will welcome the Dunnet outfit, who have won the competition a record eight times to Bught Park.

Loch Ness cruised into the last 16 of the competition thrashing North Kessock Hotel.

Bellmac are the only other Inverness team remaining in the competition and will have home advantage against Orkney heavyweights Kirkwall Thorfinn.

They recorded a stunning 3-2 victory over cup specialists Staxigoe United in Wick on Friday night.

Both ties will be played on Saturday, June 29, expected to be at Bught Park.

Highland Amateur Cup third round draw

Avoch v Ness

Bellmac v Kirkwall Thorfinn

Castletown v Lochinver

Loch Ness v Pentland United

Maryburgh v Rendall

Point v Wick Groats

Stornoway Athletic v Sleat and Strath

Whitedale v Lerwick Spurs

Ties to be played Saturday June 29

Quarter final draw

Avoch or Ness v Stornoway Athletic or Sleat and Strath

Bellmac or Kirkwall Thorfinn v Whitedale or Lerwick Spurs

Point or Wick Groats v Castletown or Lochinver

Maryburgh or Rendall v Loch Ness or Pentland United

Ties to be played Saturday, July 20

Semi final draw

Maryburgh/Rendall/Loch Ness/Pentland United v Point/Wick Groats/Castletown/Lochinver.

Bellmac/Kirkwall Thorfinn/Whitedale/Lerwick Spurs v Avoch/Ness/Stornoway Athletic/Sleat and Strath.

Ties to be played Saturday, August 10.

Second round results

Avoch 3 Contin 2

Barra 0 Wick Groats 8

Black Rock Rovers 0 Maryburgh 2

Brora Wanderers 0 Kirkwall Thorfinn 3

Carloway 1 Whitedale 6

Castletown 8 ICM Electrical 0.

Helmsdale United 1 Ness 3

Hill Rovers 1 Lochinver 5

Lerwick Spurs 7 Kirkwall Hotspur 1

Loch Ness 13 North Kessock Hotel 2

Pentland United 3 High Ormlie Hotspur 2

Point 7 Watten 1

Rendall 5 Lybster 0

Staxigoe United 2 Bellmac 3

Sleat and Strath W/O Balloan Compass (Balloan unable to field team)

Stornoway Athletic 2 Kyleakin 0



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