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Lovat look to bounce back from cup exit against Newtonmore


By Andrew Henderson


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Lovat will look to bounce back from their first defeat of the season when they return to league action at Newtonmore tomorrow.

Lovat's Daniel Grieve gets to the ball before Savio Genini (Kingussie). Kingussie v Lovat in the cottages.com MacTavish Cup semi final played at The Dell, Kingussie.
Lovat's Daniel Grieve gets to the ball before Savio Genini (Kingussie). Kingussie v Lovat in the cottages.com MacTavish Cup semi final played at The Dell, Kingussie.

The Kiltarlity outfit were dumped out of the MacTavish Cup last weekend when they lost 4–2 to Kingussie at The Dell.

Lovat have won all their matches in the Premiership so far this season, with three wins out of three, but are five points behind Newtonmore in second place.

Elsewhere in the Premiership, leaders Kingussie will also look to continue their winning start to the campaign when they travel to Tighnabruaich as they face Kyles Athletic.

Kinlochshiel will look to keep their title challenge on track when they face Glasgow Mid-Argyll at Yoker.

Meanwhile, there is a bottom of the table clash when 11th place Fort William take on 12th place Kilmallie at An Aird.

In the National Division, surprise league leaders Beauly will look to continue their impressive start to the campaign when they face seventh place Oban Celtic at Mossfield Park.

The Braeview outfit currently lead the second tier by three points, but have also played a game more than their two nearest rivals who meet tomorrow as Lochaber welcome Glenurquhart.

Inveraray are four points behind with two games in hand on Beauly and will be favourites to beat Aberdour at The Winterton.

Tomorrow afternoon will see the rearranged MacTavish Cup semi final between Skye and Caberfeidh, with the winners facing Kingussie in the final on June 11.

In North Division One, Inverness face Lochcarron at Bught Park while Fort William take on Glenurquhart at An Aird.

In North Division Two, Boleskine will face Strathglass at Inverarnie, Lewis take on Kilmallie and Aberdeen University tackle Lochaber.

In the second round of the Strathdearn Cup tomorrow afternoon Caberfeidh will face Inverness at Castle Leod in Strathpeffer.

Beauly will tackle Kinlochshiel at Braeview, Newtonmore take on Skye at The Eilan while Lovat face Strathspey at Balgate.


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