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Lovat players selected for Scotland to face Ireland in shinty/hurling international

By Will Clark

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Goalkeeper Stuart Macdonald is in the Scotland squad.
Goalkeeper Stuart Macdonald is in the Scotland squad.

Lovat players Danny Kelly and Stuart MacDonald were called up to the Scotland squad to face Ireland in the shinty/hurling international next month.

The Camanachd Association announced the Scotland squad that will face Ireland at Páirc Esler, Newry on Saturday, October 21 at 3pm.

Scotland Manager Garry Reid - who will be supported by assistants, Alan MacRae and Robert Geddes as well as trainer Gavin Campbell and physio Alison Thomson - selected the following 20 man squad to face off against Ireland.

Steven MacKenzie, president of the Camanachd Association, expressed his enthusiasm, saying, "We are thrilled to bring back the MOWI Shinty/Hurling International match after the break, and we can't wait to witness the exciting rivalry between Scotland and Ireland once again.

"This event showcases the great level of talent in both sports and celebrates the rich cultural ties that unite our


"We are sure that the squad selected will do the sport, and indeed the nation proud come October 21.

Scotland squad

Andrew King (Kyles Athletic)

Blair MacFarlane (Oban Camanachd)

Blair Morrison (Caberfeidh)

Craig Morrison (Caberfeidh)

Craig Ritchie (Newtonmore)

Daniel MacCuish (Oban Camanachd)

Daniel Sloss (Oban Camanachd)

Danny Kelly (Lovat)

Duncan Matheson (Kinlochshiel)

Finlay MacRae (Kinlochshiel)

Iain Robinson (Newtonmore)

James Falconer (Kingussie)

John Gillies (Skye)

Kevin Bartlett (Caberfeidh)

Robert Mabon (Kingussie)

Roddy MacDonald (Kyles Athletic)

Ruaridh Anderson (Kingussie)

Scott MacDonald (Kyles Athletic)

Steven MacDonald (Newtonmore)

Stuart MacDonald (Lovat)

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