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Lovat to start Macaulay Cup campaign at Strathpeffer


By Will Clark


LOVAT will attempt to end their 67-year wait to lift the Macaulay Cup starting at Caberfeidh in the first round.

Lovat’s Lewis Tawse with Scott MacMillan (Oban).Lovat v Oban Camanachd in the Mowi Premiership, played at Balgate, Kiltarlity.
Lovat’s Lewis Tawse with Scott MacMillan (Oban).Lovat v Oban Camanachd in the Mowi Premiership, played at Balgate, Kiltarlity.

The draw will see the Kiltarlity club, who finished third in the Premiership in 2019, travel to Castle Leod in the competition next season.

The winners will travel to either Fort William or Kinlochshiel in the quarter final.

The competition is split into north and south sections with the winners of each section meeting each other in the final.

Last season, Premiership champions Kingussie defeated Oban Camanachd 3-2 in the final to lift the cup for the 24th time.

Lovat will go into the new season with a new management team of co-managers Jamie Matheson and Alan MacRae.

Macaulay Cup first round draw

North Section

Caberfeidh v Lovat

Fort William v Kinlochshiel

Kilmallie v Kingussie

Lochaber v Newtonmore

Quarter final

Lochaber/Newtonmore vs Kilmallie/Kingussie

Fort William/Kinlochshiel vs Caberfeidh/Lovat

South section

First round

Kyles Athletic v Aberdour

Inveraray v Glasgow Mid-Argyll

Oban Celtic vs Ballachulish

Oban Camanachd vs Bute

Quarter final

Oban Celtic/Ballachulish vs Oban Camanachd/Bute

Kyles/Aberdour vs Inveraray/GMA



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