Matheson holds hope that year out could see former players return to Lovat
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Jamie Matheson hopes that a year without league or cup competitions will be the final push ex-Lovat players need to return to the club.
The Camanachd Association confirmed last week that the shinty season would not go ahead as originally planned, with all leagues and cups cancelled for 2020.
They left the door open for the possibility of local leagues later in the year if government restrictions allow for it, but Lovat’s high hopes for the Premiership will have to wait until 2021.
Co-manager Matheson does not dispute that it was the correct decision to call the season off, but he hopes the silver lining will be a stronger squad next time around.
That could come in the shape of some former Lovat players who have been making noises for a little while aboutpotentially returning to the Kiltarlity outfit.
So Matheson believes there is a chance current circumstances will finally push them into it.
“We’ve got quite a young squad, so we certainly wouldn’t lose any players,” he explained.
“It would be nice to think we’ll actually get a couple back that might not have played if things had gone as planned.