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SHINTY - Jack Macdonald fires Beauly into Balliemore Cup semi final with win over Skye


By Will Clark

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JACK Macdonald’s injury time winner sent Beauly through to the semi finals of the Balliemore Cup with a 2–1 win over Skye.

Jack Macdonald celebrates his last minute winning goal for Beauly. Beauly v Skye Camanachd in the quarter final of the Ferguson Transport Balliemore Cup, played at Braeview, Beauly.
Jack Macdonald celebrates his last minute winning goal for Beauly. Beauly v Skye Camanachd in the quarter final of the Ferguson Transport Balliemore Cup, played at Braeview, Beauly.

But they had to come from behind after going 1–0 down at half time.

A long clearance from John Gillies saw James Pringle bundle the ball in after Beauly goalkeeper Martin Macdonald saved the original effort.

Beauly equalised with 20 minutes remaining as Conor Ross managed to steer the ball low through a crowd of players into the net.

Macdonald then scored the winner with the last shot of the game when he fired a low drive from a tight angle into the net.

Beauly will now face Col Glen in the semi final at Ballachulish on Saturday.

The winner will face Inveraray in the final.

There was heartbreak for Glengarry as they lost 2–1 to Col Glen in the final of the Single Team Club Competition.

The Invergarry outfit got off to a dream start when they took the lead after three minutes through James Pringle.

But Col Glen fought back with Jamie MacVicar scoring three minutes before half time.

MacVicar then scored the winner three minutes from time to become the first winners of the new competition.

In the Premiership, Lovat defeated Fort William 3–0 with goals from Lewis Tawse and a double from Marc MacLachlan.

League leaders Kingussie ran riot as they thrashed Kilmallie 12–0.

Newtonmore kept up the chase on league leaders Kingussie as they thrashed Caberfeidh 5–2.

In the National Division, Glenurquhart defeated Strathglass 2–1 at Cannich while Lochaber won 3–1 at Oban Celtic.

Inverness stay top of North Division One after they defeated Skye Reserves 4–0.

Caberfeidh Reserves lost 3–1 to Newtonmore Reserves with Kinlochshiel Reserves beating Fort William Reserves 4–0.


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