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SHINTY - Neighbours could set up derby final if they go through last four


By Will Clark

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Glenurquhart and Lovat could be on a collision course in the Sutherland Cup final if they come through their semi final clashes tomorrow.

Glenurquhart were named community club of the year.
Glenurquhart were named community club of the year.

The competition, which is held for lower league sides will see Glenurquhart take on Newtonmore at Farr.

Meanwhile at Taynuilt, Lovat will look to progress when they face Glasgow Mid-Argyll.

Two games are set to take place in the Premiership as Kinlochshiel look to keep their slim hopes of winning the Premiership alive when they welcome Kingussie to Balmacara.

The Wester Ross outfit are in third place, nine points behind leaders Kingussie with two games in hand.

They need to win to realistically keep their title hopes alive.

In the other Premiership clash tomorrow, Caberfeidh could move five points clear of the relegation zone if they can defeat Kilmallie at Caol.

In the National Division, league leaders Beauly are not in action but are five points clear of the chasing pack.

Nearest challengers Lochaber will look to close the gap as they welcome Inveraray.

Third place Skye are six points behind Beauly but have three games in hand.

They will also attempt to close the gap as they face bottom of the table Aberdour.

Meanwhile, second bottom Strathglass will travel to Oban Celtic looking for victory which would take them five points clear of the drop.

In North Division One, Kinlochshiel Reserves will aim to at least maintain their one point advantage when they welcome Kingussie.

If they fail to win, Inverness could move back top of the table if they can win in Wester Ross against Lochcarron.

In North Division Two, Beauly Reserves will look to maintain their one point advantage as they travel to face Lewis.

Failure to win could allow Aberdeen University to move back top if they can beat Inverness Reserves.

Meanwhile in Grantown on Spey, Strathspey will look to grab another two points when they face Strathglass Reserves.

The North Division One clash between Newtonmore and Lovat on Tuesday was postponed due to the field being unavailable.


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