17th August 2018
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Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 03/08/2018, by in Features, Sport

Over a hundred Shetlanders had a memorable time in Orkney at the weekend, rekindling aquaintances and reminiscing about old battles during the celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the Milne Cup.Sadly this year’s football team were unable to bring the famous trophy back home again, goi... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 20/07/2018, by in Features, Sport

After being tasked with compiling a feature to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the senior football inter-county, it was a pleasure to speak to several of those with first-hand knowledge of the history of the Milne Cup competition.Geordie Hunter goes the furthest back, having made his debu... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 06/07/2018, by in Features, Sport

The World Cup has had its share of exciting matches, apparently none more so than the France victory over Argentina on Sunday which I unfortunately missed.My own match predictions were sadly awry, although I did somehow manage to get six out of the eight quarter-finalists correct in the office s... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 22/06/2018, by in Features, Sport

As I write this all the teams have played at least one match at the World Cup, with hosts Russia and Uruguay becoming first to qualify for the last 16 from group A.On the whole it has been a decent tournament so far, helped by a few shocks along the way and some memorable goals, although perhaps... Read more...

Talking sport … with Jim Tait

Talking sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 08/06/2018, by in Features, Sport

Shetland’s young sports competitors retained their hold on the Stuart Cup at the weekend, with the margin of victory, in the end, being fairly comfortable.Going into the last event of the junior inter-county, the netball, Orkney had to win by 32 points to overhaul the visitors’ lead. Despite... Read more...