29th August 2016
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Youngsters enjoy rugby training at Clickimin open day
0 comments, 28/08/2016, by in News, Sport

 Shetland Rugby Club staged a successful "come and try" open day at Clickimin yesterday, as the new season approaches.Potential players, coaches, helpers and supporters were invited to go along and get involved with the club and many took advantage of the excellent weather to do so.... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 22/07/2016, by in News, Sport

The Shetland football team’s narrow defeat by Highland League opponents Formartine United at the weekend should rank as of the best results by a representative team outwith the isles.To lose 3-2 to such quality opposition, with half a side unavailable for various reasons, must have given coach... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
5 comments, 26/06/2016, by in News, Sport

While individual pieces of magic have so far been fairly infrequent at the European Championship, there is no denying the overall technical ability of the sides contesting the tournament.Doubts have been expressed over the format – group stages where two-thirds of the teams make it through to ... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 10/06/2016, by in News, Sport

There should be nothing taboo about depressionFormer cricketer Graeme “Foxy” Fowler is one of a growing number of sportsmen and women to have highlighted their battles against depression.His new book Absolutely Foxed is an interesting tale of an interesting character, and while his crick... Read more...