3rd August 2015
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Shetland footballers win inter-county 6-0
0 comments, 01/08/2015, by in Headlines, News, Sport

Shetland demolished Orkney 6-0 at Gilbertson Park today in the 97th senior inter-county football match.A hat trick by captain Leighton Flaws saw him voted man of the match by Scottish Amateur Football Association secretary Thomas Mckeown.McKeown and the SAFA president Rex Gallagher, who ... Read more...

Fraser cup final slots for Spurs and Celtic
21/07/2015, by in Headlines, Sport

Lerwick senior football rivals Spurs and Celtic will contest this season's Fraser Cup final, which is normally played at Fraser Park in Scalloway.Celtic put paid to Thistle's hopes in the first of last night's semi-finals at Gilbertson Park, with four goals in the first 25 minutes virtually ... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 20/07/2015, by in Features, Sport

The Shetland Times relies very much on contributed copy for a large part of this newspaper, whether it be letters to the editor, details of events or, especially on these pages, sports reports.With that in mind it is very unfortunate that this season we have been unable to bring you consistent i... Read more...

Three more medals for Shetland
1 comment, 29/06/2015, by in Headlines, News, Sport

Day two and another three medals for Shetland - with two golds and a bronze.Swimmer Felix Gifford was the first Shetland athlete to win gold for the squad, finishing in pole position in the 200 metres butterfly and grabbing a personal best with 2.02.07.Meanwhile golden girl Andrea Strachan r... Read more...

Team Shetland off the mark
0 comments, 28/06/2015, by in Headlines, News, Sport

Team Shetland is off to a cracking start in day one of the NatWest Island Games with three medals so far.Bobby Bristow, Leon Johnson and Matthew Cox earned a team silver in the men’s half marathon this morning.In the cycling Christine McLean and Caroline Simpson won a team silver in the ti... Read more...