6th July 2015
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Emotional last day as Team Shetland ends games with 23 medals
1 comment, 03/07/2015, by in Headlines, News, Sport

Jersey 2015 has come to a dramatic and emotional close for Team Shetland, with three more medals taking the haul to 23.Katie Bristow returned to the track for the 5,000 metres after disappointment in the 10,000 metres earlier in the week.Despite leading from the front in a tough field she ha... 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...

Orkney win Junior Inter-County
21/06/2015, by in Headlines, News, Sport

Orkney sealed their overall win in the Junior Inter-County with a win this afternoon in the netball. They stormed to a 30-point lead with a 6-0 victory over the hosts in Friday's hockey match. The visitors were 2-0 up by half time with goals by Ruth Clark. In the second half Kelsey Hutchison score... Read more...

Established hockey needs more than one park
0 comments, 20/06/2015, by in Sport

In last week’s Readers’ Views section some very important points were raised by Jill Hibbert about the future of hockey in the isles.Her letter was sparked off by Shetland Football Association president Irvine Burgess’ call for more synthetic pitches for his own sport.While not wishing... Read more...