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Spurs secure senior football title
0 comments, 15/09/2014, by in Headlines, Sport

Lerwick Spurs became Shetland senior football champions for the third year in a row on Friday, with victory over Delting meaning they are in an unassailable position in the league.Second-half goals by prolific strikers Connel Gresham and Paul Molloy made sure of the G&S Flooring Premier Leag... Read more...

Whalsay are Parish Cup winners
0 comments, 17/08/2014, by in Headlines, Sport

Whalsay triumphed in the 62nd Parish Cup final at Gilbertson Park yesterday, defeating Delting 2-1 at Gilbertson Park in Lerwick.The match was played in terrible conditions, with a continual blustery wind and frequent squally showers, but to their great credit the players on both sides m... Read more...

Bronze medal for Davies

What a moment. Erraid Davies, at the age of 13, is presented with her bronze medal. #Glasgow2014 pic.twitter.com/JKMinD15e1— BBC Sport Scotland (@BBCSportScot) July 27, 2014Beaming Erraid Davies has captured the hearts of the nation after winning bronze in the Commonwealth Games.Davies... Read more...

European Fireballs fall foul of fog
1 comment, 27/07/2014, by in News, Sport

Mist and light winds scuppered the first day's sailing at the European Fireball Championships in Lerwick today.Principle Race Officer Bruce Leask had originally signalled a one-hour postponement after the skipper’s briefing but that became an indeterminate postponement.The championships we... Read more...

Irish pair win national Fireballs
0 comments, 27/07/2014, by in News, Sport

The Shetland National Fireball Championship has been won by an Irish crew who snatched victory in three out of the four races which formed this year's pared-down championship.Barry McCartin and Conor Kinsella were triumphant after fog lifted enough to allow racing to get underway on Friday. The ... Read more...