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Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

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...

Talking sport … with Jim Tait

Talking sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 11/02/2016, by in Sport

Understrength hockey team rose to the occasionThe Shetland women’s hockey team are just over a fortnight away from one of their biggest challenges, the Scottish Cup semi-final.As the current crop of players train hard at Brae for their match against Milne Craig Clydesdale Western Ladies ... Read more...

Established hockey needs more than one park

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...

Hockey team through to semis

Hockey team through to semis

The Shetland hockey team are through to the last four of the Scottish District Cup, following an excellent victory over AAM Merlin's Gordonians in the quarter-finals on Sunday. The Shetland players started amazingly well and took the lead in the first minute through Stacey Laurenson. Merlins were ... Read more...