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Posts tagged with Scottish District Cup

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 26/02/2016, by in News, Sport

Weekend weather forecasts are of great importance to Shetland’s sports people who travel to the mainland in search of wider competition.As we went to press the next few days appear to be set pretty fair, which will be good news for the women’s hockey squad heading to Aberdeen for their Scott... 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...

Talking sport … with Jim Tait

Talking sport … with Jim Tait

1 comment, 19/11/2015, by in Sport

Continual under-performing by Scottish professional football teams, at both club and national level, has been highlighted over the past fortnight.Scottish manager Gordon Strachan, along with others in the game such as newly appointed performance director Brian McClair and another former internat... Read more...

Hockey endeavour emphasises need for a pitch

Hockey endeavour emphasises need for a pitch

0 comments, 07/11/2015, by in Sport

New Zealand deservedly won the Rugby World Cup, the first side to retain the trophy, and on the way brushed seven teams aside in superb style.Only South Africa in the semi-final took the All Blacks to closer than a 10-point margin, but the 20-18 result flattered the losers, who only kept in touc... Read more...

Shetland hockey team miss out on final

Shetland hockey team miss out on final

0 comments, 11/05/2014, by in News

The Shetland hockey team have missed out on a place in the Scottish District Cup final after suffering defeat to Erskine Stewart's Melville 2 today. Joint coach Jill Hibbert said "the lasses played their hearts out" in the semi-final tie at Aberdeen Sports Village. The girls went one-nil up on 20 ... 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...

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