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Talking Sport … by Jim Tait

Talking Sport … by Jim Tait

0 comments, 24/03/2017, by in Features, Sport

The current spell of excellence by Shetland’s female sports competitors continued at the weekend with victories by both A and B teams in the annual netball inter-county.Both sides registered 52-25 successes in Kirkwall, in a discipline where two or three decades ago Orkney were far more domina... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 03/03/2017, by in Features, Sport

Like so many in the isles it came as a terrible shock when I heard that Lawrence Tulloch had died. Just a few days earlier I had called him and he provided valuable information for a short piece about Yell badminton stalwart Alex Thomson.Lawrence was perhaps best known for his background in stor... Read more...

Talking Sport … by Jim Tait

Talking Sport … by Jim Tait

0 comments, 12/03/2016, by in News, Sport

Fourth officials need to understand the frustrationI’m sure everyone has moments when they want to throw something at the television.In my own case it can be when the likes of Russell Brand, Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton or Ant and Dec appear, or when BBC journalists start attempting to gar... Read more...

Talking sport … with Jim Tait

Talking sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 29/01/2016, by in Sport

Dundee manager Paul Hartley this week launched a blistering attack on the BBC's long-running television programme Sportscene, which provides brief highlights on Sunday evening of Scottish football matches along with a few thoughts from various "pundits".Hartley's venom was mainly directed at one... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 10/04/2015, by in Sport

Best wishes to the Shetland football team in this weekend’s Jock MacKay Memorial Cup final against Thurso, which will unfortunately see the latter side with home advantage.It would have made infinite sense to have played the game in Orkney, which was originally the plan. But apparently there a... Read more...