The biggest cheer of the Scottish Six Days Trial was reserved for Kinlochleven’s Gary MacDonald after he picked up third over-all and top Scot at the event in Fort William and Lochaber.
Read the full report in The Oban Times,may 16 2013 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
Oban Saints reached their second cup final of the season after they defeated Haldane United in the semi-final of the Jimmy Marshall Trophy at McKenna Park,Govan on May 8.
For the full match report see The Oban Times,May 16 2013 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
A Gary Innes double sealed a 4-1 win over local rivals Kilmallie as a much-improved Fort William marched into the Artemis Macaulay Cup quarter-final.
Read the full match report in The Oban Times,May 16 2013 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
Lochaber Rugby Club lifted the trophy after winning their own sevens competition for the first time in 12 years.
Read the full report in The Oban Times,May 9 2013 or on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
Around 100 keen runners took part in the annual Argyll beats Cardiovascular Disease (ABCD) 10k and Fun Run on Sunday May 5 2013,despite torrential rain.
For the full report see The Oban Times,May 9 2103 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
Fort William High Street was packed out on Sunday May 5 2013,despite the terrible weather,with spectators all vying to get a view of this year’s competitors in the Scottish Six Days Trial.
The second day of the Pre ’65 Scottish Days Trial had to be abandoned because it had proved impossible to lay out a route with rideable sections as the volume of rain that fell continually on Thursday and Friday,May2-3, resulted in the majority of sections being under several feet of water instead of the normal few inches.
Read more and see all the best photos from the events in The Oban Times,May 9 2013. Also available on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital
Junior players served up some fantastic rugby at Locahber RFC’s Mini Dalriada Festival as 120 children from P3 to P7 enjoyed a great day of sport at Banavie,Fort William.
More photos and a full report are in The Oban Times,May 2 2103 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital from the same date.
Fort William manager Danny Conlon says he’s ‘looking forward to’ the end of the season after watching his football team fall to a second heavy defeat in the space of seven days.
For the full match report see The Oban Times,May 2 2013 and on line from the same date at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital.
Chris Bradley's Fort William swansong against Hamman Saddique
LOCHABER fighters entertained a boisterous home crowd at the Nevis Centre in Fort William with a series of impressive displays at Lochaber Phoenix ABC’s boxing show on Saturday April 20 2103.
Nine local boxers,including national and regional champions,took on opponents from across Scotland on a packed bill.
For more photos and a report on the show,see The Oban Times, April 25 2103 and on line at www.obantimes.co.uk/digital from the same date.