Shinty’s Sutherland Cup draw

Garry Mackintosh, HIS Director holds the Highland Industrial Supplies Sutherland Cup alongside Steven MacKenzie, Camanachd Association President.

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The draw for the 2020 Highland Industrial Supplies Sutherland Cup was made at the Highland Industrial Supplies (HIS) offices last week by HIS director Garry Mackintosh and Camanachd Association president Steven MacKenzie.

The first round takes place on Saturday July 3 with this year’s final on Saturday October 16 at Blairbeg Park, Drumnadrochit.

Garry Mackintosh said: ‘Shinty is a focal point for many of the communties we do business in. One of the most important things for us is that it involves being active as we can all recognise the benefit staying active can have on your mental health.’

Camanachd Association president Steven MacKenzie added: ‘It is vital shinty is
sponsored by local businesses who serve and employ people involved in our
sport. We would not be in such a positive position today if it wasn’t for the support
we have received from Highland Industrial Supplies.’

This year’s competition is regionalised in the early rounds as follows:

Section 1

Round 1, July 3: Caberfeidh v Boleskine; Strathspey v Beauly; Bye Aberdeen University; Bye SCOTS Camanachd.

Round 2, July 24: Caberfeidh/Boleskine v Aberdeen; SCOTS Camanachd V Strathspey/Beauly.

Section 2

Round 1: Fort William v Kilmallie; Lochside Rovers v Lochaber; Bye Kingussie; Bye Newtonmore.

Round 2: Newtonmore v Kingussie; Lochside Rovers/Lochaber v Fort William/Kilmallie.

Section 3

Round 1: Glenurquhart v Skye Camanachd; Inverness v Strathglass; Bye Kinlochshiel; Bye Lovat.

Round 2: Kinlochshiel v GlenUrquhart/Skye; Inverness/Strathglass v Lovat.

Section 4

Round 1: Glasgow Mid Argyll v Bute; Kyles Athletic v Glenorchy; Bye Kilmory; Bye Inveraray.

Round 2: Kilmory v Inveraray; GMA/Bute v Kyles Athletic/Glenorchy.