Saints U15s in cup action

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Under 15s football will start again this weekend.

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Oban Saints Under 15s are back in competitive action for the first time in more than 13 months this Sunday when they host Milton Rovers in the Glasgow and District YFL Divisional Cup.

Drawn in Group B alongside Milton Rovers, Cranhill and Westercommon United, the young Saints squad will play each team home and away during May and early June, with semi-finals and a final to play before the end of June.

The boys were disappointed last weekend when the group opener, away to Westercommon, was called off by the Glasgow side.

Having only played Argyll-based friendlies when possible in the past year, the Under 15s are looking forward to getting back to GADYFL action. Their last league game was away against this weekend’s opponents Milton Rovers, where a Calum MacMillan goal saw Saints take a 1-0 win back home from an even match.

Milton’s last visit to Oban was in September 2019 when they won 4-2 win in the second round of the Scottish Youth Cup.

Although youth teams at the club can now play full contact games, the senior adult teams who play in the Central Scottish AFL and the Greater Glasgow AFL are still only allowed to participate in ’15-man bubble’ non-contact training sessions, but this is due to change to full contact training and 90-minute games from May 17.