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WIIGA PREVIEW - Cycling - blood, sweat and gears

With great talent, and enormous pedigree, comes great expectations.

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Glasgow Island party with the trophy.

Glasgow Island end eight years of hurt

Glasgow Island tasted victory in a major competition within their league association for the first time in eight years last Saturday.

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The WIIGA Swim team (missing is Matthew Hanlon). Kara, Lucy, Kathryn, Isla and Katie.

WIIGA Preview - Swimmers keen to make a bigger splash in Gotland

Back in 2013 Western Isles Island Games swimmers Kathryn Offer and Kara Hanlon produced stunning swims in the warm waters of Bermuda where they stretched their fingertips onto the podium only to have the silverware yanked from the grasp by margins as small as 0.14 seconds.

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The Lewis and Harris Select on their last outing when they beat Uist and Barra.

Select to host SPL side

Scottish Premier League side Ross County have confirmed they will be sending a team across the Minch to play our own Lewis and Harris Select later this summer.

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Two ducks taking in a match in May 1966. Picture: TSPL

Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

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Golf notes - hitting a hot streak in the sunshine

Golf notes - hitting a hot streak in the sunshine

Idyllic may be too strong a word but the latest qualifying round for the Centenary Medal was played in near perfect conditions.

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Point skipper Ali Gilles with the trophy.

Point paint the town Red with first trophy of 2017

It was far from a classic final as the league’s two most fancied teams - this season at least - almost wrestled each other to a standstill.

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The Western Isles Women pictured in Jersey two years ago.

Island Games Squad Preview - Women’s Football

The Isle of Man Women’s Football Team swaggered into the St Lawrence Stadium, Jersey, laughing and smiling anticipating an easy opening to their NatWest Island Games journey in 2015.

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Lowdown on all the Lewis and Harris league action

Lowdown on all the Lewis and Harris league action

United 0 Westside 6

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The winning team in the WIGA Texas Scramble competition are: David Black, Norrie Tomsh Macdonald, Michael Black and Murdo Maclennan.

Scrambling in the sunshine

Golfers are a tough crowd to please. Less than a month ago, our excuse for poor golf was that the course was so wet that it was virtually unplayable and that it would take weeks of dry weather to improve conditions.

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Bayhead hosts final rugby match of the season

Bayhead hosts final rugby match of the season

The final home match across all age groups for Stornoway Rugby Club took place at the weekend when Bayhead played host to Stornoway U13’s match against a strong and, in comparison, far more experienced Highland side.

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Paul Finnegan.

WIGGA Squad Preview - Badminton

Each week more than half a million people play badminton — more than cricket, tennis or rugby union — but in the Western Isles the sport has been on a long decline admits Western Isles Island Games Association Badminton Team Manager Paul Finnegan.

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Kyle Munro scored his first senior United goal.

Dramatic come back shatters brave United

Lochs have the kind of injury list which would make Jose Mourinho wince. While the Manchester United manager has been bemoaning his injury curse the treatment room at the Creagan Dubh has more injuries than an Magaluf A&E Department after a wild summer weekend.

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John Uig Morrison steers his first of two spot-kicks beyond the reach of the diving Gordon Mackenzie during the league clash between last seasons top-two sides.

Point in third league loss

They say lightning never strikes the same place twice. They lied.

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Islands supporters group outside Celtic Park

Islands’ Celtic supporters together at Parkhead

At the start of April Celtic supporters form most of Scotland’s islands met at Celtic Park for a day together ‘billed’ as the ‘Scottish Islands Celtic Supporters Clubs’ Big Day out in Paradise’.

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Golf Notes - Brighter skies and a Moody win

Golf Notes - Brighter skies and a Moody win

There is a general feeling that we could do with a headline that does not contain the name “Andrew”.

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West Side wizard Innes Iain Morrison is unplayable for West Side

West Side wizard Innes Iain Morrison is unplayable for West Side

Innes Iain Morrison is showing signs that he is determined to return to the dizzy heights of 2014 when he enjoyed a clean sweep of all honours as West Side lifted the league title trophy.

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Stornoway Rugby Club hosted a Primary Rugby match for the first time . (pictured above). Next is the turn of the U13s who will welcome Highland this weekend.

Rugby season to end with under 13 clash

The curtain will come down on the rugby season this weekend with Stornoway’s final home match.

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The clash between the Lewis and Harris champs and the champs from Uist and Barra was entertaining.

Lochs win clash of the champions

Leurbost teenager Calum Macleod picked a perfect day to open his senior Lochs account with a second-half winner which edged the Western Isles clash of the champions in the favour of the Lewis and Harris League champions.

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