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Surge in football attendances at SPFL grounds

More people than ever before are watching Scottish football.

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Darren Stewart is chopped down by Iain 'Macca' Mackenzie in a bruising challenge.

Point edge seven goal epic

Goalkeepers were busy picking the ball out of the back of the net at all three Jock Stein Cup ties in Lewis and Harris this week.

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Stornoway girls go wild - history made at Stornoway Rugby Club

Stornoway girls go wild - history made at Stornoway Rugby Club

History has been made as Stornoway Rugby Club hosted their first-ever women’s match on home soil on Saturday in what is living evidence of the rapid-growth of women’s rugby.

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Lochs party on the park with the ABC Cup. (pic by Iain Macdonald)

Lochs strike silver as first football cup won

The Acres Boys Club Cup is a resident in Leurbost once more as Lochs FC fastened their maroon ribbons to the trophy and claim the first chunk of precious footballing silverware in Lewis and Harris in 2018.

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The Island teams battle it out on the pitch, but it was the home side won took the win.

Stornoway rugby lads earn first win of season

A late, late try from Stornoway earned the home side their first win of season against a powerful Shetland team who for much of the match looked like securing their first ever win at Bayhead.

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Chris Macleod opened the scoring while Darren Stewart impressed for Aths.

Back blow Aths away in league romp

The future for Back FC is so bright it could be listed in eight foot neon lights and it will be built upon the production line in Upper Coll which is spitting out high quality youngsters once again.

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Keith Lough completed the scoring for Bonnyrigg at Kennoway

Juniors round-up: Bonnyrigg four clear; Coyne cashes in for Linlithgow

Assistant coach Neil Janczyk is relishing the Super League title run-in after Bonnyrigg restored their four-point lead at the top of the table.

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Hannah Miley, right, congratulates Aimee Willmott after the 400m IM final  PICTURE: Getty Images

Commonwealth Games 2018: Hannah Miley pipped to gold in 400m medley

HANNAH Miley’s bid for a record third gold medal in the women’s 400m individual medley was scuppered by England’s Aimee Willmott.

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Warming up for a new season of league football.

League Preview - more twists and turns than a rollercoaster!

Sometimes there are seasons and achievements in island football which live up to the hype. Sometimes they surpass it.

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New football strip for Sgoil na Pairc

New football strip for Sgoil na Pairc

Teachers and pupils at Sgoil na Pairc were delighted when local company Lochs Diving Services agreed to sponsor a new football strip for the school.

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Islanders' sporting success at the NatWest International Island Games last year brought the Outer Hebrides medals and glory. Now this new scheme will help other star athletes achieve success.

Cash support to aid Islands’ sporting success

Elite athletes from the Outer Hebrides are set to benefit from a scheme designed to support travel costs in the islands.

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French adventure for Stornoway racer John Neil

French adventure for Stornoway racer John Neil

Stornoway speedster John Neil Mitchell was back in France for the infamously gruelling beach endurance race Le-touquet as the veteran raced proved he has still got plenty miles on the clock and gas in his tank yet.

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Tributes paid to Stornoway footballer who died on New Year’s Day

Tributes paid to Stornoway footballer who died on New Year’s Day

Tributes have been paid for a young Lewis footballer who sadly passed away on New Year’s Day.

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QUIZ: The 2017 sporting year

QUIZ: The 2017 sporting year

Test your knowledge of the sporting year with our fun quiz.

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Point pupils in the new strips with PST director Sonja Macleod (left), principal teacher Anne Macphail and PST general manager Donald John MacSween.

Sgoil an Rubha’s sporting edge thanks to new strips from PST

Point school pupils have been given an edge in future sports competitions after community wind farm charity Point and Sandwick Trust kitted them out, head to toe, in new strips.

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Santa Run.

Getting ready for this year’s Santa Run

This year’s Stornoway Santa Run will take place in the town on Saturday, December 23, in aid of the Lewis branch Cancer Research UK.

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Hat-trick of wins for Niccy with two sides in nervy shoot-out victories

Hat-trick of wins for Niccy with two sides in nervy shoot-out victories

Revenge is a dish best served cold from a distance of 12-yards.

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Ex-Celtic and Scotland star to visit Stornoway

Ex-Celtic and Scotland star to visit Stornoway

Stornoway Saltire CSC will host Celtic’s treble winning captain Tom Boyd on the 7th of December at the Sea Angling Club.

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Micheil Russell-Smith picked up the league's Player of the Year award.

Lewis and Harris football crown Players of the Year

The top individual award in Lewis and Harris Football is proudly sitting atop a sideboard in Ness for the first time in 25 years this week after Micheil Russell-Smith won the top prize.

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