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A hat-trick of Scottish titles

Stornoway super swimmer Kara Hanlon made a significant splash with a hat-trick of personal bests as she also landed a magnificent trio of Scottish Championship titles.

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Ness celebrate their cup success

Ness joy as league high fliers soar to cup glory

The Jock Stein Cup is now comfortably resident in Fivepenny where it will remain proudly for the next 12-months.

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Point kid makes senior Caley debut

Point kid makes senior Caley debut

Former Point FC junior player, Dòmhnall Alex Morrison, made his senior debut for Inverness Caledonian Thistle when he was named in the starting line-up in a pre-season friendly against Highland League team, Keith FC last Saturday.

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Inaugural WIIGA Youth Games hailed a huge success

Inaugural WIIGA Youth Games hailed a huge success

School pupils from all four secondary schools throughout the Western isles clashed in sporting combat this week as the first-ever Western Isles Island Games Association (WIIGA) Youth Games took place in Stornoway.

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Video - WIIGA Youth Games Opening Ceremony

The first ever Western Isles Island Games Association (WIIGA) Youth Games got underway in Stornoway last week with an opening ceremony kicking things off in impressive fashion at Stornoway Town Hall on Tuesday evening.

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Pupils from all four Comhairle secondary schools ' Nicolson Institute, Sir E Scott, Castlebay and Lionacleit (pictured) are taking part in the multi-sport event which is being held over two days.

WIIGA Youth Games gives taste of action

The first ever Western Isles Island Games Association (WIIGA) Youth Games is taking place in Stornoway this week with the opening ceremony kicking things off in impressive fashion at Stornoway Town Hall on Tuesday evening.

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Sport and activity boost in Western Isles thanks to £1m fund

Sport and activity boost in Western Isles thanks to £1m fund

Community-based sport and physical activity projects in the Islands are set to share in a £1 million cash investment thanks to a new programme aimed at creating a healthier nation.

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WIIGA Youth Games to begin tomorrow (TUESDAY)

WIIGA Youth Games to begin tomorrow (TUESDAY)

The first ever Western Isles Island Games Association (WIIGA) Youth Games takes place in Stornoway this week with the opening ceremony scheduled for tomorrow evening (Tuesday) at Stornoway Town Hall.

Athletics
View from the stands as Scotland take on Brazil in 1982

What we miss as Scotland fans: the 1982 World Cup revisited

One of the lucky ones, sports writer Ian MacLean is the only member of the Johnston Press Weeklies Sport department to follow Scotland at a World Cup.
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Matthew Wright will soon be showing off his footballing skills in Dingwall.

Wright earns two year deal with Ross County FC

Point FC wonderkid Matthew Wright has earned a shot at the big time after he was handed a two-year deal by professional side Ross County FC.

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The four divisions have seen an increase in footfall. Picture: Alan Murray

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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Academics have pinpointed rugby tackles which they believe minimise the risk of head injuries.

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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