Police looking for revenge on Fire Service in annual charity match

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The Fire Service v Police in the annual Emergency Services Cup takes place this Saturday at Stornoway Running Track.

Team Entrance and Kick off is at 3pm.

This is the 6th year the cup match has been held and led to some exciting matches over the years. The Fire Service won last year comfortably, beating a weakened Police side 3-0.

This year the Police are looking for revenge, however the Fire Service is keen to retain the trophy. Both teams have additions to their team from the mainland including Inverness Clachnacuddin team Captain Gordon Morrison.

Admission at the match is free, but donations are invited. All funds raised go to Crossroads (Lewis). Also at the match:

Live DJ; Emergency Service Vehicles; Ollie the Collie; Half Time Entertainment; Food and Drink (hot/ cold) will also be available to spectators; Mascots – Programs - Supporter Clappers.

Colin Macritchie (Fire Service), Event Organiser said: “We have a strong team this year, I am confident if we play to our capabilities we will retain the trophy. I hope the public similar to previous years will attend and show their support for the sides.”

PC Cameron Ross (Police), Event Organiser said: “Six years ago this match was introduced as a friendly; however it has developed into a very competitive fixture. Both teams do not want the other to having the bragging rights.”