Scottish Hydro Camanachd Cup Semi Final Draw
Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 at 11:38AM
The draw for the Semi Finals of shinty’s much coveted Scottish Hydro Camanachd Cup was made this afternoon, Tuesday 17th July, LIVE on John Beattie’s Radio Scotland Show by Scottish Hydro Sponsorship Manager, also a former Scotland Rugby internationalist, Jonny Petrie and Camanachd Association Director of Communications, Donald Stewart.
There is added incentive for the teams who have won through to the Semi Finals as for the first time both ties will be televised LIVE on BBC Alba on Saturday 4th and Saturday 11th August.
Jonny Petrie said: “This is a great opportunity for the clubs who have made the semi finals to really showcase the game of shinty. We’re very proud to be involved with the sport, particularly at this time of year when the excitement within all the communities involved is building towards the final.”
Donald Stewart added: ‘Scottish Hydro & the BBC are both valuable partners in helping to develop & promote shinty, Scotland’s indigenous sport, and I’m sure that we can expect another memorable Final’.
The draw was as follows:
Kyles Athletic v Newtonmore or Lochaber on 11th August
Kinlochshiel v Inveraray on 4th August
The venues for each of the Semi Finals will be confirmed shortly. The Scottish Hydro Camanachd Cup Final takes place Saturday 15th September at Mossfield Park, Oban and will be televised on BBC 2 Scotland.
PHOTO: Camanachd Association Communications Director, Donald Stewart, John Beattie and Scottish Hydro’s Sponsorship Manager, Jonny Petrie.