Kingussie Win 2019 Artemis Macaulay Cup

Kingussie lifted the Artemis Macaulay Cup for the first time in nine years when they beat Oban Camanachd 3-2 in an exciting final at Mossfield on Saturday 17 August 2019.

There were chances at both ends before Kingussie took a19 minute lead. James Falconer found Savio Genini in a central position and he turned before shooting low into the net.

Oban Camanachd equalised on 23 minutes. Scott MacMillan ran onto a Cameron Sutherland long goal-hit and he his strike went low into the net to make it 1-1.

There was even better to come for the Oban support just 5 minutes later when another shot from distance, this time from Daniel Cameron, found the net to put them 2-1.  

Savio Genini had an effort ruled out for an earlier infringement and Oban Camanachd took their 2-1 lead into the break.

Kingussie drew level when Ruaridh Anderson won possession and surged forward before playing in James Falconer on the right and he hit a great shot across the keeper to make it 2-2 with 64 minutes played.

Kingussie regained the lead on 77 minutes when Roddy Young played the ball across goal and Ruaridh Anderson unleashed a superb shot which proved to be the winner.

Oban Camanachd captain Daniel Cameron hit the post in stoppage time but Kingussie weren’t to be denied their first Artemis Macaulay Cup success since 2010.

Kingussie’s James Falconer was named man of the match and Kingussie captain Robert Mabon collected the Artemis Macaulay Cup and silver mounted caman from Councillor Roddy McCuish.

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