This Friday sees league leaders Kingussie play host to Newtonmore in the Mowi Premiership. Newtonmore, however, will be looking to continue the rich vein of form that has seen them remain unbeaten in the league since the last time the two sides met.
🏑 KINGUSSIE v NEWTONMORE
⏰ 18:25 📺 #BBCALBA
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Kingussie devotees will point to the 5 point gap between the two sides and the fact that they have the advantage over Newtonmore in the head to head battles this season - across all competitions. However, this gap is slight and the nature of this particular fixture means the form book goes out the window. Newtonmore have the tightest defence in the league conceding only 10 in 9 games, whilst Kingussie can boast the second lowest goals conceded per game, only bettered by second placed Lovat.
In what is to be a competitive match it may come down to who is the more tactically disciplined and hungrier on the night. Despite the uncertainty concerning the result, what is certain is that it promises to be a fantastic game for all involved. The throw up for this ancient rivalry will be at 18:30 at the Dell.
If you are unable to make the game in person, coverage will begin at 18:25 on BBC ALBA
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