Match Reports

Saturday 12th April 2014 : Report by Eddy Harrigan

Newtonmore v Lovat

1, Mike Ritchie, 2, Norman Campbell, 3, Ackie Macrae, 4, Steven Macdonald, 5, Cameron Binnie, 6, Jamie Robinson, 7, Andy Mackintosh, 8, Paul Macarthur, 9, Evan Menzies, 10, Glen Mackintosh, 11, Fraser Mackintosh, 12, Danny Macrae; 14, Mike Russell, 15, Craig Ritchie, 16, Scott, Chisholm

On a very windy day 'More started this top 2 clash on the front foot and went at Lovat right from the start, after only 3 mins the Lovat keeper had a great save from a powerful drive from Fraser. With 10 mins gone 'More lost both Norman and Andy to injury, being replaced by Mike and Craig. 'More continued to dominate with the centre line in control and Evan looking threatening every time he got the ball, the Lovat defence were hanging on and using any means to stop the 'More forwards Half time 0---0

The second half started in the same vein with the game mainly played in the Lovat half although Lovat began to have a few breaks forward. In their first meaningful attack Kevin Bartlett found space on the right and drilled a low shot past Mike to put the visitors 1 up. 'More responded with several shots to test the Lovat Keeper who coped with everything thrown at him, indeed it was Lovat who scored again late in the game to clinch both points.

Certainly not the worst we have played this season, hats off to Lovat who came with a game plan which worked on the day.