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Home advantage for Ross clubs in Highland Amateur Cup

By Will Clark

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AVOCH and Maryburgh have both been given home advantage in the Highland Amateur Cup third round.

Six times winners Avoch will face Lewis and Harris League side Ness at Coronation Park.

They made the the last 16 after edging Contin 3-2 in the Ross-shire derby.

Meanwhile Maryburgh will welcome Orkney outfit Rendall after being made to work hard for a 2-0 victory over Black Rock Rovers in Evanton yesterday.

Highland Amateur Cup third round draw

Avoch v Ness

Bellmac v Kirkwall Thorfinn

Castletown v Lochinver

Loch Ness v Pentland United

Maryburgh v Rendall

Point v Wick Groats

Stornoway Athletic v Sleat and Strath

Whitedale v Lerwick Spurs

Ties to be played Saturday June 29

Quarter final draw

Avoch or Ness v Stornoway Athletic or Sleat and Strath

Bellmac or Kirkwall Thorfinn v Whitedale or Lerwick Spurs

Point or Wick Groats v Castletown or Lochinver

Maryburgh or Rendall v Loch Ness or Pentland United

Ties to be played Saturday, July 20

Semi final draw

Maryburgh/Rendall/Loch Ness/Pentland United v Point/Wick Groats/Castletown/Lochinver.

Bellmac/Kirkwall Thorfinn/Whitedale/Lerwick Spurs v Avoch/Ness/Stornoway Athletic/Sleat and Strath.

Ties to be played Saturday, August 10.

Second round results

Avoch 3 Contin 2

Barra 0 Wick Groats 8

Black Rock Rovers 0 Maryburgh 2

Brora Wanderers 0 Kirkwall Thorfinn 3

Carloway 1 Whitedale 6

Castletown 8 ICM Electrical 0.

Helmsdale United 1 Ness 3

Hill Rovers 1 Lochinver 5

Lerwick Spurs 7 Kirkwall Hotspur 1

Loch Ness 13 North Kessock Hotel 2

Pentland United 3 High Ormlie Hotspur 2

Point 7 Watten 1

Rendall 5 Lybster 0

Staxigoe United 2 Bellmac 3

Sleat and Strath W/O Balloan Compass (Balloan unable to field team)

Stornoway Athletic 2 Kyleakin 0

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