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Ross County and Invergordon in North of Scotland Cup draw


By Will Clark


Holders Ross County have been given a bye in the first round of the North of Scotland Cup.

Ross County won the North of Scotland Cup in 2018. Picture: Ken Macpherson
Ross County won the North of Scotland Cup in 2018. Picture: Ken Macpherson

The Staggies will start the defence of the trophy in the quarter finals of the competition when they visit either Strathspey Thistle or Clachnacuddin.

North Caledonian League outfit Invergordon travel to Caithness to take on Wick Academy in the first round. Two years ago, Invergordon caused a major shock when they defeated Wick on penalties at Harmsworth Park.

Ross County beat Inverness Caledonian Thistle 3-2 in the 2018 final at Grant Street Park in Inverness.

Full draw

First Round - Wednesday, July 31

East Section:

Fort William v Nairn County

Forres Mechanics v Elgin City

Lossiemouth v Inverness Caledonian Thistle

Rothes Bye to quarter finals.

North Section:

Golspie Sutherland v Brora Rangers

Wick Academy v Invergordon

Strathspey Thistle v Clachnacuddin

Ross County Bye to quarter finals.

Ross County captain Ross MacIver with the Cup with the North of Scotland Cup. Picture: Ken Macpherson
Ross County captain Ross MacIver with the Cup with the North of Scotland Cup. Picture: Ken Macpherson

Quarter Finals – Wednesday, August 21

East Section:

Lossiemouth/Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Forres Mechanics/Elgin City

Rothes v Fort William/Narn County

North Section:

Golspie Sutherland/Brora Rangers v Wick Academy/Invergordon

Strathspey Thistle/Clachnacuddin v Ross County

Semi Finals – Wednesday, September 4:

Lossiemouth/ICT/Elgin/Forres v Strathspey/Clach/Ross County

Golspie/Brora/Wick/Invergordon v Rothes/Fort William/Nairn

Final – Saturday, October 5 or Sunday, October 6.



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