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Cabers and 'Shiel to clash in first derby of season


By Will Clark


Caberfeidh and Kinlochshiel will lock horns in the first Ross-shire derby of the Premiership season at Castle Leod.

Donald Nixon (Kinlochshiel) with James MacLeod (Cabers). Kinlochshiel v Caberfeidh in the Marine Harvest Premiership. Game was possibly the last fixture to be played at the Kirkton pitch.
Donald Nixon (Kinlochshiel) with James MacLeod (Cabers). Kinlochshiel v Caberfeidh in the Marine Harvest Premiership. Game was possibly the last fixture to be played at the Kirkton pitch.

Both teams will be looking for a vital two points to improve what has been disappointing starts to the campaign.

After being thrashed 5-0 at Newtonmore last weekend, Kinlochshiel will be looking to keep their title hopes alive at Strathpeffer.

Meanwhile, Caberfeidh who were 4–2 up against Lochaber with 15 minutes remaining before losing 5-4, will look for a victory to move them out of the relegation zone.

Caberfeidh manager Jodi Gorski says his team are still smarting from last weekend’s defeat and says they have to learn from their mistakes if they are to stay in the top flight.

“It was frustrating as we got the basics wrong in the first half but in the second half we played much better.

“We looked like we could have got seven, but someone flicked a light switch on and the whole team went back to the way we played in the first half."

Read more in today's Ross-shire Journal.



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