Shinty: Bute primary teams set for Fort William

Bute Shinty Club's P5 and under team.
Bute Shinty Club's P5 and under team.

Two junior Bute teams will take part in the national primary school shinty finals to be played in Fort William next weekend.

Bute will be represented at P5 and under and P7 and under level when the best young players from across the country line up at the Nevis Centre and Lochaber High School on Saturday, February 27.

Bute’s P7 and under team completed their local campaign against clubs in the Bute, Cowal and Argyll area last weekend on a successful note - winning every one of their 24 games and scoring 54 goals along the way.

And the Bute P5 and under team was just as successful, winning every one of their games and scoring 52 times in the process.

Also competing for the first time this year were Bute’s P3 and under team, who gave a creditable performance in their first tournament and won most of their games.

The teams comprised the following players:

P3 and under: Robert Lowrie, Dean Robertson, Alexander Rutherford, Louie McDonald, Robert Walker, Jaden McLaughlin and Regan Craig.

P5 and under: Robert Lowrie, Ryan Tierney, Liam Ferguson, Rory McDonald, Ben Watson, Ronnie McMillan.

P7 and under: Gordon Currie, Callum McMillan, Robin McAlister, Marcus Planck, Aiden McGregor, Jack McKirdy and Leon McMillan.