Shinty: Cup draw hands Bute a trip to Strachur

Bute's 2014 Camanachd Cup run ended with this second-round defeat to Skye: the draw for the early stages of the 2015 tournament has handed the island club a first round trip to Strachur.
Bute's 2014 Camanachd Cup run ended with this second-round defeat to Skye: the draw for the early stages of the 2015 tournament has handed the island club a first round trip to Strachur.

Bute Shinty Club’s first team have been drawn away to local South Division One rivals Strachur in the first round of the 2015 SSE Scottish Hydro Camanachd Cup.

The draws for the preliminary and first rounds of the 2015 tournament were made in Inverness on Monday; preliminary round ties are to be played on April 18, with the first round fixtures to follow on May 9.

Full draw as follows.

Preliminary round: Caberfeidh v Glenorchy, Taynuilt v Skye, Beauly v Kilmallie.

First round: Oban Celtic v Taynuilt/Skye, Aberdour v Caberfeidh/Glenorchy, Ballachulish v Glasgow Mid Argyll, Inverness v Kilmory, Strachur v Bute, Beauly/Kilmallie v Strathglass.

The draw for the second round, which includes the teams from the Marine Harvest Premiership, will be made following the completion of the first round. The final of the 2015 tournament will be played in Argyll on Saturday, September 19, with the exact venue to be confirmed shortly.