Shinty: Three more Bute friendly fixtures announced

Details of more pre-season friendly matches for Bute Shinty Club have been announced.

Bute’s first team will travel to face Oban Camanachd at Mossfield Park on February 9 with a 1pm throw-up, and seven days later will host Kilmory in Rothesay, again with a 1pm throw-up.

The Bute second team will head for Fife on February 23 to play Aberdour’s second team at Silver Sands, again starting at 1pm.

Bute’s second string have already arranged a friendly against Col-Glen at Glendaruel on February 16, also getting under way at 1pm.

The 2013 season begins with the first round of league matches on Saturday, March 2; the league fixture list is due to be published on February 8.