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News / Sport in brief for 3 July 2011

Football weekend results

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Scalloway 2 – 2 Celtic
Scott Henderson and Alan Davidson got the village side’s goals while James Aitken and a Jordan Webb penalty gave Celtic a point as they tried to extend their lead in the fight for the title.

Spurs 3 – 3 Whitedale
A real ding-dong battle with both sides exchanging leads throughout the whole game. Goals for Spurs came from Joe Leask, Joe Kay and a James Johnston penalty. Goals from Jordan Morrison and a Paul Molloy double kept Whitedale level.

Thistle 2 – 1 Ness United
The Jags got off the bottom of the table with this win. Calvin Leask and David Thomson got their goals with Tomas Smith hitting a consolation for Ness.

Whalsay 3 – 2 Delting
Whalsay close the gap at the top through goals from Ross Irvine, Martyn Stevenson and James Shearer. Leighton Flaws got both Delting’s goals.

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Celtic B 3 – 0 Thistle B
Ryan Stewart brace and Glen Henderson gave the Hoops a comfortable win over their town rivals.

Scalloway B 2- 5 Delting B
A fine win for the Delts as they progress to the semis.

Fencing success

In the ladies’ epee, both Sophie Drosso and Mhairi Gifford won a bronze medal, while Erik Moncrieff won silver in the secondary men’s epee.

On Sunday, Kyle Smith beat the rest of the field in the men’s foil secondary to win gold, and Drosso added a silver medal in the ladies’ foil competition to her bronze from the previous day.

Coach Andy Alderman said he was pleased with the results achieved at this last competition of the season.

An introduction to fencing for primary school kids starts this week. More info can be found at:  

Yell regatta

NESTING Rowing Club continues to dominate the 2011 rowing season after winning five of the eight races at the Yell regatta, held at Burravoe on Saturday.

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Nesting now leads the overall table with 539 points, ahead of Vidlin (486), Bigton (453) and Lerwick (409 points).

The Nesting team won the open men in a time of 5:31 minutes, the veteran men (6:08) and the under 21 men (5:48) races, as well as the under 21 women (6:46) and the under 16 girls (7:01)

The remaining three races were won by Lerwick (veteran women – 5:59 minutes), Bigton (under 16 boys – 7:00), and Vidlin (open women – 6:45).

The next regatta is at Reawick, on Saturday 30 July.


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