Archive for March 4th, 2017

Orkney FC title aspirations dealt a massive blow as three see red

It was a grey, wet and miserable day at the office for Orkney FC as their North Caledonian League title aspirations were dealt a massive blow, losing 1-0 away to Halkirk. Darren Malcolm got the only goal of the game five minutes into the second half, a goal which leaves Orkney six points behind Invergordon, […]

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Orkney RFC lose out 14- 19 to Dumfries Saints

Orkney RFC lost their home fixture versus Dumfries Saints RFC in BT National Division 3. On a bitterly cold afternoon at Pickaquoy, Orkney, playing into a howling wind, managed to hold the visitors to 7-8 at half time — Graham Poke converting his own try for the home side’s points. However, with the wind at […]

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Magnus 900 programme launched with Easter weekend of events

A recreation of the martyrdom of Saint Magnus is one of the events planned to mark the 900th anniversary of the Orkney earl’s death. The scene will be replayed on Egilsay, on April 15, as part of a weekend of free activities to formally launch the Magnus 900 programme. The drama will be interwoven with […]

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