Saturday, September 5, 2015

ORFC gain first victory against Dalziel

Orkney RFC put their opening league defeat behind them as they got their campaign off and running with a hard-fought 29-3 win against Motherwell-based, Dalziel in their first BT National League Division 3 home fixture. With a decent crowd roaring the home side on, on a cold Saturday afternoon, Orkney ...

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Orkney FC prepare for first game under new management

Orkney FC are due to get their North Caledonian League campaign underway today, against defending champions, Golspie Sutherland in Charlie Alway’s debut as manager.Orkney FC were rocked at the surprise resignation of manager, Andrew Corsie in August, and this left the OFC board in a race against time to appoint ...

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First home game for ORFC

Orkney RFC welcome Motherwell-based side, Dalziel to the Pickaquoy today as they seek to bounce back from an opening day defeat in the BT National League Division 3. With both teams suffering defeats last weekend, they will both be desperate to get their first win on the board. A disappointing first-half ...

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Dounby and Stromness due to contest the Craigmyle Cup

Dounby were crowned 2013 Champions of the Craigmyle Cup. Can they repeat that success?

The Craigmyle Cup Final is due to be played tonight with Dounby taking on fellow West Mainland side, Stromness. Both sides will be desperate to get their hands on some silverware to end the closing weeks of the season on a high, and recently played each other in the ‘A’ ...

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RSABI pledges £130,000 to help Orkney farmers

RSABI – Scotland’s rural charity – has launched a ‘Help for Straw Haulage’ fund, worth £130,000, specifically for Orkney farmers and crofters who have suffered a prolonged period of exceptional weather. This fund is in addition to the normal help RSABI provides for farmers and crofters. The charity is still ...

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Get Ready To Rock

Orkney Rock Festival is set to “Rock the Isles” this weekend with three days of music and mayhem in venues around Kirkwall. Over 30 local and visiting acts are taking part in the Orkney Live Wire event, which is now in its second year. The fun starts this afternoon with ...

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McArthur Welcomes Summit And Orkney’s Support

Orkney MSP Liam McArthur has welcomed the announcement by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon that she is to host a summit today at which humanitarian agencies, party leaders, councils and others will meet to discuss the mounting refugee crisis. Mr McArthur has been contacted by many people locally in Orkney, ...

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