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  • Weekly News Roundup 8/4

    The draws for the Ross-shire Welfare FA cups were made on Wednesday at the latest league meeting. Thistle were drawn away to Inver in the first cup of the season, to be played on April 30th in the club's first game of the season. In the other competitions, Thistle also find themselves away to Ross-shire Club, Cromarty and Alness Athletic for their first round matches while their only home tie is against Inver in the Coronation Cup.<br /><br />The club wishes to thank G Bannerman Ltd of Tain for their kind donation towards matchday equipment and medical bag supplies.<br /><br />Following the cancellation of last Friday's trip to Embo and this Thursday's visit of Dingwall Vertex, the club elected to organise a mix of senior and junior players to participate in a scratch game at Grant Park on Thursday, pitting two XI sides against each other. Wearing all-white, Thistle "A" bettered the claret and amber Thistle "B" on the day.<br /><br />A:<br />Wemyss, A Christie, Oliver, Durrand, Cameron, Grant, Mein, Burry, G Mackay, C Mackay, R Ross<br /><br />B: <br />Pelka, Stein, Murray, D Mackay, MacIvor, Nicolson, D Nimmons, Cunningham, C Ross, Goller, Wood, K Ross (D Christie)<br /><br />The club are currently exploring options for friendly matches for the remainder of April, with a trip to Inverness looking likely in the coming weeks. Thistle also hope to reschedule the visit of Vertex, which the Dingwall club were unable to fulfill this week.<br /><br />TainThistle.co.uk is looking for an aspiring and enthusiastic sports writer to report on Tain Juniors under 15 and under 17 games this season. Please contact the club if you are interested.<br /><br />Finally, on the injury front, Ryan Johnston is recovering from an ankle knock, while messrs Andy Murray and Darran Goller were able to shake off injuries to participate last night.

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    Team Pld GD Pts
    Tain Thistle 10 30 27
    Golspie Stafford 10 15 19
    Helmsdale Utd 10 2 14
    Brora Wandrs 10 -3 13
    Lochinver 10 -18 11
    Melvich 10 -26 3