Ashes triumph over The Pathetic Sharks (formally Co-op) in RMC Challenge Trophy. A sizable crowd turned out at Naver on Wednesday to see Ashes F.C.
Caithness Utd under 12's team from Sunday. They beat Elgin 4-2 at Thurso.
Week 18 and last week of the RMC sponsored football league and the headlines are It's snow joke as Champions Ashes check out in style. The games went ahead last night after teams agreed to finish the league despite the atrocious weather conditions as snow hit Naver last night.
As there was not a big entry all five categories Singles, Doubles and Mixed were played on a round robin basis. Steven Craigie, Wick took all 3 titles - boys singles, doubles and mixed Kirsty Grant, Thurso took 2 titles - girls singles and doubles.
Week 17 of the RMC sponsored league and the headlines are: Ashes are crowned as new RMC sevens champions! Ashes secured their first trophy last night with a 4-1 win over a fighting Castletown side. Castletown indeed had the better of the first half and went a goal up after a defensive mix up left Stuart MacKenzie free and he nodded home from a free kick.
Ormlie Motors sponsored cup competition to be held on Saturday February the 9th 2002. The draw was made by Christine Gunn from Dounreay drawing registry.
Week 16 of the RMC sponsored 7 a side league and the headlines are: Groats keep pressure on Ashes as title race goes to the wire. John O'Groats made sure their was no celebrations for Ashes last night in rain swept Naver with a fine 4-1 victory over Pentlands.
First of all may I wish you all a happy new year Now on to business Week 15 of the RMC sponsored league and the headlines are: Jags burst Pentlands title bubble. Thurso Thistle all but ended Pentlands league challenge in yesterdays top match.
Week 14 of the RMC sponsored league, and the headlines are: Workshops edge out Castletown in Seven-Goal Christmas Cracker Castletown were left cursing their luck after fighting back from a goal down three times against Workshops only to come away empty-handed. First Murray Mackay, and then Stuart Mackenzie had twice cancelled out Workshops' lead, but the village side were denied a deserved point when Neil Fearn's late strike took a wicked deflection off Murray Mackay to wrong-foot keeper Bruce Souter.
The re-arranged fixture between Workshops and Thistle was played yesterday(Sunday) at Naver. Workshops knew a win was important to keep the pressure on The Ashes at the top and duly took the game to Thistle.
Week 12 of the RMC sponsored sevens and the headlines are: Co-op's endeavour pays big dividends at last. Co-op were sensationally only 1 minute from defeating last seasons champs Acks in last nights fixture.
There was an entry of 20 boys and 10 girls from Thurso, Wick, Dunnet, Castletown & Lybster. There were a lot of exciting matches with long rallies and a high standard of play and sportsmanship on and off court.
Week 11 of the RMC sponsored league and the headlines are: Workshops hit five to keep the pressure on at the This week saw the introduction of a new law to the sevens game when all slide tackles were banned. Sinners would be yellow carded.
There was an entry of 51 Boys and 10 Girls from Thurso, Dunnet, Wick, Lybster Clubs. Matches were keenly contested with several close games.
Week 10 of the RMC sponsored sevens league and the headlines are: Horror leg break leaves players stunned. The much awaited clash between Acks and Pentland was dramatically abandoned last night after both sets of players decided not to continue after Pentlands Ally Fraser suffered a horrific double fracture of the leg and Acks David Mackay suffered a bad knee injury.
Week 9 of the RMC sponsored sevens and as the League hits the half way mark the headlines are: It's tight at the top as Pentlands lose out to Workshops First of all a big thank you to six volunteers from Ashes FC who picked up new nets from the council and put them up before tonight's matches, ably assisted by 10 year old Lauren Nicol First up this evening were Co-op and Ashes. In a tight first half both defences were giving away little.
Week 8 of the RMC sponsored league and the headlines are Groats put the wind up Workshops as they hit seven in gale force conditions Pentland go top as Ashes are held by Castletown. First up this evening were Top Joes and Crazy Gang.
The final between Dunbeath and Watten was a classic nail biting finish with score drawn at 6 - 6 after nine ends. The 10th and final end kept the onlookers on the edge of their seats until the last bowl when Watten came out with the final point to win the competition 7- 6.
In 1957 some of the Territorial Army members in Wick decided to form a running group. These members, Sandy Gunn, Tommy Dunnett and Ian McDonagh to name a few got together and ran in road races all over the north of Scotland.
Aberdeen Motor Club held a 54 mile, 10 stage Scottish tarmac championship rally at RAF Edzell on Sunday 21st October. Two Caithness Car Club crews travelled down the 250 miles to compete..