- Created: Saturday, 08 April 2017 14:12
- Published: Saturday, 08 April 2017 14:12
- Written by Stephen Shand
Highland League Cup Final
Formartine Utd v Cove Rangers
Fierce rivals Formartine and Cove Rangers meet in the Breedon Highland League Cup Final at Bellslea, and United boss Kris Hunter will hope for a successful return to his former stamping ground. Jamie Michie misses out through suspension for the North Lodge Park men.
Cove also have suspension problems, with Mitch Megginson and Harry Milne both banned as they aim to win what they hope will be the first leg of a League and League Cup double.
Brora Rangers v Huntly
Brora have to beat Huntly at Dudgeon Park to keep their title hopes alive and they remain without Paul Brindle, he's had an operation and will start light running soon. The Cattachs also have a couple of players doubtful and they will face late fitness tests.
Huntly travel with a fully fit squad with the exception of Gary McGowan, Ross Still & Martin MacDonald.
Buckie Thistle v Deveronvale
Buckie face a local derby with Deveronvale at Victoria Park and a win for the Jags would take them back to the top of the table.
Vale have Chris Blackhall suspended, but Grant Noble and Ross Aitken are available again and back in the squad.
Forres Mechanics v Rothes
Forres are in great form as they face Rothes at Mosset Park. Stuart Soane is suspended, Graham Fraser unavailable and John Cameron, Callum Howarth and Jordan Wardrope are all out injured for the home side.
Sean Macintosh returns in goal for the visitors, but they have injury doubts over youngsters Stephen Rennie, Struan MacArthur and Keir Smith.
Turriff Utd v Wick Academy
Turriff gained an excellent point at Cove last time out and a win today would take them above opponents Wick Academy. Lewis Davidson and Chris Herd miss out through work commitments and Aaron Sherman is unavailable. Kevin Main, Paul Young and Ally Mackenzie will all have late fitness tests.
North of Scotland Cup First Round
Fort William v Lossiemouth
Fort welcome back Michael Ellis, Farquhar Macrae and Scott Chisholm for the North of Scotland Cup tie with Lossiemouth. Jordan Knight is out injured and Barna Tot doubtful due to work commitments.
Shawn Scott and Chris Ross are unavailable for Lossie and Darren McConnachie is attending a wedding.
Strathspey Th v Nairn County
Strathspey Thistle take on Nairn at Seafield Park and they will be without Ryan Macleod through suspension.
Greig Main and Jamie McKay are unavailable for Nairn, who will look to follow up last weekend's win over Huntly.