- Created: Saturday, 02 March 2019 10:22
- Published: Saturday, 02 March 2019 10:22
- Written by Stephen Shand
Highland Football League
Clach v Turriff Utd
Clach take on Turriff at Grant Street and they'll be without James Beeston and Martin Macdonald through injury. Scott Dunn returns to the squad after a suspension.
Ross Anderson is suspended for the visitors, who sit two places and six points above their opponents in the league table.
Cove Rangers v Nairn County
Cove will be without talismanic front man Mitch Megginson through suspension for the visit of Nairn to the Balmoral Stadium. The home side will aim to return to winning ways, after their draw at Formartine in midweek saw them after fall two points behind Brora at the top.
Nairn returned to winning ways with an impressive victory over Strathspey ladt time out. Adam Naismith is unavailable and their only absentee for this one.
Formartine United v Brora Rangers
Match of the day sees league leaders Brora visit fourth-placed Formartine. The home side held Cove to a draw in midweek, allowing Brora the chance to open up a two-point lead at the top.
Brora smashed double figures past Fort William in midweek, but they'll be without Mark Nicolson for the trip to North Lodge Park, while John Pickles is also a doubt and will face a late fitness test.
Forres Mechanics v Inverurie Locos
It's sure to be another cracking top-six battle at Mosset Park, when Forres welcome Locos. Simon Allan is out with a hamstring injury, while Scott Moore returns from his honeymoon.
Locos will travel without Johnny Smith, Andrew Watt, Jordan Leyden and Daniel Crisp.
Fort William v Wick Academy
Fort shipped another eleven goals to league leaders Brora on Wednesday night, they'll need to improve on that form to take anything against Wick at Claggan Park.
Wick will be without Grant Steven, Jack Halliday, Jack Henry and Richie MacAdie through injury, and Andy Hardwick due to work commitments.
Fraserburgh v Huntly
Broch are in fine form going into their home clash with Huntly, with three superb wins in a row over Buckie, Rothes and Formartine. Gary Harris, Ryan Christie, Willie West and Marc Dickson remain out injured for the home side.
Alex Thoirs and Zander Jack miss out for Huntly due to work commitments and injury respectively. Cammy Booth returns from suspension.
Keith v Lossiemouth
Keith take on Lossie at Kynoch Park and they'll add Michael Selfridge to the squad who lost at Brora last weekend.
Scott Campbell misses out for the Coasters due to suspension.
Rothes v Buckie Thistle
Rothes face Buckie at Mackessack Park and Jamie Duff is their only absentee due to a knee injury.
Scott Adams (heel), John McLeod (hip), Sam Urquhart (knee), Shaun Caroll (knee), Daniel Bell (knee), Cieran McLean (knee) and Aaron McKenna (hamstring) are all out injured for Buckie. Jay Cheyne also misses out with work commitments.
Strathspey Thistle v Deveronvale
John Cameron is out through injury for Strathspey and misses the visit of Deveronvale to Seafield Park. Craig Mainland and Richard Tawse are also unavailable.
Sam Robertson, Steven Davidson, Graeme Watt, Grant Pennet and Dan Smith all miss out for Vale.