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Monday, March 4, 2024

Draw for Ferguson Transport & Shipping Balliemore Cup

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2024 marks the third year of Ferguson Transport & Shipping sponsoring the Balliemore Cup after a longstanding partnership with the Camanachd Association.

The draw was conducted by Michael Oliver and Jill Ferguson, Ferguson Transport & Shipping; with Operations & Events Manager Astie Cameron and Marketing & Communications Manager Aarron Duncan-MacLeod also in attendance. 

The northern section sees 2019 winners Fort William paired up against Glengarry at An Aird while Strathglass travel to Inverness in an all Mowi North 1 affair.

There were byes for beaten 2023 finalists Kilmallie and 2022 champions Beauly.

In the South, Inverary make the short trip to Glendaruel to face local rivals Col-Glen; Mowi National newbies Bute welcome Glasgow Mid Argyll, Oban Celtic host Ardnamurchan and Kilmory make the trip to fellow Mowi South 1 Aberdour.

Alasdair Ferguson, Group Managing Director of Ferguson Transport & Shipping said:

“Once again we welcome the opportunity to sponsor this magnificent Balliemore Cup, which is 150 years old next year and being competed for in its current format since 1985.

“Once again, the quality of teams in the draw and the exciting prospect of the final on the 27th July at Spean Bridge, our companies home village in the Highlands for many years, it will lead to a very exciting shinty date in our calendar.

“From all our Directors, staff and employees we wish all the teams and players taking part, the very best of luck and that our National sport in shinty continues to shine through.”

Derek Keir CEO of the Camanachd Association said:  

“We are excited to have drawn the Ferguson Transport and Shipping Balliemore Cup this morning and our continued thanks go to both Ally and the wider Ferguson’s team for the vital support they offer shinty.

“Last year’s final was a record crowd in recent years and was a true testament to the communities involved.

“I know all the teams involved in today’s draw will be hoping they can be part of the special occasion in 2024 and I wish them the best of luck.”

Ferguson Transport & Shipping Balliemore Cup

1st Round 11TH May 2024

    Northern Section      Southern Section
Beauly, Fort William, Glengarry, Inverness, Kilmallie, Strathglass  Aberdour, Ardnamurchan, Bute, Col-Glen, Glasgow Mid Argyll, Inveraray, Kilmory, Oban Celtic  

Northern Section

  1. Inverness                       v     Strathglass
  2. Fort William                   v     Glengarry
  3. Bye Kilmallie
  4.         Bye Beauly

Southern Section

  • Col-Glen                        v     Inveraray
  • Bute                               v     Glasgow Mid Argyll
  • Oban Celtic                    v     Ardnamurchan
  • Aberdour                        v     Kilmory

Ferguson Transport & Shipping Balliemore Cup

2nd Round 15TH June 2024

  1. Kilmallie                         v     Col Glen/Inveraray
  2. Bute/GMA                      v     Oban Celtic/Ardnamurchan
  3. Inverness/Strathglass    v     Aberdour/Kilmory
  4. Fort William/Glengarry   v     Beauly

Ferguson Transport & Shipping Balliemore Cup

Semi Final 6TH July 2024

Fort William/Glengarry/Beauly                                  

v

Kilmallie/Col-Glen/Inveraray

Inverness/Strathglass/Aberdour/Kilmory                            

v

Bute/GMA/Oban Celtic/Ardnamurchan

Ferguson Transport & Shipping Balliemore Cup 2024

Final 27TH July 2024

Fort William/Glengarry/Beauly/Kilmallie/Col-Glen/Inveraray

V

Inverness/Strathglass/Aberdour/Kilmory/Bute/GMA/Oban Celtic/Ardnamurchan

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