NCFA Fixtures for season 2017/18

Sat 2nd Sept 2017

League
Alness United vs Thurso
Invergordon vs Bunillidh Thistle
Golspie Sutherland vs Inverness Athletic
Halkirk United vs Orkney

Football Times Cup – 1st Round
St.Duthus vs Nairn County U20s

Sat 9th Sept 2017

League
Alness United vs Invergordon
St.Duthus vs Halkirk United
Thurso vs Inverness Athletic

Football Times Cup – 1st Round
Bunillidh Thistle vs Golspie Sutherland

Sat 16th Sept 2017

League
Bunillidh Thistle vs Alness United
Orkney vs Golspie Sutherland – KO 12.30pm
St.Duthus vs Invergordon

Football Times Cup – 1st Round
Inverness Athletic vs Halkirk United
Elgin City U20’s vs Lewis & Harris

Sat 23rd Sept 2017

League
Golspie Sutherland vs St.Duthus
Halkirk United vs Bunillidh Thistle
Invergordon vs Inverness Athletic
Orkney vs Thurso – KO 12.30pm

Sat 30th Sept 2017

Football Times Cup – Quarter Finals
Alness United vs St.Duthus/Nairn
Inverness/Halkirk vs Orkney
Invergordon vs Thurso
Bunillidh/Golspie vs Elgin/Lewis

Sat 7th Oct 2017

League
Golspie Sutherland vs Invergordon
Orkney vs Alness United – KO 12.30pm
Inverness Athletic vs St.Duthus
Thurso vs Bunillidh Thistle

Sat 14th Oct 2017

League
2 League Games TBA

Football Times Cup – Semi Finals
Alness/Nairn/St.Duthus vs Bunillidh/Golspie/Elgin/Lewis
Invergordon/Thurso vs Inverness/Halkirk/Orkney

Sat 21st Oct 2017

League
Bunillidh Thistle vs Golspie Sutherland
Halkirk United vs Thurso
Inverness Athletic vs Alness United
Orkney vs Invergordon – KO 12.30pm

Sat 28th Oct 2017

Football Times Cup Final

League
Orkney vs Bunillidh Thistle – KO 12.30pm
St.Duthus vs Thurso
Halkirk United vs Golspie Sutherland

Sat 4th Nov 2017

League
Bunillidh Thistle vs St.Duthus
Invergordon vs Halkirk United

North Caledonian Cup – 1st Round
Alness United vs Inverness Athletic
Golspie Sutherland vs Elgin City U20’s

Sat 11th Nov 2017

League
Inverness Athletic vs Halkirk United
St.Duthus vs Alness United
Thurso vs Invergordon

Sat 18th Nov 2017

League
Golspie Sutherland vs Alness United
Inverness Athletic vs Orkney – KO 1pm

North Caledonian Cup – Quarter Final
Halkirk United vs Nairn County U20’s

Sat 25th Nov 2017

North Caledonian Cup – Quarter Finals
Golspie/Elgin vs Invergordon
Bunillidh Thistle vs St.Duthus
Thurso vs Alness/Inverness

Sat 2nd Dec 2017

League
Alness United vs Halkirk United
Bunillidh Thistle vs Inverness Athletic
St.Duthus vs Orkney
Thurso vs Golspie Sutherland

Sat 9th Dec 2017

North Caley Cup Semi-Finals

League
2 League Games TBA

Sat 16th Dec 2017

To be used for any postponed cup or league games

North Caledonian League News 25.6.17

Three news items taken from the NCFA Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/northcaledonianfa/

from 24.6.17 – “AGM held yesterday with main point being Bunillidh Thistle are now officially back as a member club and will compete in all competitions.

There will be four cup competitions this season, Football Times, North Caledonian, Jock MacKay and a new cup to be named Tommy Ross Memorial Cup. Full draw details to follow later today.

A few more things to be announced in the coming weeks, with regards to sponsorship and new website.

Note for your diary….the Season will KO on Saturday 2nd September.”

From 25.6.17 – “NCFA CUP DRAWS 2017-18
As promised cup draw details below. Now to get dates to these games…but not tonight!

FOOTBALL TIMES CUP
Teams Entered: Orkney, Shetland, Thurso, Halkirk United, Golspie Sutherland, St.Duthus, Alness United, Invergordon, Bunillidh Thistle, Inverness Athletic, Nairn County U20, Lewis & Harris, Elgin City U20

1st ROUND
ELGIN CITY U20 vs LEWIS & HARRIS
NAIRN COUNTY U20 vs ST.DUTHUS
THURSO vs SHETLAND
BUNILLIDH THISTLE vs GOLSPIE SUTHERLAND
INVERNESS ATHLETIC vs HALKIRK UNITED

QUARTER FINALS
ALNESS UNITED vs NAIRN/ST.DUTHUS
INVERNESS/HALKIRK vs ORKNEY
INVERGORDON vs THURSO/SHETLAND
BUNILLIDH/GOLSPIE vs ELGIN/LEWIS & HARRIS

SEMI-FINALS
ALNESS/NAIRN/ST.DUTHUS vs BUNILLIDH/GOLSPIE/ELGIN/LEWIS & HARRIS

INVERGORDON/THURSO/SHETLAND vs INVERNESS/HALKIRK/ORKNEY

NORTH CALEDONIAN CUP
Teams Entered: Thurso, Halkirk United, Golspie Sutherland, St.Duthus, Alness United, Invergordon, Inverness Athletic, Bunillidh Thistle, Nairn County U20, Elgin City U20

1st ROUND
GOLSPIE SUTHERLAND vs ELGIN CITY U20
ALNESS UNITED vs INVERNESS ATHLETIC

QUARTER FINALS
GOLSPIE /ELGIN vs INVERGORDON
BUNILLIDH THISTLE vs ST.DUTHUS
HALKIRK UNITED vs NAIRN COUNTY U20
THURSO vs ALNESS/INVERNESS ATHLETIC

SEMI-FINALS
BUNILLIDH THISTLE/ST.DUTHUS vs HALKIRK/NAIRN

GOLSPIE /ELGIN/INVERGORDON vs THURSO/ALNESS/INVERNESS ATHLETIC

JOCK MACKAY CUP
Teams Entered: Orkney, Shetland, Thurso, Halkirk United, Golspie Sutherland, St.Duthus, Alness United, Invergordon, Bunillidh Thistle, Inverness Athletic, Nairn County U20, Lewis & Harris, Elgin City U20

1st ROUND
GOLSPIE SUTHERLAND vs ELGIN CITY U20
SHETLAND vs THURSO
BUNILLIDH THISTLE vs INVERGORDON
INVERNESS ATHLETIC vs HALKIRK UNITED
LEWIS & HARRIS vs NAIRN COUNTY U20

QUARTER FINALS
ST.DUTHUS vs SHETLAND/THURSO
BUNILLIDH THISTLE/INVERGORDON vs ALNESS UNITED
LEWIS & HARRIS/NAIRN U20 vs INVERNESS/HALKIRK
ORKNEY vs GOLSPIE/ELGIN CITY U20

SEMI-FINALS
ORKNEY/GOLSPIE/ELGIN CITY U20 vs BUNILLIDH THISTLE vs INVERGORDON

LEWIS & HARRIS/NAIRN U20 vs INVERNESS/HALKIRK vs ST.DUTHUS/SHETLAND/THURSO

TOMMY ROSS MEMORIAL CUP
Teams Entered: Thurso, Halkirk United, Golspie Sutherland, St.Duthus, Alness United, Invergordon, Bunillidh Thistle, Inverness Athletic

QUARTER FINALS
INVERNESS ATHLETIC vs ST.DUTHUS
INVERGORDON vs BUNILLIDH THISTLE
GOLSPIE SUTHERLAND vs THURSO
ALNESS UNITED vs HALKIRK UNITED

SEMI-FINALS
GOLSPIE SUTHERLAND/THURSO vs INVERNESS ATHLETIC/ST.DUTHUS
INVERGORDON/BUNILLIDH THISTLE vs ALNESS UNITED/HALKIRK UNITED”

Also from 25.6.17 – “As an added bonus we will also the registering an old North Caledonian Competition the Chic Allan Cup. it was decided that this cup would be used for the two top goal scoring league teams to play for at the end of our season. so get your shooting boots on boys”

Thurso 0 v Halkirk United 2 – NCL – 1.4.17

Final League match of the season ends in a 2-0 defeat at home to Halkirk United. Plenty of positives to be taken from the season. Young Caithness talent getting a chance at NCFA level such as , , &  and many more.

Team sheets here

Subs used were – 55mins Darryn Mckay on for allan Munro , 60 mins Ryan Begg on for Stevie Morris , 65 mins , jack fiddler on for Conor trueman , 70 mins Martin Ross on for Conor cormack .

Thurso 1 v St.Duthus 2 – Jock Mackay Cup Semi-Final – 25.3.17

Jock Mackay Cup Semi-Final – Thurso 1 v St.Duthus 2. Martin Ross scored for The Vikings. Photos from James Gunn here and a Youtube video from Darren Manson here.

TFC Line-up – Asa Sinclair, Luke Manson (Alan Munro 75), Kerr Mackay (bkd 88, s/o 90), Steven Sinclair (bkd 87), Conor Trueman (Jack Fiddler 71), Jack McKechnie, Innes Mackintosh (Martin Ross 54), Michael Petrie, Steven Morris (Adam Reid 54), James McLean, Conor Cormack. Kerr Mackay sent off for Thurso.

Next Match – Thurso vs Halkirk United on Saturday 1st of April – KO 2pm at The Dammies.

Invergordon 1 v Thurso 0 – NCL – 18.3.17

Invergordon 1 v Thurso 0 – North Caledonian League.

Invergordon crowned Champions for season 2017.  Match photos from Mackie The Staggie – Scott MacDonald.

Thurso FC Line-up – Asa Sinclair, Luke Manson, Kerr Mackay, Innes Macintosh, Jack McKechnie, Conor Trueman, Conor Cormack, Michael Petrie, Stevie Morris, James Maclean and Martin Ross.

Subs Used – Jack Fiddler on for Martin Ross, Conor Macleod on for Jack McKechnie, Aaron Manson on for Innes MacIntosh, Dean Cowie on for Stevie Morris and Dean Fraser on for Conor Cormack.

Next match is at home to St.Duthus in the Jock Mackay Cup Semi-final on Saturday 25th of March at The Dammies with a 1.30 p.m kick-off

Thurso 2 v Alness United 0 – NCL – 11.3.17

North Caledonian League Full-time score – Thurso 2 v Alness United 0. Vikings goals from Michael Petrie (24) and Stevie Morris (69). Video from Darren Manson of Picture House Cinema here. Photos from James Gunn here. Updated NCFA League table here 

TFC Line-up – Asa Sinclair, Allan Munro, Kerr Mackay, Aiden Reid, Steven Sinclair, Jack Mackechnie, Michael Petrie, Conor Trueman, Innes Macintosh, James Maclean, Stevie Morris

Subs – Chris Wann for Trueman 55, Jack Fidler for Mckechnie 65, Connor Macintosh for Munro 78.

Next match is in the North Caledonian League away to league leaders Invergordon on Saturday 18th of March with a 2 p.m kick-off

Thurso FC Top scorers – up to 11.3.17

(h) Stevie Morris – 10
James Murray – 7
Nigel MacKenzie – 3
Aiden Reid – 2
Michael Petrie – 2
Korbyn Cameron – 2
James MacLean – 1
(p) Marc Begg – 1
Conor Cormack – 1
Innes MacIntosh – 1
James MacIntosh – 1

Invergordon 1 v Thurso 2 – Jock Mackay Cup QF – 4.3.17

Full-time score – Invergordon 1 v Thurso 2 – Jock Mackay Cup Quarter Final. Both Vikings goals from Stevie Morris.

Thurso FC line up – Asa Sinclair , Luke Manson , Kerr mackay , Steven Sinclair , Aidan Reid , Jack mckecknie , Nigel Mackenzie , Michael Petrie , Stevie Morris , james McLean , Conor cormack , subs marc begg , Korbyn Cameron , Conor Macintosh . Marc on for james McLean on 60 , Korbyn on for Stevie Morris 70 Conor Macintosh unused

Vikings now play either St.Duthus or Alness United in the semi-finals.

Next match – Thurso vs Alness United on Saturday 11th of March in The North Caledonian League with a 1.00 p.m kick-off at The Dammies

 

Remaining Thurso FC Fixtures – Season 2016/17

Sat 25th February 2017
League:

St.Duthus vs Thurso – KO 2pm

Sat 4th March 2017
Jock MacKay Cup – Quarter Finals

Invergordon vs Thurso – KO 1.30pm

Sat 11th March 2017
League:

Thurso vs Alness United – KO 2pm

Sat 18th March 2017 
League:

Invergordon vs Thurso – KO 2pm

Sat 25th March 2017
Jock MacKay Cup – Semi- Final

Invergordon/Thurso vs St.Duthus/Alness

Sat 1st April 2017
League:

Thurso vs Halkirk – KO 2pm

Sat 8th April 2017 – Jock MacKay Cup Final

Thurso 6 v Inverness Ath 1 – NCL – 18.2.17

North Caledonian League – Thurso 6 v Inverness Ath 1. Vikings goals from Stevie Morris (4), Nigel MacKenzie and Michael Petrie.

Thurso FC Line-up – Asa Sinclair, Allan Munro, Luke Manson, Steven Sinclair, Aidan Reid, Jack Fidler, James Maclean, Michael Petrie, Steven Morris, Conor Cormack and Nigel, Subs Used – James Murray, Jack Mackechnie, Connor Macintosh, Conor Trueman. Not Used – Kerr Mackay

Photos from yesterday’s 6-1 win v Inverness Athletic at The Dammies – from James Gunn here 

Next match – St.Duthus v Thurso in The North Caledonian League on Saturday 25th of February with a 1.30 p.m kick-off at Links Playing Fields, Tain