This afternoon the draw for the Quarter-Final of the Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup took place at Inverness Castle. 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of the Albert Smith Medal first being awarded and to celebrate this landmark Victor and Rena Smith were in attendance to draw the balls.

The draw is as follows:

Kinlochshiel vs Oban Celtic

Oban Camanachd vs Skye or Lovat

Beauly vs Kyles

Kingussie vs Kilmallie

Kingussie will face Kilmallie who overcame Bute in the last round while Oban Celtic travel to Kinlochshiel. Elsewhere, Oban Camanachd will meet Skye or Lovat and Beauly welcome Kyles Athletic to Braeview. The Quarter-Finals will take place on 7th August & 14th August. The draw for the Semi-finals will be made week commencing Monday 9th August with ties due to take place on 28th August & 4th September.

Tulloch Homes CEO

George Fraser:

“It is great to see competitive shinty back. The teams in today’s draw can start looking forward to reaching a Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup Final in Oban in September. We wish all the teams in today’s draw every success in the next round, which takes the winners of those matches another step closer to the Final.”

Albert Smith's Grandson

Victor Smith:

“Everyone in the family is very proud of the fact that the medal continues to be so important to this day. We know that on Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup Final day everyone gives 100% so to be that player who has shone brighter than everyone us on such a big occasion is no mean feat . You need only look at the list of past winners to see just how many great players have worn the medal over the years.”

Beauly Player

Finlay "Stork" MacLennan

"I am delighted to be part of the team, all the boys are right up for it and training well. Kyles are a strong side but hopefully we can get the result on the day. The Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup is a hugely important competition and we want to go as far as we can.

Camanachd Association President

Steven MacKenzie:

“This year represents the 125th anniversary of our sport’s “blue riband” trophy the Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup and the competition is shaping up to be as exciting as ever. The support that Tulloch Homes have provided the Camanachd Association with over the past few years has been nothing short of incredible and our thanks go to them for that. I wish the best of luck to all teams in the next round as we edge ever closer to that historic day on 18th September.”