MP Ian Blackford

Ross, Skye & Lochaber MP Ian Blackford put down a parliamentary motion, congratulating Skye Camanachd U17 on winning the 2016 RBS MacTavish Juvenile Cup at the Bught Park, Inverness earlier this month.

Mr Blackford was present at the game and afterwards, he congratulated the winning Skye squad on their 2-1 victory over their Fort William counter-parts.

The motion put before parliament read as follows:

“That this House congratulates Skye Camanachd on winning the 2016 MacTavish Juvenile Cup at Inverness on 11 June 2016; notes that Skye won the cup by a margin of 2-1 against Fort William; and further notes that with Skye's first team having returned to the top flight this season, it is clear that the future looks bright for continued success for Skye Camanachd with the club achieving success at senior, junior and ladies shinty.”

The motion was sponsored by fellow SNP members Alan Brown, Drew Hendry and Stewart MacDonald