Camanachd Association ready to order change of venue but club says it is unfair to give up home advantage

Kyles refuse to hit the road if bad weather kicks in again

Published: 20/11/2009

Kyles Athletic were last night on collision course with shinty's ruling body as the Camanachd Cup finalists dug in their heels and refused to switch tomorrow's crucial Premier Division home game with Kingussie to any north ground.

But Camanachd Association fixtures manager Astie Cameron revealed that a couple of north venues are on standby, pending weather checks this morning and if one was playable, then Kyles would be instructed to fulfil the fixture. The extremely wet weather on the west coast has played havoc with attempts to set up a thrilling finish to the Premier title race with Kingussie and Netwonmore level on points with one game each to play.

Newtonmore's game at Inveraray has been switched to Glasgow as Winterton Park is flooded. Both teams have agreed to play at Yoker, which was playable yesterday, but with rain falling in the city.

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