Family fortune for champions More

Published: 04/10/2010

Danny MacRae, the man who scored the goal which gave Newtonmore their first national Premier Division title, had a special reason to be thrilled.

He is the son of Angus MacRae, who played when More last won a national league title, when they beat south champions Kyles Athletic in a play-off after winning the old North First Division, 25 years ago.

As captain, Danny collected the Premier trophy before a 1,200 crowd after Saturday’s 1-0 win at title rivals Fort William to end years of frustration for The Eilean club, which missed out by a single goal last year and by a single point the year before.

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