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Youth rugby getting closer to normality

10 July 2021
Youth rugby getting closer to normality

Youth rugby getting closer to normality

10 July 2021

Ross Sutherland development officer John Mann can feel the excitement among the club's youth squads that matches will be returning to the calendar.


Women’s team welcomes new sponsors on board

09 July 2021
Women’s team welcomes new sponsors on board

Women’s team welcomes new sponsors on board

09 July 2021

Sid's Spice is the new sponsor for Brora Rangers Ladies in the Highlands and Islands League for the 2021 season.


Listen: Season previews

09 July 2021
Listen: Season previews

Listen: Season previews

09 July 2021

The Scottish domestic football season starts this weekend, so Balls & Whistles previews ICT and Ross County's seasons with some help from supporters.


Dons task for Brora in Challenge Cup

06 July 2021
Dons task for Brora in Challenge Cup

Dons task for Brora in Challenge Cup

06 July 2021

Brora Rangers have been drawn at home to Aberdeen B in the opening round of the Challenge Cup, now known as the SPFL Trust Trophy.


Listen: Covid forces more cancellations

02 July 2021
Listen: Covid forces more cancellations

Listen: Covid forces more cancellations

02 July 2021

Football clubs around the Highlands, as well as multiple shinty clubs, have seen matches postponed or cancelled because of Covid-19.


ICT's trip to Dudgeon Park cancelled due to Covid 'incident'

28 June 2021
ICT's trip to Dudgeon Park cancelled due to Covid 'incident'

ICT's trip to Dudgeon Park cancelled due to Covid 'incident'

28 June 2021

Brora Rangers' friendly against Caley Thistle has been cancelled after the Championship outfit confirmed a 'Covid related incident' at the club.


Listen: Scotland travel to Wembley in Euro 2020

18 June 2021
Listen: Scotland travel to Wembley in Euro 2020

Listen: Scotland travel to Wembley in Euro 2020

18 June 2021

After getting swept up in Euro fever last week, Balls & Whistles take a look at the crunch match between Scotland and England at Wembley.


Highland footballers start for Scotland

14 June 2021
Highland footballers start for Scotland

Highland footballers start for Scotland

14 June 2021

Ryan Christie and Stuart Armstrong have been named in Scotland's starting 11 for their Euro 2020 opener against Czech Republic.


Listen: Euro fever hits Balls & Whistles

11 June 2021
Listen: Euro fever hits Balls & Whistles

Listen: Euro fever hits Balls & Whistles

11 June 2021

Euro 2020 kicks off today, and the excitement about seeing Scotland competing could not be contained on the latest episode of Balls & Whistles.


Listen: Callachan signs for County

04 June 2021
Listen: Callachan signs for County

Listen: Callachan signs for County

04 June 2021

Ross County have secured one of the best players from last season's relegation rivals as Ross Callachan signs for the Staggies.


Listen: Is Malky Mackay the right fit for Ross County?

28 May 2021
Listen: Is Malky Mackay the right fit for Ross County?

Listen: Is Malky Mackay the right fit for Ross County?

28 May 2021

Ross County fans have been voicing their displeasure over the appointment of Malky Mackay as manager, so the move is analysed in depth.


Listen: Staggies avoid relegation play-off

21 May 2021
Listen: Staggies avoid relegation play-off

Listen: Staggies avoid relegation play-off

21 May 2021

Ross County will be playing Premiership football again next season, while Ross Sutherland's summer touch rugby tournament has begun.


Staggies seal Premiership status with victory at Motherwell

16 May 2021
Staggies seal Premiership status with victory at Motherwell

Staggies seal Premiership status with victory at Motherwell

16 May 2021

Goals from Iain Vigurs and Michael Gardyne saw Ross County come from behind to beat Motherwell – and guarantee another season in the Premiership.


Listen: Brora lose to Kelty in pyramid play-off

14 May 2021
Listen: Brora lose to Kelty in pyramid play-off

Listen: Brora lose to Kelty in pyramid play-off

14 May 2021

Will Clark reports back from the Cattachs' play-off heartache, while Ross County are one point away from securing another season in the Premiership.


Listen: Ross County move into pole position for Premiership survival

07 May 2021
Listen: Ross County move into pole position for Premiership survival

Listen: Ross County move into pole position for Premiership survival

07 May 2021

Ross County's fate is back in their own hands, while Brora Rangers will need a turnaround in their play-off – all while ICT's season is over.


Listen: Pyramid play-off given green light

29 April 2021
Listen: Pyramid play-off given green light

Listen: Pyramid play-off given green light

29 April 2021

After weeks of waiting, Brora Rangers now know exactly when and where their pyramid play-off semi final against Kelty Hearts will take place.


Listen: Play-off chances for Ross County, ICT and Brora Rangers

23 April 2021
Listen: Play-off chances for Ross County, ICT and Brora Rangers

Listen: Play-off chances for Ross County, ICT and Brora Rangers

23 April 2021

Clubs all across the north of Scotland are in play-off mixes, but what are the chances they will all get the outcomes they are aiming for?


LISTEN: Brora's SPFL bid gets Ross County manager's backing

15 April 2021
LISTEN: Brora's SPFL bid gets Ross County manager's backing

LISTEN: Brora's SPFL bid gets Ross County manager's backing

15 April 2021

Though he would not have awarded Brora Rangers the Highland League title this season, Staggies boss John Hughes would love to see them in League Two.


Listen: ICT make it six wins in-a-row

09 April 2021
Listen: ICT make it six wins in-a-row

Listen: ICT make it six wins in-a-row

09 April 2021

ICT look unstoppable, and North Caley clubs are set to get a chance at promotion to the Highland League – after they return to action next month.


Listen: Highland derby and Brora declared HFL champions

02 April 2021
Listen: Highland derby and Brora declared HFL champions

Listen: Highland derby and Brora declared HFL champions

02 April 2021

Scottish Cup action dominates the latest episode of Balls & Whistles, with a first Highland derby in two years and HFL champions Brora in action.


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