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September issue 2015

Rugby World Cup Publicity for Mull Club

The Isle of Mull Rugby Club has been chosen as the only club in Scotland to feature in main sponsor Land Rover's forthcoming global campaign for the Rugby World Cup 2015!
Land Rover's #WeDealInReal brand campaign will 'champion rugby’s grassroots' and to that end one local club was chosen from each nation competing in the World Cup, a total of eleven. A 2-minute film about each club is in the process of being edited, and will be shown on television all over the world during the World Cup screenings!
Isle of Mull Rugby Club has been selected as one of the three UK clubs to feature in the global marketing campaign .... more in the full issue

Games Day

In a summer that has not been renowned for its sunshine, Mull Highland Games, which took place on 23rd July at Erray Park in Tobermory, upheld its reputation for good weather, with the rain holding off for most of the day, meaning a pleasant day for competitors and spectators alike.
The turnout of competitors was again good, which is not surprising as this is a popular Games on the circuit – ‘friendly’ is the term competitors use most in their descriptions of it... more in the full issue

Bunessan Show 2015

The gods smiled on Bunessan Show this year, and after some pretty awful weather earlier in the summer, and indeed that week, 7th August turned out to be an almost perfect day for the show. There was plenty of sunshine - perhaps it was a little windy, but that didn't bother the many showgoers and exhibitors.
Special attractions this year were Robert Lafferty's Motorbike and Cycle Motocross and Waddell's Models interactive tanks, and there was the usual multitude of stalls, with lots to see and do... more in the full issue

Pictured is Champion of Champions, 'Bertie' the Limousin cross calf, owned by Mrs C Leitch and shown by Rhoda Munro

Salen Show 2015

This year’s show at the Aros show field on Thursday 13th August was a resounding success in spite of the slight problem of extremely soft ground due to the rain during the week. The sun split the sky, the showground teemed with all manner of activities, exhibits and stalls, and the many showgoers evidently thoroughly enjoyed the day.
The Highland cattle are always one of the highlights of Salen Show, and this year did not disappoint, with a good number of entries.... more in the full issue

Photo shows Supreme Champion of the Show, 3-year-old heifer Clara Beg the Tenth of Miungairidh, bred and shown by Angus J MacColl of Glengorm.