The four-time winners gained eight video games on the trot just lately – their greatest
successful sequence since 1995 – the 12 months they final gained the Highland
Ness supervisor Donald MacSween, who was the membership’s goalkeeper for 20
years, is banking on his facet’s firepower to see them by means of to the
Ness have their sights set on a spot within the final eight of the Highland
Newbie Cup however face a tough third spherical tie towards island rivals
Carloway on Friday at Fivepenny.
The Niseachs have the posh of getting Lee Johnson and James ‘Titch’ Morrison, joint main scorers within the Lewis and Harris League on 17 targets apiece, on their facet.
And skipper Micheil Russell Smith has contributed with a formidable seven targets and 26 assists already this season.
MacSween mentioned: “Carloway are an enormous, sturdy group with some very succesful footballers.
“Though we’re a lot smaller size-wise, we even have some wonderful gamers in our group.
“It’s actually exhausting to foretell what’s going to occur – it ought to be actually tight. ”
Ness full-backs, Ally Morrison (knee), and Josh Harris (ruptured eardrum) are each doubts for the tie.
On Saturday, holders and four-time winners Wick Groats host Caithness County League rivals Staxigoe United, who they beat 5-0 in a league match in midweek.
Document eight-time winners Pentland United have house benefit towards Sutherland outfit Lairg Rovers.
Iochdar Saints make the lengthy trek from South Uist to the Black Isle, the place they face Excessive Ormlie Hotspur at impartial Culbokie.
Black Rock Rovers entertain Golspie Stafford at Culcairn Park, Evanton, whereas six-time winners Avoch tackle Kirkwall Hotspurs at Coronation Park.
Within the different ties, Orkney facet Stromness Athletic host Wick Thistle, whereas IRN Safety, the only Inverness-based group left within the cup, conflict with Skye and Lochalsh champions Sleat and Strath at Culloden.