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caber

Scot a heavy section of trimmed tree trunk thrown in competition at Highland games
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Iain Robinson and MacDonald put the holders two up inside 17 minutes as Cabers seemed struck by nerves.
Highland Games season is well underway, with events taking place up and down the country to honour Scotland's traditions of kilt wearing, bagpipe playing and caber tossing.
In all, 66 cabers were successfully thrown at Bught Park in Inverness in 2014 in an event organised by Highland Council.
The 122 contestants will be judged on their prowess in traditional Scottish challenges such as caber tossing, a tug of war, and a relay race.
"They checked the records and it was one of the ladies' cabers, the smallest that was missing." Mr Reynolds said he had decided not to involve police, adding: "We're taking the view someone has borrowed it for a bit of practice.
"Cabers have been scoring goals for fun, with Craig Morrison obviously a threat, but we're strong at the back.
HIGHLAND games chiefs have changed their caber - after each of last year's participants managed to toss the wooden pole with ease.
"His information may be a bit out of date if he thinks we only have caber tossing.
The Spean Bridge men pulled back to 4-3 with half an hour to go but it was Cabers who stepped up another gear.
HIGHLAND games chiefs have given state-of-the-art cabers the big heave-ho because they say they make the sport too easy.
But while the Scots toss their cabers (no, that's not a euphemism), Holt will be taking part in a richman's version of musical chairs.
Cabers are aiming to make history for this year is the 70th anniversary of their third and last Camanachd triumph when they defeated Kyles Athletic 2-1 at Inverness to retain the trophy, having beaten Oban Camanachd 4-2 at Oban in the previous final.