Scottish Junior Football Association, North Region

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The Scottish Junior Football Association, North Region is one of the three regions of the Scottish Junior Football Association. Its area covers Grampian and Moray as well as part of Highland - from Stonehaven in the south to Inverness in the west. The North Region previously had three regionwide divisions from 2003 onwards, however from 2013 the decision was taken to revert to two regional divisions below the North Superleague.[1]

It consists of three divisions:

Member clubs[edit]

There are 37 clubs currently playing in the North Region plus Fochabers who are in abeyance.

Superleague[edit]

First Division (West) & First Division (East)[edit]

Cup competitions[edit]

There are six cup competitions in the North Region:

  • The North Regional Cup. Known as the Dominos Pizza North Regional Cup under a sponsorship arrangement, this is a knockout tournament for all North Region clubs.
  • Grill League Cup. This is the opening tournament of the season. Clubs are drawn in eight groups with the group winners advancing to a knockout competition.
  • McLeman Cup. Known as the McBookie.com McLeman Cup under a sponsorship arrangement, this is a knockout tournament for clubs in the North Superleague.
  • Morrison Cup. Known as the MTM Construction Morrison Cup under a sponsorship arrangement, this is a knockout tournament for clubs in the North First Division (East).
  • Elginshire Cup. Known as the Elginshire Cup (sponsored by Elginshire Refrigeration) under a sponsorship arrangement. this is a knockout tournament for clubs in the North First Division (West).
  • North and Tayside Inter-Regional Cup. Known as the GA Engineering Cup for sponsorship purposes, this is a knockout tournament for North Region and former Tayside Region clubs in the current East Region and is administered by a joint committee. First played for in 1988, clubs play early rounds in their own region with eight sides from each area progressing to the last sixteen.

Roll of Honour[edit]

Season North Premier Division North Division One (East) North Division One (West)
2001–02 Formartine United Aberdeen Lads Club Strathspey Thistle
2002–03 Sunnybank Turriff United Forres Thistle
Season North Premier Division North Division One North Division Two
2003–04 Culter Maud Islavale
2004–05 Culter Parkvale New Elgin
2005–06 Culter Dyce Juniors New Elgin
2006–07 Culter East End Fochabers
2007–08 Banks O' Dee Banchory St. Ternan Bishopmill United
2008–09 Banks O' Dee Buchanhaven Hearts Inverness City
2009–10 Sunnybank Fraserburgh United Burghead Thistle
Season North Superleague North Division One North Division Two
2010–11 Culter Inverness City Parkvale
2011–12 Hermes Inverness City Portgordon Victoria
2012–13 Culter New Elgin Colony Park
Season North Superleague North First Division (West) North First Division (East)
2013–14 Culter Inverness City Cruden Bay

Current cup holders[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Easton, Richard (9 June 2013). "Clubs agree to league reconstruction". SJFA, North Region. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 

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