BLUES fans are in for a treat if Andrew Shinnie can live up to his blossoming reputation.
Sports reporter Iain Auld has seen almost every game that Shinnie has played for Inverness Caledonian Thistle - the SPL team he is leaving next week.
The Gunderdogs were back to winning ways in the Tuesday League with a solid 16-10 win against Shinnies
and Tinnies FC.
Terry's Inverness team always had the impression of being physical but lately you've had the likes of Doran, McKay, the Shinnies
, they added a bit of quality and flair to his team.
SHINN BONUS J The Shinnies
celebrate Andrew's goal at Ibrox
Danny lennon better call the company who made Paul McGowan's bulletproof shinnies
to ask if they sell Kevlar flak jackets too.
After bagging a rare goal in a win that halts a 12-game run without a win, Tokely began repair work on the 15-year-old shinnies
which came off second best in a eyewatering second-half challenge.
As Caley Thistle chase their first major cup final appearance the Shinnies
are just happy to be fulfilling their potential.
Yet tonight Weir will strap on the shinnies
, tie up his boots and throw himself into just that.
How the players dragged themselves back up the tunnel - bare-footed, shinnies
hanging off them - is anyone's guess.
Wee Joe was cagey as he opened his bag containing his boots and shinnies
Coisty came on for me after 70 minutes and no sooner had I bent down to take off my shinnies
than I heard a huge roar.
New rules such as kit for an extra sub, compulsory shinnies
, nets - a must in our league - keep increasing costs.
The gaffer spent a mint on them yet clearly doesn't trust either to even put their shinnies
Just because you have one doesn't make you invisible to defenders or immune from tackles in the ensuing four months, even if you do stuff a couple of extra copies of it inside your shinnies
for some protection.