Hat-Trick Heroes

Below is a list of hat-tricks (or better) scored by Inverness CT players throughout the Club's history.


Billy Mckay (3 goals) vs Elgin City on Oct 9th, 2021 (Challenge Cup)
He scores when he wants Elgin City raced into an early two goal lead through a Tom Grivosti header and a great finish from Brian Cameron as City hit on the counter when Connor O'Keefe did well down the right before Cameron hammered a tremendo...
Jordan White (3 goals) vs Edinburgh City on Dec 4th, 2018 (Scottish Cup)
White Xmas: Jordan White bagged a hat-trick as Inverness cruised into the fourth round of the Scottish Cup with an ultimately emphatic win over League Two Edinburgh City on a chilly Highland night with 672 freezing souls in attendance. A Tom Walsh br...
Nathan Austin (3 goals) vs Dumbarton on Apr 14th, 2018 (League)
Austin Hat-Trick: Inverness went goal crazy against a Dumbarton side they failed to trouble for ninety three minutes in the IrnBru Cup Final a couple of weeks ago. This time we showed no mercy and but for some wayward finishing could have scored more...
Scott Boden (3 goals) vs Arbroath on Jul 30th, 2016 (League Cup)
Magnificent Seven: Inverness routed luckless Arbroath 7-0 with a superb attacking display that had the home fans licking their lips in anticipation ahead of the start of the Premiership next weekend.The first was a howler from Smokies...
Iain Vigurs (3 goals) vs Dunfermline on Jul 26th, 2016 (League Cup)
FIVE OVER PARS: This was a fixture that Inverness players and supporters alike probably anticipated with a certain amount of trepidation, realising that anything less than a win would almost certainly spell the end of the team’s involvement...
Billy Mckay (3 goals) vs Motherwell on May 4th, 2013 (League)
The Real McKay: A Billy McKay hat-trick earned Inverness a vital three points in a pulsating encounter in the Highland Capital. He even had the luxury of missing a penalty before securing the points with his third poachers goal of the game. B...
Billy Mckay (3 goals) vs Dundee Utd on Dec 15th, 2012 (League)
To Hell and back: Inverness staged a remarkable comeback at Tannadice to almost take all three points in a nail biting four all draw against the Tangerines.  We found ourselves three goals down after an incredible opening eight minutes where...
Andrew Shinnie (3 goals) vs Kilmarnock on Nov 5th, 2011 (League)
For Fawkes Sake!!! Fireworks at Rugby Park as Inverness sent statisticians scurrying for the record books.Inverness came from a goal down to completely overwhelm Kilmarnock as they ran riot in the second half.Andrew Shinnie on...
Adam Rooney (3 goals) vs Hibernian on Nov 20th, 2010 (League)
The Hibees Highland Hoodoo continues...... as Caley Thistle run out 4-2 winners in a thoroughly entertaining game that saw Adam Rooney score a hat-trick.  Despite Jonny Hayes gifting the Easter Road side an opening, Inverness had the major ...
Adam Rooney (3 goals) vs Queen of the South on Mar 9th, 2010 (League)
Rooney at the treble: An Adam Rooney hat-trick, his second of the season, propels ICT to a 3-1 win over QOSWith County losing in Kirkcaldy, ICT climb to second spot 6 points behind leaders Dundee.This was an important match, s...
Adam Rooney (3 goals) vs Morton on Oct 31st, 2009 (League)
The day we won at HomeHold on to your hats, folks! The impossible has happened! WE WON AT HOME!!!!! No joke – at long last, ICT have got the monkey off their backs, having stuffed Morton 4-1. Adam Rooney led the charge with a hat tr...
Richie Foran (3 goals) vs Ayr United on Oct 24th, 2009 (League)
Clinical Inverness wiped the floor with Ayr through a stunning first-half goal burst.Only Mark Roberts had a brief answer to Foran's early brace with further goals coming from Adam Rooney and Dougie Imrie before the Irishman completed the rou...
Paul Ritchie (3 goals) vs Brechin City on Jan 10th, 2004 (Scottish Cup)
An emphatic win against a poor Brechin side. It was all over in nine minutes after Paul Ritchie scored back-to-back goals and in the end the winning margin could have been much greater. Ritchies first goal was set up by a David Bingham defence-spl...
Paul Ritchie (3 goals) vs Alloa on Apr 26th, 2003 (League)
It was heads you win in this convincing victory over relegation-threatened Alloa. The highlight was Paul Ritchies second hat-trick of the season at Recreation Park. Alloa tried hard but their only reward was a goal from a penalty awarded by refe...
Paul Ritchie (3 goals) vs St. Mirren on Mar 1st, 2003 (League)
Not a classic match but a welcome three points after the disappointment of midweek. A Paul Ritchie hat trick completed a clean sweep of wins against the Saints in 2002/03. Bobby Mann missed his first match of the season and Grant Munro came in to p...
Paul Ritchie (3 goals) vs Queen of the South on Nov 16th, 2002 (League)
Caley Thistle made it six wins in a row but all credit to Queens nine men who fought like terriers. Paul Ritchie scored the first of three in six minutes when he took a Dennis Wyness pass in the box and touched it past Andy Goram with a neat flick....
Dennis Wyness (3 goals) vs Alloa on Oct 19th, 2002 (League)
This was a game of two hat-tricks as first Dennis Wyness and then Paul Ritchie put three past Alloa keeper Jim Evans. It was also an excellent team performance something which would not have been lost on the watching Celtic management team of Mar...
Paul Ritchie (3 goals) vs Alloa on Oct 19th, 2002 (League)
This was a game of two hat-tricks as first Dennis Wyness and then Paul Ritchie put three past Alloa keeper Jim Evans. It was also an excellent team performance something which would not have been lost on the watching Celtic management team of Mar...
Paul Ritchie (3 goals) vs St. Mirren on Mar 2nd, 2002 (League)
A few nervous moments but in the end a fine victory. The home side started well and in six minutes had two shots blocked then a Charlie Christie shot saved by John Hillcoat. In 10 minutes Bobby Mann was penalised for bringing down Ian Ross just ins...
Dennis Wyness (4 goals) vs Raith Rovers on Sep 19th, 2001 (League)
With one giant leap this crushing victory sent Caley Thistle from tenth to fifth in Division One. Dennis Wyness was the hero with a record four goals but it was also an excellent team performance. Grant Munro replaced the suspended Bobby Mann. The...
Dennis Wyness (3 goals) vs Arbroath on Sep 8th, 2001 (League)
A much delayed first league win accomplished in style. Arbroath created little apart from an early second half flurry. Dennis Wyness broke his league duck for the season with a hat-trick. In under a minute Paul Ritchie sent a header past the post ...
Dennis Wyness (3 goals) vs Morton on Mar 13th, 2001 (League)
A more convincing victory than the score suggests. The opener came in 3 minutes when Davide Xausa ran down the left and cut the ball back from the line. Denis Wyness was 10 yards out and he hit it low through a defenders legs into the net. Xausa an...
Dennis Wyness (3 goals) vs Ayr United on Dec 2nd, 2000 (League)
A day on which it rained goals and the score could have gone either way. Two attacking teams provided a great spectacle despite the windy conditions. Caley Thistle nearly went a goal down in two minutes after a goalmouth scramble but were rescued b...
Davide Xausa (3 goals) vs Livingston on Mar 18th, 2000 (League)
An emphatic win but not a classic game. Livingston sacked manager Ray Stewart earlier in the week and the spirit of the team seemed to have left with him. Caley Thistle were well on top in the first half but they allowed Livvie back into the game i...
Paul Sheerin (3 goals) vs Alloa on Nov 21st, 1999 (Challenge Cup)
Bitter disappointment for Caley Thistle as they lost their first ever senior cup final on penalties. They came from behind three times in normal play then again in extra time to take the game to a penalty decider. Alloa took the lead in 20 minutes ...
Iain Stewart (3 goals) vs East Fife on Oct 25th, 1997 (League)
The long wait for a league win ended with this defeat of high flying East Fife. The 5-1 score was a fair reflection of play and it could have been more. Shearer scored the first in 4 minutes when his a low drive from the edge of the box was deflect...
Brian Thomson (3 goals) vs Stenhousemuir on Aug 2nd, 1997 (League Cup)
A Brian Thomson hat-trick sealed this victory although the final score flattered the home side. In 2 minutes Iain Stewart hit the bar with a fierce shot but in 13 minutes Stenhousemuir took the lead. A defensive mix-up in the penalty area g...
Iain Stewart (3 goals) vs Montrose on Apr 5th, 1997 (League)
A great day for Inverness as the home side won promotion with a superb hat trick from Iain Stewart. They started well and Charlie Christie hit the bar in 4 minutes. They took the lead in 13 minutes when Iain Stewart took a pass from Daisy R...
Iain Stewart (3 goals) vs East Stirlingshire on Jan 20th, 1996 (League)
An excellent performance by Caley Thistle. Dwyer had two early chances but Caley Thistle took the lead in 15 minutes through Scott when he took a pass from Hercher and shot from the edge of the area. After 28 minutes Stewart made it two aft...
Iain Stewart (3 goals) vs Albion Rovers on Oct 21st, 1995 (League)
In the first half Caley Thistle outplayed Albion Rovers but the second half was scrappy. In 11 minutes Albions Gallacher denied Alan Hercher a goal with his hand - Gallacher was sent off and Iain Stewart converted the penalty. Three...
Charlie Christie (3 goals) vs Alloa on Sep 23rd, 1995 (League)
An excellent result for the visitors and a great team performance. Alloa started well and in 17 minutes Whyte brought out a good save from Jim Calder. After that the visitors dominated and came close through two Hercher headers and a Hastin...
Alan Hercher (3 goals) vs Arbroath on Aug 13th, 1994 (League)
Caledonian Thistle's Scottish League debut resulted in a tremendous performance and a fine victory. Alan Hercher was the hat-trick hero as Caley Thistle got their League campaign off to a flying start. Three first half goals by Hercher set t...