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News Archive - March 2021

​SHINTY TEAM BEST IN FIELD FOR CHARITY FUNDRAISER

Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) recently took part in a 24-hour challenge raising an amazing £3,518.95 for leading charity, Scottish Sports Futures (SSF). Fourteen university sports...

Youth & Schools Competition Forms (Deadline Friday 9th April)

Please see below the Youth and Schools entry forms for 2021... Youth Entry Form 2021 Schools Competition Entry Form 21

Coaches Information Hour - Monday 29th March @7pm

Coaches Information Hour. North DO, Katie Drain is hosting a information hour for coaches within her region on Monday 29th March at 7pm. This session will...

Huge strides for shinty as Fort William Shinty Club appoint first paid employee through sportscotland Direct Club Investment

Willie (Can) MacDonald, former Scotland international player and current Camanachd Association Youth Director, has been appointed Club Development Officer at Fort William Shinty Club.  This three-year...

​ ADDITIONAL £450,000 TO SUPPORT SCOTTISH SPORT DURING COVID-19

Scotland’s national agency for sport is set to provide an additional £450,000 in funding for three sports as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting...

Alfie Fraser, Boleskine - Funeral Arrangements

There will be a live stream to Alfie Fraser's funeral service on Friday, 26th March at 12.15pm. To view please follow the link www.johnfraserandson.com/live-services ...

Camans in full swing in New Zealand

NZGAA held their Gaelic games 'finals' weekend in Hagley Park, Christchurch over the Saturday and the Sunday and challenged some of their Scottish members to...

Membership Drop in Session for Club Admins

In order to help our club admins as we return to shinty the Camanachd Association will be running 2 drop-in membership support sessions. The first of...

Alfie Fraser, Boleskine

It is with deep regret that we have to announce that Alfie Fraser has passed away on Saturday morning 13th March. Boleskine Shinty Club would...

Kyles Athletic and Bute Shinty clubs prepare for restart

As part of a slight change in CA development team roles, Central DO Paul MacArthur is adding the Cowal and Bute clubs to his work...

Alastair Alexander - BBC

Alastair McPherson Alexander - born November 15, 1937, Parklea, Port Glasgow; died Sunday, March 7, 2021.  One of Inverclyde’s most famous sons, the BBC sports commentator...

​Camanachd Association reduce barriers to participation through focused financial package for members and clubs

Camanachd Association reduce barriers to participation through focused financial package for members and clubsThe Camanachd Association is delighted to announce a financial support package worth up...

Sports Psychologist Elanor Cormack to deliver coaching workshops for the CA

ONLINE WORKSHOPS : COACHES  Places on the workshops below, delivered by Elanor Cormack - Sports Psychology placement, are available for booking by contacting Graham Cormack - National Development Manager on graham.cormack@shinty.com or 0789...

Return to Shinty - What does this mean for me?

Following Scottish Government's announcement that Adults and Youths could return to non contact organised sport in groups of up to 15 including coaches please find...

Under 12s to return to full training

Following the Camanachd Association's roadmap towards shinty that was published on Wednesday we are pleased to announce that as of today, Friday 12th March, sportscotland...

Non-contact training drills

Non-contact practices with physical distancing: Foundation 1-9 Foundation 10-16 CA Level 1: 1-11 CA Level 1: 12-22 CA Level 1 & 2: Tactical Equipment Information from Mycro regarding hygiene guidelines for Helmets/Faceguards.   No sharing of Helmets/Faceguards within...

COVID Coordinator Workshop Success

Last night, Camanachd Association National Development Manager, Graham Cormack ran a COVID-19 conference which was attended by 33 people.  Following the announcement from Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday...

The Caman Connection - Derek Fraser

With good news coming this week that we could see a start to a new shinty season in June, there’s still plenty of time to...

Lockdown easing creates platform for conditioned return to shinty

The First Minister today provided an update to the Scottish Parliament on COVID-19 and related restrictions. The statement sets out key changes to permitted outdoor...

International Women's Day - Beauly - Carrie Rennie

This International Women's Day we are celebrating women who the shinty world owes so much too! Carrie has been an integral part of our Junior Club...

International Women's Day - Oban Celtic - June Pearson

This International Women's Day we are celebrating women who the shinty world owes so much too!June, originally from Dunoon, came to Oban in the sixties...

International Women's Day - Kinlochshiel, Alison Loades

Alison Loades, KinlochshielWe would like to nominate Alison Loades, she is always helping The Club in the background, never in the limelight. She helped...

International Women's Day - Strathglass - Sheena MacKenzie

This International Women's Day we are celebrating women who the shinty world owes so much too! Sheena Mackenzie Sheena joined Strathglass in 2008 after a very brief...

International Women's Day - Inverness - Jeya Calder

This International Women's Day we are celebrating women who the shinty world owes so much too! Jeya is heading up our Inverness memories initiative on top...

International Women's Day - Skye Camanachd - Marion Gillies

Marion Gillies - Skye Camanachd Secretary Marion had worked tirelessly for Skye Camanachd over the years. She has dedicated a tremendous amount of voluntary hours...

Alister Alexander - BBC

A tribute by Hugh Dan MacLennan. It was a great privilege to share commentary duties with the great Alistair Alexander in my early days as a...

International Women's Day - Kingussie - Lorna McGregor

This International Women's Day we are celebrating women who the shinty world owes so much too! Kingussie Camanachd Club quite simply would not function without the...

​Camanachd Association reaches new heights in Equality Standards

Camanachd Association reaches new heights in Equality Standards. The Camanachd Association want our communities to be a place where every single person can take part in...

The Caman Connection

The 2021 shinty season may well be delayed from its projected start this weekend, but a newly commissioned series of five reflective interviews with shinty...

Level 1 Coaching Course success for Glengarry Shinty Club

On Sunday, the Camanachd Association ran the theory part of the Level 1 Coaching Course for Glengarry Shinty Club. The practical element of the course will...

Camanachd Associaion committed to being part of COVID 19 recovery

Camanachd Associaion Chief Executive, Derek Keir met with leading figures from across Scottish sport to discuss the continued impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the role...

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