Former Newtonmore Gaelic Medium students, Sorley Thomson and Iain Fraser, talk about what shinty and Gaelic means to both them and the wider Badenoch community for this years National Mòd programme, ‘Iomain aig a’ Mhòd’ (Shinty at the Mòd).
Huge Congratulations to Big Rob Ritchie who has recently solidified his status as a shinty legend by being awarded a Brittish Empire Medal for his commendable contribution towards the Badenoch community (not that he needed the Queens signature to legitimise that claim). To celebrate this outstanding achievement, here’s a recent video we filmed with RobContinue reading “Big Rob Ritchie BEM – Mòd 2020”
Oban Camanachd are still on for the treble as they face up against the current leaders of the Mowi Premiership, Kingussie. Oban come off the back of a huge win in the Camanachd Cup semi-final where they beat Kyles Athletic 3-0, whilst Kingussie havn’t played since their unfortunate draw against Badenoch rivals Newtonmore in theContinue reading “Macaulay Cup Final Preview”
COMING SOON – Feet and Away are set to release their first professional documentary delving deeper into former Newtonmore manager Glen Tonkin’s struggles with mental health.
Feet and Away caught up with Skye Camanachd Ladies and Badenoch Ladies Shinty Club ahead of the 2019 Valerie Fraser Camanachd Cup Final.
Inverness Shinty Clubs’s Ladies return to the Challenge Cup final for a second year running, where they’ll face off against 2016 winners, Lovat Shinty Club. Having won both of the sides previous encounters this season, Lovat stand as favourites heading into the bout, but a young and energetic Inverness side will no doubt put them to the test.
Suicide is the single biggest killer of men aged under 45 in the UK and mental illness is something which in some way touches upon every single shinty community.
Co-founder and newly found secretary of the Shinty Memories Project Hugh Dan MacLennan, explains to us the thinking behind this dementia help structure.
Every year university shinty teams travel from all over Scotland to compete for the second most expensive sporting trophy in Scotland, the Littlejohn.
Shinty legend Big Rob Ritchie reminisced over his shinty career and delved into some of his fondest memories with Newtonmore Camanachd Club.