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).
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.