Shinty is sport as it ought to be – physical, fast, fun, health-building, and rooted in the community. Welcome to our site. We are Camanachd Dhùn-Èideann, Edinburgh’s youth shinty club. Browse the site, and come along and be part of Scotland’s top sport of shinty!
Latest updates at a glance:
Wednesday 7th February, 2018
Tayforth Joint Training
Tayforth, Edinburgh’s league shinty club are currently training alongside us on most Saturday mornings on the Meadows from 10.30 am, and have invited any interested teens and adults to join them for fun, fitness and skills training (no experience required).
The men’s and women’s teams will both be there, training separately, specifically to encourage girls to take part within a supportive environment.
Once the league season starts, Tayforth plan to support a new mid-week youth session through joint training. More news soon.
Training Sessions 2018
All training sessions have now resumed. Regular training times are as follows:
Saturday open sessions on the Meadows at 10.30/11.00 am
10.30 – 11.30 Development (P1-3, and newer players)
11.00 – 12.30 Intermediate/advanced (up to high school)
Friday sessions in Pilrig Park/Taobh na Pàirce Primary, 12.30-1.30 pm, P1-P7
Wednesday Active Schools sessions, on-campus at James Gillespie’s High School for S1-S6, from 3.40 – 5pm.
Wednesday Active Schools sessions, on-campus at James Gillespie’s High School for p5-7 in cluster schools, from 5 – 6pm.
JGPS training Mondays 8 – 8.40 am – meet on the Links from 7.45 am. P3-7. (Active schools only)
Sciennes Primary training Tuesdays 8 – 8.40 am – meet on the Meadows from 7.45 am. P3-7 (Active schools only)
Central Scotland fixtures have been set for Primary and High School ages for the rest of the year. at both primary and secondary level. The next competitions will take place as follows.
Outdoor Round 3: Sun 4th March, hosted by the Strathkelvin in Milngavie.
The date of this fixture may change as the National Indoor finals are now on 3rd March
Outdoor Round 4: Sun 25th March, hosted by M&B in Milngavie
Proposed date for Camanachd Association under-14 development league Round 1 is Sun 18th March, details will be confirmed once entries are known.
An under-13 development league will commence on Tue 8th May, 6.30pm. This round will be in Glasgow.
Clothing and Equipment
Club strips are available in all sizes, and are available at our offer price for first-time buyers. Speak to Jamie at Saturday training or contact us for details of how to order, sizes, etc.
Club hoodies, beanie hats, club water bottles, all-weather balls, and other items are now available to purchase at great prices. Jamie has samples and can take orders. We now also have a stock of children’s and adult camans. Shin-guards available too.
New Year Shinty
We had a great New Year’s community shinty festival on the Meadows on 2nd January with over 50 people coming along and taking part despite the poor forecast.