Sport at its best, for youngsters, for life

Camanachd Dhun Eideann badge - colour for website homepageShinty 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. Come along and be part of Scotland’s top sport of shinty!

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Meadows Festival Shinty!

Shinty will feature all weekend at the 2018 Meadows Festival on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June.

There will be Men’s and Women’s full major league matches involving our local side Tayforth, as well as Primary and High School Trophy competitions, come and try, fun shinty challenges for everyone, community shinty and an information stall. Plus the usual Festival music stages, hundreds of stalls, and other activities.

Meadows Festival Shinty 2017

Summer Term 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

Active Schools Sessions

Wednesday, on-campus at James Gillespie’s High School
S1-S6, from 3.40 – 5pm
p4-7 in cluster schools, from 5 – 6pm.

Thursday, at Firrhill High School (on the rugby pitch at Oxgangs PS)
S1-S6, from 3.40 – 5pm
p4-7 in cluster schools, from 5 – 6pm.

JGPS only, P3-7, Mondays 8 – 8.40 am – meet on the Links from 7.45 am.

Sciennes only, P3-7, Tuesdays 8 – 8.40 am – meet on the Meadows from 7.45 am.

Central Scotland and other fixtures take place year-round at both primary and secondary level. The next competitions will take place as follows.


Taynuilt sixes (South of Scotland Primary School Championships):  Sun 13th May.

CSYSA Outdoor Round 3 (rescheduled):  Sun 20th May, Milngavie

Meadows Festival Cup, and Interschools novice trophy, Sat 2nd June

High School

Due to recent fixture date changes, high school upper primary development fixtures are being reorganised for a number of Sundays, potentially including 6th and 27th May, plus dates in June. TBC

Meadows Festival Interschools novice trophy, Sat 2nd June, and CSYSA under-15 development tournament Sun 3rd June, on the Meadows

Clothing and Equipment

Club training 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, and other items are also 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 and balls available too.

Community 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. We run community events on special occasions throughout the year, where all ages can have fun together in a friendly social environment.

New Year Shinty 2018 f small

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