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. Come along and be part of Scotland’s top sport of shinty!
Latest updates at a glance:
Updated on Monday 25th March, 2019
Meadows Festival Shinty!
Shinty will feature all weekend at the 2019 Meadows Festival on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June.
This year, we invite all clubs with a youth section to compete for the Hope Park Cup, an under-14 sixes tournament on Sunday 2nd June. Throw up will be around 11 am.
A Full Weekend
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.
Training Sessions 2019
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
Look out for Monday Night training on the Meadows for more experienced and High School players starting soon.
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.
JGPS only, P3-7, Mondays 8 – 8.40 am – meet on the Links 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 12th May.
CSYSA Outdoor Round 5: Sun 19th May, venue/time TBC
Primary shinty programme (TBC) at the Meadows Festival Sat/Sun 1st-2nd June
S3/under Development Tournament: Sun 28th April, Uddingston
Under-14 Hope Park Cup (sixes), Sun 2nd June, at the Meadows Festival
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.