Archive for December, 2010

Poloshirts, Night out and New Year

December 15th, 2010 No comments

Poloshirts have arrived and look awesome!

Sean has planned the Club Christmas Night Out for the 30th of December meeting at McNeills at 8!  A good opportunity to get everyone together!

But don’t over do it, because we are planning a Hogmanay game at 12 noon on the 31st at the Primary School hopefully come rain or snow! (then probably back into McNeills or the Golf Club!)

Nollaig Chridheil!


Tobar an Dulchais

December 9th, 2010 No comments

Anybody with an interest in the history of shinty in Lewis should listen to the following links which feature recordings of Neil Ferguson and the late Dr. Alasdair Barden speaking to Coinneach MacIomhair in 1997.

These recordings in Gaelic give an interesting insight into the start of the resurrection of shinty in the Hebrides.  The files are stored on Tobar an Dualchais and can be accessed at the following links.


Big Bad Ron!

December 4th, 2010 No comments

Ronald Ross and Graham Cormack’s big trip to the Western Isles was a massive success with cracking turnouts at all the sessions in Stornoway, including the senior one at night despite the fact everyone over the age of 17 (except Sean) was either in Glasgow, Skye, Expecting or Invalided!

Thanks to Ronald and Graham for making the first CA trip over the Minch since Garry Reid came in 2007 and hopefully they will be over in Easter 2011.

There is no online version of Iain’s article so you can read about Ronald and Graham’s trip to 2010 Hebcelt Trophy runners-up Uist before they came to Lewis at the link below.