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Coinneamh Bliadhnail 2018 AGM| New Chieftain appointed

October 30th, 2018 No comments

After the 2018 Coinneamh Bliadhnail of Comann Camanachd Leòdhais, held on Tuesday 30th October in Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Offices, Stornoway, the club’s committee retains a familiar look.

Annette Murray continues as President and Chair whilst retaining responsibility for child protection.

Kenny Macleod continues as Treasurer and Joanne Mitchell as Secretary.

Donald Lamont continues as Fixture Secretary.

Peter Gomez and Ally Lamont are Committee Members with responsibility for advertising and merchandise.

Iain Sinclair (picture below) has been appointed as the Club’s new Chieftain. Appointed on a biennial basis, this is an honorary position which recognises a worthy individual’s support for the sport of shinty and the club. Iain has been a manager of the club as well as an enthusiastic volunteer and coach over the years.

The club would like to thank David Macdonald who served 7 years as the club’s Chieftain. David now becomes an Honorary Member and Chieftain of the club.

 

After many years of keeping costs static, the Coinneamh Bliadhnail decided to raise the price of Full membership of Camanachd Leòdhais at £50. Junior membership remains at £15 and Non-playing membership at £20. All committee members must be Full members.

The 2019 Coinneamh Bliadhnail will be held after the close of the 2019 Shinty Season.

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MacAskills named new management team at AGM

November 6th, 2017 No comments

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Camanachd Leòdhais is happy to announce that following the 2017 AGM that John MacAskill will be the Camanachd Leòdhais First Team manager for the 2018 season.

The club is delighted to have a high calibre candidate to take on this prestigious role. John has a strong shinty background and spent 2017 assisting Duncan MacIntyre, who stepped down at the AGM. John will be assisted by Andrew MacAskill as Assistant Manager.

The club would like to thank Duncan MacIntyre for his hard work throughout the 2016 and 2017 season.

Peter Gomez is named as Captain, with Ally Lamont becoming Vice-Captain.

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David Macdonald continues as Chieftain of the club, other positions are as follows.

Chieftain – David Macdonald

Chair – Annette Murray

Treasurer – Kenny MacLeod

Secretary – Joanne Mitchell

Child Protection/Youth Co-ordinator (Secondary) – David Cleary

Marketing & Merchandise – Peter Gomez

Ladies Representative – Alicia MacSween

Coinneamh Bliadhnail Camanachd Leòdhais 2017 – Sanas Oifigeil – Official Notice

October 9th, 2017 No comments

Thèid coinneamh bliadhnail Camanachd Leòdhais a chumail aig Bun-sgoil Steòrnabhaigh aig 5.30f  Diardaoin 26 October 2017. 

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of Camanachd Leòdhais will take place in Stornoway Primary School on Thursday 26th October 2017 at 5:30pm.

The club is always looking for more volunteers & warmly invites anyone who wishes to be involved in the running of the club in any capacity to come along.

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December 5th, 2016 No comments

Chaidh Camanachd Leòdhais ath-stèidheachadh às ùr Diardaoin, an t-seachdamh là den Dubhlachd 2006.

Chaidh a’ chiad choinneamh a chumail anns an t-seòmar-teagaisg Ghàidhlig anns an t-seann phrìomh thogalach aig Sgoil MhicNeacail. (a-nis mu làr).

Chaidh bùn-stèidh aontachadh agus chaidh ainmean a chur ris le Eòghan Stiùbhart agus Micheal Dòmhnallach.

An lathair bha an dithis sin, Conor Dòmhnallach, Seumas Friseal, Daniel “Gaga” Gallagher, Eòghainn MacAoidh, Sean MacLeòid, Alasdair “Fro” MacLeòid agus feadhainn eile. 

Is iomadh euchd agus oidhirp a thachair on latha eachdraidheil a bha sin agus tha sinn moiteil as gach cluicheadair a chosg an dubh is gorm san àm sin. ‘S ann mar seo a nì sinn e sna h-Innse Gall.

Camanachd Leòdhais was re-constituted on Thursday the 7th of December 2006. The inaugural meeting was held in the Gaelic classroom in the old main building of the Nicolson Institute. (Now demolished). The constitution of the club was agreed and signed by Eòghan Stewart and Micheal Macdonald. In attendance were the two signatories, Conor Macdonald, Jamie Fraser, Daniel “Gaga” Gallagher, Ewan MacKay, Sean MacLeod, Alexander”Fro” MacLeod and others. (If you were in attendance, please remind us and your name will be added.)

In the ten years since that date, Camanachd Leòdhais have made history and will continue to make history in the years to come. Whilst we as a club have only small moments of glory relative to those of more established clubs, we are very proud of how far we have come as a club in that time. To be the first side from the Western Isles to compete in Camanachd Association competition, first at Cup level and then on the regular and more intense league basis, and to play the first fixtures in the islands themselves, have been achievements in themselves, acheivements of which we are intensely proud. To now have a vibrant youth section, to field 15 players at least every week, and to regularly pick up points and to cause our opponents to respect us are the real and concrete week to week satisfactiosn that we feel as Camanachd Leòdhais players, officials and supporters.

We look forward to welcoming you to Shawbost and the Isles of Lewis and Harris for the next ten years, and many more decades to come. This is how we do it in the Western Isles. Dubh is Gorm.

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Committee appointed for 2017

October 27th, 2016 No comments

After the 2016 AGM, held in Stornoway Primary School on 26 October, the following were appointed to the following office bearer roles for 2017.

Chairperson – Annette Murray
Secretary – Joanne Mitchell
Treasurer – Kenny MacLeod
Fixtures Secretary – Donald Lamont
Marketing & Merchandising Officer – Paul Duke

Duncan MacIntyre continues as First Team Manager
Ally Lamont continues as Child Protection Officer

The following were appointed to the new Youth Posts approved at the AGM
Under 14s & 17s Manager – Iain Sinclair
Head Youth Coach – Ally Lamont
Youth Co-ordinator – Joanne Mitchell

David Macdonald continues in the role of Chieftain.

Thanks are extended to the 2016 Committee for their hard work and commitment throughout a long and challenging season.

Coinneamh Bliadhnail Camanachd Leòdhais 2017 | AGM

October 12th, 2016 No comments

Thèid Coinneamh Bliadhna Camanachd Leòdhais a chumail ann am Bun-sgoil Steòrnabhaigh Diciadain 26 An Dàmhair 2016 aig 7f. Tha fàilte ron a h-uile neach aig a bheil ùidh ann an spòrs nan Gàidheal ann an Leòdhas agus na Hearadh.

 

The Camanachd Leòdhais AGM will be held in Stornoway Primary School on Wednesday 26th October 2016 at 7pm. A warm welcome is extended to anyone with an interest in the sport of the Gael in Lewis and Harris.

Beachdan/Expressions of interest to the secretary @ andrewmacaskill@btinternet.com