Camanachd Leòdhais is delighted to announce the dates for this Summer’s Commonwealth Games Shinty Coaching Camp in association with CNES Active Schools Motiv8 and the Co-operative, to be held in Stornoway. Open to 8-14 year olds, the camp will build on the success of the last two camps held, developing players for the future of shinty in the Western Isles.

Commonwealth Games Shinty Coaching Camp 14th-18th July

This 5 day programme will introduce young people to the sport of Shinty. The 5 sessions will develop skills, offer small sided games and practices in a safe environment.

The coaching will be led by Camanachd Leòdhais’ players/coaches. Participants must take suitable warm clothes for Shinty, suitable footwear, shin guards, a packed lunch and a drink.
Shinty sports equipment will be provided. A healthy snack will also be provided by the Co-operative.

There are only 20 places available for this highly popular event, which occurs during the week of the Hebridean Celtic Festival, which has been a long term partner and supporter of shinty in the Western Isles. Therefore there will be great demand. Booking opens from Saturday 21st June at 11am. Phone 01851 822800 to reserve your child a space.

More great Motiv8 sessions can be found in the following document

Date and Venue








14th – 18th July

All Weather pitch


Mon – Fri



8 – 14yrs

11am  – 2pm



Commonwealth Games & Hebridean Celtic Festival 2014

This will be one of several shinty events in connection with the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the Hebridean Celtic Festival in July.

Lewis club manager Iain Sinclair will be participating in the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay on Tuesday 8th July, running to Rubha Robhanais and the Butt of Lewis Lighthouse at 5.55pm. Iain said “It will be a proud moment for me, my family, the club and shinty in Lewis and Harris.”

On Saturday 19th July, Camanachd Leòdhais will face off against Uist Camanachd in the hotly anticipated annual Hebridean Celtic Festival Inter-Island Cup supported by The Co-operative at Bayhead, Stornoway at 2pm. There will be a Co-Operative Stall in operation for this annual highlight of the Hebridean Celtic Festival.


By eoghan

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