The picture above shows when the originally constituted Comunn Camanachd Leòdhais was awarded a Shinty Yearbook Trophy in 1996. This was the Silver Jubilee of the Shinty Yearbook and was marked by a dinner and fundraising auction in Inverness on 31st May 1996 on the eve of the epic Oban Camanachd victory over Kingussie in the Camanachd Cup Final.
The Peter English Trophy for Junior Shinty was awarded for the endeavours that the new club had in spreading shinty back to a place it had died out and was only revived in 1995 – Shinty yearbooks from that time period are a great record of all the activity that was occurring in Lewis and Uist at the time and which sowed the seeds for the present club.
The trophy was picked up by one of the early instigators of the revival of shinty in the Western Isles, Neil Ferguson and his son Norman. who are in the centre of the picture. Peter English is third from the left of the picture.
Other winners that year were Tom MacKenzie Trophy for Endeavour to Taynuilt, the Mary and Kenneth Campbell Trophy for Primary to Dunfermline and the Times Quaich for services to refereeing to Douglas MacKintosh, Newtonmore.