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Introduction to Shinty

Shinty is a Scottish sport similar to bandy that evolved from the same root as the Irish game of hurling. It is played with a stick and a ball, and it is also known as camanachd, iomain, common, cammon, cammock, and knotty.

A Brief History of Shinty
A history of the sport of Shinty by the Camanachd Association.

Camanachd Association
The world governing body for the sport of Shinty. Includes news, rules, results, leagues, clubs, history, and a photo gallery

Shinty Yoz
A Web site developed for the benefit of children and teens who play shinty. Includes news about youth shinty and a directory of clubs.

Northern California Camanachd Club
A shinty club based in the San Francisco Bay area of California that was founded in 2002. Site includes a history of the sport, pictures of required equipoment, rules, and a diagram of the field.

A shinty club based in Houston Texas that was founded in 2005. Includes news about Texas shinty events and general information about the club.

Wikipedia on Shinty
Includes the object of the game, history, and information about a list of shinty clubs, and information about the sport today.

More Shinty Resources on the Web
  • Open Directory on Shinty
  • Yahoo Shinty Directory

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