June 1, 2020

2020 post lock down plan 

On the 18th of May the English Shinty Association committee met to discuss the impact of the current government lock down on our plans for shinty in England in 2020 and beyond. The lockdown has led to the cancellation of games and training thro...

Hi there,  Calvin here, the ESA safety officer.  I thought as we trudge into the third month of no shinty and varying degrees of isolation time I’d drop a wee line with some thoughts about staying fit and healthy during this strange period.  I know that each of the shi...

May 2, 2020

As Heather Tewion takes the reins as captain of the ESA ladies team, she tells us a little of her background and her route to captaincy...

My shinty journey started only 5 years ago, picking up the sport at university (in Cornwall of all places!) and since then it has b...

March 7, 2020

ESA South West Shinty League Grand Finals Day 2020

After a fantastic season, the teams of the ESA South West Shinty League battled it out in the first ever grand finals day. Mylor Cons, CSM Gold, Mabe Shinty Club & Bristol Camanachd squared off in a playoff format to de...

February 22, 2020

Tayforth vs ESA

Saturday 22nd February, 2pm
Armadale Academy, Bathgate, Scotland

In the days leading up to this friendly match, there was much worry that weeks poor weather would make the game impossible. Yet despite the obstacles ahead of us an impressive squad of 17 ES...

January 30, 2020

Firstly, can you give us a bit of your background in relation to shinty and Sport in Scotland. How did you first encounter the sport of shinty?

After four years as Partnership Manager for the National Agency of sport ‘sportscotland’ I spent time working with a number of...

December 7, 2019

On 7 December, 2019, a group of ESA members gathered in Falmouth, for a weekend of shinty matches, ceilidh dancing, and qualifications in coaching. The Camanachd Association Foundation Shinty Coaching Course course was taught by Kyle’s Athletic and ex-Newtonmore player...

November 23, 2019

Congratulations to London Camanachd for finishing top, and to all the teams who managed to competed this years competition, George Mead (pictured on the right) is vice captain of London and is pictured with the league Trophy.

Well Done to Adrian Roberts for winning the...

November 23, 2019

2019 English Shinty League In 2019 ESA got organised enough to run a league in addition to our usual shinty tournaments in London, Cornwall and Oxford. Cornwall, Devon, London, Oxford and an ESA development team all competed, in home and away games from February to Nov...

May 19, 2019

Match report ESA vs Lochaber

ESA women arrived early to the pitch today, playing the quarter final game against Lochaber. Set against the backdrop of Spean Bridge the team was looking strong despite only having two subs. As the ball was thrown, ESA were the first to s...

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