Category History

The Evolution of the Shinty Ball

Shinty Balls

The Evolution of the Shinty Ball. In the early days of Shinty players made their own camans and balls from whatever materials were locally available. Traditionally balls were carved from wood, preferably a knot, as anyone struck by one would…

Hybrid of Scots Shinty and Irish Hurling

Hybrid of Scots Shinty and Irish Hurling

On the 24 October 2013 Scotland’s Shinty players take on Ireland’s Hurlers once a year A new chapter is being written in sporting history with the launch of a new hybrid game of Scottish Shinty and Irish Hurling, called Iomain.…