Comann Camanachd Bhaile Ur an t-Sleibh

Newtonmore Camanachd Club is a shinty club from NewtonmoreBadenoch. It is historically the game’s most successful side, having won the Camanachd Cup a record 34 times and they are the present holders. They won the Mowi Premier seven years in a row beginning in 2010.

Two of the greatest names in shinty history, goalkeeper Hugh Chisholm and David “Tarzan” Ritchie jointly hold the Newtonmore club record of twelve Camanachd Cup winners medals each. The club has also won the MacTavish Cup a record number of times, together with a string of other honours.

FOUNDED IN 1890

TROPHIES WON

Premiership: 8

Camanachd: 34

Macaulay: 11

MacTavish: 42

Sutherland: 11

Strathdearn: 14

The club won the MacTavish Cup in 2009 5–4 against Kingussie at the Bught Park, Inverness on 13 June 2009 in what was widely considered one of the greatest games of the modern era. Players such as Paul MacArthurDanny MacRae and Michael Ritchie are the sons and nephews of famous Newtonmore players and the club has a long dynastic tradition.

Many clubs throughout Scotland have long and friendly rivalries with Newtonmore – notably, Kyles Athletic who they met frequently in Camanachd Cup Finals in the 1970s. However the keenest rivalry is with near neighbours, Kingussie. For over twenty years from the mid-1980s Kingussie dominated the sport and Newtonmore struggled. However, from 2010 Newtonmore have once again returned to dominance over the shinty sphere. In 2019, Newtonmore won the Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup with Kingussie winning the Mowi Premiership – this great rivalry is once again on a knife edge.

MANAGERS

1st TEAM: Orsten Gardiner

2nd TEAM: Peter Ross