Comann Camanachd Sgire Shrath Chura

Strachur and District Shinty Club is a Shinty team from StrachurArgyll. The club was founded by 1880 and there are traditions of annual games on New Year’s Day. Two of the earliest matches in which Strachur took part were played against Glasgow Cowal. The first took place at Dennistoun Park, Glasgow, in April, 1880 and it resulted in a draw, four hails each.



Glasgow Celtic Society: 2

Bullough: 4

The club has won a sprinkling of honours throughout its history, the most recent of these in senior shinty being in 1985, when Strachur won the Glasgow Celtic Society Cup for the second time in four years. The club also reached the Camanachd Cup final in 1983, losing to local rivals, Kyles Athletic 3–2, despite leading 2–1 in the closing stages. This was the first Camanachd Cup final between two teams from the South District. On the next occasion it happened in 2012 Kyles beat Inveraray 6–5 with both teams featuring Strachur men and ex Strachur players, Duncan Kerr in the colours of Kyles and Stuart Robertson for Inveraray.