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Shinty Success

Many current and former Charleston Academy pupils have had success playing shinty over the last few days. The Lovat Ladies shinty team won the Marine Harvest Challenge Cup at An Aird in Fort William on Saturday 27th August, winning 7-1 against local rivals Strathglass.  Current pupils on the team include Rachel MacRitchie 6K, Jasmin Fraser-Allan 6T, Katie Urquhart 6S, …

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Shinty – Wade Cup

On Wednesday 19th of November the Charleston Academy Under 16 shinty team travelled to Kingussie to contest the annual Wade Cup trophy. A strong team travelled and on arrival at The Dell were greeted with perfect playing conditions. Competition for the cup was fierce, with teams travelling from Glenurquhart, Lochaber and Portree as well as the hosts …

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Shinty

Following Mr McKie’s retirement in June, Shinty at Charleston Academy is now being run by Mr Steven Tillman (Chemistry) and Mr Sam Todd (English). Both teachers are former pupils of Charleston Academy and Beauly Primary School where they first developed an interest in the sport and have retained a close association with shinty in the …

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Shinty News

Wade Cup Charleston competed in the Wade Cup recently but struggled to find form in very windy wet cold conditions. A draw against Lochaber High was followed by a defeat from Kingussie High School who went on to win the Cup. With injuries taking their toll a defeat to Ardnamurchan followed. Charleston missed Captain Danny …

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Shinty News

Inverness is hosting a number of International fixtures on Saturday 2 November at the Bught Park. Charleston have a number of former pupils who have played shinty for the school and it is very encouraging to see so many playing in the shinty/hurley matches with Ireland. In the Senior team Stuart MacDonald (Lovat), John Barr (Glenurquhart), …

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