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  2. cant find a link to buy tickets for the poland game at all
  3. Anyone heading to Oban this Saturday for the big Shinty day out?
  4. When do the Poland tickets go on sale?
  5. Shinty is to be showcased for six months from October in the award winning Scottish Football Museum at Hampden Park, Glasgow in a partnership that will celebrate the historic links between the two sports and promote an awareness and understanding of shinty to a new and wider audience. The exhibition is being organised by the Camanachd Association (shinty’s ruling body), in partnership with the Scottish Football Museum. A significant part of the Scottish Football Museum has been offered to shinty for the six-month period and a working group has begun deliberating how best to use the opportunity. The group is being led by shinty historian and broadcaster Dr Hugh Dan MacLennan, who is already familiar with the steps of the famous stadium having worked with Alzheimer Scotland on the Shinty Memories project also based at Hampden Park, said: “The opportunity to hold the exhibition in Hampden arose directly out of our partnership with Alzheimer Scotland and the hugely successful Shinty Memories Project. We will be able to mount the exhibition using the Hampden staff’s wealth of experience and as a facility for this kind of thing it is unmatched. Some of the exhibition will last for six months and some parts of it will be changed and rotated to allow us to maximise the opportunity and show as much as we can of shinty’s past, present and future.” Many of shinty’s great trophies will be on display on a planned rotation and clubs and Associations within the game are to be offered the opportunity to be part of the six-month long event. Interesting and unusual objects are also being sought for display and clubs views will be sought on the content. Jim Barr, President of the Camanachd Association said: “The exhibition offers shinty a unique opportunity to celebrate our historic links with football and reach new audiences from across Scotland and beyond. The Scottish Football Museum is a five-star visitor attraction and thousands of people will pass through facility during this period, providing us with a great chance to tell shinty’s story and win new friends and supporters for the sport. The project dovetails with our strategic commitment to reassert participation and profile for the sport in the central belt, it also complements our long-term aspiration for an archive of the game’s riches, and we hope to be in a position to take elements of the exhibition around the shinty playing areas in the future.” The exhibition will be bilingual with a strong Gaelic element throughout, which is being supported by Bòrd na Gàidhlig, the national Gaelic development agency. Bòrd na Gàidhlig Head of Gaelic Usage, Daibhidh Boag said: “In the National Gaelic Language Plan 2012-17, we recognise the importance of promoting the visibility and audibility of Gaelic as a unique part of Scotland’s heritage. This exhibition offers an excellent opportunity to do just that and I’m sure that this will be an excellent showcase for both shinty and Gaelic within one of Scotland’s most iconic sporting venues.” Shinty is assured of a warm welcome at Hampden and given’s shinty’s participation in the Scottish Sporting Heritage network, also based at Hampden, the partnership between football and shinty which is as old as sport in the city, looks set to develop. Indeed the draw for the next round of the SSE Scottish Hydro Camanachd Cup will be held at Hampden next week with details to be confirmed shortly, following Saturday’s matches in shinty’s main competition. Robert Craig, Chair of the Scottish Football Museum said: “The museum is delighted to host this exciting new exhibition and we look forward to working ever closer with the Camanachd Association, one of our partners in Sports Heritage Scotland. With many sporting bodies and clubs in Scotland now cooperating through the Sports Heritage Scotland network as well as the Alzheimer Scotland reminiscence project, this exhibition signifies the beginning of an expansion of these partnerships into new areas.”
  6. Competition to win 2 tickets for the Cup final click on the link below Oban Camanachd v Kyles Athletic http://t.co/fK23hc6WPW
  7. The Board of the Camanachd Association agreed at their meeting last night (25th March) that the 2015 SSE Scottish Hydro Camanachd Cup Final will be held at Mossfield Stadium in Oban on Saturday 19th September. The prescribed rotation of the venue for the Final requires that it be held in the South in 2015 and Directors had previously agreed it should be in Argyll & Bute, with the options being either Mossfield Stadium in Oban or the Stadium in Dunoon. Both venues have successfully hosted the event in the past. The larger playing surface and easier access to the wider shinty community made Mossfield Stadium the preferred choice for the 2015 Final.