Camanachd Cup

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The Camanachd Cup, the Blue Riband of shinty was first played for in 1896 and since that year Newtonmore have won it a record 32 times.

At present the tournament is contested by the eight winning teams from the first round, drawn from the sixteen teams in North and South Division 1, together with the teams in the Premier League, who join the competition at the second round stage.

David "Tarzan" Ritchie with the Camanachd Cup Glasgow 1981

 

Photo Team Result
1907
G. MacDonald - D. Grant - W. Cattenach - A. Sellar - S. MacDonald (capt)
J. Sellar - J. Guild - J. Cattenach - J. Kennedy - J. MacKintosh - J. MacDonald
D.J Cattenach (the only shinty player to be inducted into to Scottish Hall of Fame)
Newtonmore 7
Kyles Athletic 2

at Kingussie
1908 1908
G. MacDonald - W.F Turnbull - W.Cattenach - A.Sellar - S.MacDonald
J.Sellar (capt) - J. Guild - J.Cattenach - J.Kennedy - J.MacKintosh
Dr.J Cattenach - G. MacPherson
Newtonmore 5
Furnace 2

at Inverness
1909
G. MacDonald - W.F Turnbull - W. Cattenach - A. Sellar - S. MacDonald
J. Cattenach (capt) - J. Guild - J. Sellar - J. Kennedy - J. MacKintosh
Dr.J Cattenach - G. MacPherson
Newtonmore 11
Furnace 3

at Glasgow
1910 1910
Joseph MacPherson [Hannah] - William Cattenach [Tela] - Andrew Sellar - Doanld Tolmie - Sam MacDonald - James MacKintosh [Capt] - James Guild - John Cattenach [Nelson] - John Kennedy [Monny] -James Logan - George MacPherson - Dr John Cattenach Cup presented by the Count de Serra Largo [Peter MacKenzie]
Newtonmore 6
Furnace 1

at Kingussie
1929
J. Guthrie - J. Ross - D. MacDonald -
J. MacPherson - M. Cattenach - J. MacDonald - Wm. MacPherson - J. MacDonald - A. MacDonald - D. Ross - A. Budge (capt) -
A. MacDonald
Newtonmore 5
Kyles Athletic 3
 
at Spean Bridge
1931
H. MacDonald - J. MacDonald - D. Kennedy - R. Sellar - A. MacDonald - A. Curley - J. Ross - J. MacDonald (capt) - H. MacGregor - R. Ross - G. Sellar - A. MacDonald.
Newtonmore 4
Inveraray 1

at Inverness
1932
D. Kennedy - R. Ross - G. Sellar - A. MacDonald - D. MacDonald - A. MacDonald -
J. MacDonald - J. Ross (capt) - J. MacDonald - A. Bain - R. Sellar - A. Curley.
Newtonmore 1
Oban 0

at Glasgow
1936
D. Kennedy (capt) - J. MacDonald- A. Bain - D. Drummond - C. Clark - C. Kennedy -
D. Ross - J. Ross - A. Sellar - G. Sellar -
A. MacDonald - A. MacDonald.
Newtonmore 1
KyIes Athletic 0

at Spean Bridge
       (after drawn game
2-2, at Inverness)
1947 1947
D. Macdonald - J.P. MacKintosh - A. MacDonald - G. Fraser - G. Sellar -
J. Campbell - J. MacDonald - A. Sellar (capt) (non playing due to injury) - C. Kennedy
A. Bain - L. McQueen - A. Fraser - S. Anderson.
Newtonmore 4
Lochfyneside 0

at Oban
1948
D. MacDonald - J.P. MacKintosh - A. Bain - L. McQueen - G. Fraser - S. Russell
G. Sellar - J. Campbell - J. MacDonald - A. MacDonald - C. Kennedy
S. Anderson (capt)
Newtonmore 4
Ballachulish 2

at Inverness
1950
D. MacDonald - J.P. MacKintosh - A. Bain -  L. McQueen - G. Fraser (capt)
J. Campbell - J. MacDonald - A. Campbell - G. Ralph
E. MacLachlan - S. Anderson - C. Kennedy
Newtonmore 4
Lochfyneside 2

at Oban
1951
D. MacDonald - J.P. MacKintosh (capt) - A. Campbell - G. Ralph - L. McQueen
E. MacLachlan - A. Aitken - J. MacDonald -  G. Fraser - S. Anderson - C. Kennedy
G. Sellar
Newtonmore 8
Oban Camanachd 2

at Inverness
1955
J. Wilson - J. MacDonald - E. MacLachlan - J.P. MacKintosh - A. Aitken
G. Ralph - D. Clark - J. Leslie - G. Fraser - D. Logan - A. Campbell (capt)
J. Campbell - L. Grant - J. Sellar
Newtonmore 5
Kyles Athletic 2

at Glasgow
1957
G.I. Main - E. MacLachlan - J.P. MacKintosh - L. Grant - A. Aitken (capt) - D. Logan - B. Williamson - G. Ralph - G. Fraser - B. Stewart - J. Campbell - A. Campbell
Newtonmore 3
Kyles Athletic 1

at Spean Bridge
1958
J. Wilson - A. Aitken - R. Kirk - J.P Mackintosh - A. Campbell - D. Makintosh - B. Williamson - G. Ralph - S. Ralph - D. Logan (capt) - J. Campbell - G. Fraser
Newtonmore 3
Oban Camanachd 1

at Inverness

1959

J. Wilson (capt) - A. Aitken - A. MacGregor - J.P Mackintosh - A. Campbell - R. Kirk -
E. MacLachlan - G. Ralph - D. Logan - J. Campbell - C. Ormiston - G. Fraser - K. Smith
Newtonmore 7
Kyles Athletic 3

at Glasgow
1967
H. Chisholm - B. Kirk - J. MacKenzie -  D. Cheyne - S. Ralph - D. MacGregor (capt)
K. Smith - G. Sellar - J. Begg - J. Campbell - D. Ritchie - B. Stewart
Newtonmore 3
Inveraray 0

at Glasgow
1970
H. Chisholm - B. Kirk - D. Cheyne) (capt) - J. MacKenzie - D. MacGregor
D. Ritchie - K. Smith - G. Sellar - S. Ralph - B. Stewart - J. Fraser - J. Campbell
R.G. Ritchie
Newtonmore 7
Kyles Athletic 1

at Kingussie
1971
H. Chisholm (capt) - B. Kirk - D. Cheyne - J. MacKenzie - D. MacGregor
D. Ritchie - K. Smith - G. Sellar - S. Ralph - J. Campbell - J. Fraser - B. Stewart
Newtonmore 7
Kyles Athletic 1

at Inverness
1972
H. Chisholm - B. Kirk - D. MacGregor - J. MacKenzie - D. Cheyne - D. Ritchie
K. Smith - G. Sellar - S. Ralph - J. Campbell (capt) - J. Fraser - B. Stewart
Newtonmore 6
Oban Celtic 3

at Glasgow
1975
H. Chisholm - D. Cheyne - D. MacGregor - S. Ralph - J. MacKenzie - I. Bain
D. MacLachlan - D. Ritchie - K. Smith - G. Fraser (capt) - J. Fraser - B. Stewart
J McBean - A. MacRae - K. MacKintosh
Newtonmore 1
Kyles Athletic 0

at Fort William
        (after drawn game
3-3, at Kingussie)
1977
H. Chisholm - D. Cheyne - D. MacGregor - S. Ralph (capt) - J. MacKenzie
D. Ritchie - K. Smith - A. MacRae - I. Bain - G. Fraser - J. Fraser - K. MacKintosh
B. Stewart - J McBean - J. McAdie
Newtonmore 5
Kyles Athletic 3

at Glasgow
1978
H. Chisholm - D. Cheyne - D. MacGregor - S. Ralph - J. MacKenzie - D. Ritchie
K. Smith - A. MacRae - J. Fraser - I. Bain - G. Fraser - K. MacKintosh (capt)
J. McAdie - A. Kennedy
Newtonmore 3
Kyles Athletic 2

at Fort William
1979
H. Chisholm - D. Cheyne - D. MacGregor -  J. MacKenzie - K. Smith
A. MacRae (capt) - D. Ritchie - A. Kennedy - G. Fraser - J. Fraser - K. MacKintosh
J. Russell - N. MacArthur
Newtonmore 4
Kyles Athletic 3

at Oban
1981
H. Chisholm - A. MacRae - N. MacArthur - W. Menzies - J. MacKenzie - A. Kennedy
D. Ritchie (capt) - R. Ross - J. Russell - G. Fraser - K. MacKintosh - K. Smith
J. McAdie - R. Kennedy
Newtonmore 4
Oban Camanachd 1

at Glasgow
1982
H. Chisholm - A. MacRae - N. MacArthur - W. Menzies - R. Ross - J. Russell
D. Ritchie - K. MacKintosh - J. Mackenzie (capt) - J. Fraser - G. Fraser - A. Kennedy
Newtonmore 8
Oban Celtic 2

at Inverness
1985
H. Chisholm - A. MacRae - N. MacArthur -  W. Menzies - I. MacKintosh
H. Robertson - R. Ross - J. Fraser - G. Fraser - D. Ritchie
A. MacKintosh - J. Russell (capt) - S. Sellar - R. Ralph
Newtonmore 4
Kingussie 2

at Kingussie
1986
H. Chisholm - A. MacRae - N. MacArthur - I. MacKintosh (capt) - H. Robertson
J. Fraser - G. Fraser - D. Ritchie - A. MacKintosh - J. Russell - S. Sellar
K. MacKintosh - G. Campbell - R. Fraser - W. Menzies (non playing captain due to suspension)
Newtonmore 5
Oban Camanachd 1

at Glasgow
2011 winning camanchd cup team 2011
M. Ritchie - N.Campbell - S.Campbell (Capt.) - R.Kennedy - J.Robinson - C.Binnie P.MacArthur - S.MacDonald - D.Cheyne - G.Mackintosh, D.MacRae - Subs
A.MacRae, S.Chisholm - J.MacKenzie - O.Fraser, A.MacKintosh
Newtonmore 4
Kingussie 3

at Inverness
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M. Ritchie - N.Campbell - C. Binnie -  A. Macrae - S.MacDonald - P.MacArthur
A.Mackintosh - J.Robinson (Capt) - S.Chisholm - F.Mackintosh - G.Mackintosh
D.Macrae
(Subs - B.Mackintosh - D.MacDonald - J.Mackenzie - M.Russell - C.Sellar)
Newtonmore did not concede a goal in the whole competition.
Newtonmore 3
Kyles Athletic 0

at Fort William
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O.Fraser - S.Macdonald (Capt) - M.Russell - A.Mackintosh - R.Kennedy
N.Campbell - P.Macarthur - N.Stewart - E.Menzies - G.Mackintosh - A.Macrae
Subs
D.MacDonald - C.Jones - D.Fraser - F.Mackintosh - J.Robinson - C.Ritchie
Newtonmore 1
Oban Camanachd 0

at Fort William
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P.MacArthur - R.Kennedy (Capt) - N.Campbell - A.Macrae - M.Russell - D.MacLean
J.Robinson - C.Ritchie - N.Stewart - A.MacDonald - E.Menzies - G.Mackintosh
Subs
D.Fraser - F.Mackintosh - I.Robinson - I.Richardson - C.Jones
Newtonmore 3
Lovat 2

at Inverness

The Man of the Match at Camanachd Cup Finals is awarded the "Albert Smith Memorial Medal". This award was instigated in memory of
Albert Smith in 1972

Thirteen Newtonmore players have won this honour.
 
1972 Johnny Campbell
1977 John MacKenzie
1978 Hugh Chisholm
1979 David Cheyne
1981 Ricky Ross
1982 John Fraser
1984 John Russell
1985 Norman MacArthur
1989 Hugh Chisholm
2011 Norman Campbell
2013 Jamie Robinson
2016 Andy Mackintosh
2017 Andrew MacDonald

Camanachd Cup Final Losses
1905 Kyles Athletic 2 Newtonmore 0 at Inverness
1906 Kyles Athletic 4 Newtonmore 2 at Inverness
1911 Ballachulish 3 Newtonmore 1 at Lochaber
Newtonmore won first game 3-2 at Inverness but protest by Ballachulish resulted in replay
1912 Ballachulish 4 Newtonmore 2 at Perth
1923 Furnace 2 Newtonmore 0 at Inverness
1924 Kyles Athletic 2 Newtonmore 1 at Kingussie after drawn game 3-3 in Glasgow
1927 Kyles Athletic 2 Newtonmore 1 at Inverness
1933 Oban 3 Newtonmore 2 at Keppoch Lochaber after drawn game 1-1 at Corpach Fort William
1937 Oban Celtic 2 Newtonmore 1 after drawn game 2–2 at Inverness
1949 Oban Celtic 1 Newtonmore 0 at Inverness
1954 Oban Celtic 4 Newtonmore 1 at Inverness
1960 Oban Celtic 4 Newtonmore 0 at Oban
1966 Kyles Athletic 3 Newtonmore 2 at Inverness
1976 Kyles Athletic 4 Newtonmore 2 at Inverness
1980 Kyles Athletic 6 Newtonmore 5 at Kingussie
1984 Kingussie 4 Newtonmore 1 at Oban
1987 Kingussie 4 Newtonmore 3 at Fort William
1989 Kingussie 5 Newtonmore 1 at Oban
1990 Skye 4 Newtonmore 1 at Fort Wiliam
1997 Kingussie 12 Newtonmore 1 at Fort William