Want to try Scotland’s oldest and most traditional sport? Want to play a game requiring skill, speed and stamina?
Shinty is a fast, fluid and exciting sport and after a couple of sessions beginners can easily pick up the required technique and skills to excell. Joining Shinty is a sport for everyone.
Our experienced coaches will teach the basic skills needed to master the game. All you have to bring is yourself, and you will be provided with sticks and balls. Both males and females of all experience are warmly welcomed.
Competing League matches provide us with games against other universities and we play friendly matches against teams from over Scotland. Regular away trips are a great social as well as sporting event, and offer the chance to play a fun sport in beautiful surroundings.
Club Success Shinty at The University of Glasgow has gone from strength to strength over the past few years. Historically a hugely successful team in the National League set up, including a South Division 2 Title. The University of Glasgow has been competing in Shinty for over 100 years. Both the men's and women's teams have had successful seasons with the men's team winning the University League and the women's team being undefeated at the Little John Vase, the oldest trophy in shinty.
We are proud to say that each year many players are selected to the Scottish Student Representative Squad, offering a chance to play shinty at the highest level. We have a great social side, both after matches and during the week.
It is a great way to make new friends all over Scotland. Give shinty a try - you won’t be disappointed!"