Charity registration No. SC002876
Sunday March 4th. 2012
In an exciting afternoon of hard fought games at
the RBS National Shinty Finals for Primary 5 and
under, the Lochaber team, comprised of pupils
from Roy Bridge and Spean Bridge emerged
triumphant. They won the national title and, for the
first time, brought back the prestigious trophy to
Having secured their place in the National Finals
two weeks ago by winning the Regional Finals,
Lochaber then saw off the best of Scotland's young
players to qualify for the semi-final where they
defeated Inverlochy 4-2.
Lochaber then met Dingwall in a thrilling final.
The local lads showed tremendous skill and
determination. They took an early advantage with
a quick two nil lead, only for Dingwall to come
back strongly, but Lochaber held out to win
comfortably 5 -3.
The team's coach, Martin Porter from Roy Bridge,
had the highest praise for his team and how well
they had played. He was delighted with their
success and said how proud he was of them.
At the presentation of the trophy and individual
medals, Graham Cormack of the Camanachd
Association congratulated the Lochaber team,
saying the final had been outstanding.
Congratulations to the Lochaber team, their coach
and all who have helped and supported them in
achieving the highest accolade in First Shinty.
(With my thanks to the Braes for the above
article and photo)
Lochaber Primary School team new Scottish champions
Photo: Margaret Sargent
Ben Dignan, Freddie Fulford, Darren Whyte, Cameron Whyte, Tyler Whyte,
Max Campbell, Ryan Andrews and Calum MacNeil(captain).