Col-Glen Shinty Club

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Col-Glen
Full name Col-Glen Shinty Club
Gaelic name Comann Camanachd Chaol-Ghleann
Nickname The Glen. The Tractor Boys
Founded 1920
Ground Community Playing Field
Clachan of Glendaruel
Manager James Edgar
League South Division One
2016 5th
Home colours
Away colours

Col-Glen Shinty Club is a shinty club based in Clachan of Glendaruel, Cowal, Argyll, Scotland.


History[edit]

The Club was founded in 1920 and had early success in competition. The club's name reflects the two villages from which it draws its players and support, Colintraive and Glendaruel. A sign of the changed demographics of the Scottish Highlands is that Col-Glen could raise three full teams and have nine spare reserves in 1938 but now has only one side as well as a couple of youth teams. [1]

Due to the sparse population, the club has folded on twice, between 1966 and 1968 and for a longer period between 1993 and 2005. The club restarted in September 2002 with a primary team and within three years it was able to reform an adults team to compete in the Bullough Cup (which it had won in 1983) and then re-entered League Shinty with the assistance of ex-players who had been part of Kyles Athletic's 1994 Camanachd Cup winning team.[1]

On 12 September 2015, Col-Glen won the South Division Two title, the first league title in the club's history.[citation needed]

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