English Shinty Team

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England
Union English Shinty Association
Ground(s) No fixed ground
Captain(s) John Kewley
Top scorer Matt Casey
Team kit
Change kit
Largest win
England England 8–0 USA United States, 3 May 2014 [5]
Largest defeat
Scotland Kyles Athletic 'B' 16–0 England England

The English Shinty Team is the team selected to represent The English Shinty Association and the sport of shinty in England.[1] It competes at International level against the United States but also competes in Scottish cup competitions.

History[edit]

The English Shinty Team was formed along with the English Shinty Association in 2013 to represent the association in fixtures.

They took on the USA in what was dubbed as the first ever Shinty International at St Andrews in 2013, winning 2–0.[2]

The English Shinty Team entered the 2013 Bullough Cup and was drawn against Tayforth Camanachd[3] England played well in the first half, but Tayforth's experience shone through and the final score was 11–1 to Tayforth.[4]

After defeating the United States 8–0 in the second international, England entered the Bullough Cup in 2014, where they succumbed 2–0 to Ballachulish 'B'. This defeat meant that they entered the Bullough Plate where faced Aberdour in the semi-final, losing 2–0 in Fife. This game was played as part of a tour of Scotland, with friendlies and six-a-sides.

In the Bullough Cup in 2015, England were defeated 16–0 by Kyles Athletic 'B'. In 2016, in the same competition, they lost 6-1 to Glasgow Mid Argyll 'B', and in 2017's Bullough Cup, they lost 7-0 to Kyles Athletic 'B'.

Matches[edit]

Date Competition Match Result Captain
20 April 2013 International Challenge ESA vs USA 2–0 ?
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See also[edit]

List of national sports teams of England

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