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Beauly teenager Euan MacCormick named as Scotland shinty captain for tour of Ireland


By Will Clark

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Beauly Shinty Club player Euan MacCormick has been named as the captain of the Scotland Under-17 squad for the tour of Ireland.

Euan MacCormick has been selected as Scotland captain for the tour of Ireland.
Euan MacCormick has been selected as Scotland captain for the tour of Ireland.

The annual tour, which has been taking place for over 20 years, sees the country’s elite shinty players play shinty/hurling challenge matches

against their Irish counterparts from Kildare and Dublin.

MacCormick has played a major part in Beauly soaring at the top of the National Division this season, scoring eight goals as they look favourites to win the title and promotion to the top flight.

He was also named as the MOWI Inspirational Young Person of the Year for his exploits in the 2021 season.

Speaking about being selected, he said:“It’s an honour and a privilege to be named as the captain of the Scotland Under-17s.

"We have real quality right across the squad and I am looking forward to leading us out over in Ireland as we look to do the nation proud.”


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