Kiltarlity primary school Tomnacross wins top shinty award after dominant 2023 season
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TOMNACROSS Primary School were among the major winners at the Camanachd Association Awards when their shinty team received the Gary Innes Award for School of the Year Award.
The Kiltarlity school received the award after a successful 2023 season, with the highlights including winning the MacKay Cup, North Shinty World Cup, and the Tulloch Homes Primaries Cup.
There was also success for Beauly Shinty Club when they received the Mowi Award for Innovation and Strathglass Shinty Club received the Mowi Award for Social Responsibility.
Jim Barr from Glenurquhart was also recognised when he won the Mowi Service to Women’s Shinty Award.
Robert Mabon from Kingussie was named Mowi National Player of the Year.
Glen MacKintosh from Newtonmore won the North Area Leagues Player of the Year and Ryan Craig won the South Area Leagues Player of the Year Award.
The full list of 2023 winners is:
Mowi National Coach of the Year – Ally Ferguson (Lochaber)
Mowi North Area Leagues Coach of the Year – Duncan MacIntyre (Lewis
Mowi South Area Leagues Coach of the Year – James Craig (Bute)
Mowi National Player of the Year – Robert Mabon (Kingussie)
Mowi North Area Leagues Player of the Year – Glen MacKintosh (Newtonmore)
Mowi South Area Leagues Player of the Year – Ryan Craig (Bute)
Mowi Community Club of the Year – Kilmory / Dunadd
Women’s Camanachd Association Awards
Mowi National Division Club of the Year – Badenoch
Mowi Division 2 Club of the Year – Kinlochshiel
Mowi Club Development Award – Strathspey Camanachd
Mowi National Division Coach of the Year – Scott Campbell and Iain Robinson
Mowi Division 2 Coach of the Year – Andrew MacKenzie (Kinlochshiel)
Mowi National Division Player of the Year – Caitlin Maclean (Skye Camanachd)
Mowi North Division 2 Player of the Year – Lorna MacRae (Kinlochshiel)
Mowi South Division 2 Player of the Year – Eilidh Cameron (Dunadd)
Mowi Service to Women’s Shinty Award – Scott Campbell (Badenoch)
Mowi Service to Women’s Shinty Award – Jim Barr (Glenurquhart)
Mowi Youth Coach of the Year – Sean McQuarrie (Newtonmore)
Mowi U14 Player of the Year – Joe Coyle (Newtonmore)
Mowi U17 Player of the Year – Matthew Sloss (Oban Camanachd)
Donella Crawford Award for Youth and Schools – Graeme Mitchell
Gary Innes Award for Club of the Year (Youth Development) - Inveraray
Gary Innes Award for School of the Year (Youth Development) - Tomnacross
Johnny “Ach” MacRae Quaich for Referee of the Year – Des McNulty
Emerging Referee of the Year – Jamie MacPherson
William Paterson Salver for Volunteer of the Year – Douglas Luke (Glasgow Mid
Mowi Award for Social Responsibility – Strathglass
Mowi Award for Innovation – Beauly
Fair Play Award – Ardnamurchan, Uddingston and Bute
Media Award – Norman Strachan