University squads are named
THE SCOTTISH University squads have been named for the 2016 shinty/ hurling camogie meetings with their Queens University counterparts in Belfast this weekend.
A strong Scottish men’s squad contains a number of current Marine Harvest Premiership players, including Kingussie’s Rory MacKeachan and Calum Grant, Fort William’s Calum Shepherd, Ross MacRae and Cammy Keith from Kyles Athletic and Skye Camanachd pair Will Cowie and James Pringle. There’s also a place for Glasgow Mid Argyll’s top scorer Craig Anderson.
A strong women’s squad will also make the trip. It features Skye goalie Sarah Jane Ferguson, who will share the goalkeeping duties with Aberdour’s Taryn Neilson.
Also included are Glasgow Mid Argyll’s Rachel McCafferty, Aberdour’s Katie Booth, Morgan Redpath from Strathglass, as well as Megan Ralph, Rona Stewart, Rhona McIntyre and Zoe Reid from Badenoch and Strathspey.
The Scots have played against tough opposition over the past few years, including the British University GAA, Ulster University, Offaly select and the Waterford Institute of Technology.
Scotland shinty/ hurling squad from: Alex Dunnings, Edinburgh University; Andrew Morrison, Strathclyde; Calum Grant, Heriot Watt; Calum Morrison, Strathclyde; Calum Shepherd, Strathclyde; Cameron McCue, Glasgow School of Art; Cammy Keith, Glasgow Caledonian; Craig Anderson, West College; David MacLean, Glasgow University; Finlay MacMillan, Strathclyde; Hamish Anderson, Napier; Jack Berg, Edinburgh University; James Pringle, Heriot Watt; Nathan Whear, Edinburgh University; Rory MacKeachan, UHI; Ross MacRae, Strath- clyde; Ryan Harrison, Glasgow Caledonian; Sandy Elrick, Edinburgh University; Scott MacLachlan, Glasgow College; and Will Cowie, Stirling.
Scotland shinty/camogie squad from: Amy Harris, Strathclyde; Aoife Tangney, RGU; Caitlin Kirk, Stirling University; Catriona Stark, Strathclyde; Dawn Ryan, RGU; Donna MacKenzie, Glasgow University; Gillian Brown, Aberdeen University; Isla MacKay, Edinburgh University; Ka- tie Booth, RGU; Kayleigh Doran, Glasgow University; Margaret Jane Malcolm, RGU; Megan Ralph, Glasgow Caledonian; Morgan Redpath, Edinburgh College; Rachel McCafferty, Strathclyde; Rhona McIntyre, Edinburgh University; Rhona Stewart, RGU; Sarah Jane Ferguson, Sabhal Mor Ostaig, UHI; Sarah Pocock, Napier University; Taryn Neilson, RGU, and Zoe Reid, City of Glasgow College.