In this article, we will read about “What Happened To Andy Mackintosh Newtonmore? Club and Its Members Remember The Former Club Captain Following A Tragedy
Andy Mackintosh is a former Newtonmore Camanachd Club captain who is recently rumored to have passed away due to a medical emergency. Is his death news true?
A 31-year-old shinty player Andy Mackintosh passed away as per the reports. However, many still think it is another celebrity death hoax. Following his father’s footsteps, he got into the same game, same team, and also captained it making him proud.
P&J Sport recently announced that the star is no more with us. They have tweeted, ‘Andy’s bright light has gone from us’: Shinty world mourns Newtonmore star Andy MacKintosh’
What Happened To Andy Mackintosh Newtonmore?
Former Newtonmore Camanachd Club captain Any Mackintosh is said to have passed away at the young age of 31 years old due to a medical emergency. He was a bright shinty player who got his skills from his genes.
His father Ian Mackintosh actually captioned the 1986 Camanachd Cup victory. It was the year Any was not even born but little did the man know that his son was going to keep his legacy years after.
Andy did make his father proud of his achievements and he had more to do in the future as well. This 6 feet tall athlete was born on 19th March 1991 and was 82 kgs when he was captaining his team.
The players’ honours include, North Under 14 in 2004, 2005 & 2006, MacTavish Cup Winner in 2009, 2012, 2016 , 2017, 2018 & 2019, Macaulay Cup Winner in 2014 & 2015, North Division 2 Championship Winner in 2011, Premier Division Championship Winner in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2018, Camanachd Cup Winner in 2011, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018 (Captain) & 2019, Camanachd Cup Man of The Match (Albert Smith Memorial Medal) Winner in 2016 Scotland under 21’s: 2012 Mactavish Cup Winner: 2018 & 2019 Scotland: 2017, 2018 & 2019 and Club Captain in 2018.
Former Club Captain Andy Mackintosh Death and Tribute
While some sites are posting about Andy’s death and deleting it, the rumors have already spread. Netizens are now curious to know if the news is true or false. Twitter has already started paying tribute to him for his contributions to the sports world all this while.
Newtonmore Camanachd Club wrote in a social media post that there literally aren’t any words to express their sorrow at the club. Further, they expressed their heartfelt sympathies to Megan, Marnie, Hadley, Iain, Christine, Alison, the MacKintosh family, and Andy’s many, many friends.
— P&J Sport (@PandJSport)
June 2, 2022
Hugh Dan MacLennan, a well-known shinty pundit, remarked that he could not recall the shinty community ever being put to such a test in his lifetime.