Shinty Club was formed in 1946. There has been several teams on the island before the formation of Bute Shinty Club with the
first established team in 1906. North Bute were the most successful, Runners-up in the 1923 Sutherland cup.
Bute have had some success over the years, but between 2004 and
2006 Bute have won the South Division 1 Trophy, Twice Balliemore Cup winners and reached 3 consecutive Celtic
Cup finals, this is the most successful period in the clubs history.
Bute has two teams for the 2012 season,
The first team are playing in the Orion Group Premiership after winning South Division 1 undefeated.
The second team are playing in the South division 2.