Oban Camanachd played their part, confirmed by Newtonmore defender Rory Kennedy collecting the coveted Albert Smith Medal as man of the match, but goals from Evan Menzies and another from MacKintosh left Newtonmore skipper Menzies to claim shinty’s greatest prize.
Newtonmore manager PJ MacKintosh said: “We’re delighted. We didn’t do anything for 20 years as a club but once you start winning; it becomes a habit.”
Mowi Premiership leaders Lovat beat Caberfeidh 5-3 with Greg Matheson scoring twice.
Kingussie remain second as James Falconer’s double helped beat Inveraray 4-1.