Category: Sports

Success for Auchinraith Teams

On Sunday 8th May 2022 the Auchinraith Primary School football teams took part in the Davie Cooper Soccer 7s at Hamilton Palace Grounds. The girls’ team, with kits sponsored by Blantyre Telegraph played some amazing football not losing a single game. It was a tense final against St Mark’s Primary in Hamilton.  The girls showed great […]

Blantyre Pool Re-Opening

It’s been announced that the Blantyre Swimming Pool & Health Suite will re-open on Monday 2nd May 2022. The centre, which has been going through some extensive renovations was experiencing a high volume of calls today which likely will continue this week as people enquire about their memberships. If you have an enquiry, please email […]

Aiden Bowls them over!

Congratulations go out tonight to Blantyre lad, Aiden Craigens who has put Blantyre on the map for his bowling skills. Aiden plays at Blantyre Indoor Bowling Club as well as Blantyre Outdoor. He was selected to play for the Scotland team at County Antrim at the weekend and Scotland thankfully won. Aiden is 15 years […]

Historic Sponsorship Bolsters League

The South Challenge Cup has changed name after a company stepped forward to inject vital cash into junior football. The Cup – for which Blantyre play – is now known as the South Challenge Cup after Trade Radiators, a Glasgow heating firm, put in much-needed money. Chairman of Kilwinning Rangers, Colin Boyd, was quick […]

Topgolf Complex Going Ahead

Good news for Golf fans, as the multi million pound ‘Topgolf’ complex presses ahead towards a 2022 opening date. The massive sports facility being built just off the M74 at Rutherglen will employ 300 people in full and part time jobs when up and running, and is part of the local Clyde Gateway regeneration programme. […]

Blantyre Pool is Re-opening!

Finally! Blantyre Leisure Centre has confirmed the Blantyre Pool will re-open on 8th November 2021. The pool has been closed since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 and has gone through an extensive renovation in recent months. SLC Leisure & Culture added, “We would like to thank all of our customers for their […]

Well done Kyle Downie!

A story about success next! High Blantyre man, Kyle Downie (20) won his first professional fight in Wishaw. Ahead of the fight on his birthday, Kyle was delighted to receive a signed photo from boxer, Joshua Taylor wishing him all the very best. All his family and friends are very proud. Kyle’s gran who sent […]