Category: Sports

Team of the Year

Well done to ‘South Lanarkshire Disability Sport’ team of the year, Blantyre Soccer Academy Para Team! This year the team won a 7-a-side tournament in Blackpool and the 5-a-side team won the Reamonn Gormley Memorial Soccer Festival as well as the league title! SLDS is a voluntary sport group where the main aim is to […]

Vics Pre Season Friendly

Blantyre Vics Football Team get their summer off to a great start with a scheduled pre season friendly on Saturday, 1st July 2023. The match against nearby, Hamilton Accies takes place at the home ground KG Stadium (formerly Castle Park), at Forrest Street, Blantyre. Admission time to be confirmed.

Jacob Smashes it!

Congratulations to O’Neils boxer Jacob Naismith for picking up an award earlier this week at the Hamilton Sports Council Awards. The teenager was named Young Male Individual of the Year after a fantastic 12 months that has seen him become Scottish, British and European champion. Well done! Jacob is picture with his proud family.

New “7 a side” Pitch ready

Work to create a new seven-a-side pitch at Hamilton Palace Sports Grounds has been completed five weeks early. Two tennis courts and one five-a-side pitch were converted to the new seven-a-side 3G pitch. Work continues on converting two five-a-side pitches to two 2G tennis courts, with three five-a-side 3G pitches also in the process of […]

FT – Scotland 2 Spain 0

Scotland have beaten Spain 2 – 0 tonight in a stunning victory in the Group A Euro 2024 qualifiers. A fantastic result given Spain maintained 75% possession through the whole game. Earlier, Scotland & Spain opened Group A with 3-0 wins on Saturday. Scotland go top of group A with 6 points so far! Well […]

Priestfield Boxing Accomplishments

It’s been a cracking couple of weeks for everyone involved at Priestfield Boxing Club. They had 6 of their boxers competing at 2 competitions, Scottish Development (Intermediate) Championships and the Western District Championships. This resulted in 4 Gold Medals and 1 Silver Medal for the following boxers: Lewis Connelly (Elite) – 63.5kg – Gold Ben […]