Category: Sports

Inadequate Facilities for Club

A local Tae Kwon Do club has been left feeling let down after the Blantyre Leisure Centre moved them to a smaller hall within the premises, a hall which was inadequate for their club. ‘Cho’s Blantyre Tae Kwon Do’ have been hiring the large games hall in the Sports Centre for some time but have […]

McGowans Blackbelt Academy Triumphs

What a start it’s been to 2020 for McGowans Blackbelt Academy! On Sunday 9th of February their team was at the GMS championships and won 10 golds, 12 silvers and 19 bronzes and came second place in the over medals table! Then on Saturday 29th February and Sunday 1st of March the team took to […]

John Dunn 1-2-1 Football Coaching

John Dunn is the local man who has started 1-2-1 football coaching after been involved in the game for 14 years. Sessions will be based in Fives in Hamilton on a Wednesday & Friday. SFA/SYFA Accredited Coach Various types of sessions… 1-2-1 Bring a friend/Sibling/teammate Small group Team Sessions Get in touch via the page […]

Jacob Naismith- Scottish Intermediate Champion

A Blantyre boy has been crowned Scottish Intermediate Boxing Champion! Jacob Naismith (11) lives in Blantyre and trains and fights with O’Neils Amateur Boxing Club in Cambuslang. In an exciting match, Jacob who weighs 35.5 kg was fighting in the Scottish intermediate championships held at Boxing Scotland’s High Performance centre in Bridgeton. He beat Sonny […]

Local Football News

Great news! Blantyre Victoria YFC 2007 have reached their first final of the season this year! The local boys won their CLYFDA semi final tie against Larkhall Thistle on Saturday 25th January 2020. Well done to a great team! Needless to say, the Parents and coaches are very proud of you all. Photo Credit: A […]

Congratulations Alana Moody!

Here’s a story not to be missed! Local Blantyre lassie, Alana Moody had a memorable weekend just there. Alana won the British TaeKwan-do Championship in London on Saturday 23rd November 2019. What an amazing accomplishment. We know her family are very proud. Well done Alana! You’re putting Blantyre on the map!

Boxing Club Seeks Premises

A Blantyre Boxing Club has put out a plea for some assistance. The Blantyre Miners Boxing Club was based in the community resource centre, which as you may know was destroyed by fire in November 2017. The club still don’t have permanent premises of their own and have been using a ‘distant’ hall and O’Neills […]

Opening of BSA Community Hub

The newly renovated Blantyre Soccer Academy Community Hub is now officially open! An opening ceremony was held this evening, Friday 13th September 2019 with the ribbon cut at 6.30pm by Council leader, Cllr John Ross and depute leader Cllr Maureen Chalmers. The sun was out as a small crowd of guests watched the ribbon being […]