Category: Sports

Jacob Smashed it!

Follow up on Yesterday’s story. We’re pleased to report local lad, Jacob Naismith came out on top in today’s final of the Three Nations Boxing Tournament! He had already beaten the English First yesterday in the semi final. Jacob, pictured in red, won his fight today, Sunday 19th June 2022 against the Welsh First, taking […]

Jacob knocks them sideways

It was the largest and most important bout of his life so far, but High Blantyre teenager Jacob Naismith has done himself and Blantyre proud, by winning his semi final Boxing fight Earlier today, Saturday 18th June 2022, Jacob won a semi-final in the British Boxing Championships, his first time in a Scotland vest and […]

Congratulations Blantyre United

Football team, Blantyre United have had a fantastic season, and although we’re slightly late in wishing them congratulations, their accomplishments are certainly worthy of a mention. Their first season secured “a double” for Blantyre united! The ‘Invincible League Winners’ and ‘Billy Harkness Memorial Cup Winners.” The players and coaches have done absolutely amazing in their […]

ICG Team Aim for Success

The South Lanarkshire team for this year’s International Children’s Games has been confirmed. The Games take place in Coventry over six days from 11-16 August. More than 1,600 young athletes from across the globe will be taking part across seven sports. South Lanarkshire will be sending a team of 16 young people – eight in girls’ football, […]

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 […]