Category: Sports

Blantyre AFC

Blantyre AFC are going places! The accomplished team won the GDSML Division 1 and Referees Shield. A team spokesperson commented, “We’d like to say thank you to Ally and John for their help over the season. We will be looking for players and sponsors for the forthcoming season.”

Go Team Scotland – Netball

The Scotland Women’s Netball team is currently in action playing in the Commonwealth Games. Of interest is that one of the competing athletes is Lynsey Gallagher, a school teacher at High Blantyre Primary! Lynsey (25), comes from East Kilbride but works in High Blantyre. She received her first international cap at the age of 17 […]

Megan looks to her roots

Australian Cage Fighter, Megan Anderson (27) is proud of her roots, an ancestry which span back to Blantyre! Megan, a cage fighting superstar in Australia, reckons her talents are partly down to her Scottish Heritage.  Her dad James, moved from Blantyre to the Gold Coast when he was 25 where he met Gillian, Megan’s mum. […]

Blantyre Indoor Bowling Club

This afternoon, on Sunday 25 February 2018, saw Blantyre Indoor Bowling Club secure an historic victory. Blantyre won the National Finals at Coatbridge and in particular the ladies won their Triples Finals winning 19-10 against Teviotdale. Congratulations go out to the stars of the day! Well done and take a bow Claire, Freda and Caroline […]

Local Lad is Scottish Champion

HUGE congratulations go out to local lad, Callum Bell, who this afternoon won the Scottish Championship Boxing Tournament at 37kg. This means the talented youngster is now both the Western District AND the Scottish Champion! Callum, all of Blantyre is proud of you putting this town back on the map. A wonderful achievement, so well […]

Blantyre Vics Player of the Year

Blantyre Vics Football Club are inviting supporters to attend their annual “Player of the Year” awards presentation today, Saturday 3rd June 2017. The presentation will take place within the Vic’s Club at the KG Stadium (formerly Castle Park) at Forrest Street, Blantyre from 3pm. Entry is free. All welcome. #BlantyreVics #Playeroftheyear Blantyre Vics