Category: Sports

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

Exclusive: BSA league win!

The sun was shining and fate smiled today on the boys of Blantyre Soccer Academy. (BSA). The boys at BSA accomplished winning the league in their 1st season of 11’s. The young players had an outstanding game wining 7-2 today, (which we hear could’ve been a lot more.) An exciting game, with some great passes […]

Charity Football Match at Castle Park

Blantyre set aside all their footballing difference to host its own charity “old firm” match on Sunday 27th September 2015. The game kicked off at 2pm at Castle Park, home of the Blantyre Vics to a crowd of spectators. Local players took part in the friendly game which was in memory of Eddie Maxwell. The […]