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South Kintyre Sports Council 2016 Awards!

South Kintyre Sports Council are hosting a Sports Awards Ceremony and Dinner Dance on Saturday 12th November 2016 in Stronvaar Bowling Club to recognise the great sporting achievements of individuals and clubs over the years.  Prizes will be awarded under 6 categories and we are looking for the public to vote.  A shortlist of nominees will then be put forward to a mixed judging panel who will decide on the winner.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


South Kintyre Sports Council 2014 Awards!

South Kintyre Sports Council are hosting a Sports Awards Ceremony and Dinner Dance on Saturday 1st November in Stronvaar Bowling Club to recognise the great sporting achievements of individuals and clubs over the years.  Prizes will be awarded under 6 categories and we are looking for the public to vote.  A shortlist of nominees will then be put forward to a mixed judging panel who will decide on the winner.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


24th September 2012 - South Kintyre Sports Council 2012 Awards!

South Kintyre Sports Council are hosting a Sports Awards Ceremony and Dinner Dance on Saturday 3rd November in Stronvaar Bowling Club to recognise the great sporting achievements of individuals and clubs over the years.  Prizes will be awarded under 5 categories and we are looking for the public to vote.  A shortlist of nominees will then be put forward to a mixed judging panel who will decide on the winner.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


8th December 2010 - Sports Council ask for your support in final bid for All Weather Pitch
As part of Argyll & Bute’s Council commitment to working with the community the Council have employed PMR Leisure, Community Sport and Leisure Consultants, to continue to work with them and the community to ensure that the 3 G synthetic pitch facility proposals on Kinloch Park have the best interest of the community at heart, and that these, where possible, are shaped and supported by community needs and community partnerships.    Click here to read more >>>>>>>>

19th October 2010 - Don't be scared to be spooked!
Another event not to be missed! Local Dance Group Footnotes are hosting Spooktacular on Friday 29th October 2010 in Campbeltown Grammar School. Tickets are £5 and £3 for concessions and you can get them locally at Numero Dix.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>

19th October 2010 - Kids football goes indoor!
Campbeltown and District Juvenile Football Association have announced their progam for indoor youth football over the winter. All sessions are held in the Victoria Hall, Campbeltown.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>

18th October 2010 - All weather pitch moves a step closer

All Weather Pitch for Campbeltown in 2011?  That is the possibility following Argyll & Bute Council’s appointment of sport and leisure consultants PMR Leisure to progress the SportScotland Stage 2 Application for the provision of an All Weather Pitch (AWP) in Campbeltown.  After years of campaigning by South Kintyre Sports Council for the provision of a full size 3rd Generation All Weather Pitch the possibility has taken a huge step forward.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


17th October 2010 - Charity Dance for CDJFA
Agnes' Charity Dance this month is held in aid of Campbeltown and District Juvenile Football Association and wil be held on

SATURDAY 30th October 2010 in Stronvaar Bowling Club

As the association solely rely on donations, raffles prizes are desperately needed for the above event. As this is the ONLY fund raising event that the youth football has parents and friends are urged to attend and support the dance if possible.  All raffle prizes can be left with John Gillespie at McIlcheres shop in the Main Street.  Once again CDJFA will be delighted if this event can be supported by all parents.

21st August 2010 - Campbeltown Pupils B mark historic day with comprehensive victory

 

In their first ever game in the Scottish Amateur Football League, Campbeltown Pupils "B" marked an historic day with an impressive 6 - 0 home win against Millerston Thistle.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>

20th August 2010 - Active Schools Summer 2010 – Success Story for South Kintyre

Active Schools in South Kintyre has held one of the most successful summer programmes within Argyll & Bute.  The programme on offer took more than 120 hits throughout the summer months, with a variety of sports on offer targeting pupils in P1 – P7: tennis, hip hop &jazz, multi-sports, dance, golf, rugby, canoeing, junior jog, junior SHOK and the Aqualibrium’s pool fun run. 

Active Schools worked closely with local clubs this year to promote local activity in the area, in particular Campbeltown Tennis Club, Machrihanish Golf Club and Kintyre Canoe Club.  A huge thank you to all of the volunteers and coaches who gave up their time to coach and encourage youngsters locally.  Active Schools will continue to work closely with all our partner agencies in particular the Aqualibrium to roll out further holiday programmes in the future.

Any feedback on the programme would be greatly received, so please feel free to get in touch: Lindsay.owen@ea.argyll-bute.sch.uk or alternatively you can call 07917073424.


18th August 2010 - Campbeltown Bowling Club - Two Bowl Pairs

Week commencing 2nd August saw the Club in collaboration with the Argyll BC to hold the inaugural Jimmy Stewart Memorial triples that was rotated between the two greens.

A good entry of 20 triples, largely dominated by Stronvaar, was whittled down to the final on the Friday night between Jim Morrison (Argyll), Gavin Muir and Alistair Munro and Robert Hendrie, Hugh Newlands and Joe Brown. On a miserable, wet night on the Argyll green, Jim, Gavin and Alistair got off to a flying start with 8 shots in the first end and they dominated the match from then on to run out easy winners. Sorry I don't have a photo of this one.

17th August 2010 - Campbeltown Soccer Centre Outdoor Sessions start

Outdoor sessions for the Campbeltown United Soccer Centre will be starting up on Friday 27th August 2010 for six weeks.  The will take place at the Meadows Playing Fields, Campbeltown with a change of format.  P1-P3 will meet from 6pm till 7pm and P4-S2 from 6pm-7.30pm.

Forms are available from McKellars, Rolland Butter and McIlchere's, Main Street, Campbeltown.


16th August 2010 - Campbeltown Pupils "B" team make history

Another chapter in the illustrative history of football in Campbeltown will be written this weekend when Campbeltown Pupils "B" team play their first game in the Scottish Amateur Football League.  Following the recent amalgamation with Campbeltown Boys AFC, the Pupils B team will play at home to Millerston Thistle with a 2pm kick off with Peter Laing in charge.  Campbeltown Pupils first team have no fixture this weekend but will kick start their season the following Saturday.


14th August 2010 - South Kintyre Sports Council 2010 Awards!

South Kintyre Sports Council are hosting a Sports Awards Ceremony and Dinner Dance on Saturday 2nd October in Stronvaar Bowling Club to recognise the great sporting achievements of individuals and clubs over the years.  Prizes will be awarded under 5 categories and we are looking for the public to vote.  A shortlist of nominees will then be put forward to a mixed judging panel who will decide on the winner.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


11th August 2010 - Dunaverty Golf Club - Three-way tie for Charles Hunter

Dunaverty Golf Club's captain, Campbell McCallum, just missed out in winning the Charles Hunter bogey competition last Saturday.  Campbell just needed to hole his putt on the 18th to win but his ball scraped past the hole.  His miss resulted in a three-way tie with Hamish Taylor and Sandy Watson - all four finished on four and this means a play-off to decide the winner.


10th August 2010 - Campbeltown Bronze

Argyll Bowling Club pair John McLachlan and Bobby Mathieson returned from the Scottish National Bowling Championships at Northfield in Ayr with a bronze medal in the men's pairs competition.  The local duo reached the semi finals after winning the local regional stages and then defeating pairs from Uphall Station, Burntisland and Hawkhill to fall at the penultimate hurdle to Blantyre.  Well done to John and Bobby on their achievement - another example of the fine bowlers we have here in South Kintyre!


7th August 2010 - Campbeltown Pupils Pre-season tournament results with photos

Dumbarton Academy FP's first team came out top today in a closely found round robin competition at Kintyre Park, Campbeltown.  An evenly competition throughout, saw the men from the Rock take home the cup after winning 2 matches and drawing 1.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


4th August 2010 - Pupils host Dumbarton FP in pre-season tournament

This Saturday, 7th August 2010, Campbeltown Pupils will host Caledonian Amateur League side Dumbarton FPs. Starting at 12.30pm both clubs will field both their A and B sides with each match 20 minutes each way. Format of the matches is as follows:  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


4th August 2010 - Carradale beat Sannox by 37 runs

Carradale played host to league rivals Sannox CC on Sunday, with both sides desperate for the win for different reasons. Sannox, who gave the home side a royal drubbing earlier in the season were hoping to keep alive their title aspirations, whilst Carradale were looking to lift themselves off the bottom of the table.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


3rd August 2010 - New Running Club formed in Campbeltown

Campbeltown Running Club is a new club in Kintyre for people who enjoy running and interested in being part of a group regardless of running ability.  The aim of the club is to help improve members' running, giving advice and support to fellow runners as well as providing a friendly social aspect to the sport.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


1st August 2010 - South Kintyre Sports Council 2010 Awards!

South Kintyre Sports Council are hosting a Sports Awards Ceremony and Dinner Dance on Saturday 2nd October in Stronvaar Bowling Club to recognise the great sporting achievements of individuals and clubs over the years.  Prizes will be awarded under 5 categories and we are looking for the public to vote.  A shortlist of nominees will then be put forward to a mixed judging panel who will decide on the winner.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


31st July 2010 - Pupils rampant against Dookers

4 goals in each half were enough to see a rampant Campbeltown Pupils win their first pre season match against fellow Scottish Amateur League and Kintyre side Tarbert.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>

 


30th July 2010 - Campbeltown Bowling Club - "Doon the Water" Pairs

Last week, Campbeltown Bowling Club held the ever popular 'Doon the Water' Pairs that was again wholly sponsored by Alasdair Blair. An excellent entry of 36 pairs played  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


28th July 2010 - Campbeltown Pupils and Boys Amalgamate  
Local amateur members of the Scottish Amateur Football League Campbeltown Pupils and Campbeltown Boys are to amalgamate in a move that brings both clubs under one banner.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>

7th June 2010 - Impressive SAFL Select seal comfortable win  
On a beautiful day at Kintyre Park last Saturday, the Scottish League Select completed one of its most comprehensive victories ever against an Argyll side that was outplayed from start to finish.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>

6th June 2010 ON YOUR MARKS FOR NATIONAL SCHOOL SPORTS WEEK

School pupils across Argyll and Bute will experience the magic of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games during Bank of Scotland National School Sport Week from 7-11 June 2010.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


1st June 2010 - Results of the fantastic MOKRUN now available

Results of the 2010 MOKRUN event held in Campbeltown are now available at the MOKRUN website by clicking here.  A huge well done to everyone involved in organising what is arguably one of the best running events in Scotland now.  Congratulations to all the runners too who enjoyed near perfect conditions on the day!


25th May 2010 - Campbeltown Pupils to host Argyll Select vs SAFA Select fixture

Campbeltown Pupils AFC will host the Joe Paterson Memorial Trophy on Saturday 5th June 2010 with a 3pm kick off at Kintyre Park.

Players will be drawn from all of the Argyll teams to make a representive team to face the might of the Scottish Amateur Football League.

There will be an after match reception for the presentation of medals etc.

24th May 2010 - Change of date for Sports Council Meeting

Please note the Sports Council meeting scheduled for Monday 31st May 2010 has been re-arranged to Monday 7th June 2010 at 7pm in the Conference Room at the Aqualibrium.  This is due to the Sports Council's commitments to the MOKRUN race on Sunday 30th May and the Ceilidh which they will run in conjunction with MOKRUN at night time.


11th May 2010 - Campbeltown Bowling Club news

The season got in to full swing on Saturday 1st May when we held the Robert Leishman Memorial Rinks that had an entry of 20 teams from all across the country and from the competitors' reaction. It seems to have been a very enjoyable day all round. The trophy was won by Gavin McLachlan, Davie Reid, Jim Morrision and Kenny Kerr with John Scott, George McLellan, Betty McNaughton and Mairi MacDonald as runners-up. Sponsor Brian Leishman, his son Ryan, Hugh MacDonald and Donald Martin claimed the booty in the whisky run.  To read more about events at Campbeltown Bowling Club click here >>>>>>


9th May 2010 - Three weeks to go!

It is now 3 weeks until the Mull of Kintyre Half Marathon and 10k run in Campbeltown on Sunday 30th May 2010.  Training schedules for the remaining weeks can be found for the 10k here and for the Half Marathon here.  Happy Runnng!


8th May 2010 - Thorn are Champions

Thorn Athletic won the Premier First Division by defeating Campbeltown Pupils by the only goal of the match today, a victory just about deserved after an almighty tussle.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


7th May 2010 - Kid's Junior Fun Run

ONLY 20 PLACES LEFT FOR KID'S JUNIOR FUN RUN. There will be a 2K Junior Fun Run for 11 - 14 year olds at the main finish area on Kinloch Green at 12 noon followed by a 1K Junior Fun Run for 6 - 10 year olds at 12.20pm. Prizes will be awarded at the main prize giving at 1pm. All finishers will receive a medal and goody bag. No entries will be accepted on the day so please enter in advance by downloading form from by clicking  here and sending along with £5 payment.


6th May 2010 - Machrihanish Golf Club - 2010 AM AM Results

Saturday 1st, May saw 43 teams take part in the Machrihanish Am Am competition including 2 teams from the main sponsor, Argyll Buildbase. The event was very well organised with a selection of prizes to play for at all 18 holes in addition to the main competition honours.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


5th May 2010 - Machrihanish Golf Club - George Durnan Results

The two round George Durnan competition at Machrihanish Golf Club took place on Tuesday and Thursday last week in contrasting weather conditions between the 2 days.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


4th May 2010 - Sky's the limit for Carradale Cricket Club

Eleven members of Carradale Cricket Club enjoyed the trip of a lifetime recently when they visited Loughborough University courtesy of the burgeoning Sky Sports ECB Coach Education Programme.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


3rd May 2010 - Second-top Arkleston take tumble at Kintyre Park

Two second-half goals from Gary Grumoli was enough to see the McFadyen sponsored Pupils take full points in a match that was extremely hard-fought.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


1st May 2010 - A look back on our mini bus appeal

It is easy to forget the huge effort by the community to help raise just under £25,000 and put a brand new mini bus back on the road to support the transportation of our local sports clubs.  However, with the launch of our new website this gave us the perfect chance to reflect on the efforts and remind everyone of what a truly generous and inspiring community we live in!  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


30th April 2010 - Call for dancers and athletes for Delhi 2010

Glasgow 2014 launches search for dancers and athletes from across Scotland to take part in Delhi 2010 handiver ceremony.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>

 


29th April 2010 - Kintyre Way Relay weekend and numbers double

More than 100 entrants have now signed up for the fourth annual Kintyre Way Relay which takes place on May 1, starting from Tarbert at 6am.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


28th April 2010 - Both Campbeltown teams at home this weekend in vital SAFL fixtures

Both our local amateur football sides face important fixtures at home this weekend in games that both clubs must pick something up in to avoid a serious threat of relegation.  Campbeltown Pupils play 2nd placed Arkleston at Kintyre Park (2pm kick off) with both sides smarting from defeats in the last week by on form Busby.  A few hundred yards away Campbeltown Boys will entertain Shawlands FP on the Meadows, also with a 2pm kick off.  To view results and league tables please visit the SAFL (Scottish Amateur Football League website) by clicking here >>>>>>


27th April 2010 - New Child Protection in Sport Training calendar launched

Organisations providing sports to children and young people can access a range of training workshops courtesy of CHILDREN 1ST’s Child Protection in Sport service (CPiS). Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


26th April 2010 - Less than 5 weeks to the Mull of Kintyre Half Marathon and 10K!

It is now less than 5 weeks until the Mull of Kintyre Half Marathon and 10k run in Campbeltown on Sunday 30th May 2010.  Training schedules for the remaining weeks can be found for the 10k here and for the Half Marathon here.  Happy Runnng!


25th April 2010 - Scottish Football Review - Download here

Former First Minister Henry McLeish has made 53 recommendations in the first part - focusing on the grassroots - of his Scottish Football Review.  A system of football academies and kids' summer football are among them.  South Kintyre Sports Council has obtained a copy of the report which you can download here.  To read the full report click here >>>>>>>>


24th April 2010 - Sports Council - General Update

General update on membership, mini bus, donations, awards night, all weather pitch and our meeting on Monday 26th April 2010.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


23rd April 2010 - South Kintyre Sports Council Facebook Group

In line with the use of Web2.0 technologies the Sports Council has started a Facebook Group for Facebookers to keep in touch with our website updates.  If you would like to follow us on Facebook please click on the image link above.


23rd April 2010 - Campbeltown United Soccer Centre starts tonight!

Campbeltown United Soccer Centre starts tonight (Friday 23rd April 2010) at the Meadows Playing Fields for nine weeks..  All age groups from Primary One to S2 starts at 6pm until 7.30pm.  There are plenty of spaces available and forms can be collected from McIlcheres, McKellars and Rolland and Butter, Main Street, Campbeltown.  If you need any further information call Willie on 07880744172 or Alan on 07553374011.  Please note children must wear shin guards.


22nd April 2010 - Sports Council delighted with Council's new pitch hire charges

South Kintyre Sports Council are delighted with the news that the recent new charges on pitch hires implemented with effect from 1st April 2010 by Argyll & Bute Council have been reviewed with the local authority putting together a new scale of charges.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>> 


21st April 2010 - Sports Council support for Kintyre Canoe Club

Stuart McQuaker chair person of Kintyre Sports Council was present on Friday 9th April when members of  Kintyre Canoe Club took to the water for their first outdoor training session of 2010.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>> 


20th April 2010 - Argyll & Bute Council Sports Awards

South Kintyre Sports Council are encouraging people to submit their nominations for the Argyll and Bute Sports Volunteer Awards 2010.  In particular to recognise the efforts of those who give up their time for sport in South Kintyre.  The awards, now in their fourth year, recognise the vital contribution which volunteers make to sporting life in the community.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


19th April 2010 - Kintyre Way Relay entry doubles and help required for Campbeltown end!

More than 100 entrants have now signed up for the fourth annual Kintyre Way Relay which takes place on May 1, starting from Tarbert at 6am.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


18th April 2010 - Return Of Machrihanish Golf Festival Week

Machrihanish Golf Club welcome the return of its Golf Festival Week next week starting on Sunday 25th April with the AM-AM on Saturday 1st May.  For further details please visit Machrihanish Golf Club's website by clicking here >>>>>


17th April 2010 - Carradale Cricket Club to train with England cricket coaches

Carradale CC will be heading down to Loughborough on the 21st of April to have a coaching session with the England cricket head coach Andy Flower and the team at the National Centre of excellence.  To find out more about Carradale Cricket Club click here >>>>>

16th April 2010 - Dunaverty Golf Club hold successful first AM-AM

Dunaverty Golf Club held its inaugural AM-AM on Saturday 3rd of April which proved to be an enormous success with 132 golfers from all over Argyll taking part.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


15th April 2010 - SKSC Member clubs reminded to renew their 2010/11 membership. 

Existing Sports Council member clubs are reminded that their 2010/11 affiliation fee is now due.  By joining the Sports Council you are enuring you are part of a strong community group representing sport in Kintyre.  South Kintyre Sports Council is the ONLY Sports Council in Argyll & Bute Council area and membership   .To download this year's affiliation form please click here >>>>>>>>


14th April 2010 - Member clubs encouraged to apply for 2014 Commonwealth Games funding. 

Glasgow is hosting the 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Big Lottery Fund Scotland wants to ensure that we are providing support to groups who want to benefit from this once in a lifetime opportunity for people and communities across Scotland.  Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


13th April 2010 - Your chance to star in the Commonwealth Games handover ceremony! 

Three lucky residents will be jetting off later this year an all expenses paid trip to India to represent Argyll and Bute at a Handover Ceremony as the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games comes to a close. Click here to read more >>>>>>>>


12th April 2010 - South Kintyre Sports Council launch new look website!

SKSC new website is now live after a few months of hard work by the committee collating information on sports clubs etc in the area and pulling the design and look of the website together.  Please remember this is your website so if you have any news, updates or events please contact us and we will quite happily obilige!


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