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Contract with Town Centre Securities finalized

31/07/2014 : The General Committee is delighted to announce that the contract between West of Scotland Football Club and Town Centre Securities Ltd was signed this morning at Burnbrae. Neil McCallum, Club President commented: "This marks the end of a lengthy period of complex negotiations but allows us to move on quickly to a much more visible stage of the development of the Burnbrae site with work expected to…

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West season starts

30/07/2014 : The West new season starts this Saturday with a friendly against Marr for both 1st and 2nd XVs.  Kick off is at 3pm and there will be 4 x 20 min sessions.  The following Saturday (9th Aug) the 1st XV will be away at the Falkirk Tournament then away again on the 16th August for a friendly att Greenock.  The 23rd of August will see the last of the pre-season games at home to GHA. The…

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West people at Queens Baton Relay

29/07/2014 : Gavin Johnstone and Fraser Sinclair were proud baton holders on Saturday 19th July when the Queens Baton passed through East Dunbartonshire.  Gavin was nominated by EDC Active Schools and Mosshead Primary in recognition for his voluntary coaching work.

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RBS Six Nations - home tickets

16/07/2014 : RBS 6 Nations Championship 2015 ? home matches Members have the choice of applying via the Club or of ordering online via the SRU  website. For those preferring to order by the conventional methods, apply as usual by email or post using the order form on the website (click here to access). Allocations have been 'ring-fenced' so all requests should be met provided that they are received on time.…

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New Season

09/07/2014 : 1st XV fixtures for season 2014/15 can be found here   New Coaching Team   West welcome Andy Douglas and Mike Cusack as new 1st XV Coaches Andy Douglas is the West Coaching Development Officer with the SRU, originally from Haddington he played with Heriots and has coached their 2nd XV.  He has also coached various pathways teams in the East and North.   Joining Andy as…

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Scotland Season passes and Autumn International tickets

01/07/2014 : Applications are now invited for these. The Scotland Season Pass guarantees a seat at all home internationals, while the Autumn Pass applies to the Argentina and New Zealand games only (status of a Tonga match is unclear at present). Closing dates for receipt of applications are: Scotland Season:                                           …

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Development update

09/06/2014 : The bridge over the Scottish Water wayleave is now in place The access ramps to the bridge and drainage channels on either side of the access road will be done w/c 23rd June.  The main contract will commence w/c 14th July.  For health and safety reasons could members refrain from climbing onto the bridge until the access ramps are in place.

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Robert Harley is Warriors Player of the Year

24/05/2014 : Congratulations to Robert from everyone at West on this fantastic recognition for his effort and commitment this season. Well done!!! Full details are on http://www.glasgowwarriors.org/news/14/05/22/harley-player-season

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Club AGM

01/05/2014 : At the club AGM on the 30th April 2014 Neil McCallum was elected President of the club by unanimous vote.  Also elected to the committee were Eric Smith, Alan Snedden and Billy Milligan. The following awards were also presented with much acclaim by those members present - Doug Little Trophy (Club Team of the Year)  - Awarded to the P4 squad.   Gordon Brown Memorial Quaich (Junior team…

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West P4's at Lexus UK Finals, @ Worcester Warriors' Sixways Stadium

14/04/2014 : Our P4's, the Scottish and Northern England Lexus U9 Regional winners, travelled to Worcester to take part in the Lexus Rugby UK Finals, held yesterday, Sunday 13th April. West played 5 matches, winning against Oxford. West put in gallant and spirited performances in all of their matches, coming up against some very strong, capable opposition in all matches. Further match and tournament reports to…

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West Players start as Glasgow U17s win

20/03/2014 : We are delighted that three current WoSFC boys (Ryan Sweeney, Fraser Hemming and Sandy McCallum) were in the starting Glasgow U17 XV who won against Borders at Murrayfield last night. In addition a player who was a Westie last year but is now playing school rugby at St Aloysius also started (Nick Moore) and another who left West to join Hawks this season (Jack Calder) came off the bench. http://www.scottishrugby.org/news/14/03/20/edinburgh-and-glasgow-triumph-regional-ties …

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West Players in Glasgow Team

11/03/2014 : West U18 players Fraser Hemming and Sandy McCallum are in the Glasgow U17 team to play Caledonia at Murrayfield tomorrow (Wednesday 12.03.14) Both players have done well to come through the U17s sessions at Lochinch over the past couple of months and winger Fraser and inside centre Sandy look certain to start in the first of the National Squad Selection fixtures. A week later both boys are in line…

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Former West President passes away

04/03/2014 : West of Scotland Football Club is sad to announce the death of former President Jimmy Caldwell who passed away after a short illness.   Jimmy was a passionate West supporter with a long association with the club which he served in many roles.   His absence will be keenly felt and we extend our sincere condolences to his wife Norma and all his family. Jimmy's funeral service will…

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Rotary Club Sportsmans dinner

16/01/2014 : 27th February, 6:30 for 7:00, GBP35 Contact douglasbrownjackson@yahoo.co.uk for details  

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Update on International Tickets

18/12/2013 : ENGLAND:  most of the tickets have been received but I am waiting for the final batch before optimising seating arrangements. I do not propose to distribute them until after the new year, but if anyone is anxious to get them before Christmas please contact me asap. ALL OTHER TICKETS:  will be received / distributed in the new year. PAYMENT:  If you have not yet paid, please do so asap.…

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Members update on West development

21/11/2013 : The development of a Waitrose store and new all weather synthetic pitch at West is progressing well. The start date for actual construction is approximately the beginning of April 2014 with the store opening proposed for January 2015.  The construction of the new all weather pitch will commence at the same time and is intended for completion approximately September 2014. A plan showing the overall…

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West Juniors qualify for Lexus UK National final

05/11/2013 : West Juniors qualify for Lexus UK National finalto be held at Worcester Warriors in April 2014

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West is now a CASC (Community Amateur Sports Club)

31/10/2013 : Good news arrived today from HMRC (not often we can say that!).   West has now been registered as a CASC.   You won't see any signs of it in the club.  It will just be the usual sea of red and yellow faces but behind the scenes it will have significant effects.  Being a CASC confers a quasi-charitable status that provides certain tax reliefs that will help…

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Junior news

07/10/2013 : A round up of the Juniors' news is available here

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International ticket update

01/10/2013 : International tickets update - England and France available (order form here) FRANCE:  We are heavily under-subscribed against our allocation, and as things stand we will have to decline most of the tickets that the SRU have offered. There are 3 @ GBP 75 and plenty at GBP 50 and GBP 35 available. We have to confirm to the SRU by October 4 whether or not we will take all of our allocation,…

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Membership Subscriptions

01/09/2013 : All members should note that membership subscriptions for season 2013/14 are now due.   All questions about subscription or payments concerning senior membership should be addressed to the Hon Membership Secretary William Barr (cheques payable to West of Scotland FC).  Queries regarding Junior playing and Junior Family membership shoud be directed to juniors@westofscotlandfc.co.uk..…

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Home International ticket (England & France)

31/07/2013 :  Note that the ticket allocation for both of these matches is based on last year's uptake at other 6N games, and so it is limited to 60 in total, with very few of the more expensive tickets. However, anyone who wishes to purchase a 'Scotland Pass' for the home 6N games plus the three Autumn Internationals is guaranteed the seats of their choice provided that the order is completed before 31st…

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INTERNATIONAL TICKETS - AUTUMN TESTS and SCOTLAND SEASON PASSES

29/06/2013 : The SRU are offering new season-ticket packages which  can guarantee England and France seats, as well as the usual Autumn Test options. The details are fairly complicated, so rather than lay them all out here, I will give a brief summary and interested parties should contact me for further information at kenblake4@gmail.com, or 07981 298428.  Ken Blake   International Tickets…

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West have a stitch in time

26/06/2013 :  As West's 150th Anniversary approaches the club's part in the beginnings of Rugby Union in Scotland is to be acknowledged on one of over160 one metre tapestry panels commemorating the history of the Scottish nation.    The Great Tapestry of Scotland is the brainchild of one of Scotland's best-known writers, Alexander McCall Smith and the panels were…

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1st XV Fixtures 2013/14

21/06/2013 : The Championship A 1st XV fixtures for season 2013/14 have now been published and are as follows - pdf file - click to open

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Easy Fundraising

13/09/2012 : Click on the EasyFundraising link on the front page to find out how to help the club

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Robert scores winning try for Scotland

25/06/2012 : Robert scores winning try for Scotland. Robert Harley finally got his chance for Scotland in the game against Samoa and made it a dramatic start by scoring the winning try. Robert honed his rugby skills through the mini and midi sections at West of Scotland FC, the first of the many Internationalists from West to have come right through the successful Junior section at the club.  He went on to…

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1st XV Fixtures 2012/13

10/06/2012 : The 1st XV fixtures for season 2012/13 can be found here.  This is a pdf file which can be viewed or saved.

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New Development at West

11/04/2012 : West have arranged a conditional agreement with Town Centre Securities to build a new Waitrose store on the roadside pitch (conditional on members ratifying the agreement at the Club AGM on 25/4/12). Below is the press release issued by Waitrose - Waitrose - food shops of the John Lewis Partnership - will soon be consulting members and local people on a proposal for a new store to be built…

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