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Pre game lunch
 
We are having another club lunch after our very successful lunch at the end of last season.  This will be before the game against Cartha QP on Saturday 31st August
 
The details of the lunch are:
 
Meet at West for 12.30pm with the view to be sitting in the hall by 1.15pm.
It's a 2 course lunch as we have previously done, this includes a 1/3 of a bottle of wine.
The cost is 20 GBP pp.
 
If anyone is looking for tickets it would be good if they could contact  Leigh on - 07757123872 or by email - leigh@westofscotlandfc.co.uk
 

Club AGM

15/04/2014 : Notice is given that the AGM of West of Scotland Football Club will be held at the clubhouse, Burnbrae,on Wednesday 30th April 2014 at 7.30 pm.  Notices of AGM will be sent to paid up members in the next few days.  Any such member who is happy to receive the AGM notice by email should request such to admin@westofscotlandfc.co..uk.

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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 Club Dinner 19th April 7pm

30/03/2014 : The annual West of Scotland FC Club Dinner will be held this year at 7pm, Saturday 19 April.    The West clubhouse will host the event to ensure all bar takings go directly back to the club. Any ticket profits will be used to help fund the senior team's forthcoming tour to Barcelona.   We have a number of special events planned for the evening: several Glasgow Warriors and Scotland…

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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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Caption Competition

14/03/2014 : Entries are invited for a caption for the photograph below.  Thanks go to Alastair Hill for the original photograph (the kicker has been added). Entries by email to admin@westofscotlandfc.co.uk or to Leigh.  Judges decision will be final (and highly biased). Winner gains perpetual fame and glory (and little else).

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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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Bond night fundraiser for P4s Lexus final 29/3/14

04/02/2014 : A reminder that the Bond Casino night to raise funds to take our P4's to the UK Finals of the Lexus Tournament at Worcester Warriors in April will take place on Saturday the 29th March, 7:30pm start, in the upstairs bar and dining room of the clubhouse. Tickets are ?10 per person, including funny money to gamble at the casino - Black Jack and Roulette. At the end of the night (11pm or so) an auction…

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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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Further update on West Development

09/01/2014 : Enabling works for the bridge crossing of the Scottish Water way leave will start on Monday 13th January.  This will be in a number of stages over the next two months - Establish a gravel roadway between the main pitch and training pitch.  This area will be fenced off and access to the training and roadside pitches will require to be around the west side of the main pitch or car park. …

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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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First win of the season

28/09/2013 : Dumfries 25 - 27 West     Another last kick result ... more later

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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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EDC Planning Board approves West's development plan

25/04/2013 : At a Planning Board meeting in Milngavie Town Hall on the 24th April the council members listened to the case put by the developers TCS, West and Waitrose for the building of a Waitrose store on our roadside pitch and a replacement all weather synthetic pitch on the scrubland owned by West behind the scoreboard. Some objections were raised but the overwhelming feeling of the meeting was positive and…

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Burnbrae Bulls v West Exiles 27th April

29/03/2013 : Many tired limbs and aching bodies but the Bull v Exiles game conspired to give the West crowd an entertaining game of rugby on Saturday afternoon.  May well kent faces took to the field of dreams and tries came aplenty. Many of the players came along to the Club Annual Dinner in the evening which was voted a great success by all who attended.

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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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