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SportRenfrewshire Sports Person of the Year

2013 was a great year for sport in this country, but not just at the elite level where our Olympic heros, and Commonwealth Games hopefuls participate. There are great people involved at all levels, and the SportRenfrewshire Sports Person of the Year Awards set out to recognise those in our local community who give a great deal to their sport or club as a participant, or as a coach.

This is your opportunity to nominate those you think have made a difference to their sport or club in 2013.

Nominations should be submitted preferably via email ( see form for details ) using the attached MS Word document. However you can also submit a completed printed version of the form again address details are on the form.

The closing date for nominations is 31st January 2014.

Sports Person Nomination Form ( MS Word )

Sports Person Nomination Form ( PDF )


Fall into Fitness this Autumn with Pro-Life!

Pro-LifeIn conjunction with SportRenfrewshire,Pro-Life Fitness Centre have some great offers this Autumn!

Read the details in Pro-Life's latest Newsletter HERE
Visit them at Pro-Life Fitness


SportRenfrewshire welcomes Clyde Judo Club

Clyde Judo ClubSportRenfrewshire is delighted to welcome new member organisation Clyde Judo Club. The club is well established and holds meetings in various locations across Renfrewshire specialising in the teaching of children and young adults between the ages of 6 and 18.

Why not check out their very informative website at www.clydejudo.org.uk


Pro-Life Fitness Centre special offer to
SportRenfrewshire members

We recently annouced the introduction of The Academy of Excellence scheme with Pro-Life Fitness Centre in Paisley, but our partners at Pro-Life have once again shown their support for SportRenfrewShire and their members with Pro-Life equipmentanother fantastic offer.

Pro-Life are offering SportRenfrewshire member clubs, their members and their families preferential rates at what must be one of Scotland's premier fitness centres. Also as part of their festive period promotion, you can try the facilities FREE for 12 days before you join. So you have absolutely nothing to lose.

Visit Pro-Life Fitness Centre


View the Academy of Excellence launch photos HERE



Neilston Juniors 21's make themselves right at home and win the annual SportRenfrewshire John Gibb Football Tournament

Neilston Juniors 21'sThe Annual John Gibb Tournament took place on Sunday 30th September 2012 at Brig O'Lea Stadium home of Neilston Juniors. The format is held over one day with each team playing 15 minutes each half and the Final being played 30 mins each half. Team taking part were

Neilston Juniors 21's
Johnstone Burgh 21's
Erskine Boys Club 21's
Clydeside Boys Club 21's

All photographs are in the Gallery Section

Round Robin Results as follows

Neilston 1 v Johnstone Burgh 1
Neilston 0 v Erskine 0
Johnstone Burgh 1 v Erskine 0
Clydeside 0 v Johnstone Burgh 0
Clydeside 2 v Erskine 1
Clydeside 0 v Neilston 1

3rd & 4th Play-off

Erskine 2 v Clydeside 0


Neilston 3 v Johnstone Burgh 0

Top Goal Scorer

Ross McMenemie Neilston Juniors 21's

Player of Tournament (Picked by Referee of the day Mark Daly)

Ross McMenemie Neilston Juniors 21's

A big thank you to Hamish McLean for supplying all Medals and Trophies for the Tournament. To Neilston Juniors for the use of the park. To the Killoch Bar in Neilston for supplying the hospitality to the four teams on the day. And finally to Mark Daly who refereed all the games.

Once again thanks to Ian Lynchahon Chairman of Sportrenfrewshire who was there all day taking Photographs







SportRenfrewshire announces unique partnership with Pro-Life Fitness Centre, Paisley

A unique agreement between Sport Renfrewshire and Pro-Life will see Pro Life Launch 2012the creation of an Academy of Excellence. This will allow Sport Renfrewshire, in association with Pro-Life Fitness Centre, the opportunity to offer our elite sports people a preferential membership category gaining them access to the standard of facilities which will improve their performance and give them a competitive edge.

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Year of Active Scotland - Go Canoeing

Go CanoeingThe Scottish Canoe Association, supported by sportscotland, is offering beginners hugely discounted introductory sessions in canoeing and kayaking.

The sessions provide a fantastic way to get active and experience what the great Scottish outdoors has to offer, and are open to all adults living in Scotland.

With 11 centres across Scotland - from Ballachulish in the Highlands, to Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway taking part, there really is something for everyone in some of the most scenic parts of the country.

Sessions are only £7.50 per person, and run on 8/9th and 15/16th October.

Participants can book at www.canoescotland.org
No previous experience is required, and our website gives full details about where to take part and what participants can expect.

John Gibb 2011Erskine come through to win the annual SportRenfrewshire John Gibb Football Tournament

SportRenfrewshire’s annual John Gibb football tournament was held at the Neilston Junior’s Brig-O-Lee stadium on Sunday 28th August. John Gibb 2011This year’s tournament brought a change to the traditional format with the entire competition taking place on the one day. Thankfully, the weather stayed fair on the day and the new format was thought by all the participants and spectators to be a great success.

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One Dance Studio logoOne Dance Studio joins SportRenfrewshire and shows an alternative option to keeping fit ...



One Dance StudioAny initiative or campaign toachieve the aims of increasing physical activity can not just rely on traditional methods but needs to look at new and exciting ways to promote those aims. SportRenfrewshire recognise this and are delighted to welcome new member One Dance Studio to our membership and their introduction of new dynamic ways of getting fit.
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SPY 2011 WinnersSportRenfrewshire
Sport Personality of the Year 2011

SportRenfrewshire recognises and appreciates the quality and achievements of sports people in Renfrewshire.
Renfrewshire sports people are amongst the best in the country and as such each year SportRenfrewshire makes awards to those who have in the opinion of independent judges been voted the best of the best in Renfrewshire.

Junior Sports Personality of the YearAlasdair McDougall, Elderslie Golf Club


Alasdair McDougall.
Elderslie Golf Club

Nominated by
Renfrewshire Golf Union

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Senior Sports Personality of the Year
Jonathon Ross, Senior Sports Personality of the Year



Jonathon Ross
Priorscroft Bowling Club

Nominated by
Paisley & District Bowling Association

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Coach of the Year
Kirsty MacIntosh


Kirsty MacIntosh

Nominated by
OB Muay Thai

Full story





ISCA logoSportRenfrewshire to promote EU Sport Vision 2020

SportRenfrewshire has been invited by the International Sports and Cultural Association (ISCA) to become an official campaign promoter for EU Sport Vision 2020... Full Story











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