That was the year that was
A year of great sporting achievements
Cathkin Braes was selected to kick off the Scottish Cycling and the Scottish Cross Country Association’s race series in 2015.
Kirkhill Lawn Tennis Club celebrated its 100th birthday.
Westburn Amateur Boxing Club, O’Neils, won five medals in the Scottish Intermediate Championships and Western District Championships.
Cambuslang Rugby Club secured promotion to the RBS West League One after a rearrangement of the leagues.
Cambuslang and Rutherglen Sports Council crowned the area’s top sports performers. Tennis player Don MacGregor and triathlete Kirsty Anderson were among those who were awarded prizes.
A Croftfoot Muay Thai fighter scored one of the biggest wins of his career.
Keith McLachlan obliterated his opponent, Paul Karpowicz’s nose and won the bout in the third round.
Former Cambuslang Rangers manager Alan Wardlaw announced he would quit Junior football. After taking charge at East Kilbride Thistle he said he wanted to concentrate on his day job and his work as youth scout for Rangers.
One of the most successful footballers to come out of Rutherglen hung up her boots after drawing 1-1 with Scotland. Collette McCallum, who chose to represent Australia, was born in Rutherglen Maternity and moved to the Land Down Under when she was four years old.
Cambuslang man Darren Young won his first silverware as playermanager of Albion Rovers after winning the League Two title.
Cambuslang Rangers sacked co-manager John Doyle. John was working alongside Paddy Flannery but lost his job after only a year in charge. Former Cambuslang coach, Paul McColl, returned to the club to take over as boss.
Rutherglen Glencairn’s under 21 team lifted the Lady Darling Cup after beating Musselburgh Windsor in the final.
Tributes were paid to Rangers legend Colin Jackson who died at the age of 68.
Colin lived in Rutherglen for over 30 years and also played for Scotland’s national team.
Cambuslang man Darren Young received a letter from Manchester City congratulating him on his League Two
Tributes were paid to Rangers legend Colin Jackson who died at the age of 68
Great night The sports council awards were once again a massive success