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Private Function

Can members please be reminded there is a private function taking place on Friday the 25th of October. The hall and sports bar has been booked out for this occasion, meaning the bar will be unavailable on Friday night.

 

Sorry for any inconvenience.

 
Smoker

Thanks to all who attended the Smoker on Saturday night. A great night was had by all and a lot of money raised for the club and fantastic prizes won on the auction.

A special thanks to Craig Brown and Lindsay Wood our speakers for the night.

 
Kids Halloween Party - SOLD OUT

 

Kids halloween party on 27th October is......

 

 

SOLD OUT!!

 

We have had a great response this year

and I'm sure we are

ALL looking forward to the day for some

spoooooky anticts and horrific fun!

 

Please watch this space if any spaces become

available we will notify you here.

 

*please make sure all spaces that have been filled are paid for*

 
Whats on this week.....

Tonight in the sports bar...

Scotland Vs Croatia. Coverage from 7.30,

Why not come along for a pint and a pie?

 

Come along during the day on Saturday to watch some games and have a bite to eat.

The kitchen will be open from 10am till 5pm serving hot filled rolls, soup, paninis, baguettes, salads and cakes

 

Saturday 19th  Gents smoker this weekend starting from 7.30 includes dinner,

Speakers include Craig Brown and Lindsay Wood

 
Kids Halloween Party - Limited places, get your ticket now!

Our Kids Halloween party is on Sunday 27th October between 2 & 4 pm

Fancy dress, cake decorating & games galore

Places are limited to 24 so reserve your childs place now by

emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or speaking to the bar

 

Tickets are £3.00 per child

 

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Hockey pitch development update

The board of UC&SC would like to announce that they have signed off the hockey pitch development going to planning stage.

This does not commit the club to any ongoing costs and in turn has not cost the club anything to date however planning is required prior to making final funding applications to bodies such as Sport Scotland etc.

As per the attached image the pitch will be situated between the Cricket ground and Rugby pitch, which will mean the loss of the top Rugby pitch (old hockey pitch).

This loss of a pitch in the short term will be covered by the free use of the rugby pitch at Porterswell sports ground just down from the club with the plan being to fit back in the pitch once final land
requirements are concluded.

The works will have no impact on the cricket grounds with the board also looking at the long term impact on changing etc.

Should you have any queries or questions in relation to the development or the club in general please feel free to contact our club president Allan McGill at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or speak to
your section Presidents.

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Thanks to all who made our Ladies night such a great success!

Last Friday saw UC&SC's 'Black & white' Ladies charity night, for cancer research.

Over 60 ladies joined us for a great night which kicked off with our clamjamfry which had over 30 amazing prizes all kindly donated from local businesses and friends. 

Cocktails & prosecco were the drinks of the evening as everyone indulged in catch up & laughter, before our Psychic, Rebecca from Psychic Sense took to the floor. 

Drinks continued to flow as everyone enjoyed the complimentary buffet before it was 'eyes down' for the bingo!

It was great to see so many new faces at UC&SC and we would like to Thank everyone who came along and we look forward to seeing you again at our events in the future. (see dates for upcoming events below)

Our biggest thanks however, go to all those who donated gifts to our clamjamfry raffle which helped us raise Over £270 for cancer research. We look forward to supporting you all through our recommedations of your products and services on our website

 

Rainbow Room

Days Remembered

Eva Harte

Subway, Uddingston

Belt Up

Tracy McAlroy Hairdressers

Riva

Julie Lamont Photography

Tesco, Uddingston

Blossoms

LivingWell, Hilton Strathclyde

Linda Gemmell Nappy Cakes

Gemmell family

Faithfully Flawless

Red Bull

Amy Sloan Tanning & gel Nails

Nortech

Tortolanos

We would also like to thank YSM Event Smart for donating chair covers for our evening & Ellis Knox for her goody bags, which raised additional money for Breast Cancer.

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Upcoming events;

Sunday 27th October - Kids halloween disco

Tuesday 5th November - Fireworks Night

Saturday 14th December - Xmas disco (Adults)

Saturday 21st December - Kids Xmas party/Magician & meet Santa

 

 

 

 
UC&SC are recruiting for a Part time Club Convenor & Marketing Coordinator

 

Club Convenor & Marketing Coordinator

Part time (2 days/15 hours)

Permanent, Competitive salary

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Club Convenor & Marketing Co-ordinator based at Uddingston Cricket & Sports Club.

 

Critical to the successful running of the club the Club Convenor & Marketing Co-ordinator will be the main point of contact between the cricket, rugby, hockey & running sections and will be responsible for managing the club’s licensed bar, memberships, maintaining clubhouse facilities and marketing the club to external parties.

Candidate ideally will have previous experience in a Customer Service environment and will be successful in managing a wide variety of tasks and professional relationships.

 

Hours are flexible, however flexibility is essential to meet certain requirements of the role as they arise.

 

To apply for this role send your CV along with salary expectations to

This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Closing date Monday 16th September

Click here for job description

 
Uddingston Cricket crowned CSL western champions

Uddingston last night survived a dose of pre-title nerves before ultimately sealing the Western Premier championship with a tense two-wicket victory over outgoing champions Dumfries at Bothwell Castle. 

The Lanarkshire side went into the final day level on points with Clydesdale who secured their own win over West of Scotland at Titwood. 

However, Uddingston’s superior net run-rate proved decisive though they needed to recover from a disastrous start in pursuit of their 210 target, slumping to 44-4. 

Amir Gul, who had been called into the Reivers T20 squad earlier in the day, was first to go when he offered a sharp return catch to Chris McCutcheon. 

The same bowler had Gautham Rai caught in the slips as the home batsmen struggled. 

Their problems intensified when Sri Lankan professional Ras Priyadarshana was trapped in front by Peter Lojszczyk who then had Sammy Zia caught behind next ball. 

However, Calum MacLeod has proved himself a man for a crisis at both club and international level this season and, together with Vasu Reddy, he got Uddingston’s wavering title push back on course. 

MacLeod moved through the gears on his way to a 74-ball half-century which included seven boundaries. 

Reddy, too, looked in the mood in a 93-run partnership but, having stroked four boundaries in his 28, he chased a wide one to give Lojszczyk his third wicket and Dumfries renewed hope. 

As long as MacLeod was still in the middle, though, Uddingston continued to look like champions-elect and the Scotland man warmed to his task, reverse-sweeping Scott Beveridge for four as the runs flowed from his bat. 

There was, though, another twist as MacLeod was eventually out, lbw to McCutcheon for 90, with his team needing just 23 runs from the final ten overs. 

Scott McKenzie and Nick Martin (23) went in quick succession as the tension rose but skipper Bryan Clarke stroked the winning runs with five overs to spare. 

Earlier Dumfries made a steady start as Uddingston were forced to wait for their wickets. 

The home side did not help their own cause with a couple of dropped catches and Pat Druce and Todd Griffith were happy to cash in.

Griffith in particular was severe on any wayward bowling that came his way and the pair brought up the fifty in fifteen overs. 

They had advanced to 74 when Druce was trapped in front by MacLeod for 27 to spark a mini-collapse that brought the title hopefuls right back into it. 

MacLeod, never far from the action, took a sharp catch at slip as Amir Gul removed Marcus Richardson. 

The Saltires and former Warwickshire all-rounder struck twice more, trapping the dangerous Griffith front – though the batsman may have nicked it – before bowling Chris Bellwood with a ball that moved off the pitch. 

Griffith’s 41 came from 55 deliveries and included seven boundaries but the flurry of wickets left Dumfries were on 86-4 and in need of repairs. 

They were provided initially by Tom McBride who went on to top-score with 42, adding 50 with Andrew Dawson who became the third lbw victim of the innings, falling to Reddy. 

McBride’s innings meanwhile was brought to an end when MacLeod held onto a skied shot off McKenzie. 

Again Uddingston could smell blood but again Dumfries showed resilience as Beveridge with 38no and Lojszczyk (18no) added 49 as the visitors closed on 209. 

Clydesdale had to be content with the runners-up prize, despite bowling out West for 107 after making a modest 145 themselves. 

At the other end of the table the relegation crunch clash went in favour of Ayr whose three-wicket win at New Williamfield means they stay up while Stirling go down. 

IN the Eastern Premier Division a brilliant 88 from Michael Leask helped Stoneywood-Dyce chase Carlton’s 251 to beat the drop and send SMRH down on the final day of the season

 
URFC - Open day this sunday for secondary school age kids

FREE BBQ AND DRINKS!

S5/6 Open Touch Tourney

ALL AGES Free Training Session

 

Sunday 1st September from 1200-1500

 

As part of our drive to boost all our secondary school age groups for the coming season, we will be holding an open training session for players of all ages and all levels of experience and skill.

 

So if you are an ex-player thinking of coming back to Uddingston, a player from elsewhere looking for some game time or even if you just fancy trying rugby for the first time before going to your local club, come along from noon for some training and exercise and, at U18 level, a touch tourney to finish off before some well-deserved burgers and drinks.

 

Even if you don’t fancy playing, why not come along to watch some of our teams in competitive action:

 

S1/S2  v Cartha Queens Park– Kick off at 1pm

U16 (S3/S4) v Hillhead/Jordanhill– Kick-off at 2pm

 

If you can’t make it along on Sunday, you can always join our regular training session for Under 18’s on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00-9:00pm or for all other ages (S1-S4) on Wednesday from 7pm.

 

For more details, contact Scott Anderson on 07887 626051 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or see our website:

 

http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/uddingston/

 
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