4 Apr 2015 09:30

Keeper the hero in shootout drama

DELIGHTED Buffs co-boss Chris Strain Jnr saluted goalkeeper Marc Fisher for saving two penalties in a nerve-jangling shootout as their side saw off much-improved Darvel in the showpiece competition,


3 Apr 2015 09:30

The Write Hook by Ciaran Shanks

THE parallels between boxing and ‘real-life’ makes for the most captivating story.


2 Apr 2015 09:30

Breaking: Vics' change of schedule

IRVINE VICTORIA have no game on Saturday, April 11.


2 Apr 2015 09:30

Clash of Ayrshire Titans in cup

HOLDERS Hurlford United will face 10-time winners Auchinleck Talbot in the semi-finals of the Dyslexia Scotland Junior Cup.


1 Apr 2015 16:30

Rankin wants help to strengthen squad

FRUSTRATED Irvine Meadow boss Stevie Rankin is seeking cash to splash to strengthen the squad after Willie Sawyers became the fourth player in recent weeks to depart the club on Monday.


31 Mar 2015 09:30

Darts reports



30 Mar 2015 09:30

Top performances from swimmers

A GROUP of seven senior swimmers from North Ayrshire ASC travelled to the 50 metre pool at East Kilbride for the West District Senior Age Group


29 Mar 2015 09:30

Ron's Runners roundup

A BUSY week has just been rounded off by Irvine group Ron’s Runners.


28 Mar 2015 09:30

Clark Drive Girls reports

CLARK DRIVE GIRLS 17s made it two league wins in a row with a 2-1 away victory in Greenock against a plucky Morton team.


27 Mar 2015 09:30

Top Euro event comes to Glasgow

GLASGOW is to co-host the first of a multi-sport event in 2018 following a decision by some of Europe’s top sports to bring together their prestigious European Championships for the first time.


26 Mar 2015 09:30 • Stewart McConnell

Both teams take Strain in thriller

THIS was billed the battle of the Strains, with Chris Strain Jnr in the Buffs dug-out battling for the family honour with dad Chris Snr in the opposite corne


25 Mar 2015 09:30

League clash is a family affair

UPBEAT Kilwinning Rangers co-boss Chris Strain Jnr and goalscorer John Bradford are targeting Ayrshire District League title success following a 2-2 draw at home to Ardrossan Winton Rovers.


21 Mar 2015 09:30

Defeat deals title hopes a blow

LEADERS Irvine Meadow missed a great opportunity to move well clear at the summit of the Premier League with Glenafton proving frustrating opponents.


20 Mar 2015 09:30

BOXING: Beasts from the East

BOXING is well and truly under siege.


19 Mar 2015 09:30

Scots lose out to Auld Enemy

A SCOTLAND team, featuring Ardrossan’s Martin Williamson, came a very close second to England last week at the Home International Series in Stanley.


18 Mar 2015 09:30

Buffs go all out for glory

DETERMINED Kilwinning Rangers co-boss Colin Stewart is urging his team to “finish the job” and secure the District League title as they gear up for their biggest game of the season.


14 Mar 2015 09:30

Tournament challenge for Drive Girls

CLARK Drive Girls 11s on Sunday took part in a well-run tournament at Kilwinning Sports Club


13 Mar 2015 09:30

Hopes of high finish go West

IRVINE’s hopes of a top-half finish in the league were dealt a heavy blow as West of Scotland cruised to victory at Marress.


12 Mar 2015 09:30

The Write Hook by Ciaran Shanks

BOXING is very much a family affair.


11 Mar 2015 09:30

Meadow striker has silverware ambition

NEW striker Liam Finnigan is hoping to win major silverware with Irvine Meadow after making a dream debut.