Category Archives: School Sports


Congratulations to the following pupils: Ariana Necula, Milly Holmes, Katie Weir, Ellen Mwamba, Chase Dymond, Megan Johnson, Kelsie Nesbit, Evie Watson, Lucy Hamilton, Kori Kane, Rokas Matuzas, Kiera Richards, Kelsie Williams, Jamie-Lynn Stevenson, Aiman Khan, Andrea Ilie, Bekki McCahon, who have all been selected for the Braidhurst School of Netball. Pupils are timetabled for two double periods of netball practice in the P.E department and will soon be competing in their first games. Well done to the successful candidates.


The school’s S1 basketball team recently participated in the final of North Lanarkshire’s Secondary Schools Basketball league which was held on Wednesday 26 February at Cumbernauld Academy.   The boys gave a great effort and came in third place after one victory and two narrow defeats.   Nathan Lawson was named most valuable player of the final.


Congratulations to our S1 and S3/4 netball teams on their victories against Cardinal Newman. Special recognition must go to the S3/4 team as player Ellie Anderson scored a last minute goal which won the match for Braidhurst. S1 Player of the Match: Kiera Richards and S3/4 Players of the Match: Summer Keenan and Ellie Anderson.


On Wednesday 22nd January the girls’ U18 football team were in action against Kilmarnock Academy. The Braidhurst girls won the match 4-1 with Summer Keenan and Amy Boyle scoring two goal each. Congratulations to the girls who now progress to the quarter-final round of the Scottish School’s FA shield. Player of the Match was named as Summer Keenan.


The school’s U14 boys’ football team were recently in action against Calderside Academy in the latest round of the Lanarkshire Cup. The boys came from a goal down to win the match 3-1. Well done boys on your performance and for showing some great team spirit to clinch the win.


The school recently achieved a hat trick of sporting successes, with the S3-4 netball team comfortably winning their game against Coltness High School, whilst the U16 boy’s football team were in action in the Lanarkshire Cup beating Our Lady’s High School in Motherwell, and the U18 boy’s football team won on penalties in their Scottish Cup match against Graeme High School. Well done to all the players and coaches for their tremendous effort and success.