2 Pl RSB have won the UK Small Bore Competition for the News of the World Challenge Cup at the shoulder to shoulder final held at Bisley last weekend.
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The Army has created a brand new category in this year’s Army Photographic Competition aimed at cadet organisations across the UK.
A total of 16 Battalion cadets have been awarded Cadet Hundred badges following the final round of the UK small bore competition and 3 are in the top ten:
In the National Cross Country and Six-a-Side Football Championships held at the weekend, the Battalion contributed 31 cadets to the Scottish teams with the Girls Senior Cross Country team winning gold, the Senior Boys team gaining silver and the Junior Boys bronze.
The winners of the Brigade Alban Sodger competition with their presentation frames.
Just a reminder about the national video competition – a chance to create a short and punchy video that captures activities and illustrates the benefits of being part of the ACF.
Fancy yourself as a Spielberg, Lucas or Scorsese? The ACF has launched its very own national video competition open to cadets (or detachment-based teams of cadets).
21 detachment teams competed in the three heats of this year’s Battalion Quiz held at our Dechmont Training Centre on Sunday.
Five Battalion teams are in the top eight places in the Cadet Hundred Small Bore shooting competition.
The final of the Air Rifle Competition for the Lean Cup was held yesterday at the Easterhouse Cadet Centre.
Over 120 cadets competed in the Battalion Table Tennis Championships held at the Crow Road Reserve Forces Centre on Sunday 27 November.
During the October school holiday week, cadets from the Battalion have been hard at work gaining qualifications from the Pipes & Drums music syllabus at Redford Barracks, Edinburgh.
The week ended with a prestigious competition held at the Army School of Bagpipe Music & Highland Drumming and two of the Battalion’s cadets won awards.
The Battalion had major success at the Scottish Five-a-Side and Cross Country championships held today in Edinburgh.
6 Troop Scots DG took three of the detachment team trophies at the championships held at Dechmont CTC on Sunday 2 October.
The Battalion held a competition tonight to choose our entry for the Brigade Alban Sodger Competition, which is based on research and reflection on the years that have passed since the start of World War One and its effect on the local community.
The Battalion had a successful day at the ACFA Scottish Swimming Championships held at the Tollcross Swimming Centre in Glasgow on Saturday winning the Junior Boys, Senior Boys, Senior Girls and the Relay Cup.
A Troop Royal Artillery were the overall winners at the Battalion Swimming Championships held at the Matt Busby Sports Centre on Saturday.
The Battalion Team has had success at the Full Bore Shooting Competition held at Bisley Ranges
Battalion cadets made a major contribution to the success of the Scottish team at the ACFA National Athletics Championships held at Grantham on Saturday 11th June.
The Battalion had a very successful day at the 51 Brigade Target Rifle Shooting Competition at Barry-Buddon.
The A Team had a clean sweep, winning every trophy.
The Battalion won both the Boys and the Girls event at the Scottish Tug of War Championships at The Bell Sports Centre in Perth on Saturday.
Battalion teams had major success at the ACF national and inter-services small bore shooting competitions held at Bisley.
The Battalion has, once again, had good results in national shooting competitions.
In today’s Battalion 2UP QUIZ the top two teams from each of the heats went forward to the final:
The Battalion Table Tennis Championships at Crow Road resulted in some exciting and challenging games for cadets from detachments throughout the Battalion.
The results for the first round of the ACF small bore Cadet Hundred Competition and the ACF competition for the News of the World Challenge Cup are in and the Battalion is leading the way with 16 cadets in the top 50 of the individual Cadet 100 and 6 teams in the top 10 in the team competition led by A Pl RHF in first place.
The final shoulder to shoulder round of the Bn Air Rifle Competition for the Lean Cup took place this afternoon at the cadet centre in Easterhouse.
Coming up in January there is a new quiz to replace the Battalion Relay Quiz which has been running in various forms for over 30 years!
The Battalion had two teams at the 51 Bde Alban Sodger competition held in Edinburgh Castle on Saturday..
The Lord Lieutenant of Lanarkshire was the guest of honour at a presentations evening held at the Dechmont Cadet Training Centre on Wednesday 14th October. Continue reading
The Battalion team has, for the second year in a row, won the Brigade Military Skills Competition. 2Lt Chris Peacock, the team manager, reports on the event. Continue reading
LBdr Connor Adens received the award for being the Best Individual Cadet at the Royal Artillery Competition – a military skills event sponsored by the RA for the ACF and CCF in the UK. The teams of 10 cadets are tested in all aspects of the Army Proficiency Syllabus. Continue reading
It was a great evening of presentations to select the teams to go forward to represent the Battalion at the Brigade event later in the year. Continue reading
Each year the ACF runs the Champion Cadet Competition to try and identify the top cadet from throughout the UK. Not an easy task as CUO Jonathan Gilbride found out: Continue reading
Cadets from 1 Tp and 2 Tp Scots DG were placed in a very healthy second place at the ACFA Scotland First Aid Competition held at Dollar Academy this weekend. Continue reading
The Battalion target rifle shooting team had major success in the Brigade Cadet Target Rifle Shooting Competition held on the cold and windy Barry Buddon Rifle Range on Sunday. Continue reading
This year the girls in the team put in a lot of hours of training to try and ensure that they retained their title as Scottish hockey champions. Continue reading
The Battalion had a very successful day at the ACFA Scotland Athletics championships in Grangemouth on Sat 9th May, winning seven of the eight available trophies.
The Battalion once again entered two male and two female teams for this year’s ACFA Scottish Tug of War Championships. Continue reading
It was a wet and windy day at the Battalion Athletics Championships held at the Kelvinside Academy sports complex in Glasgow on Sunday 3rd May.
Lt Billy Lannigan looks back at a successful year for Tug of War: Continue reading
The senior boys team representing the Battalion travelled to the Frenchfields Sports Complex at Penrith this weekend for the ACFA National Football Championships and found itself up against some stiff opposition. Continue reading
Sgt Josh Bence and Cpl Adam Rankin have achieved the two top individual places respectively in this year’s Cadet Hundred Small Bore Competition. Continue reading
Seven teams went through to the final of the Battalion Relay Quiz held at Dechmont CTC on Sunday. The general knowledge of the teams were tested with questions on subjects as diverse as Continue reading
Last weekend the Battalion’s 2Lt Chris Peacock and 2Lt Danny Dillon took part in the Marmot Dark Mountains (MDM) marathon, in aid of the military charity Combat Stress. This event is a marathon like no other Continue reading
Cadets are swatting up on their general knowledge and getting ready to represent their detachment at the annual Battalion Relay Quiz to be held at Dechmont on Sunday 1st February.
It’s teams of 4 cadets, 2 of whom must be aged under 15 years. Continue reading