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… Read more “Motherwell are UK shooting champions”
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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… Read more “Further small bore shooting success”
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… Read more “Scottish success at Nationals”
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… Read more “National video competition”
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,… Read more “Winners in pipes and drums”
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.
Cadet Conor Mullen and Cadet Mellisa Rodger from 2 Pl RSB Motherwell represented the Battalion today at the 51 Brigade Alban Sodger competition held in Edinburgh Castle… Read more “Alban Sodger winners”
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… Read more “Alban Sodger competition”
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… Read more “Winning at the Scottish Swimming Championships”
A Troop Royal Artillery were the overall winners at the Battalion Swimming Championships held at the Matt Busby Sports Centre on Saturday.
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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… Read more “Excellent first round results in UK small bore shooting competitions”
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.
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.
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… Read more “Best cadet in Gunner competition”
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.
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… Read more “Competing against the best cadets in the UK”
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… Read more “Scots DG cadets runners-up in Scottish first aid competition”
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… Read more “Battalion wins at Barry Buddon”
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.
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.
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:
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… Read more “Battalion team meets tough opposition at UK championship”
Sgt Josh Bence and Cpl Adam Rankin have achieved the two top individual places respectively in this year’s Cadet Hundred Small Bore Competition.
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… Read more “Question: ‘How many detachments are there in the Battalion?’ For the answer (or not) read on …”
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… Read more “Our Midnight Mountaineers run for charity”
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… Read more “Fingers on buzzers!”