House of Commons
AUCHINLECK TALBOT'S 12TH JUNIOR CUP FINAL SUCCESS
EDM #1381
Tabled 12 June 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House congratulates Auchinleck Talbot on its most recent Junior Scottish Cup victory at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock, defeating Hurlford United 3-2 with a thrilling climax of two goals in injury time to clinch the cup; notes that the victory was Auchinleck's 12th Scottish Cup triumph, which adds to its reputation as Scotland's most successful junior side; observes that for a village of 3,500 to produce so many successful teams is remarkable; further notes that no other team has won more than five Scottish Junior Cups in total and that the current management team of Tommy Sloan and Allan McCluckie have won six cups in their time at Talbot so far; notes that the community support is second-to-none and the village of Auchinleck was a sea of black and yellow decoration showing the pride the community has in the football club; and notes that it was the first time in the tournament's history both finalists and the venue for the final were from a single parliamentary constituency, which was a proud day for Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency.