An Ayr based sports team has had their success highlighted after a recent visit from Ayr's MSP.

Siobhian Brown congratulated the sporting success of the Ayrshire Tigers Powerchair Football Club after the SNP politician met with club members during a training session to find out more about the sport.

The Ayrshire Tigers, founded in 2015, offer the sport of powerchair football for people outside of Glasgow.

Run by coaches, players, carers, and volunteers, the club competes in the Scottish Powerchair Football League Championship Division which it won in the 2022/23 season.

The club says its mission is “to help improve the lives of all disabled powerchair users, by reducing social isolation and engaging the whole community through the sport of Powerchair Football”.

Commenting, SNP MSP for Ayr, Siobhian Brown, said: “I thoroughly enjoyed meeting the members of the Ayrshire Tigers Powerchair Football Club.

"I am proud to represent a constituency with a long history of sporting success, and I am pleased to see this extends to powerchair football.

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“Club chair Stuart Niven, and volunteers, do a fantastic job in promoting the sport and making it as accessible as possible to all wheelchair users who wish to try it.

“The Ayrshire Tigers warmly welcome fresh players and volunteers to join their ranks.

"So, whether you aspire to contribute to our town's growing collection of trophies, or just wish to have some fun in your spare time, I strongly urge you to get involved.

“I am looking forward to supporting the Ayrshire Tigers however I can as the MSP for Ayr.”

Commenting chair of Ayrshire Tigers Powerchair Football Club, Stuart Niven, said: "It was a pleasure to welcome Siobhian Brown MSP along to our training session to show her what we get up to.

"We believe that everyone, regardless of their ability, should be able to get into sport. So please reach out if you would like to try Powerchair Football, or if you can volunteer."