Welcome to Glenafton Athletic Junior Football Club.

glens_badge_star_topWe were formed in 1930 at the heart of the miners’ rows in Connel Park, New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland and are known as ‘The Glens’ or ‘The Afton’. Our colours have been red and white since 1960 when we moved to our home at Loch Park in the heart of the village of New Cumnock.

We play in the West Region Premiership of the Scottish Junior Football Association .

Richard “Nodder” Kirkpatrick RIP

Everyone at Glenafton Athletic was saddened to learn that Glenafton legend Richard ‘Nodder’ Kirkpatrick passed away today (9th March 2019) , aged 76 years old. Our thoughts are with Nodder’s family and friends at this sad time.

Click here for A tribute to Nodder

  • Richard’s Funeral will take place at
  • Masonhill Crematorium,  Ayr on Tuesday 19th March at 12 noon.


  • Arthurlie v Glenafton Athletic
  • Auchinleck Talbot v Craigmark Burntonians
  • Beith Juniors v Benburb
  • East Kilbride Thistle v Cumbernauld United or Shettleston Juniors
  • Kilbirnie Ladeside v Carluke Rovers
  • Kirkintilloch Rob Roy v Hurlford United
  • St. Roch’s v Cambuslang Rangers
  • Troon v Lanark United

Ties to be played Saturday 16th March 2019


Glenafton Athletic 3 Irvine Meadow 2

Glens hosted an Irvine Meadow side that had won their last 5 league games and more notably after taking only from their first seven games now currently sit 2nd in the table with 13 victories under their belt.  In dreadful conditions both sides served up an entertaining game and it was the home side that opened the scoring in the first minute through Joe Andrew. The visitors drew level before the break when Roddy Paterson headed home a corner-kick. Paterson moved Meadow ahead with another fine header this time sourced from a well flighted free kick. The New Cumnock side fashioned an equaliser on 80 minutes with a fine finish from  Mick McCann. Three minutes later Dale Moore concluded a goal mouth scramble for to force a later winner for the Glens to secure the three points and leap-frog the Meadow to 2nd place in the league.

Next Match

  • Saturday 23 March 2019 KO 2:00pm
  • Ardagh Group West of Scotland Cup
  • 3rd round
  • Dunterlie Park, Barrhead
  • Arthurlie v Glenafton Athletic