A GIRLS football team is celebrating after being selected as one of the winners of a sponsored kit giveaway from two national manufacturing companies.

Drumchapel United girls' football team has been picked to receive the new sponsored kit by judges from national builders’ merchant Jewson and plastic pipe manufacturer Polypipe.

Earlier this year, the companies partnered to help support grassroots teams across Scotland by taking applications from junior sports clubs who felt they deserved a new look.

And, after being inundated with responses, the judges chose nine winners, with Drumchapel girls being one of them.

Speaking of their win, Scott Bland, head coach at Drumchapel United said: "The ladies are really excited to win.

"The difference it will make to the team will be massive.

"We think it's great to have a builders' merchants sponsoring a ladies' team.

"A massive thank you to Jewson and Polypipe for choosing our entry."

Allan Davidson, regional managing director for Scotland and the north at Jewson, said: “We play a vital role in the communities in which we operate, and part of our commitment at a local level includes supporting young people to do what they love.

“Drumchapel United proved they go that extra mile to help young people in the local area to access sports which change their lives, and we are pleased to be able to make that even more special through the provision of dual-branded, sponsored kits from Jewson and Polypipe.”

Sean Lanagan, key account manager at Polypipe, added: “We have a strong and lasting relationship with Jewson, so we were keen to be involved in this initiative which we know will mean so much to so many.

“Being part of a sports team should mean feeling united through your kit as well as through your determination and desire to work together, and we are glad to have played a part in that for this very deserving club.”

The other winning teams were Wigtownshire Youth Rugby and Stranraer FC Youth in Stranraer; Livingston Rugby Boys’ Team in Falkirk; Ceann Creige Hurling and Camogie Club in Glasgow; Oban Galaxy and Rockfield Primary Team in Oban; Inter Galloway AFC Community Youths in Dumfries, and Dumbarton Riverside Disability Football Team.