Reminder to all club representatives and county officials that there is a committee meeting at 7pm on Thursday 3rd November in Market Inn Hotel, Castle Douglas.

Stewartry AGM

At the Stewartry AGM on Thursday 13th October the following are the Office bearers for the coming year.

President - John Peacock - Spalding

Vice President - Ben Herries - Creetown

Secretary - Hugh Robertson - New Abbey - hugh_robertson@sky.com

Treasurer - Anne Tait - Dalbeattie

The Stewartry Bowling Championships were held today at Castle Douglas Bowling Club, home club of Stewartry President Scott Davies. The finals are sponsored by Ian Bendal Funeral Director and Golden Charter. President Scott Davies and Ian Bendal presented the prizes and at the end thanked all involved he also thanked retiring Secretary Anne Tait for all her hard work over the last two years. Vice President John Peacock from Spalding BC finished of the day with a final vote thanks.

First final on the green was the Triples between Ian Carter, Alan Johnstone & Steven Grassham from Creetown and Keith Shuttleworth, Oliver Clingan & Les Shuttleworth from New Abbey. Creetown had the better start and lead 5-1 after 5 ends but a 5 in the 8th end put New Abbey back in the game and a strong finish scoring 9-0 in the last 4 ends saw New Abbey win 17-9.

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The Fours were next on the green with the Castle Douglas rink of Alan Davies, Scott Davies, Brian Swales & Garry Davies playing George Brown, Steven Johnstone, Tommy Docherty & Peter Brown from Kirkcudbright. Castle Douglas had the better start and lead 5-2 after 5 ends, by 10 ends Kirkcudbright had edged just in front at 9-7. Castle Douglas just had the better of the final ends and managed to hold on to win 13-12.

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The Senior Fours was another Castle Douglas v Kirkcudbright match with John Crawford, Stewart Gilmour, David Shennan & Douglas Hunter playing Brian McClune, Murray Wylie, Idris Dean & David Gourlay. This was an other close game with Kirkcudbright 1 up at 6-5 after 7 ends but a 7 in the 8th end for Castle Douglas put them in front and they managed to hold on to win 18-17.

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The Mixed Pairs saw Father & Daughter Scott and Elly McCubbin from Auchencairn play Alan Green and Fiona Whitby from Castle Douglas. The first end were close with Auchencairn leading 8-6 after 9 ends but Castle Douglas lost 13 shots in the next 4 ends to be 21-8 down after 13 ends and Auchencairn went on to win 22-12.

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The pairs saw another Auchencairn v Castle Douglas game with John McGarrie & Joe Caldow playing William Brydson & William Green. The Auchencairn pair had a disastrous  start losing 11 shots in the first 4 ends from which they never recovered and the two “Williams” from Castle Douglas went on to win 21-8.

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The singles was between Alan Davies from Castle Douglas and Keith Shuttleworth from New Abbey. This was both players second game today with Alan having won in the Fours and Keith in the Triples. Keith had the better start to this game and lead 6-2 after 5 ends and 13-3 after 10 ends. Alan tried hard and it was 13-9 to Keith after 15 ends but Keith finished the stronger  and won 21-12.

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The Junior Singles was an all Kirkcudbright affair with Peter Brown playing Keegan McMinn. The early part of this game was close with Keegan just having the better of the early ends, But Keegan got stuck on 11 shots and Peter went on to retain his title 21-11.

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The Stewartry County Championships is next Sunday the 4th September @ Castle Douglas BC

The Juniors start at 9.00am. Don’t be late or you won’t be in the Draw.

Parking in Castle Douglas on Sunday may be difficult due to Cycle Race.

Please give yourself plenty of time!!!

Triples – Rink 5 @ 12.30pm

 

Keith Shuttleworth                    Ian Carter

Oliver Chisholm               V       Alan Johnstone

Les Shuttleworth                      Steven Grassham

(New Abbey)                            (Creetown)

 

 

Fours – Rink 4 @ 12.45pm

 

George Brown                 V      Alan Davies

Steven Johnstone                   Scott Davies

Tommy Docherty                     Brian Swales

Peter Brown                             Garry Davies

(Kirkcudbright)                         (Castle Douglas)

 

 

Senior Fours – Rink 3 @ 12.45pm

 

Brian McClune                 V      John Crawford

Murray Wylie                            Douglas Hunter

Idris Dean                                David Shennan

David Gourlay                         Stewart Gilmour

(Kirkcudbright)                         (Castle Douglas)

 

 

Mixed Pairs – Rink 2 @ 12.45pm

 

Scott McCubbin               V      Alan Green

Elly McCubbin                         Fiona Whitby

(Auchencairn)                          (Castle Douglas)

 

 

Pairs – Rink 1 @ 1.30pm

 

John McGarrie                 V      William Green

Joe Caldow                             William Brydson

(Auchencairn)                          (Castle Douglas)

 

 

Singles – Rink 3 @ 3.30pm

 Keith Shuttleworth           V      Alan Davies

(New Abbey)                           (Castle Douglas)

 

 

Junior Singles – Rink 5 @ 3.30pm

 ……………………….           V      …………………….

(……………….)                           (……………….)

 

 

Results from last nights game

Stuart Gilliland       v James Richardson    5-21

Derek Rodgerson  v   Billy McMinn          21-9

J McGarrie             v   R Crossan             21-5

A Shanks                v   D McKnight           21-16

S McCubbin            v   K Logan   (14- 15) was not completed as the 3rd win gave Auchencairn the win overall

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Stewartry Top Five 2016

Tonight is the Final of the Top Five at Spalding Bowling Club

Dalbeattie v Auchencairn

Play off Final between Section A winners Kirkcudbright and Section B winners Creetown was played today at Castle Douglas.

Score today was Kirkcudbright 4 Creetown 2.
Andy Brindle, William Lindsay and Eric Houston 9
Murray Cairnie, David Gourlay and Brian McClune 18

Eddie McCulloch, Frank Cummins, Jim MacArlie 16
Michael Corcoran, George Bailey, Tommy Docherty 12

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Stewartry Top Ten 2016

Winners of the TOP TEN played last night at Castle Douglas were NEW-ABBEY.SINGLES

K SHUTTLEWORTH  beat R McCLUNE  21-6

PAIRS

NEIL SHUTTLEWORH  and OLIVER CLINGAN beat GEORGE BROWN  and DARREN GOURLAY    14-13

TRIPLES

HUGH ROBERTSON, RALPH RICHARDSON AND LES SHUTTLEWORTH beat BRIAN McCLUNE,DAVID GOURLAY and IDRIS DEAN    11-10

FOURS

WILLIAM KIRK,WILLIAM MAIR, JIM CLINGAN and KEVIN PENMAN beat STEVEN JOHNSTONE, PETER BROWN, MURRAY WYLIE and ALAN McDONALD   13-9

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The play-down for this years County Singles was held today (Sunday 26th June) at Dalbeattie.

The semi finals were Alan Davies 21 - William Green 12 &  Keith Shuttleworth 21 - Dennis McKnight 10

Stewartry Top Ten 2016

In the Top Ten semi finals on Friday night New Abbey beat Auchencairn 7 - 1 & kirkcudbright beat Creetown 8 - 0.

The final is this Friday (1st July) at Castle Douglas.

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