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CARDONALD BOWLING CLUB NEWS 2019

6th July 2019
Belated congratulations to the winners of this year’s ‘Mixed Triples’ tournament who were
Jim Hamilton, Morag McLintock and Stuart Allen.
Commiserations to the runners up – Cathy Brooks, Annette Garrick and Ian Collins.

9th June 2019
Congratulations to all our teams who played in the ‘Bowls Scotland’ District Finals and made it through to the ‘Scottish Championship’ at Northfield in July.
Subject to confirmation David Elliot is through in the ‘Gent’s Singles’ along with Gladys Brittain in the ‘Ladies Over 55’s’
Joining them are the ‘Ladies Fours’ and ‘Gent’s Fours’ teams of
Sheila McLaren, Margaret Causer, Elizabeth Farquhar and Mary Brannigan along with
Grant Middleton, Mark Richmond, Ross Warrender and Jim Craig.
Congratulations also to all the other club teams who made it through and commiserations to all the gallant runners up.
A huge vote of thanks for the enormous amount of work done by all our volunteers who contributed in so many ways ( Markers, Bar Staff, Kitchen, Organisation ) in making this such a successful day for our club.
Apologies for any errors which I am sure will be rectified in due course.
1st June 2019
Pleasant weather today for the ‘Gent’s Triples Day’ after the heavy rain over the past few days.
Congratulations go the winning team of Stuart Allen, Alex Little and Jim Craig and commiserations to the runners up, Robert Armstrong, Hugh Madden and John Madden.
31st May 2019
Our Ladies Helen Robinson Invitation Triples was played on Friday 31 May.
Sadly due to the rain we only played half the normal number of games and stopped at lunchtime.
Despite this all the ladies were good natured about being so wet – and four teams managed to win all three of their games.
On a count back of shots the runners-up were a team from Shanks (M Taylor, J Geddes and J McKenzie) and the winners (again!) were
Hillington (Sandra Kerr, Helen Parrott and Norma Hood). Congratulations to them all.
Unfortunately due to the early finish, the family representatives of Helen Robinson were unable to attend so the trophy was presented by our Ladies President, Mary Brannigan.
Thanks to Anne Miller for the report and picture.
11th May 2019
A total of fourteen teams played in the Mixed Jubilee Game this afternoon in pleasant sunshine.
Runners up Jo Hayden, Jane O’Brien, Kenny Brooks and Jim McGowan.
Winners Ian Collins, Jim Syme, David Conway and Isobel Dougan Yeates.
Thanks to Anne Miller for the report and picture.
3rd May 2019
Super Sub Alex ‘Tattie’ Marshall drops by with a few bowling tips for our Algarve tourists.

28th April 2019
Our two newest members both lost their respective ‘Championship’ ties today.
No one could tell me their names but rumour has it that they are Donald and Daphne (Daffy for short),
and they were both out for a DUCK!!

Picture – Courtesy of Iain Milne
26th April 2019
The Ladies played their Balloted Triples today
The weather was not great but good food, fellowship and bowling more than made up for it.
Runners up were Linda Walls, Jane O’Brien and Margaret Kelly.
Winners were Lorraine Coyle, Anne Miller and Jo Hayden.
( Anne Miller )

Photo of President Mary Brannigan presenting the trophy.

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