Ruther­glen

Rutherglen Reformer - - House & Home -

There were mixed for­tunes for Ruther­glen this week as bowler Barry Fin­layson won the sin­gles cham­pi­onship in the Ruther­glen and Dis­trict cham­pi­onship fi­nals while Jim Mallin and Jim Lind­say lost in the pairs fi­nal.

The se­nior fours of Ian Ste­wart, Wil­liam Wales, Alis­tair Ri­ach and John McGowan had a con­vinc­ing win against Giffnock in the Bowls Scot­land dis­trict fi­nals at Kingswood. They now go for­ward to rep­re­sent the club and dis­trict in the fi­nals at Northfield the week com­menc­ing July 24.

The Ruther­glen ladies were also suc­cess­ful with Betty Duck­ett in the se­nior sin­gles and He­len Stevenson, Ma­bel Robertson and May Hay in the triples.

The club Forth­wright triples on Satur­day, June 18 was won by Wil­liam McIntosh, Stephen Clark and Alan Robin­son who beat Gil Mor­gan, Don­nie McInnes and Jimmy Simp­son in a very closely fought fi­nal.

The gents bal­loted pairs, spon­sored by Burn­side Travel, was played on Satur­day, June 24,with very strong, gusty winds mak­ing play very dif­fi­cult. The win­ners were Ian Ste­wart and Jimmy Simp­son with Ste­wart McIntosh and Alex Mclean fin­ish­ing as run­ners-up.

The mil­len­nium triples team beat Burn­side last Wed­nes­day at Busby and now play at Mount Florida tonight, Wed­nes­day.

The Mon­day evening ag­gre­gate game was won by Billy Hodge and Gil Mor­gan.

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