Burn­side

Rutherglen Reformer - - Sports -

The Ruther­glen District Triples League con­tin­ued on July 25 when Cam­bus­lang de­feated Croft­foot in one game but lost an­other.

Games in the RDBA league were due to take place yes­ter­day, Tues­day, after the Re­former went to print. Cam­bus­lang were set to play home and away against Toll­cross.

The club’s se­niors play in the Cam­bus­lang District Se­niors league ev­ery Wed­nes­day morn­ing two rinks at 10.30am.

Last Wed­nes­day’s game against Mount Ver­non was resched­uled to be played yes­ter­day and the league con­tin­ues this week with a home game against Mount Florida.

The ladies sec­tion con­tinue to meet ev­ery Tues­day and Thurs­day af­ter­noon, all will be made wel­come.

The Ladies Triples Tour­na­ment took place on Sun­day with 17 triples from clubs within and out­with the area com­pet­ing. The even­tual win­ners were Half­way.

The an­nual ladies ver­sus the gents takes place to­mor­row at 1.30pm for a 2pm start,

The Mon­day, July 31, weekly win­ners were Scott Rus­sell and Ralph Caldwell who fin­ished 11 shots up.

The club is ac­cept­ing teams for the spon­sored Mixed Triples Bir­rell Cor­rance tour­na­ment on Satur­day Au­gust 19 at 10am.

Con­tact the club to en­ter the tour­na­ment. In the Ruther­glen and District Triples League the club had one win and a draw against St Leonard’s.

This week’s game is against Kirkhill on Tues­day evening.

Last week’s game in the Cam­bus­lang and District League ver­sus White­field was can­celled.

The rear­ranged game is this Tues­day fol­lowed by the sched­uled game against Over­toun on Wed­nes­day.

The club had two wins last week in the Glas­gow Bowls League against Burn­side.

This week’s game is on Thurs­day evening against Belvidere.

The mixed nom­i­nated pairs last Satur­day was won by Jeanette McNaughton and Andy Howarth. The run­ners-up were Helen Stevenson and Jim Mal­loch. The Gents Wil­son Triples was held on Satur­day.

In an ex­cit­ing fi­nal Brian Martin, Tom Trues­dale and Tom McLin­den won against Hugh Dougan, Jim Kear­ney and Michael O’Ha­gan.

The Top 10 had an ex­cel­lent win against their op­po­nents from Coal­burn and now host Over­town on Sun­day. After the summer break, the La­nark­shire Leagues get un­der­way on Fri­day with White­field’s Di­vi­sion 7 team away to Gar­rowhill.

Their Di­vi­sion 17 team are also away to Mur­ray.

The RDBA Triples League con­tin­ued on Tues­day night with two de­feats against Burn­side.

They are due to play Croft­foot in this week’s tie.

The se­niors con­tin­ued their im­pres­sive form in the Cam­bus­lang and District League with two wins away to Kirkhill and now sit top of the ta­ble.

The Mon­day night gents ag­gre­gate was won by Ron­nie Cowie and Tom McLin­den who were 14 shots up.

In the RDBA ladies cham­pi­onships Joyce Kelly pro­gressed to the next round after win­ning her sin­gles tie.

Un­for­tu­nately the triples team of Iso­bel McGuire, Muriel Doyle and Nell Hef­fer­land lost their match. The ladies host their two bowls sin­gles this Satur­day at 11 am.

Fi­nally, the club wishes the Ladies Top 10 team all the best when they play their next match on Tues­day. Away from the ex­cite­ment of the Bowls Scot­land fi­nals, the club games con­tin­ued at a pace.

The Cam­bus­lang and District Se­nior Fours kept a con­ti­nu­ity with one win and one com­ing sec­ond.

Burn­side’s Ruther­glen and District Triples teams did a great job when both teams won against White­field.

The quar­ter fi­nals ties in most of the club com­pe­ti­tions are now being played and all play­ers are urged to com­plete their ties in good time. Last Satur­day saw Burn­side host their an­nual Pres­i­dents Night .

A mu­sic quiz and disco was en­joyed by all who at­tended and ev­ery­one left with full bel­lies and their thirst quenched.

This was fol­lowed by a re­lax­ing, ef­fort­free Sun­day for most.

Many mem­bers have voiced their thanks to pres­i­dent Kenny Stir­ratt for his hos­pi­tal­ity.

The Mon­day night ag­gre­gate game was won by the team of Tom Connor, Isa Couper, Christo­pher Al­lan and ex­pertly skipped by Alex Aber­crom­bie.

This Fri­day sees the start of the Gents Nom­i­nated Triples Com­pe­ti­tion and ev­ery­one in­volved is look­ing forward to the games.

This is a knock­out com­pe­ti­tion and will be played each Fri­day. Ev­ery­one is wel­come to come along and watch the games.

Un­lucky The Burn­side team of Ste­vie Jack­son, Cammy Tay­lor and skip Marc Stir­ratt were knocked out at the first hur­dle at the Bowls Scot­land fi­nals

Wise man The ex­pe­ri­enced Ste­vie Jack­son leads for the Burn­side triples at North­field

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