Seniors reach last eight
Rutherglen Bowling Club’s senior fours gents were knocked out of the Bowls Scotland finals by the eventual winners.
Ian Stewart, William Wales, Alistair Riach and John McGowan reached the quarter-finals by knocking out Wishaw team Holdsworth in the last 16 match.
The quartet were in action hours later last Tuesday but sadly lost 17-7 to Hawick, who went on to lift the gents’senior fours trophy.
Bowler Alistair, who has been a member at Rutherglen BC since 1972, said:“It was a good feeling. It was a close game against Holdsworth right up until the very last.
“We were eight shots up by two ends and edged away after that to win 16-11.
“It’s was really good down there. It’s an excellent atmosphere. The place was absolutely jumping.”
Elsewhere, the ladies triples of Helen Stevenson, Mabel Robertson and May Hay lost in the first round against Carron and Carronshore.
Teamwork Alistair Riach, Ian Stewart, William Wales and John McGowan made it to the quarter finals