Cambuslang

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A full house of 24 teams took part in the Ten­nents Triples last Satur­day and de­spite some heavy show­ers, the day ran smoothly.

Even­tual win­ners were the Ud­dingston triple of Ste­wart Martin, John McI­nall and Scott McI­nall.

They were three down play­ing the last and got a four to pip the White­field team of Michael O’Ha­gan, Tam Devenny and Mark O’Ha­gan.

The Ladies Cur­ley Cup Pairs took place on Sun­day but it was a rain in­ter­rupted day re­sult­ing in a bounce game and bingo be­ing played.

This Sun­day sees the pop­u­lar Ladies Tildes­ley Triples (spon­sored by John Kerr) take place and it is a 9.30am for a 10am start.

The ladies an­nual friendly game against Troon Port­land takes place at Half­way on Thurs­day af­ter­noon.

The Ladies Top 10 played their fi­nal group game away to White­field on Tues­day night with five points from the nine be­ing played for needed to make it through to the fi­nal.

The Divi­sion 3 team picked up a good four points at home to Over­town in the La­nark­shire League last Fri­day night to move off the bot­tom of the ta­ble.

The Divi­sion 10 team had a free week. Both teams are away from home this Fri­day night. Divi­sion 3 travel to Black­wood and Divi­sion 10 go to Wishaw.

Half­way picked up two wins against Over­toun Park last week in the RDBA Triples League. This week’s op­po­nents were St Leonard’s and the fi­nal round of games take place next week with Half­way up against Toll­cross.

The se­niors picked up two home wins but lost their two away games in the Mon­day morn­ing league. The op­po­nents were Ed­dle­wood and Raploch.

The club would like to re­mind ev­ery­one of the dead­line for semi­fi­nal ties to be played is Sun­day, Au­gust 20. It would be ap­pre­ci­ated if all out­stand­ing games could be played ASAP.

The sheets are on the gents no­tice­board for the Septem­ber 4 com­pe­ti­tions. Th­ese are all mixed com­pe­ti­tion, see the no­tice­board for fur­ther de­tails. The Top 10 lost their fix­ture against Over­town on Sun­day. Due to a num­ber of White­field play­ers be­ing un­avail­able, a num­ber of fresh faces were drafted in and put up a good show­ing.

De­spite this, the match fin­ished with two wins and two losses and White­field ul­ti­mately lost out on shots.

Af­ter the sum­mer break, the La­nark­shire Leagues got un­der­way on Fri­day with the club’s Divi­sion 7 team record­ing two wins and a loss away to Gar­rowhill.

The Divi­sion 17 team had one win and two losses away to Mur­ray. This week the Divi­sion 7 team host Wishaw with the Divi­sion 17 team are trav­el­ling to West End.

The RDBA Triples League con­tin­ued on Tues­day night with a win and a loss against Croftfoot. They are due to play Kingswood next week.

The se­niors cur­rently sit sec­ond in the Cambuslang and Dis­trict League with a win and a de­feat at home to Ruther­glen.

On Thurs­day, the se­niors hosted their In­vi­ta­tion Triples. A great day was had by all with Kirkhill beat­ing Low Wa­ters in an ex­cit­ing fi­nal five shots to four.

The Mon­day night Gents Ag­gre­gate was won by Bert Bail­lie and Jim Stan­ley.

The ladies two bowls sin­gles was held on Satur­day with the play­ers dodg­ing the rain show­ers. Joyce Kelly won the event and Ge­orgie O’Ha­gan was the run­ner-up.

In the RDBA ladies cham­pi­onships Joyce Kelly pro­gresses to the semi-fi­nals af­ter win­ning her sin­gles tie. Un­for­tu­nately the pairs team of Agnes Fitz­patrick and Bar­bara Mor­ris lost their match by one shot.

This week’s Ladies Ag­gre­gate win­ners were Muriel Doyle and Phyl­lis Boyd.

Fi­nally, the club would like to wish their Ladies Top 10 all the best. They play their next match on Tues­day. The Ruther­glen Dis­trict Triples League con­tin­ued on Tues­day night, Au­gust 1, against Toll­cross BC and Cambuslang won one game and lost the other.

The RDBA League was due to take place last night af­ter the Re­former went to print. The club had home and away fix­tures against Kirkhill.

Cambuslang se­niors play two rinks in the Cambuslang Dis­trict Se­niors League ev­ery Wed­nes­day morn­ing at 10.30am. In last Wed­nes­day’ s game away against Mount Florida they lost both games.

The league con­tin­ues this week with an away game against Kirkhill.

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

The an­nual ladies ver­sus the gents event took place on Thurs­day, Au­gust 3 which was a well or­gan­ised day by the ladies who pro­vided an ex­cel­lent spread. The bowl­ing how­ever, was won by the gents.

The Mon­day, Au­gust 7, weekly win­ners were Robert Burns and Joe Walker who fin­ished 20 shots up.

This Satur­day the club have four rinks com­pet­ing in the Glas­gow Cup with teams at Bish­op­briggs, Queens Park, Cum­ber­nauld and Tit­wood Bowl­ing Clubs.

Cambuslang are also ac­cept­ing teams for the spon­sored Mixed Triples Bir­rell Cor­rance tour­na­ment on Satur­day, Au­gust 19 at 10am.

A fund raiser for lo­cal girl Lynsey Tor­rance was also held to give her the chance to ful­fil a dream to play for the Great Bri­tain Swans Australian Foot­ball League team in the AFL In­ter­na­tional Cup 2017 in Mel­bourne.

At the Cambuslang BC fundraiser the club raised in total £2,400 of which £1,900 went to Lynsey.

The re­main­ing £500 was pre­sented to the St An­drew’s Hospice by Jim Tor­rance, past pres­i­dent John McKil­lop, Robert Bir­rell and Tam Cowan who all helped con­trib­ute to­wards the fundraiser.

Cheque Cambuslang Bowl­ing Club’s do­na­tion to Lynsey Tor­rance, who plays for the Glas­gow Sharks, to play for the Great Bri­tain Swans Australian Foot­ball League In­ter­na­tional Cup in Mel­bourne

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