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