Big-hearted bowlers raise hospice cash

In­door club hand over £500 to lo­cal char­ity

East Kilbride News - - SPORT - Paul Thom­son

East Kil­bride In­door Bowl­ing Club held their an­nual prize­giv­ing re­cently – and helped raise funds for Kil­bryde Hospice in the process.

On Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 20 the club’s awards cer­e­mony was fol­lowed by a race night, rais­ing a fan­tas­tic sum of £500 for the lo­cal char­ity.

A great night was had by all.

Win­ners

Gents Cham­pi­onship – Alis­tair El­liot Ladies Cham­pi­onship- Laura Hall Se­nior Cham­pi­onship – Sam Gra­ham Mixed Masters – John Stra­chan Gents 2 Bowl Pairs – Christo­pher McGeough / David Mac­Don­ald

Gents 4 Bowl Pairs – Ian McLeish / Neil McLeish

Ladies 4 Bowl Pairs – Rose­mary Hill / Laura Hall Se­nior Pairs – Robert Fair/G. Reid Gents Triples – Blane Not­man , Reece Not­man & John Orr

Ladies Triples- Rose­mary Hill , San­dra Sproul & Laura Hall

Se­nior Triples – Gor­don McGin­lay , Jim McGaughey , Ge­orge Reid

Gents Fours – Sean Lau­ren­son, Scott Loudon , Paul Kane & Tom Not­man

Ladies Fours – Nance Chalmers , Moira Mackay , Beth Knox , Betty Mayes Un­der 25 – Reece Not­man Mixed Pairs – Laura Hall / Grant Al­lan Mixed Triples – Kirsty An­der­son/ Colin Dowd / Al­lan Cham­bers

Mixed Fours – Rose­mary Hill , Colin Dowd , Laura Hall , Grant Al­lan.

Club mem­bers have still been tak­ing to the greens for com­pet­i­tive ac­tion.

In the Gents League, East Kil­bride beat Pais­ley 83-61 to leave them in mid-ta­ble.

In the se­niors league EK suf­fered a 114-37 de­feat to Ar­drossan.

The se­niors have had a tough start to the cam­paign and three straight de­feats leaves them bot­tom of the ta­ble.

Club duo Laura Hall and Maria McGraw, fell in the sec­ond round of the Ladies 2-Bowls Pairs com­pe­ti­tion where they lost 2-0 to Ayr, while in the Gents’ event Christo­pher McGeough and David Mac­Don­ald were beaten 2-1 in the first round by Auchin­leck.

Else­where, Greg McLeish qual­i­fied for the Un­der 17 Scot­tish Young Bowlers event.

Greg will now play David Ea­ton of Blan­tyre In­door Bowl­ing Club in the fi­nal on Novem­ber 10 at the De­war Cen­tre, Perth – an event which will be tele­vised on the BBC.

Great ef­fort EK In­door Bowl­ing Club raised cash for Kil­bryde Hospice at their prize night

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