A look back at a big year of sport

Part 1 – Jan­uary to June

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Ar­ran en­joyed a big year of sport in 2018 and here we look back at just some of the achieve­ments of the first six months.

Sport­ing he­roes young and old made their mark in sports from triathlon to hockey, row­ing, bowls – the list goes on and it was good to see a re­formed Isle of Ar­ran Rugby Club back on the pitch, even if it was for one day only.

JAN­UARY – Join­ing stu­dents from all over Scot­land, Nas­tassja Al­berti and Pa­tryk Gwiz­dowski, both of Whit­ing Bay, re­ceived their black belt grad­ing after a rig­or­ous as­sess­ment at Dalkeith.

JAN­UARY – All is­land clubs were rep­re­sented at the tra­di­tional Box­ing Day bowl­ing at Shisk­ine Bowl­ing Club which 10 hardy bowlers at­tended.

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FEB­RU­ARY – Wul­lie Steven­son of Whit­ing Bay was elected to rep­re­sent Ar­ran and Kin­tyre in the Scot­tish Na­tional Sheep Dog Tri­als in Kin­tyre. Pic­tured here are Wul­lie and Maid be­fore the fi­nal.

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