Biggar Cup victory for Wigtown curlers

Galloway Province President Jim Cannon, Biggar cup winner Jak Kane from Wigotwn Curling Club and sponsor Colin Dewar from Penkiln Timber and Builders Merchants, Baldoon
Galloway Province President Jim Cannon, Biggar cup winner Jak Kane from Wigotwn Curling Club and sponsor Colin Dewar from Penkiln Timber and Builders Merchants, Baldoon

Wigtown Curling club emerged the clear winners of the Biggar Cup, sponsored by Penkiln Timber and Builders Merchants, Baldoon, on Wednesday afternoon at Stranraer Ice Rink.

The club finished the day plus 20 shots well clear of the runners-up Glasserton Curling Club who were plus eight shots.

At the close of play, Galloway Province President Jim cannon thanked the sponsor Colin Dewar from Penkiln Timber and Builders Merchants for coming along to present the prizes of curling prints to the wining team from Wigtown CC of Stuart Cannon, John Cannon, Jak Kane and Maureen Morton.

Jim spoke of the increasing difficulty all clubs had of finding daytime curlers and he welcomed any ideas from Galloway Province members about how to tackle this situation.

He thanked all the clubs for filling their rinks and had a work of special thanks for Glasserton Curling Club who managed to field three rinks.

On behalf of the winners Jak Kane accepted the trophy and spoke of how much the victory mean to all the members of the club.

Wigtown CC have had a very successful spell having won all the Galloway Province competitions this season from the Mochrum Cup, the Mixed Doubles Challenge, the Galloway Province League and now the Biggar Cup.

Results:

12.20pm - Elizabeth Ferguson, Penninghame 4 Dave McArthur, Minnigaff 5; Graham Adams, Kirkcowan 3 Elsie McKillop, Glasserton 6; Andy McClymont 1 Stuart Cannon, Wigtown 22.

2.40pm - Ian Brunton, Penninghame 6 John Wilson, Kirkmabreck 8; Jim Cannon, Wigtown 9 Paul Soriani, Glasserton 10; David Wilson, Kirkmabreck 3 Forsyth Galloway. Glasserton 11.

Wigtown +20

Glasserton +8

Kirkmabreck -2

Penninghame / Kirkcowan -3

Minnigaff -20.