First defeat for Wigtownshire bowlers

The Wigotwnshire Bowling Association travelled to Thankerton Bowling Club on Saturday to play Lanarkshire South in the County Championships. The winner of this match would top the south section in the league. Right from the start the Wigtownshire players did not get the start to this match as they had done in their previous matches. After fiveends they were eight shots doen and the lanarkshire team held on to theor lead to win the match by 124 shots to 102.

After 5 ends played the score was Wigtownshore 22 Lanarksj=hire 30; after 10 ends 46 -57; after 15 ends 71 - 84; after 18 ends 79 - 109 and after 21 ends 102 - 124.

Wigtowshire travel to Dalbeattie to play the Stewarty Assocaition on Saturday. Pick up times are: Stranraer 10.45am; Glenluce 11.00am; Wigtown 11.30am and Newton Stewart 11.45am.

Rink 1 - S Hainey, D Jolly, J Penrose, K Cairnie

Rink 2 - Dn McColm, S McGaw, A McClurg, A Hainey

Rink 3 - A Lyons, A Kyle, J Arnott, D McColm

Rink 4 - D Bark jnr, A McLelland, A Cairnie, A McMillan

Rink 5 - M Lindsay, D Arnott, J McColm, A Higgins

Rink 6 - B Greenhill, W McMillan, D Kelly, M Kelly

Rhins league results:

Sandhead 63 shots 7pts Glenluce 53 shots 3 pts; Kirkcolm 47 shots 2pts Stranraer (B) 69 shots 8pts; Portpatrick 43 shots 2 pts West End 85 shots 8pts; Stranraer (R) 72 shots 10pts Castle Kenendy 55 shots 0 pts.

League table

P S/F S/A Pts

West End 6 460 298 53

Drummore 5 318 274 36

Stranraer (R) 5 318 288 32

Sandhead 5 319 285 30

Castle Kennedy 6 381 391 29

Stranraer (B) 5 328 291 27

Kirkcolm 5 303 283 20

Portpatrick 6

Glenluce 5 248 372 4

Machars league results:

Whithorn 67 shots 8 pts Port William 52 shots 2 pts; Kirkcowan 44 shots 1 pt Garlieston 78 shots 9 pts; Kirkinner 51 shots 2 pts Wigtown 87 shots 8 pts; Newton Stewart 56 shots 2 pts Isle of Whithorn 73 shots 8 pts.

P S/F S/A Pts

Whithorn 6 471 308 50

Isle o W 6 408 333 47

Port William 6 377 335 39

Garlieston 6 401 369 30

Wigtown 6 382 357 30

Kirkinner 6 336 434 18

N/Stewart 6 330 450 15

Kirkcowan 6 303 440 9