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Scotland make the play-offs at the world championships

The Scottish women’s curling team, including Stranraer’s Vicki Adams, are in today’s play-offs at the world championships in Beijing, China.

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First showjumping of the season at Terally

Stranraer & District Riding Club’s first showjumping event of the season got off to a very enjoyable start at Terally Equestrian Centre.

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The top three celebrate with the traditional champagne spraying.

Jock-steady display steers duo to successful rally title defence

Jock Armstrong and Paula Swinscoe won their second consecutive Brick & Steel Border Counties rally at the weekend and, with it, round two of the 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC).

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U16 Boys Cup winners Castle Douglas High school

Schools rugby sevens winners

Pictured above are the U16 Boys team from Castle Douglas High school who were cup winners at the Regional Rugby 7s tournament at Dumfries Rugby Club recently. Stranraer Academy U16 boys won the plate competition.

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Glasserton league winners Paul Soriani, Jocelyn Vance,  Alistair McMilland and DouglasBallantyne

Team Soriani take Glasserton league title

Glasserton Curling Club crowned its club league champions last week at Stranraer Ice Rink after one of the closest finishes in years.

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Coulter Salver opening draw for Portpatrick

Coulter Salver opening draw for Portpatrick

Coulter Salver Opening Day Draw for Saturday 18th March 2017 at Portpatrick Golf Club.

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The changes will help speed up pace of play and also eliminate some current penalties.

Ladies opening day Tri-Am at Portpatrick

Ladies Opening Day Tri-Am at Portpatrick Golf Club; Sunday 19th March 2017

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Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Nicknames are either funny, confusing or sometimes downright nonsensical. Football clubs are no different.

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World curling bronze for Hugh

Scotland wheelchair curlers, including Stranraer’s Hugh Nibloe, won bronze after coming from behind to beat China at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship in South Korea.

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Scott Grierson winners 2017 Castle Kennedy Curling Club

Scott Grierson triumph over Wigtown for Castle Kennedy

The annual battle of the Provinces for the title of top curling club in Wigtownshire went this year to Castle Kennedy Curling Club.

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Hugh Nibloe at the World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2017, Gangneung, Korea
Picture credit - WCF Celine Stucki

Scotland’s Hugh Nibloe in world title bid in Korea

Castle Kennedy Curling Club were missing a player this week for the Scott-Grierson Trophy, because their President Hugh Nibloe was in South Korea representing Scotland in the World Wheelchair Championships.

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Merchants Trophy winners - Anne Wilson, Kate Adams, Emma Vance and Helen Vance

Golden girls win the Merchants

The all female rink of Kat Adams, Emma Vance, Helen Vance and Anne Wilson won the popular Merchants Trophy this week at Stranraer Ice Rink.

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Stephen Hoodless presenting the new tracksuit tops and kit bags

New kit for Bravehearts

Pictured above is Stephen Hoodless from Howdens Joinery Castle Douglas branch presenting new tracksuit tops and kit bags to Braveheart boxers.

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League champions Newton Stewart RFC and club chairman Jamie Hyslop pictured with the mini-bus generously donated to them by sponsors 3b Construction Ltd. An official handover of the bus took place after the match. photo credit BB Photography

Champions finish with a flourish

Newton Stewart RFC hosted East Kilbride RFC last weekend for their final match of the season in what has been a highly successful year for the Reds.

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No.3 Rory Drysdale puts pressure on Upper's No.7 Bailey White

Newton Stewart mount fight back at home after losing shock early goal

In the South of Scotland League at Blairmount Park Newton Stewart drew two-all with Upper Annandale.

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Scotland's junior women won a silver medal at the world championships - including Stranraer's Naomi Brown (second right).
Photo credit - WCF / Richard Gray

Silver lining for Naomi Brown

Stranraer junior curler Naomi Brown was thrilled to win a silver medal at the World Junior Curling Championships in South Korea last week.

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The Scottish Women's Curling Champions 2017 with coach Glenn Howard
Photo credit - Brian Battensby

Vicki Adams wins Scottish championship with Team Muirhead

Stranraer curler Vicki Adams and the rest of Team Muirhead were crowned 2017 Scottish Curling Women’s Champions at Perth Ice Rink yesterday and will now represent Scotland at the World Women’s Curling Championship – this year taking place in Beijing, China, 18th – 26th March 2017.

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Bobby Lammie and Gregor Cannon will represent Great Britain at the World University Winter Games
Photo credit - Marissa Tiel  / WCF

Bobby and Gregor into finals of Scottish

Stranraer curlers Bobby Lammie and Gregor Cannon won a dramatic semi-final last night at the Scottish Curling Championships at Perth Ice Rink, and now face David Murdoch in this afternoon’s final.

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Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend with some of the young players at the launch including Kirsty from Annan.

Young rugby players in Galloway get set for Glasgow Warriors challenge competition

Young rugby players from Galloway will take part in this year’s ScottishPower Warriors Rugby Championship.

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Neil Coalter & Hannah Cessford in the Suzuki Ignis. Image: Lindsay Photo Sport

Class battles reign supreme in the opening snowman rally

David Bogie and Kevin Rae kick-started the 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) last weekend with their third victory on the Arnold Clark Jury’s Inn Snowman Rally.

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