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Post season presentation night for St Medan ladies

St Medan ladies held their post season presentation of trophies last Saturday at the clubhouse.

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The winners and runners-up in the Scottish Senior Mixed Championships

Local curlers in national finals

Four Stranraer curlers fought out an exciting final of the Scottish Curling Senior Mixed Championship at the weekend at Stranraer Ice Rink, with success going to one player, Stuart Wilson.

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St Medan ladies with their trophies

St Medan ladies get their prizes

St Medan Golf Club lady members held their annual end of the season prizegiving ceremony at the club last Saturday.

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Reds take on old foes Highland in league match

Reds take on old foes Highland in league match

Having lost their first match of this season the previous week, Newton Stewart RFC lined up against old foes Highland RFC last Saturday in a national league division 3 match, anxious to make a return to winning form and secure their home points.

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Junior Intro winner Auryn Kirkpatrick

Summer dressage winners at Calgow

The prizes and rosettes for the summer dressage league at Calgow Equestrian were presented this week to the winning combinations.

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Brutal weather does not deter memorial invitation entrants

The weather was terrible on Sunday for the qualifying round of the George Sprunt Memorial Invitation Sweepstake, but that will not deter those faithful supporters of this popular tournament.

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Georgia Walker.

Georgia rises to the challenge

Stranraer’s Georgia Walker had put in months of training in preparation for the Great Scottish Run 10k but it all boiled down to one thing - a very big hill.

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The end of season prizewinners at Calgow Equestrian

Calgow Equestrian Summer League Show Jumping winners 2017

Last week saw the prizegiving at the end of theCalgow Equestrian Show Jumping Summer League for 2017.

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Newton Stewart pictured outside Murrayfield stadium

Dream start for Reds ends at national stadium

Having had a dream start to their BT National League Division 3 campaign this season, winning their first four games with bonus points, Newton Stewart RFC travelled to Edinburgh to play Murrayfield Wanderers RFC, their most formidable opponents of the season so far.

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Far away game. It will take three flights to reach Bloemfontein, and two back as well as a four-hour bus trip
Montage: Colin Heggie

Glasgow Warriors face 12,000-mile round trip for one match

When Dave Rennie signed on for his stint with the Warriors you suspect that one reason the Kiwi coach moved north was the ever-increasing travel demands that the expanded Super Rugby imposed upon all participants. Had his Chiefs team beaten the Crusaders in this season’s semi-final and flown to Johannesburg for the final they would, someone did the maths, have racked up an eye-popping, record 42,921 kilometres (26,830 miles) in one Super Rugby season.

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Try curling starts this week

Try curling starts this week

Try Curling for 2017 is starting this Wednesday 4th October at Stranraer Ice Rink.

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The competitors at the aquathlon event.

Second aquathlon for triathlon club

Newton Stewart Triathlon Club held their second aquathlon of the season at the Merrick Leisure Centre on Saturday 16th September.

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Some of the winners from the show jumping

Calgow Equestrian Show Jumping results

It was a fine evening for the last round of the Calgow Equestrian Summer Showjumping league with the competitors keen to get as many points as possible ahead of the prizegiving this week.

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Man of the Match Robbie McCornick on the attack. BB Photography.

Newton Stewart stay top of the league

Newton Stewart RFC played host to Haddington RFC in miserable conditions last weekend.

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Just some of the 1,000 pupils from local schools and learning centres who took part in the Wigtown Area Mini Triathlon

Hundreds of pupils take part in mini triathlon events

Around 400 pupils from 17 local schools took part in the Stewartry Area Mini Triathlon on 15 September and more than 1000 pupils from local schools and learning centres took part in the Wigtown Area Mini Triathlon on 11 and 12 September.

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Pictured left to right are Tommy Galashan, Darren Owen, Douglas Brown, Davie McCulloch and Avon McKeand.

Douglas is Dewar Cup winner at Kirkcudbright Gun Club

Kirkcudbright Gun Club held their Castle Douglas Guns & Tackle shoot on Sunday 17th September at Campbeltown Farm, Twynholm. which was the last shoot of the season.

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Lord Lieutenant of Wigtownshire John Ross with boxers, coaches and committee members of the Bravehearts Boxing Club.

Lord Lieutenant presents Bravehearts with Queen’s Award

The Lord Lieutenant of Wigtown, John Ross, presented the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service to Whithorn Bravehearts Amateur Boxing Club in a special ceremony at the Steam Packet Hotel, Isle of Whithorn, last Friday evening.

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Class 9 champions Fraser Wilson and Craig Wallace

Champions crowned after Galloway Hills event

The 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) concluded on the Galloway Hills Rally, Castle Douglas, last weekend (9th September).

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Fraser Morton dummies the last man on his way to the try line.

Newton Stewart RFC riding the crest of a wave

Newton Stewart RFC made the long trip to Orkney RFC last weekend accompanied by an enthusiastic throng of sixteen supporters.

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The triples winners and runners-up at Port William Bowling Club

Triples winners at Port William

Port William bowling club held their triples tournament on Saturday 9th September.

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