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Speyside win for five-time champion Bogie

Five-time Scottish rally champion David Bogie took a dramatic victory at the third round of the Scottish Rally Championship, winning the Speyside Stages by over 40 seconds in his Skoda Fabia R5.

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Novice pony winners

Second event at Terally for Stranraer club

Stranraer & District Riding Club’s second showjumping event of the season was another very enjoyable day at Terally Equestrian Centre with a good turnout of competitors.

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These competitors took part at Machars second show of the season.

Second show for Machars club

Machars Riding Club held their second show of the season on Saturday at Carty Port Equestrian, Newton Stewart.

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Grace Crichton throws the first jack opening the bowling green in Wigtown,

First jack at Wigtown

Wigtown Bowling Club held its opening day in pleasant sunshine on Saturday.

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Douglas Ewart winners with Ryan Wilson and Louise McMillan.

Douglas Ewart’s big match

Next week sees the ScottishPower Warriors Rugby Championship semi-finals for Douglas Ewart High School.

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Charlotte Service & Rachel Ramsay ready to go.

Galloway branch pony club members enjoy an Easter Ride Out with a great team of helpers!

Galloway Branch of the Pony Club held an Easter Ride Out on Saturday 15th April with nine members meeting at Blairbuy Farm and setting off in two groups.

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Scotland's Christine Cannon 
Photo credit - WCF/ Richard Gray

Christine’s gunning for a third gold

Wigtown Curling Club member Christine Cannon heads to Canada later this week to try and win a third world senior women’s curling title for Scotland.

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Pictured from left to right are Norman Brown, Janette Sloan, Hugh Templeton and Robert Brown.

50 year Royal Caledonian medal for Janette

Rhins O’ Gallowa’ Province member Janette Sloan received the 50 year medal for continuous membership of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club. The medal was presented to Janette, who is from Ballantrae, by Hugh Templeton who was representing the Royal Caledonian Curling Club.

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Prizewinners at the Galloway Province Ladies Curling Club 47th AGM & Dinner.

Galloway Ladies hand out the prizes

Galloway Ladies Curling Club President Marjorie Vance welcomed members to the Galloway Province Ladies Curling Club’s 47th annual general meeting and dinner held in Whauphill Village Hall last Thursday evening.

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Newton Stewart Angling Association
Andy Johnstone retained the Robert McDowall Cup on 9th April at Loch Kirriereoch with 7 fish 2nd was Robert Wilson with 5 3rd was Duncan McHarg with 3.Well done Andy.

Andy retains Robert McDowall Cup

Newton Stewart Angling Association held its latest competition at the weekend.

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Machars Riding Club held their first league jumping show event of the 2017 season

First league showjumping

Machars Riding Club held their first league jumping show event of the 2017 season at Carty Port Equestrian on Sunday In glorious weather.

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Douglas Ewart with Glasgow Warriors, Mark Bennett and Ryan Wilson.

Douglas Ewart look for place in Warriors cup final

Douglas Ewart High School from Newtown Stewart, Shawlands Academy from Glasgow, Wallace High School and Balfron High School from Stirling are the four schools set to make a return to Scotstoun Stadium this month to compete for a place in the final of the ScottishPower Warriors Rugby Championship.

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A proud Tyler (right) with the Scottish flag

Tyler captains Scotland at GB Championships

After the honour of being nominated captain and flagbearer for Scotland at last weekend’s Great Britain Championships in Rotherham, Whithorn Braveheart boxer Tyler Jolly was disappointed to lose his bout on a split decision.

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Robert Bark, Jewsons,  and bowler Brendan Handling

Jewsons support bowler Brendan

Jewsons Builders Merchants are sponsoring Wigtownshire disabled bowler Brendan Handling as he travels round the country to competitions.

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The Wooden Stone winners

Prizes handed out to Kirkcudbright curlers

Kirkcudbright Country Curling Club held their annual bonspiel, annual general meeting and prizegiving dinner at Kirkcudbright Golf Club recently, an occasion enjoyed by all, but saddened by the recent death of the honorary president Robin Dunlop.

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Golf

Golf draws and results

Kirkcudbright Golf Club

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Newton Stewart Bowling Green's

 first jack of the season is delivered by young Mason McHaffie, the son of this year's president

Newton green opens for the season

Newton Stewart Bowling Green opened for the new season last Saturday.
On a beautiful spring day, the first jack of the season was delivered in style by three-year-old junior player Mason McHaffie.

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Beth Macrae of Ayr Roads CC

Ayr Roads’ Beth stuns the field in Moniaive spring road race

The Moniaive Wild Hills Road Race was the place to be on Saturday, where Ayr Roads members joined other clubs from throughout Scotland in this popular spring road race.

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The home of MK Dons

Quiz: Which teams play at these lower league British football grounds?

While newer all-seater arenas can look mundane and homogeneous, there are still plenty of traditional grounds in Scotland and England to give the football leagues a mixture of variety and modernity.

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Wigtownshire Sports Council
Sports Personality Of The Year Awards - 31st March 2017
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Services to Sport: Andy Dodds

Sports Award for evergreen Andy

Eighty-six-year old bowling enthusiast Andy Dodds was honoured at the Wigtownshire Sports Personality of the Year Awards last week for his dedication to his sport.

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