WBA bowlers show Glasgow who is boss at Stranraer green

Wigtownshire Bowling Association played Glasgow East in the County Championships at Stranraer Bowling green on Saturday.

After five ends Wigtownshire were 35-21 up; after ten ends was 77-45 up.

After 15 ends they were 119-66 up; after 18 ends were 136-97 and went onthe win the match 164-97 after 21 ends.

This result puts Wigtownshire top of the south section on shots:

1, Wigtownshire +93; 2, Lanarkshire +84; 3, Dumfriesshire +78.

Wigotwnshire travel to Lockerbie to play Dumfries on saturday. The bus will leave stranraer at 10.15am; Glenluce 10.30am; Wigtown 11.00 am; Newton Stewart 11.20am.

The teams are;

Rink 1 - L Conlan, A Kyle, A McClurg, A Hainey (ship)

Rink 2 - D Arnott, J McColm, J Arnott, A Higgins (skip)

Rink 3 - J Milligan, M Conlan, A McMillan, K Cairnie (skip)

Rink 4 - D bark, A mcLelland, J Boyce, D Kiltoe Jnr (skip0

Rink 5 - M Lindsay, R Stevenson, De McColm, D Kelly (skip)

Rink 6 - A Lyons, S hainey, D cannon, Dav McColm (skip)

Reserves - B greenhill, A Rennie, W mcMillan.

Wigotwnhshire Top Ten will be played on Wednesday, June 25; july 2; July 9; July 16.

Wigtownhsire League


Garlieston 51 shots 0pts Whithorn 77 shots 10 pts; Newton Stewart 47 shots 0pts Wigtown 90 shots 10 pts; Isle of Whithorn 66 shots 4pts Kirkinner 67 shots 6pts; Kirkcowan 56 shots 2pts Port William 81 shots 8pts.

P F A Pts

Whithorn 5 385 297 46

Wigtown 5 335 297 36

Port William 5 375 303 32

Garlieston 5 326 301 30

Isle of Whit 5 329 314 20

Kirkinner 5 310 348 20

Kirkcowan 5 308 352 18

N Stewart 5 242 416 8


Stranrer B 65 shots 8pts Sandhead 54 shots 2pts; Drummore 68 shots 6pts Castle Kennedy 58 shots 4pts; Portpatrick 58 shots 2pts Stranraer R 81 shots 8pts; West End 86 shots 10pts Kirkcolm 44 shots 0pts.

P F A Pts

West End 5 349 269 34

Stranraer B 4 304 193 32

Kirkcolm 5 324 307 28

Stranraer R 4 289 243 26

Sandhead 4 256 219 26

Drummore 5 294 332 24

Castle Ken 4 247 262 14

Glenluce 4 224 280 12

Portpatrick 5 227 409 2

Draw for Wigtownshire Singles Prelims:

Wednesday, June 18

Whithorn green - S Kennedy W/H v A Monteith Garl; B Hash W/H v K McGuire Isle

Wigtown green - D Bark Jnr W/T v D Kiltie Jnr P/W; B Tait W/T v A McClurg P/W

Port William green - A McMillan P/W v J Milligan W/T; J McClurg P/W v P Turner Garl

Newton Stewart green - D McHaffie N/S v J Penrose P/W

Stranraer green - L Bell S/T v A Rennie W/E; D Arnott S/T v T Nicholson S/H; P McCutcheon S/T v A Gorman G/L; J Stevenson S/T v R Baillie Snr S/H

Castle Kennedy green - D McNeillie C/K v J Patterson S/T; A Hanlin C/K v M Lindsay S/T

Sandhead green - G McDonald S/H v C Fletcher S/T; D McColm S/H v I Wilson S/T

Glenluce green - R Copeland G/L v D McGuire K/C

Portpatirck green - D Kane P/P v J Rennie S/N

Drummore green - B Wright D/M v D McNeillie Jnr S/T

Kirkcolm green - B Garret K/C v M Baillie W/E.

Gatehouse Bowling Club

Gatehouse Open Tournament for Mixed Pairs competing for The Tony Stewart Memorial Shield was played last Thursday.

In the final match two pairs from Auchencairn played a closely contested game with Scott and Trudy McCubbin coming out winners over Jock and Kate McGarrie. Presentations were made by Evelyn Austin and the event sponsor was Ian Galloway of Twynholm Garage.

Isle of Whithorn

Bowling Club

The Isle of Whithorn Bowling Club held a charity pairs tournament on Sunday, June 8,with good weather and a good entry.

The winners David Bark and Malchom Heron picked the British Heart Foundation as this year’s charity. Ann Kay and Alf McHallum were runners-up.

President Alf thanked the sponsors – The Steam Packet, Burrowhead Holiday Village, George and Billy McShane, also all the competitors and the ladies for their hard work.

Parity Cup

Whithorn go a point clear in the Parity Cup with one game to go, Kirkinner’s good result puts them one point behind Kirkcowan on 28pts, Garlieston on 25pts and Portwilliam on 24pts could win the cup.


Garlieston 4pts Whithorn 10pts; Isle of Whithorn 4pts Kirkinner 13pts; Kirkcowan 7pts Port William 8pts; Newton Stewart 2pts Wigtown 10pts.

Wigtown Bowling Club

Wigtown Bowling Club will hold an open pairs competition on Sunday, June 15.

Would all entrants please attend the green at 11.30am when the draw will be made. Anyone who has not entered and would like to play can call 07889029716. Derek Little has once again supported the tournament and the club would like to thank him for this.