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Showjumping season gets underway

The first round of the summer show jumping took place at Calgow Equestrian Centre near Newton Stewart on Tuesday evening with a good turn-out of both competitors and spectators.

Maxwelltown pupils at Warriors Championship (picture: Craig Watson)

Pupils enjoy Glasgow Warriors championship

Maxwelltown High School pupils took part in the Warriors Championship at Scotstoun Stadium, the home of Glasgow Warriors.

The first jack was delivered by Stephen Byrne, the club's newly appointed vice president

Bobby Cloy Memorial Trophy at Sorbie Green Bowling Club

Sunday 29th April saw the opening of Sorbie Green Bowling Club.  Lovely sunny weather, great company, and tasty teas ensured that everyone enjoyed the opening day. The first jack was delivered by Stephen Byrne, the club's newly appointed vice president,

Powfoot Golf Club Charity Day and a photo of Gizem Fowler and the Ladies Committee

Golfers join fight to save lives

A Dumfries & Galloway golf club, Powfoot Golf Club, will be joining the fight against heart disease by holding a fantastic charity day to help support the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) life saving research.

Newton Stewart Rugby 7s winners'Back row: Alan Ferrie, James Wallace, Liam Brawls, Mark McCornick, Robert Service, William McCornick, Front row: Russell Morton, Robbie McCornick, Fraser Morton, Jamie Muir

Newton Stewart win rugby 7s tournament

Newton Stewart hosted and won their rugby sevens tournament in a thrilling sudden death play-off against Dumfries which took place last weekend.

Threave Rovers clinched the South of Scotland Championship last weekend

Threave Rovers urge town to get behind club for Kelty Hearts play-off

Threave Rovers player-boss Scott Wilby issued a rallying cry to the fans to get behind them for their massive Lowland League play-off clash against Kelty Hearts.
Douglas-Ewart pupils along side Glasgow Warriors stars (picture: Craig Watson)

Newton Stewart pupils share stage with Glasgow Warriors

Douglas-Ewart High School pupils took part in the SP Energy Networks Warriors Championship at a sun-baked Scotstoun, the home of Glasgow Warriors.

Kirkcudbright Curling Club champion

Kirkcudbright Country Curling Club prizegiving

Kirkcudbright Country Curling Club had their AGM and prizegiving at Kirkcudbright Golf Club on March 29.
Machars Riding Club

Showjumping Machars Riding Club

Machars Riding Club held their first Showjumping of the 2018 season by kind permission of Sean O’Hagan at Carty Port Equestrian, with the sun shining it was a good turnout for the club although the shiny new jumps caused a stir for some of the horses and ponies.
David McMath, a gold medalist in double trap shooting on his Commonwealth Gams debut (picture: Jeff Holmes)

David McMath admits winning Commonwealth Games gold is 'surreal'

Castle Douglas shooter David McMath admits he is still in shock after winning gold at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Dalbeattie Star celebrate (picture: Dalbeattie Star)

Dalbeattie Star 4-1 Selkirk

Dalbeattie Star went into this, their penultimate league match of the season, knowing victory in both games would guarantee their Lowland League status and after this excellent 4-1 victory over Selkirk, it was halfway to job done.

Archive Dalbeattie Star image courtesy of Dalbeattie Star

Cumbernauld Colts 2-0 Dalbeattie Star

Dalbeattie Star’s unbeaten came to an end at Cumbernauld Colts last Saturday but thanks to Vale of Leithen’s defeat at Civil Service Strollers it was as we were before the match.

Calum Gaw forces himself over the line to score the opening try (picture: BB Photography)

Glasgow Accies 14-12 Newton Stewart

The top of the table clash between Glasgow Accies and Newton Stewart took place last weekend with a tremendous number of Reds’ fans making the journey to support the team in their bid for promotion.
Team Scotland shooting medals David McMath (gold) and Linda Pearson (bronze) (picture: Jeff Holmes)

Commonwealth Games: Castle Douglas shooter David McMath wins gold for Scotland

A Castle Douglas shooter made history when he won gold at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.

Leswalt Primary curlers

Success for young curlers

Leswalt has the reputation for producing champion curlers – with former pupils Vicky Wright, Ewan Kyle and Bobby Lammie participating in World Curling Championships this year.

Dalbeattie Star celebrate (picture: Dalbeattie Star)

Selkirk 2-2 Dalbeattie Star

Dalbeattie Star’s unbeaten run continued after a point was gained in an entertaining encounter at Yarrow Park.

Thornton Trophy winners and Newton Stewart ladies club captain

Stranraer duo win Thornton Trophy

Stranraer duo Susan Prentice and Evelyn McLellan won the Ladies pairs Thornton Trophy as Newton Stewart held their first golf competition of the season.

Kirkcudbright Academy pupils play Glasgow Warriors rugby tournament (picture: Craig Watson)

Pupils enjoy success in Glasgow Warriors rugby tournament

Kirkcudbright Academy pupils showcased their rugby talent whilst competing in the 2018 SP Energy Networks Warriors Championship at Scotstoun on Wednesday.

Tommy Muir earns the plaudits after finding the net (Picture: Dalbeattie Star)

Gala Fairydean Rovers 2-2 Dalbeattie Star

Dalbeattie Star’s winning run came to an end in the most agonising of circumstances, but the unbeaten run continues with just five league matches remaining

Tyler Jolly wins senior male award for boxing

Sportsmen and women honoured at awards night

Top sporting talent across the Galloway area were recognised at the 15th Wigtownshire Sports Council’s sports personality of the year awards last week.
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