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Wigtown golfers get their trophies

Wigtown and Bladnoch Golf Club member held their end-of-season prizegiving recently in the clubhouse.

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Glasgow Rocks professional players, Bantu Burroughs and Nestor Lasuncion, dropped in on a Stranraer Ravens Shell Twilight Basketball session

Glasgow Rocks stars drop in on Stranraer Ravens youngsters

Glasgow Rocks professional players, Bantu Burroughs and Nestor Lasuncion, dropped in on a Stranraer Ravens Shell Twilight Basketball session recently to see first-hand how the youngsters were enjoying their training.

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The Stranraer and District Riding Club 2017 winnners.

Prizewinning night for Stranraer and district club members

Stranraer & District Riding Club recently held its Annual General meeting in the Rugby Club Stranraer.

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Mochrum Cup winners from Wigtown (standing) and the runners-up from Glasserton (seated) after the final

Wigtown retain Mochrum Cup in thriller

A most entertaining final of the Galloway Province Mochrum Cup, sponsored by Alex McCleary Funeral Directors, Newton Stewart, took place at Stranraer Ice Rink last Friday evening, with last year’s winners from Wigtown Curling Club retaining the trophy.

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Scotland's women are the European Champions
Photographs taken by WCF

Stranraer curler turns her focus to Olympic gold

The Scottish womens curling team, which included Stranraer’s Vicki Adams, got a big boost to their confidence ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics when they won the European Curling Championships in St Gallen, Switzerland at the weekend, beating Sweden 6-3 in the final.

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Wheelchair curling

National wheelchair Pairs Championship on at Stranraer this weekend

The Scottish National Wheelchair Pairs Championship for 2017 takes place this weekend at Stranraer Ice Rink.

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Christine Cannon and team win Scott Trophy

Christine Cannon and team win Scott Trophy

Six rinks of ladies from Galloway Province took to the ice recently to play for the Scott Trophy.

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Team Mouat celebrate their victory in Canada

Bobby and Hammy make history in Canada

Two curlers who learned the game at Stranraer Ice Rink made curling history last weekend when they and their team-mates became the first Scottish men’s team to win a Grand Slam event in Canada.

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Christine Cannon ( second right) and her team-mates were sucessful at the Edinburgh International last weekend.

Christine and team wins Edinburgh Senior International title

Edinburgh International Seniors winners.

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The triple events boost comes from World Championship Ice Hockey in December, a Challenger Curling series tournament which will take place at the Ice Bowl at the same time and the acclaimed Trophy dEcosse Synchronised Skating Championship in February.

International icebowl events set to attract thousands

Three international events in close succession are set to bring thousands of competitors and visitors to Dumfries and Galloway.

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Ladies Prize Winners: Left to Right, Sally Moore, Joyce Maitland, Anne Blows, Mary Campbell, Heather Inman, Helena Fox

Annual prizegiving night held at Newton Stewart club

Newton Stewart Golf Club held their annual prizegiving event on Saturday to celebrate an exceptional year for the club.

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William McCornick bursts through the defence with Allan Ferrie in support.

Fantastic performance from club’s acting captain

Last weekend saw Newton Stewart RFC host Orkney RFC at Blairmount Park for an evening game to accommodate Orkney’s travel arrangements.

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Dumfries Y Gymnastics Club

Exciting time for Dumfries Y gymnastics club members with move to new premises

It is a very exciting time for the rapidly developing Dumfries Y gymnastics club.

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Winter dressage 1st round winners

Big turn out for first round of winter dressage

On a brilliant sunny day, the first round of the Calgow Equestrian Winter Dressage League was held at the centre on Sunday and what a super turnout of entrants for the first competition. Well done to everyone who took part.

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Draw for the Mochrum Cup

Mochrum Cup 2017

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Newton Stewart remain in second after league defeat at St Boswell’s

Newton Stewart remain in second after league defeat at St Boswell’s

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The Wigtownshire winners, Leswalt.

Leswalt take rink championship after a thriller

The Leswalt rink of Margaret Agnew, John Agnew, Euan Kyle and Stuart Kyle won a thrilling final of the Wigtownshire Rink Championships, sponsored by John D Owen, Family Butchers, Newton Stewart and Frasers the Butchers, Stranraer, on a measure in the last end.

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Para-athlete Shelby Watson driving a Galloway Tank

Inspirational para-athlete drives a Galloway Tank

Multiple world record holding para-athlete Shelby Watson took on another challenge recently when she was invited to Garlieston to drive a tank!

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Mark McCornick braces for impact!

Newton Stewart close in on division 3 league leaders

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The Logan CC 150th anniversary bonspiel

Logan Curling Club celebrate 150th anniversary

Logan Curling Club celebrated their 150th birthday in style at Stranraer Ice Rink last Saturday with a bonspiel and dinner for club members and guests.

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