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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.

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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.

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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,

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Buccleuch Arms, Moffat.

Moffat pub vying for Britain’s top rugby pub honour

The Buccleuch Arms Hotel in Moffat has beaten off competition from dozens of other clubs and bars across the UK to be shortlisted as one of Britain’s best rugby pubs.

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Douglas Ewart S1/S2 netball team on the verge of cup glory

Newton Stewart girls reach Scotland Schools Netball Cup final

School girls in Newton Stewart are dreaming of glory after reaching the Scottish Schools Netball Cup final.

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Raising awareness of World Down's Syndrome Day Lex Stevenson, Lucy Stevenson, Lexi Glendinning and John Glendinning

Warriors Championship: Annan girls unbeaten and raise awareness for Down's Syndrome

Pupils from Annan Academy were competing in the SP Energy Networks Warriors Championship at Scotstoun this week.
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Kirkmabreck curlers win end-of-season Trophy

Kirkmabreck curlers win end-of-season Trophy

Kirkmabreck curlers are officially the best in Wigtownshire after winning the end-of-season league challenge for the Scott-Grierson Trophy at Stranraer Ice Rink last Friday.

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Images from the 2018 National Masters Scottish Squash Championships, 11 March 2018 at Inverness Tennis & Squash Club, Inverness. Photo: Paul J Roberts

Success at national championships for squash trio Jimmy, Sue and Robin

Three Dumfries squash players landed national titles on last Sunday at the 2018 Scottish Masters National Championships in Inverness.

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Coulter Salver Opening Day draw 2018

Coulter Salver Opening Day draw 2018

The draw for the opening day Coulter Salver Gents Open golf competition has been made with over 130 golfers scheduled to tee off for the coveted annual trophy tomorrow (Saturday).

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