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Snowman Rally: Mixed fortunes for driving trio

Another season in the Scottish Rally Championship began for local crews in the Snowman Rally last Saturday and it was a day of mixed fortunes for the drivers.

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Archive image of Newton Stewarts encounter with Perthshire earlier this season

Perthshire 8-46 Newton Stewart: Reds keep title hopes alive

Newton Stewart kept themselves in title contention after a 46-8 win over Perthshire.

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Kinnear Trophy winner 2017 from Limekiln Loch CC - Peter JD Wilson, Jocelyn Bell, Janette Sloan (presenting), Hugh Aitken, Beth Aitken

Curling: Kinnear Trophy draw made

Draw for the Kinnear Trophy, sponsored by Kinnear for Carpets, Port William, to be played at Stranraer Ice Rink on Friday, February 16.

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Dressage rider Fiona Stryjewski and horse Devon have qualified for a major British championship, the Area Festival Championship

Dressage: Fiona and Devon earn wildcard pick for Area Festival Championship

A dressage rider from Kirkcudbright says it is a “dream come true” to have been awarded two wildcard places for a British national championship.

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Stoneykirk Curling Club, Brian McColm, Alex Fergusson, Norman Brown, Louise Kerr, Galloway Province secretary (presenting), Adam Sharp (picture: Louise Kerr)

Stoneykirk Curling win Galloway Cup in epic final against Castle Kennedy

The prestigious Galloway Cup knock-out competition, sponsored by James Gordon Ltd, was won in some style by a Stoneykirk Curling Club rink skipped by Norman Brown at Stranraer Ice Rink last Thursday evening.

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National Curling Academy, The Peak, Stirling Sports Village, Forthside Way, Stirling, FK8 1QZ  Team Muirhead Vicki Adams on the ice. Team GB curlers selected for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games before they depart for the European Championships, St Gallen in Switzerland to represent Scotland (17-25 November 2017). Team GB curlers: Team Muirhead � Eve Muirhead, Anna Sloan, Vicki Adams, Lauren Gray, Kelly Schafer (alternate)

Curling star Vicki Adams aiming for gold at Winter Olympics

Stranraer’s Vicki Adams says she would love to emulate curling legend Rhona Martin’s success and win Olympic gold for Team GB.

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Basketball: Teen on shortlist for sportscotland award

Basketball: Teen on shortlist for sportscotland award

Stranraer teenager Cameron Walker admits he is stunned to be nominated for a national award after being named as a finalist at the sportscotland Year of Young People Awards 2018 on January 26.

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Galloway Province President Drew Paton, Pete Richardson from sponsors Agrovista presenting the trophy to Logan CC President Donald McColm, Rhins O' Gallowa' secretary Janette Sloan and winning skip from Logan Andrew Gilmore

Galloway Curling County Cup 2018: Rhins beat Province by just four shots

The County Cup, sponsored by Agrovista, was a close run affair this new year with the Rhins O’ Gallowa’ Province winning the trophy by just four shots after two days of curling at Stranraer Ice Rink by 85 shots to 81.

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Youngsters enjoy fun-filled athletics finals

Youngsters enjoy fun-filled athletics finals

Dozens of youngsters enjoyed a fun-filled day of sporting activities as Crossmichael Primary School emerged victorious in the Stewartry Annual Sportshall athletics finals.

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Draw made for 2018 curling County Cup

Draw made for 2018 curling County Cup

The waiting for the curlers is over after the draw for the eagerly anticipated curling County Cup was made for 2018.

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QUIZ: The 2017 sporting year

QUIZ: The 2017 sporting year

Test your knowledge of the sporting year with our fun quiz.

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Wigtown and Bladnoch golfers get their prizes

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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