Gala doubles domino results

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IN THE Belhaven Carnoustie Domino League Gala Doubles, the winners were Colin Hendry and Sandy Fairweather of the Aboukir and the runners-up were John Brown and Cliff Oldershaw of the Stag ‘E’.

Fixtures: Monday, July 9, John Heggie Trophy, section one - Aboukir v Kinloch, British Legion v Corner ‘A’: section two - Corner v Stag’s Head, Stag ‘E’ v Dalhousie.

Sunday, July 15, British Legion Open Ladies’ Darts Competition and Open Domino Competition, both in aid of The Erskine Hospital. Both £2 per head entry.

Football

Gayfield prepares

HARD work is continuing to go on behind the scenes at Gayfield Park as Arbroath FC prepare for the new season which is just three weeks away.

Season tickets, which are frozen at last year’s prices, are selling well and the club has reminded supporters that tickets permit entry to every match at Gayfield including cup and friendly fixtures. Tickets can still be purchased from Gayfield on weekday mornings between 9.30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Bookings are also now being taken for hospitality, with packages available for all games. Anybody interested can contact the club on 01241 872157 or Malcolm Fairweather on 07770663928.

The club said they would like to say a big thank you to Maggie Reid, who ran the hospitality for the past two seasons but has now moved on.

A main club sponsor has been secured with an announcement to be made soon on who it is.

And finally, the club will have their annual open day on Saturday, July 21, before the Lichties take on Keith in a pre-season friendly at Gayfield.

Children will be able to go along and train with the club’s youth team coach before having a chance to have a kick about with the first team players.

Hillwalking

Club’s June meet

FORFAR and district Hillwalking Club travelled to the NTS Outdoor Centre in Kintail for their June weekend meet. Three members set off on Thursday from Cluanie Inn to walk into the remote Alltbeithe hostel in Glen Affric.

On Friday they climbed three of the more remote hills in this area before joining the rest of the group at Kintail.

The next meet is the meet secretary’s ‘Mystery meet’ on Sunday, July 8. Members should check the website for details: www.fdhwc.org

Angling

Fishing ‘dour’

THE NUMBER of anglers out on Lintrathen recently has been on the sparse side. There is no doubt that the weather has played a big part in this. Anglers who have ventured out on the better days have come off and described the fishing as ‘dour’.

Club results: James Hutton Institute, five boats, 10 fish for 14lbs 8ozs; Canmore AC, four boats, eight for 13lbs 8ozs; ABC&D Club, five boats, 18 for 29lbs 4ozs; Perth Ex-Servicemen, four boats, 10 for 8lbs 2ozs. Individual boats: W. Brown and D. Forsyth, five for 7lbs 10ozs; Jim and Dave Moncur, six for 10 lbs; T. Melville and R. Malkowski, eight for 14lbs 8ozs; Ernie McKay and partner, five for 7lbs 4ozs; A. McAlister four for 7lbs.