Bowls roundup

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Newgate Bowling Club

Apologies for repeat of previous week’s report in last week’s Herald.

Forfarshire Competition

In the last round the Newgate pair of Sye Pearson and Gary Davies proved successful when they took on Carnoustie on their home ground. They went forward into the semi-final which was played at Hope Paton last Sunday (July 13) and made it through to the final with a fine performance. The final is being played at the Abbey this Sunday (July 20) with a 2.p.m. start.

Saturday Friendly for July 5. The only friendly played was away to Lochlands which resulted in a very narrow victory for Newgate.

Lochlands Newgate

21 K. Moir B. Sibley 15

19 D. Brown A. Low 13

15 D.Smith C. Cooper 22

17 R. Kidd R. Webster 26

17. W. Cargill G. Skelton 15

89 91

The friendlies for Saturday July 12 were at home to Dudhope which was sponsored by D.H. Robertson, Butchers and away to Carnoustie West End and resulted in victories for both teams.

Newgate Dudhope

14 W.Johnston W. Rae 20

23 M.Flynn A. Anderson 25

27 W. Sturrock A.Allan 17

64 62

Carnoustie West End Newgate

16 M. Stewart A. Stott 15

6 M. Black G. Stewart 24

16 R. Gowans J. Spence 16

16 D. McGill B. Sibley 17

54 72

The friendlies for this week (tomorrow) are at home to Brechin sponsored by David Mackay, Funeral Directors, Arbroath and away to Letham with the away team bus leaving at 1.30.p.m.

On Saturday July 5 Newgate held their Invitation Fours Round Robin Competition which was sponsored by the Anderson Family involving 20 teams from the Angus and Fife areas. The final was a keenly contested affair with the Police Scotland team of Harry Burnett, Gordon Marshall, Ian Donald and Sandy Smith taking the honours from the home team of Jim Ramsay, Jim Watt, Billy Cadger and Tom Pullar . The trophy was presented by Club President Eric Martin and Match Organiser John Stirling.

Angus Top Ten Competition

On Tuesday July 8 Newgate travelled to Parkview for the first round and found the home team a hard nut to crack and lost the game by 6 points to 2.

Hutchison Trophy

Last Friday evening the Newgate team of Tom Reid, Eric Martin, Graeme Stewart and Paul Martin played in the South Area Final against the Abbey at the Abbey green and with a comfortable win made it into the final and await the winners of the North Area Section to see who they play in the overall final.

Renny Tailyour Trophy

Tonight (Friday) the Newgate team of Jim Butler, John McIlhatton, Bob Spence and Sandy Smith travel to play Montrose in the South Area Final .

Gents Club Triples.

This competition has now reached the final stage involving the triple of Dave Ferguson, Danny Reid and Scott Sibley who will play the triple of Brian Reid, Graeme Stewart and Sye Pearson

Tennent’s Pairs

This round robin competition for club members will be held this Sunday (July20) with a 10.a.m. start. Members who have entered please check the notice board for draw and start times. Sections 1 and 2 are required to report to the clubrooms by 9.30.a.m. for a 10.a.m start. Members are reminded that the dress is greys and whites.

Senior League

On Tuesday July 8 the Senior league game against the Abbey was cancelled due to the heavy rainfall earlier in the day. This game was re- arranged and played yesterday Thursday July 17th. On Tuesday past they travelled to Parkview for the penultimate game in the league for this season and managed to salvage some pride with a victory by 5 points to 2.

Parkview Newgate

11 H. Bushnell A. Napier 19

20 B. Low E. Milne 7

7 K. Scott T.Reid 30

38 56

Next Tuesday (July 22) Newgate are at home in the last game of the season to Monifieth.

Ladies Section

On Thursday July 10 the ladies entertained the ladies from Arbroath in a 2 rink friendly and came out on top by 1 shot.

Newgate Arbroath

12 L. Cargill M. Thoms 16

12 R. Ferguson T. McKay 7

24 23

Their next friendly was yesterday Thursday (July 17) away to Carnoustie which will be followed by a friendly on Wednesday July 23 at home to Lochlands.

Ladies Club Triples

Last Friday the ladies held the first round of their Club Triples . The next round will be played today Friday July 18th with the final being played the following Friday July 25th.

Ladies Invitation Day

Last Sunday (July 13) the ladies held their Invitation Day which involved invited guests from neighbouring clubs in a friendly rinks competition followed by a social evening.



Arbroath are looking for 6-a-side entries for Sunday 3rd August. Entries to Neil Burnett on 07944 377208 or email


Arbroath Summer League


Corner Bar 5 St Tams 7, Rams Head 6 Newgate 6, Porty 9, Foundry 3, Central 6 WPB 6, Bowlers 4 Burns Bar 8.

P W D L F A Pt

Porty 10 8 0 2 76 44 16

St Tams 10 6 2 2 67 53 14

Newgate 10 6 1 3 67 53 13

Bowlers 10 6 0 4 70 50 12

Rams H 10 4 2 4 59 61 10

Central 10 3 4 3 57 63 10

Corner 10 4 1 5 55 65 9

Burns 10 2 4 4 58 62 8

WPB 10 2 3 5 50 70 7

Foundry 10 0 1 9 42 78 1

Fixtures, 22/7: St Tams v Newgate, Foundry v Rams Head, Porty v Corner Bar, Burns Bar v WPB, Central v Bowlers. Phone reults to 07780504108 on the night.