Footers in action

ON SATURDAY, Arbroath Footer Christine Bird completed the challenging Craggy Island Triathlon. Set on the Isle of Kerrera, near Oban, the event consists of a 550m sea swim, 15 kilometre off-road cycle and an eight kilometre very hilly run. Christine finished the event in two hours 18 minutes.

Also on Saturday, three new Arbroath Footers ran the Camperdown Parkrun. They all enjoyed the five kilometre run which has one tough hill. Times were: Claire Caldwell 28.58, Fiona Robb 29:21 and Emma Gauld 31:56.

New members are welcome. Newcomers’ night is Wednesday, 6.30 p.m. at the Saltire Leisure Centre.


High School FPs

ARBROATH High School FPs’ fixtures for tomorrow (Saturday) are: George Buckman Premier Division - SS Peter & Paul v AHSFP, Fairmuir 5, Dundee, 2 p.m. Lunan Trophy Section Two - NCR ‘A’ v AHSFP ‘A’, Caird Park Stadium, Dundee, 2 p.m. Lunan Trophy Section Four - AHSFP ‘B’ v Tayside Fire Brigade ‘A’, Arbroath High School, 2 p.m. All players meet at the Saltire at 12.30 p.m. The club is on the lookout for new players. Anyone interested should contact 07565 776314.


Champs sign off with win

CHAMPIONS St Tams completed their season with a 7-5 away win over Corner Bar on Tuesday night. Porty are the runners-up. They finished their campaign with an 8-4 victory against Legion.

Draw for the singles and doubles on finals day at the Royal British Legion Scotland, Arbroath, on Sunday.

Singles – M. McPherson, Legion; K. McPherson, Legion; B. Cadger, Abbey; D. Robertson, St Tams; J. Hatton, Corner; J. Falkner, Porty; G. Finnie, Arbroath; S. Sinclair, Lordburn; J. Birse, Porty; I. Parkinson, Corner; M. Gray, Burns; K. Muldoon, Central; G. Richie, St Tams; B. Cargill, Burns; D. Napier, Porty.

Doubles – D. Nicol / K. Muldoon, Central; J. Hatton / I. McKenzie, Corner; L. Wilson / B. Rodriguez, Westport Bar; G. Finnie / C. Smith, Abbey; R. Doyle / J. Falkner, Porty; I. Gordon / C. Roberts, St Tams; J. McPherson / K. McPherson, Legion; C. Milne / G. Richie, St Tams.