Good weekend for Arbroath Indoor

Two teams were pictured at the Indoor Bowling Centre before their trip to Prestwick to compete in the Scottish Bowls Championships. From left (back) David McGill, Andy Furye, Ryan Burnett. (front) Leanne Furye, Marion Wilson, Caroline Ruxton, Trixie McKay.

Two teams were pictured at the Indoor Bowling Centre before their trip to Prestwick to compete in the Scottish Bowls Championships. From left (back) David McGill, Andy Furye, Ryan Burnett. (front) Leanne Furye, Marion Wilson, Caroline Ruxton, Trixie McKay.

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At the weekend Leanne Furye travelled to Coatbridge to compete in the Ladies’ National Singles Playddowns.

Leeanne (pictured) had a bye in her first game on Saturday.

On Sunday she had wins over the players from Cumbernauld and Ardrossan to reach the last four of this competition. This means she has qualified for the semi-finals in both the singles and two bowl pairs in February.

The gents were hosts to Dundee on Saturday in their second League match. Arbroath were quickly into their stride and had a lead of 11 shots after five ends played.

Over the next five ends Dundee rallied and reduced this to a four-shot lead.

In the next 5 ends the home side stepped up a gear and began to force ahead leading by 16 shots. This lead was maintained over the latter stages of the game and won comfortably by 19 shots.

Arbroath v Dundee

20 A Furye K Brunton Jnr 22

31 S Pirie C Brunton 10

17 S Smith R Carlin 18

17 D Strachan K. Brunton 16

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On Sunday the Seniors Singles, Pairs and Triples playdowns were held in the Dundee Stadium.

The singles were played by G.B. Anderson, who won through to the qualifying stages. The pairs of B. Kindlin and J. Arthur also won through to the qualifying stages.

The triples of K. Stephen, J. Robbie and D.P. Martin were beaten on an extra end to decide their match.

This Sunday the ladies travel to Blantyre hoping to keep their unbeaten record intact.

Ryan Burnett plays at Abbeyview in the Gents’ Junior Singles playdowns.