Newgate pairs triumph in town championships

Newgate Bowling Club

Arbroath Town Championships

Last Saturday the Arbroath Town Championships finals were held at the Lochlands Bowling Club. Congratulations go the pairs team of Ronnie Beattie and Eric Milne, who performed well to take the title back to the Newgate. The triples team of Danny Reid, Dave Ferguson and Scott Sibley were not so successful in going down to a strong Abbey team.

Saturday Friendly

Last Saturday there was only one friendly game which was at home to Aberdeen Northern which was sponsored by Creature Comforts Cattery. The home team performed well and recorded a handsome victory.

Newgate v Aberdeen North

23 A. Napier G. Morrison 12

20 A. Low T. Hendry 7

19 R. Webster A. Garner 20

24 A. Smith D. Leslie 11

19 M. Flynn A. Slessor 18

105 69

The friendlies for this week are at home to Duffus Park sponsored by Mark Middleton and away to Kirriemuir with the away team bus leaving at 1.30.p.m.

Club Round Robin

The Club mixed Round Robin takes place this Sunday (Sept 7) with a 10.a.m start. Members who have entered this competition please check the notice board for draw and start times.

Gents Handicap Final

The gents Handicap singles competition which is down to the final stage with the contenders being Paul Carnegie and Sye Pearson was played last night (Thursday).

Gents Senior Singles Final

The Gents Senior Singles final was played last Tuesday between Sandy Smith and Jim Robbie. Sandy settled down better in the early stages finding the rink to his advantage with Jim struggling to find his normal good form. Sandy continued to dominate the game and ran out a worthy winner.

Ladies Section


The ladies entertained the ladies from Canmore on Wednesday past in a two rink friendly. Their next and last friendly for the season is at home to the ladies from Forfar Bowling Club on Wednesday September 17.

Jean Stewart Pairs

The ladies gather at the green today (Friday) to contest the Jean Stewart Pairs Competition. The ladies are asked to report to the clubrooms no later than 1.30.p.m. to enable the draw to take place for a 2.p.m start.

Nominated Pairs Final

Weather permitting the final of the ladies Nominated Pairs will take place at 10.a.m on Monday (Sept. 8) between the pair of Norma Spence and Ruth Ferguson and the pair of Betty Hodson and Carolann Heron.

Dave Donaldson Trophy

The annual mixed fixture with the Royal British Legion for the Dave Donaldson Trophy takes place on Sunday September 14 with a 2.30 p.m. start. Names are still required for this fixture.