First XVI Report
Second XVI Report
As usual first game of the season the weather was a kind to us our opposition were Craigintinny with a some late call off’s the selectors had to reshuffle the rinks. The Flag was flying at half mast in memory of Willie Palfrey who passed away on the 4th may. Rink 1 Jimmy Martin, Willie Robb, Ronnie Scott, Allan Mitchell. lead 11-2 after five ends with a 6 at the fifth end and Craigintinny replying with a 5 at end seventh . By end 16 Allan’s rink were 22-12 up losing a 1 at the last making the score 22-13. Man of the rink Ronnie Scott who had a wrong biase bowl and after the game he was told he was in the Scottish Rink (Seniors) The Craigintinny Rink was Ramsey Stewart, Lewis Betts, Ronnie Andrews, Tony Mclaren.
Rink 3 Consisted of Bob Bain, Alex Young, Bobby Bell, Walter Murray. who found it hard after 10 ends finding them self’s down 15-2 and getting no rubs losing out 22-4. There opposition was Eddie Henderson, Kevin McWatt, David Torrance , Danny Gormley.
Rink 4 Gary Largue , Keith Smith, Bobby Lee, Roy Campbell. were leading 7-0 after 5 ends with Craigintinny rink of Bill Leslie, Harry Phillip, Liam Gordon , Jimmy Marshall . getting the score back to 11-7 after 14 ends getting 1,1,1, for the next 3 ends making final score 11-10 in favour of Northern.
Rink 5 Jimmy Porter, Harry Hastie, Ian Macdonald , Ronnie Mc Donald. Were up against it from the start winning 5 ends out of the 17 losing 5 – 22.5 with Craigintinny having only three players Alex Duncan, Mal Milne , Ronnie Douglas.losing 1/4 of there score.