Ross Low Trophy

The Club has now completed its series of games in the Ross Low Trophy for 2019 and unfortunately for our squad of Neil Beattie, Jim Nelson, Ed Baines, Alex Thomson, Willie Scott, John MacLeod, Charlie Steele and Allan Chapman it is the end of the competition for another year. On Monday 4th Nov a Club […]

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“Friendly” Match v Country Club

On a spooky Halloween night we had our annual match with the Country Club which as always was played with great spirit. Our first team of Dorothy Dawson, Liz Tait, Allan Chapman and David Gray were treated to a very scarily tight match and wondered what the devil was beguiling us when after 5 close […]

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The Rink Championship

The Rink Championship is a major competition, but receives little exposure. Local clubs enter teams to compete to represent each ice rink at the national finals in Forfar, late in the season. Surprisingly only eight rinks play in it. Ayr and Alloway, to their credit, always enter a rink and play against the recognized “top […]

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The Finnie Kettle

On Tuesday 29 October a rink from the Club comprising Alan McKinlay (skip), Alan Richmond (3), Willie Scott (2) and Carol Simpson (lead) participated in the Finnie Kettle.  This is a Dundonald competition and this evening’s game was the 150th  anniversary of the competition. Originally it was contested between the parishes of Kilmarnock, Fenwick, Kilmaurs, […]

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Ayr and Alloway v Land O’ Burns

On Monday 14th Oct the first inter-club match of the new season was played between A&A and LOB. Rink “A” was skipped by Alan Richmond assisted by Alan McHarg and Tricia McKeand. Willie Scott was also due to be involved but as the LOB rink only consisted of 3 curlers he was able to take […]

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OPENING GAME 2019-20 SEASON

The first game of the season was played on 2 Oct 2019.  President David Gray wished all members well and was particularly delighted to welcome two of our new members who were playing that night, Gordon Todd and Hugh Kennedy. Shirley Scott delivered an excellent ceremonial stone ably swept by past President Bella Kennedy and […]

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COACHING NIGHT

On Wednesday 25 September almost 30 members and/or, hopefully, prospective members turned out for a pre-season coaching session most ably led by Olympian Scott Andrews and assisted by Alison Cunningham.  President David had been keen to encourage the attendance of prospective new members and it was extremely heartening to have 6 such people attend.  3 […]

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Loch Doon Walk 22 August 2019

This was a new activity for our pre-season social gathering this year, with President David Gray organising a walk and picnic. Loch Doon Ness Glen was chosen and a great turnout of 34 members joined in the fun. The recent heavy rains made for damp conditions underfoot, but fortunately the rain stayed off for our […]

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AGM and Presentation of Prizes 2019

Another very successful evening at the Abbotsford Hotel Ayr on 20 March 2019. Prizes were awarded as follows: League Winners:  The Fergusson Rose Bowl (1900) Carol Simpson, Maureen McVey, Peter Reynolds and Bill Black League Runners-up The Tom Clydesdale Quaich (1998) Alex Thomson, Jim Nelson, Liz Tait and Dorothy Dawson League Third The Club Medal(1862) […]

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Pairs Competition 14 March 2019

The best turnout for several years, made for an excellent Pairs competition. The standard was generally high, with some closely fought games. Bella Kennedy and Ronnie Wilson were on top form, with a win over Alan Richmond and Linda Wison in round 1. But only just – with shots even, it went down to ends […]

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