Prizegiving and AGM 2018

Another very successful evening at the Abbotsford Hotel Ayr on 7 March 2018. Prizes were awarded as follows: League Winners: Alex Thomson, Maureen McVey, Scott McAndrew, Elma Stevenson / Peter Reynolds (shared lead) League Runners-up Alan McKinlay, Peter Christy, Allan Chapman, Anne Carruthers League Third Charlie Steele, Willie Scott, Sheila Campbell, Dorothy Dawson League Fourth […]

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Geoff Barber takes over as President

On 7 March 2018, Geoff Barber was elected President of the club. Geoff has served for several years on the committee and is recognized as one of the top Ayr and Alloway skips. He also won the Points competition three years in a row from 2015. Alistair Tyre, retiring President, pinned on the badge of […]

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Points competition – 8 February 2018

The Points competition was played on 8 February and, disappointingly, there was again a poor response from club members with only 7 participating (indeed 2 less than last year!).  Nevertheless for those who did take part it was an enjoyable night so thanks to Geoff, Charlie, David, Ken, Neil, Alan and, especially, Bella as the […]

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Province Medal – Rink 1.

On 9 February the Ayr and Alloway rink (Geoff Barber, Alan Richmond, Scott McAndrew and Paul Williams) were drawn against a Beresford Ladies’ rink skipped by Gillian Macdonald — with Katie Pieroni, Linda Wilson and Una Semple. Ayr and Alloway stole a single at the first end and then four in the second. For the […]

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Ayr & Alloway v The Gangrels

The annual match took place on 11 January 2018 with two rinks from each club. Rink A was Alex Thomson, Charlie Steele, Willie Scott and Sheila McDougall who took on The Gangrels’ rink skipped by Bob Cherry, with Ayr and Alloway traitors in the form of Ronnie Wilson, Peter Kennedy and Peter Reynolds.  A really […]

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Ayr and Alloway v Tarbolton Curling Club.

Parish Trophy – 3 December 2017 Ayr & Alloway Curling Club V Tarbolton Curling Club Ronnie Wilson along with fellow Rink members Alan McKinlay, Willie Scott (in place of President Alistair Tyre), and Ed Baines played against a strong rink from Tarbolton led by Robert Struthers with Willie Morton, Alan Wilson and Gordon Johnstone. The […]

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Cue Competition 13 Dec 2017

The annual Cue competition was held on 13 Dec 2017, for the fine Crystal Trophy. Six rinks competed, with all participants required to use a cue throughout. After three ends, the skip moved to lead and other players moved up. Two three-end games were played, and the rink with most shots scored was the winner. […]

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Rink Championship – Ayr and Alloway v Dundonald. 30 November 2017

The Ayr and Alloway rink (Geoff Barber (skip), Ronnie Wilson, Neil Beattie and Ken Gray) met a strong Dundonald rink skipped by Gemmil Jack. Having won the Championship in the past, they were out to do it again. Basically, having the game won with a score of 7 to 4 at the end of the […]

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Coaching class a great success

The first of a new style of coaching was held at Ayr Ice Rink on Mon 20 November 2017. The class of twenty was fully subscribed with two AACC members attending, Ronnie Wilson and Charlie Steele. Scott Andrews, Ayr’s new Development Officer and Olympic silver medallist, led the session which included video analysis and laser […]

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Inter Club Match v Ayr Country Club.

On Tuesday 14th November two rinks participated in what has become an annual match against Ayr Country CC. Ronnie Wilson skipped his rink of Peter Kennedy, Bill Black and Liz Tait and made a strong start winning the first four ends. After a brief rally from the opposition Ronnie’s rink went on to win convincingly […]

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