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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Carol wins the league!

Carol Simpson and her rink of Maureen McVey, Peter Reynolds and Bill Black came from behind to steal the league title from last year’s winner, Alex Thomson. On the final night, Carol just managed to beat Willie Scott, while Alex only just lost to Geoff Barber. This turned Carol’s one point deficit in the title […]

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Province Knockout 19 Feb 2019

The Province Knockout attracts some of the top rinks, and Ayr and Alloway’s opponents were no exception! We turned up to find we were against Stewarton Heather – and quickly realised it was skipped by David Mundell with Dougie Reid and co as back up. AACC rink was Bill Black, John MacLeod, Ed Baines and […]

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Charlie wins 2019 Points Competition

The annual Points Competition traditionally attracts a small entry, but this year we were delighted to welcome two new players – Tricia McKeand and Douglas Haddow.  And of course Points regular, Elma Stevenson, was there.  A total of nine contested the Blairston Medal, with good quality ice producing a close finish. Charlie Steele triumphed with […]

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Memories from 2000

Thanks to Linda Wilson for recently clearing out her attic! This photo came to light, which was taken in the year 2000 to celebrate the millenium. How many members can you recognise? Of course the star of the show is the recumbent Graham Boyd, who for many years was the top player in the Club, […]

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Ayr and Alloway v The Gangrels

On Thursday 10 January two rinks from the Club were engaged in our annual inter-club friendly match with the Gangrels.  At the conclusion of this fixture last year the then Gangrels President noted that the taking part and good curling fellowship were more important than the score and this year both A & A rinks […]

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Province Medal

On January 8th Ayr and Alloway competed in the Province Medal represented by two rinks, the first skipped by David Gray and the second by Alex Thomson. The first game was against a strong Gangrels Rink skipped by Robert Boyd. After an exchange of singles in the first few ends we scored a four to […]

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Ronnie Wilson wins the Knockout Trophy

Ronnie Wilson skipped his rink of Murray Hutchison, Elma Stevenson and Carol Simpson to a fine win over Jean Thomson’s rink, skipped in her absence by Allan Chapman. Full report

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