May 5th 2007
Burnside BC v
|With the closure of our near neighbours
Farme BC in 2006 we had a vacant fixture and Burnside BC
contacted us asking if we would like to arrange
bi-annual parish games with them. The board of directors
were delighted to accept the invitation and we're sure
this will prove to be a very popular game.
BC v Cambuslang BC
Excellent turnout and a great afternoon's bowling with our good
friends from along the road.
|Our thanks to Past President Peter
Phillips for introducing this tournament to our club.
Day - Alex MacFarlane Memorial
| Another fantastic day when £2550 was
raised for charity.
Kirkhill BC were the winners with
Halfway BC the runners-up.
See Charity webpages
& Trethomas BC - Welsh Tourers
| Thanks to our website we were
contacted in April 2006 from this South Wales club
requesting a 6 rink fixture during their tour
of Scotland in May 2007. The board of directors were
unanimous in welcoming them to the club.
President Jim Low and our members were on hand to welcome
the bowlers at 5.00pm we then bowled until 8.00pm followed
by a meal drinks and harmony before our new friends left at
11.00pm. Our thanks to
PiggeryBrae for a very entertaining evening. Below the Welsh mini-choir entertaining
Local folk band
PiggeryBrae were on hand and the members were
delighted, joining in with all the songs.
June 9th 2007
Bulk Transport sponsored triples
|This is fast becoming one of our more popular
We had a fabulous day bowling, made all the better with the
glorious sunshine, leading up to thrilling semi-finals
between Bellshill Orbiston BC against Troon Portland BC and
Uddingston BC against Cambuslang BC which resulted in a
final between our visitors Bellshill Orbiston BC &
The team from Orbiston BC led by Past
President Peter Aitken are no strangers to this club having
played here many times before however the Uddingston team
skipped by Jim Galt ( my uncle ! ) were playing on our green
for the first time and what a fabulous day they had getting
to the final.
Club Sponsor Stewart Hoad
along with his son
Uddingston BC &
Bellshill Orbiston BC
triples onto the green.
A thrilling final ensued which went
right to the last bowl with
finally getting the 1st prize congratulations !!
|Club Sponsor Stewart Hoad from 'Hoad Bulk
Services' helps make the day a special occasion by
actively taking part sponsoring two teams, he dispenses
hospitality and he ensures we have bumper prizes in our
club raffle! The club are indeed indebted to him and his
Dad, Cambuslang BC member Jimmy Hoad, for their
sponsorship of this triples tournament
Jimmy Hoad coach, Team 1- PP Will McArthur, PP Harry
Faulds, PP Peter Phillips, Stewart Hoad HBS
Team 2- Jimmy Lindsay, Ralph Caldwell, Alan Caldwell
Stewart son's Ewen
All happily wearing the sponsor's HBS logo on our shirts