Visiting pair win ladies’ open title

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MONTROSE Bowling Club’s Ladies’ Open Pairs competition last Sunday was very well supported, with 24 duos taking part.

The winners were Margaret Anderson, Carnoustie Bowling Club, and Fiona Wilson, Kirriemuir Bowling Club.

E. Findlayson and D. Stuart, both Brechin Bowling Club, were the runners-up.

Beaten semi-finalists were M. May and S. Burness, and P. Grubb and N. Cook all from Brechin Bowling Club.

The competition was sponsored by John and Jean Dempster, Bridge Street newsagent’s, who presented the prizes to the winners.

Hope Paton Club

Hope Paton Gents’ bowlers had their recent winning run brought to a halt when losing 5-2 in the Angus Senior League at Canmore, Forfar.

Hope Paton’s only winning rink comprised Ron Blacklaws, Frank Robb, Sandy Moncur and David Murray, who finished five shots up.

The next Angus Senior League game will be on Tuesday, July 10, at 2pm, at home to Boyle Park, Forfar.

The teams will be: 1 - J. Paton, J. Paterson, R. Mutch and D. Gordon; 2 - D. Duncan, S. Reid, D. Grant and B. Johnston; 3 - R. Blacklaws, F. Robb, S. Moncur and D. Murray.

Reserves are W. Wallace, O. Hasteley and J. Robertson.

Montrose and District Bowling Club Association 2012 League

P W L D Pts

Montrose 24 13 10 1 37

Hope P’ton 24 14 9 1 35

Hillside 24 9 14 1 27

Inch 24 10 13 1 21


May 7: Montrose 63, Hope Paton 43; Hillside 58, Inch 45.

May 14: Hope Paton 66, Inch 50; Montrose 50, Hillside 46.

May 21: Montrose 77, Inch 36; Hope Paton 54, Hillside 45.