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A treasure of riches for those who managed the wind well

The final round of The George Sprunt Memorial Invitation Sweepstake, which attracts golfers from as far away as Manchester, was held over the Girvan golf course last Sunday in dry, sunny and windy weather.

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Leonard leaves Girvan to take on ‘challenging’ Cumnock job

Leonard leaves Girvan to take on ‘challenging’ Cumnock job

Girvan FC’s most successful manager in recent years has left the club to join Super Premier Division rivals Cumnock.

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Chris wins Captain’s Prize with King Robert the Bruce round

The Turnberry Golf Club Captain’s Prize played on 7th October was won by Chris Savage (12) 32 Stableford points over the King Robert the Bruce course followed by Jim Byers (6)31 points over the Ailsa course and M.G. Brown (13) 27 points over the Bruce course.

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Scott Booth, now head coach of Glasgow City, believes change should be resisted at all levels of the Scotland set-up

Scott Booth: Scotland must stick with manager and the plan

Genetically modifying Scottish footballers isn’t what Scott Booth believes is required to alter the qualifying fortunes of the country. Change should be resisted on all levels in the Scotland set-up is the firm belief of the 22-times capped former SFA youth coach.

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The closing day at Dailly Bowling Club.

Closing day at Dailly

Dailly Bowling Club recently held their closing day to mark the end of the bowling season. The weather was kind and members and visitors enjoyed their last day of bowling for 2017.

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Girvan were narrowly defeated by Kilbirnie Ladeside on Saturday.

First half performance costs Girvan dear in premier

A lacklustre first half performance cost Girvan three points on Saturday in the West of Scotland Super Premier division.

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Craig Allison.

Club members take part in Tour de Trossachs time trial event

Paul Rodwell and Craig Allison of Ayr Roads/Harry Fairbairn Cycling Club competed in the Tour de Trossachs Mountain Time Trial on Sunday.

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Girvan drawn at home in Scottish junior cup

Girvan FC have been drawn at home against East Kilbride Thistle FC in the draw for the Scottish Junior Cup Round 2.

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Brutal weather does not deter memorial invitation entrants

The weather was terrible on Sunday for the qualifying round of the George Sprunt Memorial Invitation Sweepstake, but that will not deter those faithful supporters of this popular tournament.

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The team comprises members Annmarie Robertson, Scott Robb, Scott Wood and captain James Doull,

Tigers promote powerchair football

Players from a powerchair football team are showcasing the sport to new audiences.

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Cyclists on the hill climb.

Wet and windy final club event of the year

A very wet and windy Sunday saw four members take part in the final club league event of the year, the Carwinshoch hill climb, writes Iona Fisher.

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Far away game. It will take three flights to reach Bloemfontein, and two back as well as a four-hour bus trip
Montage: Colin Heggie

Glasgow Warriors face 12,000-mile round trip for one match

When Dave Rennie signed on for his stint with the Warriors you suspect that one reason the Kiwi coach moved north was the ever-increasing travel demands that the expanded Super Rugby imposed upon all participants. Had his Chiefs team beaten the Crusaders in this season’s semi-final and flown to Johannesburg for the final they would, someone did the maths, have racked up an eye-popping, record 42,921 kilometres (26,830 miles) in one Super Rugby season.

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Try curling starts this week

Try curling starts this week

Try Curling for 2017 is starting this Wednesday 4th October at Stranraer Ice Rink.

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Scratch winner Stephen Stamper from Turnberry Golf Club with Provost Helen Moonie

Golfers battle it out at Girvan Classic

More than a hundred people have battled it out to be crowned as champion of the Girvan Golf Classic 2017.

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Girvan back in league action after Scottish Cup defeat

Girvan are back in Super League Premier Division action on Saturday with a match at home against Hurlford United.

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Club success at Kilmarnock Criterium

After last week’s nationwide travels, this week found club members venture even further afield with Ayr Roads Cycling Club chairman, Alex McAllister, taking part in an event in France, writes Iona Fisher.

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Ayr racecourse.

Racing abandoned at Ayr Gold Cup weekend

Racing at the Ayr Gold Cup meeting this weekend has been abandoned after an inspection due to a waterlogged course.

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Ross McCrorie

Ross could seal Old Firm debut

Dailly’s Ross McCrorie could play in his first Old Firm match on Saturday after coming off the bench for Rangers in their win over Partick Thistle.

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Beth MacRae.

Coast to coast, high and low cycling for Ayr Roads club members

As the road cycling season draws to an end, the weekend found Ayr Roads members competing in various events throughout the country, from coast to coast and highland to lowland, writes Iona Fisher.

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Pictured are the winners left to right: Colin Everett, Betty Johnston, Sponsor John McIntosh, Moira McNair, Alistair Scobie

Ladies v gents at Girvan

A social Ladies versus Gents competition was played at Girvan Bowling Club on Sunday 17 September, sponsored by John McIntosh.

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