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Record numbers for Ayrshire Alps event

A record number of cyclists have signed up for the 3rd Ayrshire Alps Sportive on Sunday, 27th August.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Girvan look forward to Ardagh Glass league cup quarter final

Girvan look forward to Ardagh Glass league cup quarter final

Mark Doolan scored the equalising goal to earn Girvan a 1-1 draw in the club’s first ever game in the top flight.

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Rugby summer camp.

Revamped Carrick rugby summer camp

Last week, Carrick Rugby hosted its revamped summer camp for players between the ages of 10 to 15.

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Competitions come thick and fast at Girvan and Turnberry

Competitions come thick and fast at Girvan and Turnberry

The Girvan Ladies have been gracing the Girvan course with plenty of competitions of late and the results are as follows.

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Ollie on the wheels of the Gold Medallist Tom Wicklow.

Ollie’s a champion in the making

Over the years Ayr Roads/Harry Fairbairn Cycling Club can pride itself in helping its young members to glory in the National Cycling scene.

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Club members at Girvan played for the Jimmy McDines Memorial Trophy

Bowls round up

On Sunday the Girvan club members played for the Jimmy McDines Memorial Trophy, pictured top. It was won by Ian Ross and Moira McNair, and the runners up were Robert Mclelland and Margaret Gaff. The club would like to thank Carol and Scott for their continuing support in sponsoring this event.

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Girvan beat Craigmark 5-0 at Hamilton Park on Saturday.

Girvan make it four out of four in league cup

Girvan made it four wins out of four in the Ardagh Glass League Cup on Saturday as they beat visitors Craigmark 5-0 at Hamilton Park.

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Girvan continue winning Ardagh Cup campaign at Whitletts

Girvan continue winning Ardagh Cup campaign at Whitletts

Girvan continue their Ardagh Cup campaign with a game against Whitletts Victoria tonight (Wednesday, August 9) at Dam Park stadium in Ayr.

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Pictured lieft to right are Stevenson trophy winner Steven Stamper, club captain James Baillie and Gary Bryden trophy winner Martin Campbell.

Girvan hosts Lifeboat Shield and Stevenson Trophy competitions

The Girvan Golf Club gents met on Sunday 30th July to play in the RNLI Stableford for the lifeboat shield.

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Ayr Roads Turnberry Cup Competitors with Kenny Scott and Ed Clifton front with bikes.

Club stage Turnberry circuit time trial

Ayr Roads/Harry Fairbairn Cycling Club staged their Turnberry Circuit time trial on Thursday night.

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South Ayrshire Council Gymnastics Display at Citadel

Budding gymnasts put on a great show at the Citadel

Budding gymnasts from all over South Ayrshire put on a great show recently at the annual Learn 2 Gymnastics display which took place at the Citadel in Ayr.

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Bobby Marr on Col du Vars summit.

Roads Club member rides Tour de France stage route

Bobby Marr of the Ayr Roads/Harry Fairbairn Cycling Club has joined a unique band of sportive cyclists by competing in this year’s L’Etape du Tour.

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Guy Learmonth made the decision to go back to the Borders after failing to make the the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Guy Learmonth takes step back to move forward

For readers d’un certain age, the arrival of the Victor on the newsagent’s shelves of a Friday afternoon signalled the availability of the latest instalment in the unlikely life of athletics’ great working-class hero. Alf Tupper, otherwise known as “The Tough of the Track”, was the outlier made good, working as a welder by day but burning off his running rivals the night before by rewarding himself with a healthy helping of fish and chips rather than a refreshing power shake.

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108-mile ride for clubs

108-mile ride for clubs

With the calendar offering little on the racing scene in the West of Scotland last week, Ayr Roads/Harry Fairbairn Cycling Club enjoyed the delights of taking to the roads at a more leisurely pace.

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Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.

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Winner of the Kelco Plate for 2017 was Mary White of Caprington with the scratch winner Elinor Heggie of Girvan. both pictured with Girvan ladies Captain Jill Bone

Kelco plate showcases Girvan course

They came from far and wide to compete in good weather in the Girvan Golf Club ladies open competition for the Kelco Plate last Wednesday.

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Girvan celebrate the 2016-17 Super First Division league title win at Yoker.

Ambitious overhaul for junior football in west

An ambitious overhaul of junior football will see the 52 West Region sides amalgamated with their 12 Ayrshire League counterparts.

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Mark Warters.

Good times recorded in club’s first twin time-trial event

Last Thursday evening, Ayr Roads/Harry Fairbairn Cycling Club promoted the first twin event in the club’s confined time trial series, writes Arnold Thomson.

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