THE flat track at Ayr Racecourse has failed to recover sufficiently from drainage work in time to stage the two day June meeting scheduled for the 5th and 6th of the month.
Girvan Youth finished off a fine season with a win and a draw this week.
Girvan FC hope to sign four or five players for the new season, according to club chairman Tam McCreadie this week.
On Saturday 18th May 69 local bowlers competed in an Invitation Triples Round Robin competition sponsored by Paul McIntyre.
Ayr Roads CC/Harry Fairbairn BMW claimed their 1st win of the season last Wednesday evening through a fantastic ride by Gary Maher in the East Kilbride Road Race.
Girvan masters runner Kerry-Liam Wilson travelled over to Belfast for the city marathon and came away with a higher placing and faster time than he did at last year’s event.
Ayr Roads CC/Harry Fairbairn BMW had three riders representing the club at the Margaret Dooley Trophy ten-mile TT held on the West Ferry course in Bishopton last Wednesday evening.
At the time of writing, the weather has taken a turn for the better with settled easterlies and a spell of warmish temperatures to boost the sport.
The Girvan ladies competed for the Arran Rosebowl on Wednesday May 8, which provided a very healthy win for Kathleen Thomson on 33 Stableford points, with Liz Neill 30 and Elinor Heggie 29 points.
Last Sundays game at Girvan Bowling Club was an open pairs competition sponsored by Gordon and Marion Wright.
Think before you ride over that lovely tempting grass field is the message from The British Horse Society in Scotland to those hacking out this May.
The South West of Scotland Horse Driving Club held their first driving event of the season at Bladnoch Park by kind permission of Wigtownshire Agricultural Society. H & P Gillan, G & L Paterson, Lloyds, Tarff Valley, Wigtown Co-Op, KW Alternative, Morrisons, Tesco and Murray Farmcare kindly sponsored the event.
Due to the cold and unsettled weather, the Loch Ryan Sea Angling Association decided to hold back its opening match until May 5.
Turnberry Golf Club ladies section
Stenhousemuir 1 Stranraer 2
Ponies and horses were quite full of themselves making claear rounds hard to come by at Woodland Farm last week.
Barr Bowling Club got its season underway on Saturday when Liz McKechnie, wife of the president, threw the first jack to open the green.
It seems that the dire situation on the sea fishing front could be about to change with a half decent bag coming to the scales at the latest Peever match. Bob Drennan took his maximum five dogfish limit plus three flounder for a first place with 12lb 08oz. Second was Andy Scott, 8lb 09oz; third, Leigh Field, 4lb 12oz.
Rampant Royal of Crosshill have completed the clean sweep in the Girvan darts league after they defeated a determined Vaults team 6-4 in the final of the Samuel Clark cup on Monday.
Barrhill Bowling Club opened for the season on Saturday and the ceremonial first jack was thrown by their youngest member, nine-year-old Zoe Allan.
The South Ayrshire Swim Team, who train at South Ayrshire Council’s Citadel in Ayr, Maybole, Prestwick and Troon swimming pools have been pulling through the water with brilliant strokes and making a big splash in the world of swimming.
Turnberry Golf Club
Kirkmichael Bowling Club hled its opening day at the weekend.
Girvan Bowling Club’s first competition of the season was played at the weekend.
Colmonell bowling green was opened on Saturday in sunshine with more than 30 people turning up for the event.
On a day of mixed weather and mixed fortunes, more than seventy intrepid golfers competed for the Carrick Sports Trophy over Girvan golf course.
Stranraer 0, Forfar Athletic 3
After last week’s bitterly disappointing 4-3 cup semi final loss to Stewarton Girvan travelled up to Ayr to take on Scottish Cup semi finalists Craigie Utd who themselves have had a fantastic season so far and are still pushing for the league.
Thursday night saw Girvan Girls play their third league game of the season at home and come away with an 11-2 win against Prestwick.
Maybole’s Memorial Park bowling club has a new honorary member.
Girvan Bowling Club opened for the season on Saturday afternoon and the event was bathed in sunshine.
Following a meeting of the RBS Club of the Month Panel and approved by the Scottish Rugby President, Carrick RFC has been awarded March RBS Club of the Month award.
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Weather for Girvan
Thursday 23 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 10 C
Wind Speed: 37 mph
Wind direction: North west
Temperature: 5 C to 13 C
Wind Speed: 22 mph
Wind direction: North