The season is now in full swing and the first local friendly was played last Saturday against Bervie BC. The result was a good victory for Stonehaven by 79 shots to 46 shots.
Individual rink scores were (Stonehaven skips first)-
F Tattersall 23
D. Leitch 8
D. Mundie 29
D. Gowan 9
E. Taylor 12
D. Morrison 16
G. Buchan 15
W. Abernethy 15
On Sunday, Stonehaven BC played a touring team from Polmont and although well beaten in the match the Polmont players provided excellent entertainment in the evening and were very welcome visitors to the Grounds.
Games like this prove invaluable to the upkeep of the Recreation Grounds.
In the initial rounds of the A&K league Stonehaven suffered defeat twice losing by three points to two to Kintore BC and by seven points to nil to Harlaw BC, so it will now take an almighty effort for the team to make it to the play offs.
Jim Roddie’s home team managed a win against Kintore but the Graeme Penny’s away team have suffered two defeats - although only by the last bowl at Harlaw.
The Aberdeen and Kincardineshire County held their trials at Stonehaven on Sunday and Thursday and the local club had four trialists (Graeme Penny, Alister and Mark McIntosh and Steve Gellately) each vying for inclusion in the team which will begin its competitive season this Saturday, May 10, against Angus County at the Recreation Grounds where a big crowd is expected to see some top class bowling.
The 2x2 pairs competition sponsored by Hunting Energy Services is now underway with the semi finals due to take place next Wednesday.
The Senior Section also had its first competitive match last Wednesday against Culter BC and came out on top by 14 shots.
Individual rink scores were (Stonehaven skips first) –
M. Nevill 12
I. Grieve 14
D. Mundie 15
A. Wicky 16
R. Harrison 21
A. Ritchie 14
J. Lawson 20
D. Thomson 10
The Club singles competitions and Senior Section competition draws are now on the notice board.