Monday, October 16, 2017

WEST OF SCOTLAND INTER COUNTY LEAGUES - Ayrshire A team make it three wins from three

The Ayrshire A team made it three wins from three on Sunday 15th October when they defeated Glasgow by 5 - 3 at Sandyhills in their latest match in defence of their West Of Scotland inter county league title.

Three of the four Prestwick St Cuthbert players in the team, Stuart Robin, Scott Brown & Steven Wallace, opened for Ayrshire and set up a great chance for victory by taking their respective ties for a 3 - 0 lead.

Though John Shanks, Jim Johnston & Greg Telfer lost their ties, Euan Walker ensure a draw for Ayrshire with a comfortable win in his tie before Tommy McInally secured the overall victory for the visitors with a win on the final green in his tie.

Match details (Glasgow names first):-

Craig Chalmers (Cawder) lost to Stuart Robin (Prestwick St Cuthbert) by 6&4
Graeme Gregg (Cawder) lost to Scott Brown (Prestwick St Cuthbert) by 2&1
Brendan McKenna (Cawder) lost to Steven Wallace (Prestwick St Cuthbert) by 6&5
Steven Manning (Pollok) beat John Shanks (Irvine) by 3&2
Greg Brown (Cathkin Braes) beat Greg Telfer (Prestwick St Cuthbert) by 5&4
Blair Dalglish (Ralston) lost to Tommy McInally (Loudoun) by 1 hole
Stuart Sangster (Cathkin Braes) lost to Euan Walker (Kilmarnock Barassie) by 5&3
Ryan Woods (Cowglen) beat Jim Johnston (Ayr Belleisle) by 3&2


The current league positions are

Position                Area                 Played  Won      Lost        Drawn   For    Against    |Points
01           Ayrshire A                         3           3           0            0          17           7              6
02           Renfrewshire A                 3           2           0            1          15.5        8.5           5
03           Stirlingshire A                   4           2           1           1           18           14           5
04           Glasgow A                        5           2           3            0          19           21           4
05           Lanarkshire A                   4           1           3            0           12           20           2
06           Dumbartonshire A            3           0           3            0           6.5          17.5        0

Next week the Ayrshire A team are away to Lanarkshire at East Kilbride in the first of their outstanding two postponed fixtures, with the date and venue of the other postponed match against renfrewshire still to be decided.

The corresponding Ayrshire Youths match against Glasgow, which was due to take place at Loudoun on Sunday, was postponed due to course conditions and will be rescheduled.

The youths team have a weekend off next week, before taking on Renfrewshire in their rearranged fixture at Troon Portland the following Sunday, 29th October.

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