Sunday, October 11, 2015

WEST OF SCOTLAND INTER COUNTY LEAGUES - Ayrshire suffer double defeat to Lanarkshire

Ayrshire suffered a double defeat to Lanarkshire on Sunday 11th October in the penultimate weekend of the 2015 West Of Scotland Inter County leagues, the A team losing their 100% record at Lanark whilst the Youths title hopes were dealt a severe blow when they lost out at Brunstton Castle.

The A team travelled to Lanark on the back of three successive wins, but despite Jack McDonald and Steven Wallace winning two of the opening three ties, single hole defeats suffered by Tommy McInally and Stuart Robin ultimately proved decisive as the team went down narrowly by 4 1/2 - 3 1/2.

Match details (Ayrshire names first) :-

Jack McDonald (Kilmarnock Barassie) beat Steven Rennie (Drumpellier) by 2 & 1
Tommy McInally (Loudoun) lost to Kenny Gallacher (East Kilbride) by 1 hole
Steven Wallace (Prestwick St Cuthbert) beat Dominic Dougan (Airdrie) by 3 & 2
Stuart Robin (Prestwick St Cuthbert) lost to Andrew Steven (Easter Moffat) by 1 hole
Scott Brown (Turnberry) lost to Mark O'Donnell (Hamilton by 4 & 3
Malcolm Pennycott (Whiting Bay) lost to Graham Rodger (Cambuslang) by 5 & 4
Gordon Boyle (Turnberry) halved with David Cardwell (Hamilton)
John Shanks (Irvine) beat Ross Hinshelwwod (East Kilbride) by 5 & 3

AYRSHIRE A       3.5      LANARKSHIRE A     4.5

The youths team faced a very strong Lanarkshire team at Brunston Castle. Jordan Fraser kept up his good form in the series with another win but with three ties finishing all square after eighteen holes, the home side eventually went down by 5.5 - 2.5.

Match details (Ayrshire names first) :-

Greg Telfer (Prestwick St Cuthbert) lost to Andrew Thomson (Lanark) by 3 & 2
Sandy Buchanan (Prestwick St Nicholas) halved with Mitchell Ronald (East Kilbride) 
Greg Vernon (Kilmarnock Barassie) lost to Fraser Kane (Kirkhill) by 3 & 1
Jordan Fraser (Ayr Belleisle) beat Graham Greer (Carluke) by 2 & 1
Sandy Walker (Ardeer) lost to David Fair (Strathaven) by 2 & 1
Gary Morrison (Kilmarnock Barassie) Dylan Burt (Bellshill) by 6 & 4
Alasdair Berry (Irvine Ravenspark) halved with Jack McMorris (East Kilbride)
Craig Telfer (Prestwick St Cuthbert) Lewis Irvine (Kirkhill)

AYRSHIRE Y     2.5       LANARKSHIRE Y     5.5

In the final series of matches next Sunday, 18th October, Ayrshire take on  Renfrewshire with the A team away at Bonnyton and the Youths team at home at Ayr Belleisle

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