FORTH AND ENDRICK PROVINCE

The Forth and Endrick Province is the area organisation covering the Curling Clubs based to the west of Stirling. The present membership is given below. The Province is one of 4 Provinces in Forth Valley Area of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club, the others being Stirlingshire, West Lothian and Scottish Central.

The Province organises inter-club leagues, knock-outs and a points competition during the season. Member clubs also represent the Province in the Forth Valley Area Bonspiel and Knockout.

The programme for the current season can be found by following this link Province Fixtures. More fixtures will be added as the dates become known.

The member clubs of the Province are listed below:

The President and Vice President of the Province are provided in turn by each of the member clubs. The rotation is at present:

YearPresidentVice President
19/20KippenBuchlyvie
20/21BuchlyvieDrymen
21/22DrymenPort of Menteith
22/23Port of MenteithBalfron
23/24BalfronBuccaneers
24/25BuccaneersWSL
25/26WSLForest Hills Trossachs
26/27Forest Hills TrossachsLoch Ard
27/28Loch ArdStrathendrick
28/29StrathendrickCastle
29/30CastleGargunnock
30/31GargunnockFintry
31/32FintryKippen
    

The Secretary of the Province is Caroline Davidson who can be contacted at Caroline Davidson.

The Constitution of the Province and Forth & Endrick Province Competitions can be found as PDF files by following the links.

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Forth Endrick Province News

Winnock Shield

The charity competition run by West Stirlingshire Ladies was won by Dougie Telfer of Loch Ard and Fiona Glass, Helen Watson and Stan Moore of Strathendrick.

Arnold Seftor Salver

This Ladies Area competition was won by a West Stirlingshire team of Judy Mackenzie, Fiona Glass, Di Christie and Luisella Mosley.

Stirling Area Ladies Pairs

This was successfully defended by Fiona Glass and Jane McLaren of Strathendrick.

Scottish Senior Mixed Championships 2019/20

The team of Andy Hemming, Neil Murray and Marjorie McCulloch of the Buccaneers along with Jane McLaren of Strathendrick were beaten in the final of this competition.

Betty Montgomery

The Province notes with regret the death of Betty Montgomery on 9th August 2019. Betty was a long-standing member of Forest Hills Trossachs, Balfron and West Stirlingshire Curling Clubs. She served as Secretary of the Province from 2006 to 2014. She was also involved in umpiring for the RCCC.

Judy Mackenzie

Congratulations are due to Judy Mackenzie of Buchlyvie and West Stirlingshire Ladies Curling Clubs who received an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to wheelchair curling.

Annual General Meeting

The 2019 Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 23 April at Balfron Bowling Club. Gavin Scott of Fintry Curling Club stepped down after his year as President and Les Watson of Kippen Curling Club became President for the new season. Donnie Allan of Buchlyvie Curling Club became the next Vice President.

Fiona Glass retired as Secretary after five years and was succeeded by Caroline Davidson of Fintry Curling Club

Prizes were presented for the various competitions and details were given of the Province's involvement in Area and National competitions.

Stirling Ladies Open 2019

This was won by a team including Fiona Glass and Jane McLaren of Strathendrick.

Scottish Women's Junior Championship

The winning team was skipped by Lisa Davie with Anna Skuse at Second. Both are members of the Buccaneers. Anna is the granddaughter of Gillian and Richard Kingslake who are members of Strathendrick.

Henderson Bishop competition

The Stirling play-offs were won by the team of Judy MacKenzie, Fiona Glass, Di Christie (all of West Stirlingshire Ladies) and Kirsty Pender (of Forth Valley Ladies). Sally Macfarlane of Strathendrick substituted for Kirsty in one match. They will be going to the finals in Stranraer in February.

Stirling Area Ladies Pairs

This was won by Fiona Glass and Jane McLaren of Strathendrick.

Annual General Meeting

The 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 24 April at Balfron Bowling Club. John Cross of Castle Curling Club stepped down after his year as President and Gavin Scott of Fintry Curling Club became President for the new season. Les Watson of Kippen Curling Club became the next Vice President.

Gavin Flemming addressed the meeting to give news of the re-formation of Gargunnock Curling Club. He and the Club were welcomed into the Province pending admission into the RCCC.

Prizes were presented for the various competitions and details were given of the Province's involvement in Area and National competitions.

 

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