Forth and Endrick Province News 2006/07

Annual General Meeting

The 2007 Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 24 April at 7.30pm in the Committee Room of Killearn Village Hall. Fiona Glass of Club 90 Curling Club stepped down after her year as President and Duncan Stewart of Castle Curling Club became President for the new season. Hugh Edmond of Fintry Curling Club became Vice President.

Prizes were presented for the various competitions and congratulations were also given to Annette MacDonald (WSLCC), Margaret Armstrong (Kippen), Mary Paterson (Fintry) and Raye Rickard (WSLCC) for their win in the National Masters Championship and the members of the Gray family from Balfron for their various achievements in national and international Junior Competitions.


Duncan MacGregor

We regret to note the death on 2 January 2007 of Duncan MacGregor. Duncan was a member of Thornhill Curling Club for many years and was active in Province, Stirling Ice Rink and RCCC competitions. He had also served on the Province Committee. A memorial service was held at on Friday, 12 January 2007 at Kincardine and Menteith Church Blair Drummond.


Area 6 Knockout

Fintry won the final against Kilsyth. In the previous rounds, they beat Keir and Sauchie and Bannockburn. The other clubs were less successful. Drymen and Kippen lost to Torbrex and Sauchie and Bannockburn, respectively, in the first round while West Stirling Ladies received a bye against Blair Drummond in the first round and lost to Grangemouth in the second round.


Area 6 Bonspiel

This was not one of the Province's more successful evenings. After the Competition on 11 January 2007, the Province was in bottom place. The detail of the results was as follows:

TeamOppositionPointsEndsShots forShots againstShots up
Loch ArdBorestone & Stirling03410-6
Forest HillsKeir0459-4
BalfronAirthrey Castle0567-1
West Stirling LadiesManse0338-5
Forth & EndrickTotal0212754-27
West LothianWinning total10284833+21


Province Points Competition 2006/07

The Annual Points competition took place at Braehead Curling Rink on Saturday 14 October 2006.

Unfortunately, there were only 8 participants. This did, however, give the opportunity to play all 10 disciplines.

The individual winner was Ken Hutchison of Forest Hills Trossachs Curling Club with 39 points out of a maximum of 80. Second place was Diana Jackson of Strathendrick Curling Club on 29 points with Sheena MacDonald of Club 90 Curling Club in third place on 27 points.

The team competition (best 2 from each club) was won by Forest Hills Trossachs Curling Club with a total of 61 points. Second were Strathendrick Curling Club with a total of 45 points.


Henderson Bishop Competition - Regional Final

In the final on 17 December 2006 at Braehead, Margaret Falconer's team of Margaret Falconer and Fiona Glass of Strathendrick CC and May McNeill and Hayley McNeill of Loch Ard CC beat a Strathendrick CC team of Helen Watson, Diana Jackson, Anne Roy and Gill Smith by 12 shots to 2.

The winning team played in the national finals at Lanarkshire Ice Rink from 26 February to 1 March 2007. Detailed results can be found on the RCCC website.

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