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CALDERCRAIG BOWLING CLUB

ROLL of HONOUR - from 1982

compiled and updated by Past President George C Low


1982

Club President  -  John Paterson; Ladies President - Jessie Matthews

Gents Section 

Champion - Adam Martin; Jubilee Cup winner - Jack Stirling; 4-Bowl Pairs champions - Alex McKinley & Alex Black who beat George C Low & James Johnstone; The Rosebowl winner - Jack Stirling

LADIES SECTION

Champion - Isabell Russell; 4-Bowl  Pairs champions Jessie Matthews & Margaret Corbett and The Rosebowl winner - Mary McPherson

COMBINED SECTIONS

Mixed Pairs Cup winners -Elsie Muirhead & Adam Martin; the Malcolm Mathieson Trophy winners - Elsie Muirhead, Seve Haugene, Joe Welsh & Wm Matthews and the Glen Automatics Trophy winners Mrs M Mathieson, John Welsh, Robert McPherson & John Paterson.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

SWBA Triples District Champions - Vi Main, Margaret Corbett & Jean Fannon


   1983

Club President  -  Robert Nimmo    -    Ladies President - Elsie Muirhead

Gents Section

Champion - William Matthews; Jubilee Cup winner - Adam Martin; 4-Bowl Pairs champions - Graeme McGuiness & George Low (who beat John Ferguson & Wm Matthews); The Rosebowl winner - William Wilson

LADIES SECTION

Champion - Elsie Muirhead; 4-Bowl Pairs champions Barbara Russell & Isabell Russell and The Rosebowl winner - Sophia Blades

SENIORS SECTION

Champion - Robert Telford.

COMBINED SECTIONS

Mixed Pairs Cup winners - Betty Johnstone & Jim Gibb; the Malcolm Mathieson Trophy winners Jessie Weir, Peggy Gibson, John Watt & Robert Telford, and the Glen Automatics Trophy winners Mavis Drummond, David Lindsay, Wm McGuiness & Adam Martin.


1984

Club President  -  Alex McKinley,  Ladies President - Mrs Robert McPherson.

Gents Section

Champion - Campbell Maxwell, (who beat James Gibb); Jubilee Cup winner - Thomas (Jack) Crompton (who beat Wm McGuiness); 4 Bowl Pairs champions Graeme McGuiness & James Purves (who beat John Ferguson & Wm Matthews); and the Rosebowl winner who was James McMeekin

LADIES SECTION

Champion  Sophia Blades (who beat Mrs P Swann); 4-Bowl Pairs champions May McFarlane & Jean Fannon (who beat Mavis Drummond & Vi Main) and The Rosebowl winners who were Sophia Blades & Isabell Russel (lJoint Winners)

Senior Section

Champion - William Wilson (who beat Bob McPherson)

COMBINED SECTIONS

Mixed Pairs champions - Jean Fannon & Wm Matthews (who beat Mavis Drummond & Adam Martin); the Malcolm Mathieson Trophy winners - Betty Wotherspoon, Ann Nimmo, Jim McMeekin & Robert Nimmo the Glen Automatics Trophy winners who were May McFarlane, Ann Black, John Arthur & Robert Nimmo and the Robert Nimmo Trophy winners who were the Seniors Section.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

LWBA Pairs Semi Finalists - Ann Nimmo & Jean Fannon and the W Corbett Shield winners were Caldercraig Bowling Club


1985

Club President  -  George C Low;   Ladies President - Vi Main

Gents Section

Champion - Adam Martin beat Jerry Ferguson in the final; the Jubilee Cup was won by Robert Nimmo who beat John McFarlane and the 4-Bowl Pairs was won by Jim Fraser & David McIntyre after beating John Watt & James A Johnstone in the final. The 2-Bowl Pairs was won by David Lindsay & Murdo McGinness who beat Alan Nimmo & Robert Smith and the Rosebowl winner was John McFarlane.

LADIES SECTION

The Championship was won by Peggy Gibson who beat Betty Wotherspoon and in the 4-Bowl Pairs Effie Wallace & Vi Main were victorious over May McFarlane & Betty Johnstone. The Mrs J Black cup was won by Betty Wotherspoon

The SENIORS SECTION

Seniors Champion this year was William Wilson who beat Bill Corbett in the final.

COMBINED SECTIONS

Mixed Pairs Cup winners were Mavis Drummond & Murdo McGinness who beat Ann Nimmo & Archie Chapman; the inaugural George C Low Nominated mixed pairs Trophy winners were Betty Johnstone & Bill Corbett. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Ann Nimmo, Helen Soutar, John Black & Jerry Ferguson and the Glen Automatics Trophy winners were Jean Cowie, John Arthur & James A Johnstone. The Robert Nimmo Trophy was won by the Senior Section

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The W Corbett Shield was won by Templeton Bowling Club, the Coatbridge Centenary Fours was won by Ann Nimmo, Jean Black, Elsie Muirhead & Isabell Russell and the MDC Festival Fours winners were Ann Nimmo, Isabell Russell, Wm Matthews & Robert Nimmo


1986

Club President  -  James McMeekin    -     Ladies President - Jean Fannon

Gents Section

 Championship - Graeme McGuiness beat Andrew Marshall in the final. The Jubilee Cup was won by George C Low  who beat William McGuiness for the title. The Nominated Pairs was won by the father and son combination of Graeme & William McGuiness who were victorious over John Welsh & William Corbett. The 4-Bowl Pairs champions were Alex Milne & Alex Arthur who beat Tom Condie & James McMeekin. The 2-Bowl Pairs title went to John Black & Greg Hampson who beat Alan Nimmo & Campbell Maxwell in the final. The Rosebowl was won by Jerry Ferguson.

LADIES SECTION

Ladies Champion Mary McPherson beat Margaret Corbett and the 4-Bowl Pairs title went to Ann Nimmo & Jean Crompton, victors over Jean Cowie & Margaret Corbett. The Mrs J Black Cup was won by Roberta Bell

SENIORS SECTION

the 1986  Championship went to William Wilson who beat William Matthews

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Jean Cowie & James Purves who beat Barbara Purves & Alex Weir. The George C Low Trophy was won by Elsie & Matt Muirhead. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy winners were Ann Conner, Robert Fraser & Lawrance Scott  and the Glen Automatics Trophy went to Isabell Russell, Hugh Jones, Edward Drummond & John McFarlane. The Robert Nimmo Trophy was won by the Junior Section.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The Monklands Senior Citizens B A singles championship was won by William Wilson and the Wm Corbett Shield was won by Caldercraig Bowling Club. The MDC Festival Mixed Pairs was won by Ann & Robert Nimmo.

In Memorium

Past President John Paterson


1987

Club President  -  Thomas J Crompton         Ladies President - Jean Cowie

GENTS SECTION

The championship was won by Graeme McGuiness who beat William Matthews in the final. The Jubilee Cup was won by James Purves who beat Graeme McGuiness.  Graeme was in action again in partnership with his father Bill McGuiness when they retained their Nominated Pairs title against Alan & Robert Nimmo. The 4-Bowl pairs champions for 1987 were Greg Hampson & John Armstrong who defeated Pringle Johnstone & Wm McGuiness. The 2 Bowl Pairswinners were Marshall Stewart & Jack Crompton who beat Robert Telford & Robert Nimmo. Finally, the Rosebowl was won by Jim Purves.

LADIES SECTION

Multiple champion Isabell Russell was victorious over Effie Wallace in the Championship final but the 4-Bowl Pairs competition was abandoned due to the sudden death of Peggy Gibson. The 2-Bowl Pairs final was won by Maisie McMeekin & Elsie Muirhead, victorious over Evalyn Ferguson & Isabell Russell. The Mrs J Black trophy was shared this year between Maisie McMeekin & Mary McPherson.

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Championship went to William Matthews who beat William Corbett in the final.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Mary McPherson & Graeme McGuiness after beating Evalyn Ferguson & Jack Crompton in the final. George C Low (Nominated Mixed Pairs) Trophy was won by Ann & Robert Nimmo by defeating Maisie & Jim in the final. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy winners were John Fowler, Pringle Johnstone, John Conner & Jack Crompton and the Glen Automatics Trophy was won by Mary McPherson, John Conner, David Lindsay & Jim Purves; The Robert Nimmo Trophy , better known as "The Old Yins" versus "The Young Yins"  was won this year by the Senior Section.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The W Corbett Shield was won by Templeton Bowling Club.

In Memorium

Miss Peggy Gibson


   1988

Club President  -  Archie Bell     Ladies President - Ann Nimmo

GENTS SECTION

The Championship was won by Robert Nimmo who defeated Adam Martin in the final. The Jubilee Cup winner was Pringle Johnsone who beat Arthur Maughan and the Nominated Pairs championship was once again won by Graeme & Bill McGuiness who beat Alan & Robert Nimmo. The 4-Bowl Pairs was won by Walter Davis & William Matthews who beat Arthur Maughan & Campbell Maxwell while the 2-Bowl Pairs victors were Jack Crompton & Hugh Goldie who beat Seve Haugene & Pringle Johnstone. The Rosebowl winner this year was James Milligan

LADIES SECTION

The Ladies Championship was won by Isabell Russell who beat Effie Wallace in the final and the 4-Bowl Pairs was won by Heather Johnstone & Isabell Russell with their defeat of Betty Wotherspoon & Ann Nimmo. The 2-Bowl Pairs was won by Roberta Bell & Margaret Corbett who beat Jessie Weir & Effie Wallace and the Mrs J Black (points competition) winner was Jean Fannon.

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Champion this year was Campbell Maxwell who beat Jim McMeekin in the final and the inaugural 4-Bowl Pairs champions were Marshall Stewart & Robert Telford who beat George Main & Matt Muirhead.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup winners were Heather Johnstone & Alan Nimmo who beat Effie Wallace & Pringle Johnstone and the George Low Nominated Mixed Pairs trophy winners were Margaret & David McIntyre. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Evalyn Ferguson, Tom Black, John Watt & James A Johnstone, the Glen Automatics Trophy winners were Jean Fannon, Alex Arthur, Andrew Marshall & Robert Nimmo and the Robert Nimmo Trophy winners were the Seniors Section.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

 Graeme McGuiness won the MBA Gents Singles Championship and the Ladies Triples comprising Vi Main, Jean Black and Effie Wallace won the Triples Championship. Bill Matthews got in on the act by winning the Monklands Senior Championship. There was also success in the SWBA Triples District Championships when Maisie McMeekin, Elsie Muirhead & Isabell Russell were victorious. Our Seniors also won the Monklands Seniors League Section 1. In the MDC Festival Championships Hugh Goldie won Gents Singles Championship whilst Ann & Robert Nimmo won the Mixed Pairs Championship. The annual match against Templeton Bowling Club with the W Corbett Shield presented to the winners came the way of Caldercraig Bowling Club.


1989

Mrs Isabel Lees, elder sister of Margaret Corbett and Betty Johnstone accepted the position of Honourary Vice President which was given in recognition of her friendship and benefaction over many years.

Club President  -  James Purves         Ladies President - Maisie McMeekin

GENTS SECTION

The Club Championship was won by James Purves who beat Jim Love in the final and the Jubilee Cup also went to James Purves after he beat John McKellar. John McKellar partnered Jim Milligan to victory over Tom Condie and Murdo McGinness in the final of the Nominated Pairs and in the 4-Bowl Pairs John C Black & William McGuiness beat Wm Dalziel & James A Johnstone to lift the title. In the 2-Bowl Pairs Alex Cooper & Robert Nimmo beat Wm McGuiness & David McIntyre and The Rosebowl was won by William Dalziel

LADIES SECTION

The Ladies Champion this year was Margaret Corbett who beat Effie Wallace in the final and the 4-Bowl Pairs winners were Effie Wallace & Roberta Bell who defeated Janet Dalziel & Jean Goldie. The 2-Bowl Pairs competition was won by Maisie McMeekin & Ann Conner and Maisie also lifted the Mrs J Black points trophy.

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Championship winner was Hugh Goldie who beat past champion William Wilson in the final. The 4-Bowl Pairs winners were Robert McPherson & Hugh Goldie who defeated Jim Steele & William Matthews.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Heather Johnstone & Jim Purves, beating Jean Fannon & Joe Dalziel in the final and the Nominated Mixed Pairs winners were  Effie & Alex Wallace who beat Ann & Robert Nimmo in the final game. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Janet Dalziel, Alex Wilson, Alex Wallace & Hugh Goldie and the Glen Automatics Trophy winners were Effie Wallace, Ann Conner, Harry Hunter & Alex Wallace. The Robert Nimmo Trophy was won by the Junior Section.

INTERCLUB COMPETITION

Caldercraig Seniors Section 1 of the Monklands Seniors League and Templeton BC won the W Corbett Shield The Advertiser Jack High Champions were the pairing of Isabella Russell & Robert Nimmo and the MDC Fesival Mixed Fours was won by Evalyn Ferguson, Jean Crompton,. Jerry Ferguson & Jack Crompton.

In Memorium

Past President Malcolm Mathieson      Past President Charles H Fannon


1990

Honorary Presidents -  E Capocci Esq. & Mrs Isabel Lees

Club President  -  Robert Telford            Ladies President - Heather Johnstone

GENTS SECTION

The Club Championship was won by Jim Purves, beating William Matthews in the final. The Jubilee Cup winner was John McKellar who beat William Matthews. The Nominated Pairs Champions for 1990 were Tom Jackson & Campbell Maxwell who were victorious over Hugh Jones & David McIntyre. The 4-Bowl Pairs trophy winners were Edward Drummond & Jim McMeekin after beating Nils Larsen & Lawrance Scott in the final while the 2-Bowl Pairs was won by Graeme McGuiness & Campbell Maxwell by beating William Clark & George C Low. The Rosebowl was once again won by William Dalziel

LADIES SECTION

Jean Goldie won the Championship by beating Margaret Corbett in the final and the Jubilee Cup winner was Effie Wallace who beat Jean Goldie. The 4-Bowl Pairs winners were Helen Soutar & Mary McPherson who beat Roberta Bell & Jean Fannon and the 2-Bowl Pairs was won by Heather Johnstone & Jean Fannon. Jean Fannon also won the Mrs J Black Points trophy.

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Champion for 1990 was Campbell Maxwell who beat John Fowler and the 4-Bowl Pairs was won by John Welsh & William Matthews who beat Bert Hailstones & Wm Wilson. Bert Hailstones was this years winner of the R Telford Trophy

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Margaret Corbett & Hugh Goldie who beat Margaret Stewart & Graeme McGuiness. The  George C Low Trophy winners were Helen Souter & Graeme McGuiness who beat Jean & Hugh Goldie in the final. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Ann Conner, John Watt, Tom Jackson & Jack Crompton and the Glen Automatics Trophy winners were Jean Cowie, Edward Drummond & William Corbett. The Robert Nimmo Trophy was won by the Junior Section

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The W Corbett Shield winners were Caldercraig Bowling Club and there was success in the SBA Triples District Championship final with a win for Pringle Johnstone, William Matthews & Robert Nimmo. The SBA Fours District Championship was also won with victory for Jerry Ferguson, Alan McGuiness, David McIntyre & Hugh Goldie. Both teams went to Northfield to play in the National Finals. The MBA Ladies Singles Championship was won by Effie Wallace and the MDC Festival Gents Champion was James Purves

In Memorium

Marshall Stewart    James Cowie


1991

Hon Secretary : William Matthews     Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President Pringle Johnstone

The Club Championship was won by George C Low who beat David McIntyre in the final. George was also in the final of the Jubilee Cup but lost to Graeme McGuiness. The Nominated Pairs winners were William Matthews & Robert Nimmo who defeated Tom Jackson & Campbell Maxwell and the 4-Bowl Pairs winners were Joe Dalziel & James Purves with victory over Harry Hunter & David McIntyre. The 2-Bowl Pairs was won by Graeme McGuiness & Jim Purves who beat Alex Wilson & William Matthews and the Rosebowl winner  William Dalziel.

LADIES SECTION - President Heather Johnstone

The 1991 Ladies Champion was Jean Goldie who beat Effie Wallace and the Jubilee Cup was won by Margaret Stewart with a win over Helen Haugene. The 4-Bowl Pairs title went to Margaret Stewart & Eilleen McKirdy who beat Ann Conner & Effie Wallace. The 2-Bowl Pairs champions were Nan Maxwell & Effie Wallace and the Mrs J Black Cup was won by Mollie Stanfield.

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Champion this year was William Matthews who beat James McMeekin and the Seniors Pairs champions were Seve Haugene & James Love with victory over John Fowler & William Matthews. The R Telford Trophy for points won on rink days was won by John Hannah.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Mary McPherson & Hugh Goldie with a win over Gloria Dalziel & William Matthews and the Nominated Mixed Pairs winners were Heather & Pringle Johnstone. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy winners were Eilleen McKirdy, Ruby Sneddon & Jerry Ferguson and the Glen Automatics Trophy was won by Nils Larsen, Edward Drummond & Campbell Maxwell. The Junior Section were the winners of the annual match against the Seniors for the Robert Nimmo Trophy.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The W Corbett Shield was won this year by Caldercraig Bowling Club and MBA Gents Singles Championship was won by Graeme McGuiness. The MDC Festival Pairs Champions this year were Eilleen McKirdy & Greg Hampson.

In Memorium

Past President  Matt Muirhead;       Honorary President   Mrs Isobel Lees; 

Past President  Archie Bell


1992

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : William Matthews     :     Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President Tom Jackson

The Club Championship was won by Thomas (Jack) Crompton by beating Campbell Maxwell and the Jubilee Cup winner was David McIntyre who beat George C Low in the final. The Nominated Pairing of Hugh Jones & David McIntyre beat David Lindsay & Drew McDonald and the 4-Bowl Pairs was won by Robert Telford & Adam Martin who beat William Dalziel & James Purves. The 2-Bowl Pairs winners were Jim Johnstone & Drew McDonald and the runners up were Jim Steele & William Matthews. The Rosebowl winner for a record fourth consecutive year was William Dalziel

LADIES SECTION - President Evalyn Ferguson

The Ladies Champion this year was Margaret Corbett and the runner up was Helen Haugene. The Jubilee Cup was won by Gloria Dalziel who beat Cathy Andrew. The 4-Bowl Pairs winners were Roberta Bell & Ruby Sneddon and runners up were Joan McKellar & Effie Wallace. The 2-Bowl Pairs was won by Ann Conner & Eilleen McKirdy and the Mrs J Black Cup winner was Nan Maxwell.

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Champion this year was William Wilson who beat Robert McPherson in the final and the Seniors pairing of James Milligan & Alex Weir were victorious over Seve Haugene & James McMeekin. The Bob Telford Trophy was won by Robert Gray.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Mary McPherson & William Dalziel who beat Gloria Dalziel & Bill Matthews in the final and in the George C Low Trophy Evalyn Ferguson & Tom Jackson beat Eilleen McKirdy & Greg Hampson. The inaugural Fair Shield Competition was won by Drew McDonald who defeated James McMeekin in the final. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by James Marshall, John Conner & William Dalziel and the Glen Automatics Trophy winners were Ann Conner, Walter Davis, Robert Telford & James Love. The Robert Nimmo Trophy winners were the Junior Section.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

This year Caldercraig Bowling Club won the W Corbett Shield and the MBA Monklands Cup. The LBA Under 45's District Champions were Pringle Johnstone, Alan McGuiness, John McKellar & Jim Purves and there was success in the SWBA Triples District Championships which were won by Roberta Bell, Margaret Corbett & Jean Fannon. Caldercraig Gents also had their first Lanarkshire Leagues succes by the winning Div 13 title.


1993

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

 Hon Secretary  William Matthews     :      Hon Treasurer  George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President John McKellar

Club Championship winner was James Purves and runner-up John McKellar. The Jubilee Cup was also won by James Purves with Drew McDonald as the runner-up. The Nominated Pairs champions were Tom Jackson & Campbell Maxwell with the runners-up Andrew Marshall & William Shields. The 4-Bowl Pairs was won by Hugh Jones & James Purves with runners up Jim Love & Pringle Johnstone. The 2-Bowl Pairs was won by Jim Steele & Drew McDonald and runners up were Edward Drummond & James Purves.  The Rosebowl was shared by Alan McGuiness & Jim Steele as Joint Winners

LADIES SECTION - President Helen Haugene

The Ladies Champion was Heather Johnstone and the runner up was Effie Wallace. The Jubilee Cup was won by Effie Wallace who beat Margaret McIntyre in the final. The 4-Bowl Pairs competition was not completed but the 2-Bowl Pairs was won by Janet Dalziel & Ann Conner. Maisie McMeekin won the Mrs J Black Cup

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Champion for 1993 was Campbell Maxwell and the runner up was William Matthews. The 4-Bowl Pairs champions were James Milligan & James McMeekin with Seve Haugene & William Wilson as the runners up. The R Telford Points winner was John Hannah.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Jean Fannon & Jim McMeekin with Mary McPherson & G McGuiness as runners up. The George C Low Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy winners were Heather Johnstone & David McIntyre. Maisie & Jim McMeekin were the beaten finalists. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Evalyn Ferguson, Hugh Jones & James Purves and the winners of the Glen Automatics Trophy were Janet Dalziel, Mavis Drummond, James Steele & Drew McDonald. The Robert Nimmo Trophy was won by the Senior Section.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

Caldercraig won this year's MBA Monkland's Cup and the W Corbett Shield (annual match against Templeton Bowling Club)

In Memorium

Hugh Goldie


1994

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : William Matthews            -           Hon Treasurer : George C Low

 

GENTS SECTION - President  -  Alan McGuiness

The Club Championship was won by Adam Martin who beat William Dalziel in the final while the Jubilee Cup was won by George C Low with a win over James Preston. The Nominated Pairs competition winners were Alan McGuiness & Jim Purves who beat James Milligan & John McKellar. The 4-Bowl  Pairs was won by Alan McGuiness & Joe Dalziel who beat George Clark & Graeme McGuiness and the 2-Bowl Pairs winners were John McCutcheon & Drew McDonald after a win over Eddie Drummond & Donald McInnes. The 1994 "Rosebowl" was won by Robert Little.

LADIES SECTION - President - Margaret Stewart

The Ladies Championship was won by Heather Johnstone with a win against Margaret Corbett in the final and she was able to get the double by winning the Jubilee Cup over Mollie Stanfield. The ladies 4-Bowl Pairs was won by Ann Conner & Margaret Corbett after beating Hazel Johnston & Helen Haugene in the final and the 2-Bowl Pairs winners were Ann Conner & Cathy Andrew who beat Betty McKinley & Mary Hayes. The Points trophy (Mrs J Black Cup) was won by Helen Haugene

SENIORS SECTION

Adam Martin beat William McGuiness to claim both the Gents and the Senior Gents championships this year and he also partnered Jim Steele to success over John Welsh and Jim Milligan in the 4-Bowl Pairs championship. The Robert Telford (Points competition) Trophy was won by The Gents.

JUNIOR SECTION

The inaugural Junior Championship was won by Scot McIntyre who beat Christopher McGuiness in the final and the Rink Night Points trophy was won by Graham Gillespie.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup winners were Gloria Dalziel & David McIntyre after beating Margaret Corbett & George C Low in the final and the one-day competition for the Nominated Mixed Pairs was won by Roberta Bell & Jerry Ferguson. Margaret Stewart & Drew McDonald were runners up.The Fair Shield Competition was won by Jim Steele with Andrew Marshall as runner up. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Mary Hayes, George Clark & Hary Hayes and the Glen Automatics Trophy winners were Margaret McIntyre, Ann Conner, John Hanah & David McIntyre. The Young Yins won the Robert Nimmo Trophy.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The Airdrie League was won by Caldercraig Gents, the W Corbett Shield by Caldercraig Combined Section and the SBA Triples District Championsip by Alan McGuiness, William Matthews & David McIntyre. The MBA Gents Triples Champions this year were Jerry Ferguson, Robert Nimmo & Graeme McGuiness

In Memorium

It was a very sad year for the club with the passing of the following members:-

Past President George Main   -    Past President Alex Weir   

Past President Robert Telford   -   Past President William Wilson   

James Boiston   and   Mrs Jean Goldie


1995

CENTENARY YEAR

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : William Matthews     -     Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  William G Hampson

The Centenary Champion was Drew McDonald with a win over Harry Hayes and the 50th playing of the Jubilee Cup was won by Robert Manson with victory over David McIntyre. The  Nominated Pairs was retained by Alan McGuiness & Jim Purves with the father and son combination of John & Craig McKellar as runners up. The 4-Bowl  Pairs winners were William Andrew & Jim Purves who beat Robt Sneddon & Greg Hampson and the 2-Bowl Pairing of Bill Dalziel & George C Low beat Craig McKellar & Greg Hampson in the final. The Rosebowl was won by Bill Beaumont

LADIES SECTION -  President - Elizabeth (Betty) Johnstone

Effie Wallace won both the Championship and the Handicap competitions with victories over Isobel McGuiness in the former and Heather Johnstone in the latter. Roberta Bell and Effie won the 4 Bowl pairs by beating Betty McKinley and Margaret Corbett and in the 2 Bowl Pairs Ann Conner and Cathy Andrew had success over Janet Clark and Effie Wallace. Helen Haugene was the winner of the ladies Rink Game points competition.

SENIORS SECTION

Adam Martin retained his championship title by beating John Welsh and in the Pairs competition Jim Johnstone and Donald McInness were winners over John Conner and Adam. Willie Hastie won the Bob Telford trophy. 

JUNIOR SECTION

Scot McIntyre repeated his success of last year by defeating Graham Gillespie in the Junior Championship final and Chris McGuiness won the Rink Night points trophy.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs competition was won by Margaret Corbett and Bill Dalziel with victory over Betty McKinley and Robert Manson and in the Nominated Mixed Pairs one day competition Betty Johnstone and Bill Corbett beat Effie and Alex Wallace in the final. The Fair Shield champion was John McHutchison who beat Jim Love in the final and the Malcolm Mathieson trophy was won by Jean Crompton,  Edward Drummond, Hugh Jones & Robert Nimmo. The Glen Automatics trophy winners were Graham Gillespie, John Welsh & Jerry Ferguson and the Robert Nimmo Trophy was won by the "young yins".

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

It was a case of "so near and yet so far" when in the National Final of the SBA Pairs our pairing of Alan McGuiness & Jim Purves were beaten by the last bowl of an extra end to deny them the National Championship. LBA Triples District Champions were Tom Jackson, William Matthews & Robert Nimmo and the Airdrie League K/O Fours Competition  was won by the Gents Section. Caldercraig The annual friendly match against Templetons bowling club was won by Caldercraig.

In Memorium

John Fowler   -   Severie Haugene   -   James Milligan   


1996

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness             Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION -  President  -  David McIntyre

The Gents Championship was won by Jim Purves after defeating Jim Preston in the final but Jim Preston was not to be denied in the Jubilee Cup when he beat Donald McInnes. The Nominated Pairs champions for this year were Greg Hampson & John McHutchison after winning in the final against Tom Jackson & Campbell Maxwell. The 4 Bowl Pairs was won by John McCutcheon & Jim Purves with a victory over John Black & James McMeekin and the 2 Bowl Pairs was won by John McHutchison & Jim Purves who beat Wm. Andrew & Drew McDonald. The Rosebowl was won by Bert Hailstones.

LADIES SECTION - Ladies President - Betty McKinley

The Ladies Champion for 1996 was Janie Kyle who defeated Heather Johnstone in the final and she also had success in the Ladies Handical Trophy by winning against Margaret Corbett. the 4 Bowl Pairs winners were Mavis Drummond & Eilleen McKirdy (who beat Mary Hayes & Helen Haugene) and the 2 BowlPairs  was won by Evalyn  Ferguson & Heather Johnstone. The Mrs J Black Cup (points competition) was won by Margaret Stewart.

SENIORS SECTION

Seniors Champion this year was Donald McInnes who defeated James McMeekin while in the Seniors Pairs championship John Leckie & William Beaumont had victory over John Conner & Wm. Matthews. Joe Dalziel was the winner of the Bob Telford Trophy.

JUNIOR SECTION

Scott McIntyre made it three times in succession by winning the Junior Championship over Graham Gillespie and he continued his success with victory in the Rink Night Points competition.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Isobel McGuiness & James Purves who beat Effie Wallace & Edward Drummond and the Nominated Mixed Pairs trophy winners were  Joan & John McKellar with victory over Effie Wallace & Graham Gillespie. The Fair Shield Competition was won by Campbell Maxwell who beat Drew McDonald in the final and the Centenary Trophy winners were Fraser Gillespie, Christopher McGuiness & Greg Hampson. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Ann Conner, John Conner, Craig McKellar & James Purves and the Glen Automatics Trophy was won by John Watt, Walter Davis & George C Low. The Junior Section won the Robert Nimmo Trophy

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

In the  MBA Gents Triples Championships our representatives were  Pringle Johnstone, John McHutchison & David McIntyre and they came away with the title. The Gents won the Lanarkshire League Div 12  and the pairing of Effie Wallace & Drew McDonald won the SBA District Mixed Pairs Championship.

 


1997

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                  Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION  -  President  -  Robert Little

The Club Championship was won by George C Low with Andrew Kyle the runner up and the Jubilee Cup winner was Jerry Ferguson who beat Alan McGuiness. The Nominated Pairs Champions for 1997 were Tom Jackson & Pringle Johnstone with Alan McGuiness & Jim Purves as the runners up. The 4 Bowl Pairs  competition was won by Alex Cooper & Drew McDonald and the 2 Bowl version was won by Ian Scott & Robert Little who beat John Conner & Jim Purves. The Rink night Rosebowl competition was won by Graham Gillespie.

LADIES SECTION President - Janet Clark

The 1997 Ladies Champion was Effie Wallace after beating Heather Johnstone in the final but Effie had to settle for runner up spot in the Ladies Handicap competition when she lost to Eileen McKirdy. In the 4 Bowl Pairs Maisie McMeekin & Effie Wallace had the beating of Betty McKinley & Janie Kyle and in the 2 Bowl competition the victorious pairing were Janette Clark & Helen Haugene. The Jean Fannon Memorial Triples was won by Nicola Reid, Alison Sears & Effie Wallace and Anne Conner won the rrink day points competition.

SENIORS SECTION

In the Senior championship Adam Martin regained the title by beating Jim Steele.

JUNIOR SECTION

Scott McIntyre made it four in a row when he beat Colin Gillespie in the final of the Junior Championships and he followed that by winning the Rink Night Points competition.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Effie Wallace & Jerry Ferguson and the Nominated Mixed Pairs winners were Roberta Bell & Jerry Ferguson The Fair Shield Competition winner was Alex Milne and Andy Marshall was the runner up. The Centenary Mixed Triples winners were Nan Maxwell, Eddie Drummond & Jim Purves; in the Malcolm Mathieson Trophy Janet Clark, Wm Beaumont & Jim Purves came out on top and the winners of the Glen Automatics Trophy were Betty Johnstone, Jim Johnstone, Harry Hunter & Graham Gillespie. The Junior Section won the Robert Nimmo Trophy.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

Jim Purves won the District Final of SBA Gents Singles Championship and there was great success for the Gents Section with victories in the Airdrie League, the Airdrie League Knock-out Fours competition, Division 11 of the  Lanarkshire  Leagues competition and the Monklands Cup.

In Memorium

Mrs Jean Fannon       James Love       Walter Davis


1998

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                      Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President Alan Shanks

The Gents Championship was won by Wm McGuiness and the runner up was Robert Nimmo and in the Jubilee Cup Jerry Ferguson beat Drew McDonald. The Nominated Pairs was won by Adam Martin & George C Low who beat Alan McGuiness & Jim Purves in the final. The 4 Bowl Pairs was won by Alan Shanks & Drew McDonald with Scott McIntyre & Adam Martin as runners up and in the 2 Bowl Pairs competition  Ian Scott & Jim McMeekin defeated Brian Orr & Jim Purves. The Rosebowl winner was Jim Purves.

LADIES SECTION -  President - Helen Haugene

Janie Kyle regained the ladies Championship by beating Effie Wallace and Anne Conner won the Handicap competition by beating Janie Kyle. The 4 Bowl Pairs winners were Mary Prosser & Effie Wallace who beat Janet Clark & Helen Haugene and in the 2 Bowl Competition Nan McGuiness & Effie Wallace beat Mary Prosser & Mavis Drummond. The winners of the Jean Fannon Memorial Triples were Mary Prosser, Gloria Dalziel & Margaret Corbett and the Jean Black points competition was won by Ann Conner.

SENIORS SECTION

Adam Martin won the Senior Championship once again, this time by beating Frank Corrigan in the final and in the Seniors Pairs Wm McCarthy & Bill Beaumont beat Jim Steel & Wm Hastie. Bert Hailstones was the winner of the R Telford Trophy.

JUNIOR SECTION

The Junior Champion this year was Colin Gillespie who beat Christopher McGuiness in the final but Chris won thge Rink Night points trophy

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Corbett/Johnstone Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Mary Prosser & Roy Anderson with Jean Cowie & Dave McIntyre as the runners up. The George C Low Trophy for the nominated pairs competition was won by Isabel McGuiness & Jim Purves with Jim's wife Barbara and her playing partner Alan McGuiness the beaten finalists. The Fair Shield Competition was won by Jim Purves after his defeat of Roy Anderson in the final. The Centenary Mixed Triples was won by Maisie McMeekin, Brian Orr & Fraser Gillespie, the Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Janette Clark & Fraser Gillespie and the Glen Automatics Trophy winners were Terry McManus, Janette Clark & Robert Manson. The Robert Nimmo Trophy winners were the Young Yins.t

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

Caldercraig Gents won the Airdrie League and the Airdrie League Knock-out Fours aswell as the Monklands Cup and the John Laney Triples to round off a very successful season.

In Memorium

Members who passed away during the year were

Andrew Marshall,     Past President Campbell Maxwell    and Alex Wilson


1999

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                           Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  T Fraser Gillespie

The Championship was won by Graham Gillespie and the runner up was Alan McGuiness. John McHutchison was the winner of the Jubilee Cup and the Nominated Pairs winners were Scott McIntyre & Jerry Ferguson. The 4-Bowl Pairs was won by Jim Anderson & Peter Johnstone and the 2- Bowl Pairs winners were Alan McGuiness & Bill McGuiness. Willie Shields was this year's winner of The Rosebowl.

LADIES SECTION - President - Catherine Andrew

The Ladies Champion for 1999 was Audrey Kennedy who beat Effie Wallace in the final and the Singles Handicap trophy was won by Janie Kyle. The Mrs J Black Cup was won by Ann Conner

SENIORS SECTION

Seniors Champion this year was Wm McGuiness with James Steele as runner up and the Seniors Pairs trophy winners were Terry McManus & Bill Beaumont. The R Telford Trophy went to Joe Dalziel

JUNIOR SECTION

The Junior Championship was once again won by Colin Gillespie with the runner up being Ross Busby, but Ross was able to win the Dee Sports Trophy (Rink night Points competition)

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Audrey Kennedy & Graham Gillespie with victory in the final over Gloria Dalziel & Dave McIntyre and the George C Low (Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy) winners were Pamella McGuiness & Jim Purves. The Fair Shield Competition was won by Jim Purves who beat John McCutcheon in the final. The Centenary Mixed Triples was won by Mary Prosser, Jim Anderson & Graham Gillespie, the Malcolm Mathieson Trophy by Jean Gray, Terry McManus & Fraser Gillespie and the Glen Automatics Trophy by Janette Clark, Jim Steel & Audrey Kennedy. The Young Yins triumphed in the Robert Nimmo Trophy .

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

Caldercraig Gents once again lifted the Airdrie League Championship Trophy and added to their success by winning the Lanarkshire League Division 10 Championship and the John Laney Triples TrophyJanie Kyle won the MBA Ladies Singles Championshi. There was also success in the SWBA Championships with Mary Prosser & Effie Wallace in the Pairs and Betty McKinley, Isabel McGuiness & Margaret Stewart in the Triples all earning a place in the National Championships at Northfield. The W Corbett Shield was won by Caldercraig Bowling Club'

In Memorium

John Hannah


2000

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                     Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  Andrew Kyle

the Club Championship was won by John McHutchison with Ian Chisholm as the beaten finalist and John completed the double by beating Drew McDonald in the final of the Jubilee Cup. John McKellar won the inaugural Champion of Champions Cup by defeating David McIntyre and Adam Martin & George C Low beat Scott McIntyre & Jerry Ferguson to lift the Nominated Pairs trophy. The 4 Bowl Pairs competition winners were Chris McGuiness & Ian Scott with Wm Shields & Alan McGuiness as runners up and in the 2-Bowl  Pairs victory went to Jerry Ferguson & David McIntyre who beat David Yates & Drew McDonald.

LADIES SECTION - President -  Jean Cowie

Ladies Championship was won by Jean Crompton after victory against Cathie Andrew and the Handicap Trophy winner was Janie Kyle who beat Effie Wallace. The 4-Bowl Pairs winners were Jean Crompton & Effie Wallace with Ruth Corrigan & Isabel McGuiness as the beaten finalists. The 2-Two Bowl Pairs was won by Isobel McCracken & Betty McKinley and the Jean Fannon Memorial Triples was won by Jessie Weir, Mary Prosser & Margaret Stewart The Mrs J Black Cup winner was Margaret Stewart

SENIORS SECTION

The Senior Championship was won by Wm Hastie with Joe McGowan the beaten finalist and the Seniors Pairs winners were Frank Corrigan & Wm Beaumont with victory over Jim Gibb & Adam Martin. the R Telford Trophy was won by Alister Bell.

JUNIOR SECTION

The Junior Champion this year was Ross Busby and Audrey McIntyre was runner up. Ross also won the Dee Sports Trophy (Points) Competition.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl winner was Jim Purves and the Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Effie Wallace & John McHutcheon with a win over Cathy Andrew & James Purves in the final. The George C Low Trophy winners were Margaret Stewart & John McHutchison with the runners up being Helen Gemmell & Greg Hampson. Scot McIntyre beat Jim Purves to lift the Fair Shield. To celebrate the new millennium a trophy was competed for by the members and it was won by John McHutchison who beat John McKellar in the final. The Centenary Mixed Triples winners were Anne Conner, Jim Simpson & Jim Purves, the Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Mavis Drummond, Terry McManus & Wm Andrews and the victorious team in the Glen Automatics Trophy competition for this year were Alison Sears, George Clark & Fraser Gillespie. The Robert Nimmo Trophy was won by the Junior Section

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The Gents Section of the club had an exceptional year with victory in Division 9 and Division 22 of the Lanarkshire Leagues competitions and also by lifting the John Laney Triples trophy.

 

IN MEMORIUM

It was a very sad year for the Club with the loss of

Robert (Bert) Fraser,    Past President James (Jim) McMeekin,  William (Bill) Dalziel,  

Past President James A Johnstone, Alex Cooper and former member Mary Thomson.


2001

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                                         Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  Ian Chisholm

The Club Championship was won by Andrew Kyle and the beaten finalist was Ian Scott. The Jubilee Cup winner was John McHutchison who beat Ian Chisholm in the final and in the Champion of Champions Cup John McKellar retained the trophy by beating James Purves. The Nominated Pairs competition was won by John McKellar & Drew McDonald with William & Graeme McGuiness their adversaries in the final. In the 4-Bowl Pairs Alan Houston & James Purves overcame the pairing Colin Gillespie & David McIntyre while in the 2-Bowl Pairs Christopher McGuiness & Jerry Ferguson beat Andrew Kyle & Robert Nimmo

LADIES SECTION - President - Jean Gray

 Jean Crompton won the Ladies Championship when she beat Effie Wallace in the final then she completed the double by winning the Ladies Handicap competition by defeating Margaret Stewart. In the 4-Bowl Pairs Anne Conner & Isobel McGuiness got the better of Isobel McCracken & Helen Haugene and in the 2-Bowl competition the winners were Evalyn Ferguson & Effie Wallace. The Jean Fannon Memorial Triples was jointly won by  Betty McKinley, Mavis  Drummond & Betty Johnstone   and   the triple of Helen Haugene, Janette Clark & Evalyn Ferguson. The Mrs J Black Cup winner was Margaret Stewart.

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Championship was won by William McGuiness with Bill Andrew the beaten finalist and in the Senior Pairs competition the winners were Terry McManus & Jack Crompton with Jim Gibb & Wm Hastie as runners up. The winner of the R Telford Trophy weas Robert Gray.

JUNIOR SECTION

The 2001 champion was Ross Busby with Craig Marlow the beaten finalist. Ross also won the Dee Sports (Rink Night Points) Trophy.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl winner was William Beaumont and the Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Janie Kyle & David McIntyre who beat Audrey McIntyre & James Simpson in the final. The George C Low  Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy was won by Roberta Bell & Jerry Ferguson. The Fair Shield Competition winner was James Purves with John McKellar the beaten finalist and in the Kyle Trophy Brian Orr was victorious over William Andrew. the Centenary Mixed Triples winners were Ann Conner, Alan Shanks & Jerry Ferguson and the Malcolm Mathieson Trophy winners were Betty Johnstone, George Phillips & Bill Beaumont. The Glen Automatics Trophy was won by Terry McManus, Helen Haugene, Colin Gillespie & Ian Scott and in the Robert Nimmo Trophy the Young Yins came out on top.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

John McHutchison had great personal glory this year by winning the Lanarkshire Champion of Champions competition  AND the Monklands Bowling Association Gents Singles Championship. Jim Anderson and Jim Purves added to the club's success by winning the Monklands Gent's Pairs title whilst the Gents Team continued the success story by winning the Lanarkshire League Division 8 title, the Monklands John Laney Triples Cup and the Airdrie League.

In Memorium

Life Member and Past President William Matthews

Joseph (Joe) Welsh                                      Orlando Simpson


2002

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                                                       Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  Ian Scott

John McKellar won the Gents Championship  by beating Jim Purves in the final, but Jim was not to be out done as he won the Jubilee Cup by defeating Christopher McGuiness. Jim also won the Champion of Champions Cup. The beaten finalist on this occasion was John McHutchison. The Nominated Pairs was won by Graham Gillespie & John McHutchison with victory over John McKellar & Drew McDonald whilst in the 4-Bowl Pairs Robert Stanfield & Ian Scott beat Alistair Bell & Jim Purves. The 2-Bowl Pairs winners were Ian Chisholm & Robert Nimmo with the beaten finalists being Sam Dunlop & Robert Little.

LADIES SECTION - President - Janie Kyle

Audrey McIntyre became the youngest ever Ladies Champion with her victory over Isobel McGuiness in the final. The ladies Handicap was won by  Janie Kyle with Effie Wallace her oppnent in the final. The 4-Bowl Pairs winners were Mavis Drummond & Margaret Stewart who beat Shona Chisholm & Betty Johnstone. The Jean Fannon Memorial Triples winners were Jean Cowie, Mavis Drummond & Helen Haugene and the Ladies Points Competition (Mrs J Black Cup) was won by Janette Clark.

SENIORS SECTION

Terry McManus beat Wm McLachlan to win this year's Seniors Championship and the Seniors Pairs winners were Tommy Reilly & Ian Scott with a win over Alex Turner & Alastair Bell. The R Telford Trophy winner was Bob Gray

JUNIOR SECTION

The Junior Champion once again was Ross Busby but this year he beat Craig Marlow in the final. Dee Sports Trophy (Points) winner was  Mark Johnstone

COMBINED SECTIONS

Mary Prosser was the 2002 Rosebowl winner and the Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Janie Kyle & Brian Orr with a win over Audrey McIntyre & Jerry Ferguson

The Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy was won by Isobel McGuiness & Jim Purves and the Fair Shield competition was won by Bill Beaumont. The Kyle Trophy was won by Peter Johnston with a final victory over Janie Kyle. The Centenary Mixed Triples winners were John Conner, Helen Haugene and Willie Shields, the Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Derek Phillips, Robert McGarry, Jean Crompton & Fraser Gillespie and the Glen Automatics Trophy victors were Derek Phillips, Bill Corbett, Helen Haugene & Bill Beaumont. The Bowlathon was won by Jean Gray, Ross Cullen, Anne Conner & Robert Stanfield and the Robert Nimmo Trophy by The Auld Yins

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The club entry of  Chris McGuiness, Brian Orr, Graham Gillespie & John McHutchison won the Lanarkshire Under 45 Championship and this was followed by our gents team winning Lanark League Div 21

In Memorium

Past President Lawrance Scott

Joseph (Joe) McGowan        Mary McPherson        Joe Dalziel


2003

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                  Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION -  President  -  George C Low

The Club Championship was won by John McHutchison with victory in the final against Jim Purves and in the Jubilee Cup Graham Gillespie beat ScThe ot McIntyre . in the Champion of Champions Cup Jim Purves defended his title by beating Graham Gillespie and in the Nominated Pairs the father & son pairing of  Fraser & Colin Gillespie beat Bill Beaumont & Peter Johnston. John Smillie & Jim Purves won the 4-Bowl Pairs with a victory over Alex Turner & Alan McGuiness and in the 2-Bowl Pairs victory went to Ian Chisholm & Alan Houston after defeating Jim Graham & Fraser Gillespie.

LADIES SECTION - President -  Janet Clark

The new Ladies Champion this year was Anne Conner with a victory over Effie Wallace, and Isabel McGuiness was victorious in the Ladies Handicap as she also beat Effie in the final. The 4-Bowl Pairs winners were Mary Prosser & Janie Kyle who beat May Wallace & Effie Wallace. Effie finally came up trumps when partnered by Jean Little in the 2 Bowl Pairs competition. The Jean Fannon Memorial Triples winning team were Mary Prosser, Anne Conner & Mavis Drummond

SENIORS SECTION

Jim Preston beat Ian Scott to lift the Seniors Championship and in the Pairs it was Terry McManus & Jerry Ferguson who triumphed over Jim Graham & John Conner. The R Telford Trophy was once again won by Bobby Gray.

JUNIOR SECTION

There was no Junior Championship was contested this year but but Ross Busby won the Dee Sports Trophy (Points)

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl winner this year was George C Low and the Mixed Pairs Cup went to Janet Clark & Alan McGuiness after their success over Janie Kyle & Robert Stanfield. The Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy winners were Isabel McGuiness & Jim Purves who beat Shona & Ian Chisholm. The Fair Shield Competition was won by Jim Purves with John McHutchison the losing finalist. In the The Kyle Trophy final Alan McGuiness beat Ian Chisholm and in the Centenary Mixed Triples Margaret Corbett, Helen Haugene & Bill Beaumont came out as top team. The Malcolm Mathieson Trophy was won by Betty McKinley, Derek Phillips and Bill Beaumont and in the Glen Automatics Trophy it was the trio of Bill Andrew, Mavis Drummond & Fraser Gillespie who won the competition. The Robert Nimmo Trophy was won by the "Young Yins"

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

In Memorium

Nils Larsen         Dan Turner       Roy Anderson

William Hastie       Isobel McCracken       John Leckie       Lawson Turner


2004

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                             Hon Treasurer : George C Low

 GENTS SECTION - President  -  Robert Stanfield

In the Gents Championship final Graham Gillespie was victorious over George C Low and in the Jubilee Cup Ross Busby stopped Graham Gillespie from completing the double. In the Champion of Champions Cup Jim Purves won by beating twice champion John McKellar and in the Nominated Pairs Graham Gillespie & John McHutchison beat the pairing of John McKellar & Drew McDonald. The 4 Bowl  Pairs winners were Bob Reid & Jim Purves who defeated Bobby McCullough & Brian Orr. The 2 Bowl Pairs final was contested by Fraser Gillespie & Alan McGuiness against Bill Andrew & Robert Stanfield with the former coming out victorious.

LADIES SECTION - President - Elizabeth S C Johnstone

The Ladies Championshipwas won by Audrey McIntyre who defeated the defending champion Anne Conner and in the Handicap competition Effie Wallace had a win over Mary Prosser.The 4 Bowl  Pairs title went to Janette Dalziel & Effie Wallace after victory over Mary Prosser & Anne Conner and the 2 Bowl Pairs competition winners were Alison Sears & Helen Haugene. The Jean Fannon Memorial Triples competition winners were Ray Cullen, Alison Sears & Helen Haugene and the Ladies Points Trophy went to Jean Crompton

SENIORS SECTION

George C Low won the Seniors Championship with a win over Jim Graham and in the inaugural McMeekin Cup Alan Houston beat George C Low. George, partnered by Bill Beaumont, also lost the final of the Senior Pairs to Willie McLachlan and Jack Crompton. It was also the inaugural playing of the Dan Turner memorial trophy and it was won by Jim Graham. Bobby Gray once again won the Bob Telford Trophy for rink day points won.

JUNIOR SECTION

There was no Junior Championship contested this year but the Dee Sports Trophy (for Under 18's rink game points) was won by Ross Busby

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl was won this year by George Phillips and the Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Janie Kyle & David McIntyre with their win over Audrey McIntyre & Alan McGuiness The Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy winners were Isobel McGuiness & Jim Purves with Audrey McIntyre & Brian Orr the beaten finalists. The Fair Shield Competition winner was Ross Busby after beating David McIntyre in the final. The Kyle Trophy was won by Scott McIntyre with Chris McGuiness as runner up and in the Centenary Mixed Triples the winning team were May Wallace, Tommy Reilly & Ian Chisholm. The successful team in the Glen Automatics Trophy competition were Helen Haugene, Jim Graham & Alex Wallace and the Seniors Section won the Robert Nimmo Trophy.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The Senior Fours representatives were  Ian Scott, Wm Shields, Jim Preston & George C Low who progressed to Northfield after winning the District competition. They lost to the eventual winners in the National 1/4 Finals. Chris McGuiness also qualified for the National Finals after winning the District under 25's competition. The MBA Gents Singles Championship went to Jim Purves and there was further success for the Gents Section with victory in the Airdrie League, The Airdrie League Knock-out Trophy, The Monklands BA John Laney Triples and by securing the Division 19 title of the Lanarkshire Leagues.

In Memorium

Hazel Johnstone            Past President Robert Little            Robert Smith


2005

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                                     Hon Treasurer : George C Low

 

GENTS SECTION - President  -  John McCutcheon

The Club Championship was won by Graham Gillespie after he beat Scott McIntyre and in the Jubilee Cup Alan McGuiness beat Jim Purves in the final. Jim also lost the final of the Champion of Champions Cup to William McGuiness but in the Nominated Pairs Alan McGuiness & Jim Purves beat Alan's father & brother Bill McGuiness & Graeme McGuiness to retain their title. The 4 Bowl Pairs championship went to Jim Gibb & Alan McGuiness with their defeat of Tommy Reilly & Fraser Gillespie and in the 2 Bowl Pairs Gavin Chisholm & Terry McManus were winners over Jim Simpson & Dave McIntyre.

LADIES SECTION - President - Jean Little

the Ladies Championship was won by  Janie Kyle after her defeat of Ann McGuiness and in the Handicap Cup  competition Audrey McIntyre beat Jean Crompton. The 4 Bowl Pairs was won by June Simpson & Ann Conner with a win in the final against Ray Cullen & Audrey McIntyre and in the 2 Bowl Pairs Alison Sears & Cath Andrew came out victorious. The Jean Fannon Memorial Triples was won by  Helen Haugene, Mary Prosser & Mavis Drummond

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Championship winner was Andy Kyle with Jim Preston the beaten finalist but in the final of The McMeekin Cup Andy lost out to Ian Scott. The Seniors Pairs champions this year were Jim Gibb & Ian Scott who beat Joe Grant & Terry McManus and Tommy Reilly won the Dan Turner Memorial Trophy. The R Telford Points Trophy was won by Alex Turner.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl winner was Mary Prosser and the Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Cath Andrew & Fraser Gillespie with victory over Shona Chisholm & Dave McIntyre. The Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy went to Ann McGuiness & Alan McGuiness after beating Jean Crompton & Jack Crompton in the final. The Fair Shield Competition was won by John McHutchison with Brian Orr the other finalist. The Kyle Trophy saw Alan McGuiness beat Willie Shields in the final and the Centenary Mixed Triples was won by Margaret Stewart, Robert Stanfield & Jack Crompton. The M Mathieson/J Paterson Charity Trophy winners were Mary Prosser, John Conner & Wm Andrew and the victorious team in the Bowlathon were James Malone, Sam Dunlop & John Conner.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

Scot McIntyre, Graham Gillespie & Chris McGuiness were crowned the MBA Gents Triples Champions for 2005 and Chris McGuiness repeated his success in the SBA Junior Singles by winning the District  Championship. The Airdrie League Knock-out Fours trophy was won by Caldercraig Gents.

 


2006

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                                  Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  Sam Dunlop

The Club Champion this year was Chris McGuiness and Fraser Gillespie was the beaten finalist. TheJubilee Cup was won by Jim Purves who beat Jerry Ferguson in the final and once again the Champion of Champions Cup went to Jim Purves after his victory against Jim Preston.The Nominated Pairs winners were Graham Gillespie & Chris McGuiness who beat Jerry Ferguson & Scott McIntyre and in the 2 Bowl Pairs Jim Gibb & Jim Anderson Jnr overcame Jim Dunlop & Chris McGuiness in the final

LADIES SECTION President -  May Wallace

The Ladies Championship winner was  Janie Kyle with victory over Jean Crompton and Janie also won the Handicap Trophy by beating  Audrey McIntyre. The 4 Bowl Pairs champions were Alison Sears & Janie Kyle with a win over Jean Crompton & Audrey McIntyre and in the 2 Bowl Pairs Violet Shaw & Jean Crompton came out on top. The Jean Fannon Memorial Triples was won by Betty McKinley, Shona Chisholm & Audrey McIntyre

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Championship this year went to  George C Low with victory over Ian Scott and in The McMeekin Cup George completed the double by beating Jim Gibb. The Seniors Pairs Champions were Bill Andrew & Andy Kyle with a win against John Crossan & John Smillie and in the Dan Turner Memorial Trophy George C Low was the winner. The R Telford Points Trophy was won by John Crossan

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl winner for 2006 was David McIntyre and the Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Janie Kyle & Ian Chisholm. Cath Andrew & Fraser Gillespie were the beaten finalists. The Fair Shield Competition was won by Ian Chisholm and The Kyle Trophy by Scott McIntyre who beat Brian Orr in the final game. The Centenary Mixed Triples winners were Bobby McCullough, Alex Prosser & Willie Shields and the winners of the Mathieson/Paterson Charity Trophy were June Simpson, Ross Busby & Ian Chisholm. The Bowlathon was won by the rink comprised of June Simpson, Jim Dunlop, Bill Beaumont & John Smillie. The Junior Section won this year's Robert Nimmo Trophy.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

OTHER HONOURS

Andrew Kyle served as President of the Lanarkshire Bowling Association for 2006 and George C Low was awarded by the LBA with their Special Achievement Award. At the AGM of the Scottish Bowling Association, George was given Honourary Membership of the Association upon his retiral from the National Council after serving as District Secretary for North Lanarkshire from 1996.

In Memorium

Donald McCracken        Life Member & Past President Adam Martin        Jim Graham


2007

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                       Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION   President  -  John Smillie

the Club Championship was won by Ian Chisholm who beat Scot McIntyre in the final and in the Jubilee Cup Jim Purves came out on top against Alan McGuiness. Jim also had success over Alan's son Christopher in the final of the Champion of Champions Trophy but in the final of the Nominated Pairs competition Graham Gillespie & Chris McGuiness had the beating of Alan McGuiness & Jim Purves. The 4 Bowl Pairs was won by Len Tuffley & Graham Gillespie and in the 2 Bowl Competition Derek Phillips & Wm McGuiness beat Jim Gibb & Wm Andrew.

LADIES SECTION  President - June Simpson

The Ladies Championship was won by Janie Kyle who beat Audrey McIntyre in the final and in The Handicap competition  Janie Kyle beat Shona Chisholm. The 4 Bowl Pairs was won by yet another of the McGuiness clan when Ann McGuiness & Audrey McIntyre beat Violet Shaw & Janie Kyle in the final. The 2 Bowl Pairs was won by May Wallace & Violet Shaw.

SENIORS SECTION

The Seniors Championship winner was George C Low with a win over John Black and in the The McMeekin Cup Jim Gibb beat Jim Preston. George and Jim Gibb paired up and won the Seniors Pairs by beating John Smillie & Alan Houston in the final. The Dan Turner Memorial Trophy was won by  Bobby McCullough and the R Telford Points Trophy by Harry Wilson

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl trophy winner this year was Robert Ferguson and the Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Audrey McIntyre and Brian Orr with a win against Cath Andrew & George C Low. The Fair Shield Competition winner was George C Low with victory over Ian Chisholm in the final and in the The Kyle Trophy it was  Peter Johnstone who beat  Ian Chisholm in the final. The Centenary Mixed Triples was won by Joe Grant, Mavis Gillespie & Fraser Gillespie and the successful team in the Mathieson/Paterson Charity Trophy was George Phillips, Wm Donaldson, Wm Beaumont & Jack Crompton. The Bowlathon winners were Margaret Stewart, George Phillips & Willie Shields and in the Robert Nimmo Trophy the Senior Section came out on top.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

SWBA Triples District Championship was won by Mary Prosser, Jean Crompton & Janie Kyle and the Seniors Section won the Monklands Seniors League Section 1. The Gents section were the winners of the Airdrie League Knock-out Fours competition.

 


2008

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                                Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION  President  -  Jim Simpson

Jim Purves beat Scott McIntyre to lift this years Club Championship and he added the Jubilee Cup by beating Hugh Jones in the final. Jim also lifted the Champion of Champions Cup when he beat Chris McGuiness in the final. The Nominated Pairs was once again won by the father and son pairing of Graham McGuiness & Wm McGuiness who beat John Black & Andy Kyle in the final game. The 4 Bowl Pairs title went to Alan McGuiness & James Malone after their win against Jim Gibb & Wm Shields. Alan and Rab Stanfield won the 2 Bowl Pairs by beating John Black & Wm Shields.

LADIES SECTION  President -  Cath Andrew

The Ladies Championship went to Shona Chisholm following her victory over Violet Shaw and the Handicap Trophy went to Janie Kyle who beat Mavis Gillespie in the final. The Pairs championship went to mother and daughter Margaret & Audrey McIntyre who beat Violet Shaw & Pamela Turpin.

SENIORS SECTION  Convenor - Andrew Kyle

The Seniors Championship winner was Wm McGuiness with Jerry Ferguson the beaten finalist. The McMeekin Cup was won by Jim Preston with a victory against George C Low but George had the consolation of a victory in the Seniors Pairs when he skipped Jim Simpson to a win over John Beveridge & Andy Kyle. The Dan Turner Memorial Trophy was won this year by Len Tuffley and the R Telford Points Trophy winner was Alistair Bell

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl winner was Wm Shields and the Mixed Pairs Cup went to May Wallace & Len Tuffley with their win over Violet Shaw & Derek Phillips. The Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy winners were Janet Dalziel & Wm Andrew who beat June & Jim Simpson in the final. The Fair Shield Competition champion was Ian Chisholm with a win over his son Gavin but Gavin earned a spot on the podium when he won the Kyle Trophy by beating Willie Donaldson in the final game. The  successful team who won the Centenary Mixed Triples comprised May Wallace, John Telford & Wm Andrew and in the Mathieson/Paterson Charity Trophy it was Margaret Stewart, Len Tuffley, Bill Beaumont & John Smillie who emerged winners. The Robert Nimmo Trophy was put in the care of the Junior Section after their win over the Auld Yins.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The Monklands Gents Pairs Championship was won by Brian Orr & Alan McGuiness whilst the Gents Section of the club lifted the coveted Monklands Cup. Caldercraig were awarded the Monklands Overall Champion Club Trophy for the first time in our history and not to be outdone the Senior Section lifted the Monklands Seniors League Section 1 title. To round off a successful year the Airdrie League title went to Caldercraig Gents.

In Memorium

Past President  Alex McKinley


2009

Honorary President -  E Capocci Esq.

Club Chairman - Jim Simpson

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                                     Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION  President  -  Robert Ferguson

The Gents Championship  was won by John McHutchison with Ian Chisholm the beaten finalist and the Jubilee Cup winner was Jim Purves who also had Ian Chisholm as his final opponent. Alan McGuiness was successful over his son Christopher in the final of Champion of Champions competition and in the Nominated Pairs final Gordon Arbuckle & John McHutchison beat Wm Shields & Brian Orr. The 4 Bowl pairs winners were  John Black & Alan McGuiness with Jim Gibb & Brian Orr the runnerss up. Brian, and his partner  David McIntyre were victorious over James Malone & Graham Gillespie in the final of the 2 Bowl Pairs competition.

LADIES SECTION  President - Cath Andrew

 Isobel McGuiness beat Audrey McIntyre in the final of the Championship and in the final of the Ladies Handicap  Violet Shaw beat June Simpson. June and her partner Shona Chisholm were victorious over Margaret & Audrey McIntyre in the 4 Bowl pairs competition and in the 2 Bowl Pairs Jean Little & June Simpson came out on top. The winners of the Jean Fannon Memorial Triples were Nan McGuiness, Betty McKinley & Violet Shaw

SENIORS SECTION  Convenor - Andrew Kyle

The Seniors Championship was won by Bobby McCullough who beat Bill Andrew in the final and The McMeekin Cup was won by Jim Preston after beating Sam Dunlop in the final. The Seniors Pairs winners were Bobby McCullough & George C Low who had a win over James Malone & Jerry Ferguson. George Low also won the Dan Turner Memorial Trophy and John Crossan was this years winner of the R Telford Points Trophy.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl winner for 2009 was George McLachlan and the Mixed Pairs Cup was won by May Wallace & Ian Chisholm with Violet Shaw & Dave McIntyre as the beaten finalists. The Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy winners were Audrey McIntyre & Brian Orr who beat Mavis & Fraser Gillespie in the final. George Low beat David McIntyre in the final of the Fair Shield Competition and Scot McIntyre won the Kyle Trophy by beating Violet Shaw. The winners of the Mathieson/Paterson Charity Trophy were Janette Dalziel, Violet Shaw & David McIntyre and the winning team in the Bowlathon were Mavis Gillespie James Malone & Sam Dunlop. The Robert Nimmo Trophy was won by the Senior Section

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

Airdrie League Knock-out Fours was won by Caldercraig B C

In Memorium

Past President - John McKellar


2010

Honorary President -  E Capocci Esq.

Club Chairman - Jim Simpson

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                       Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  John Telford

The Gents Champion for 2010 was Jim Purves and the beaten finalist was Bill McGuiness and Jim also won the  Jubilee Cup when he defeated Robert Stanfield. For the first time we had a triple winner in the three major singles competitions when Jim beat Alan McGuiness in the final of the Champion of Champions Trophy competition. In the  Nominated Pairs Gavin Chisholm & Scot McIntyre were awarded the trophy when they got a walk over in the final. The 4 Bowl Pairs was won by Bobby McCullough & Chris McGuiness with a win over Jim Simpson & Martin Carroll and in the 2 Bowl Pairs The  beat Willie Shields & Robert Ferguson.

LADIES SECTION - President - Margaret McIntyre

Ladies Championship was won by Audrey McIntyre with a win over Janie Kyle and she completed the double when she won the Handicap Trophy by beating Isabel McGuiness. The 4 Bowl pairs was won by June Simpson & Violet Shaw and the beaten finalists were Betty Keenan & Shona Chisholm. The 2 Bowl Pairs winners were Anne Conner & Agnes Tolmie. In the Jean Fannon Memorial Triples,  June Simpson, Agnes Tolmie & Margaret Stewart were the successful team.

SENIORS SECTION - Convenor - Andrew Kyle

The Seniors Championship winner was Jerry Ferguson and Fraser Gillespie the losing finalist. The McMeekin Cup was won by Fraser Gillespie who beat George C Low in the final. In the Senior Pairs John Campbell & Fraser Gillespie were the winners and John Crossan & Willie Shields the beaten finalists. The Dan Turner Memorial Trophy was won by Bill Andrew and the R Telford Points Trophy by John Crossan.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl was won by Iain Lawson and the Mixed Pairs Cup by Violet Shaw & Jim Simpson who beat Agnes Tolmie & Dave McIntyre. The Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy was awarded to Isabel & Bill McGuiness after a win against Cath Andrew & Robert Stanfield. The Fair Shield Competition was won by Ian Chisholm who beat George C Low in the final game and in the Kyle Trophy Derek Phillips was the winner by beating Willie Shields in the final. The Centenary Mixed Triples winning team were Mary Prosser, Jim McAllister & Ian Chisholm and the winners of the Mathieson/Paterson Charity Trophy were Alex Prosser, Jean Little & Wm Shields. In the Bowlathon Janette Dalziel, John Campbell & Wm Shields came out on top as did the Juniors in the Annual match for the Robert Nimmo Trophy                                                                                                                                                                                                      

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The winners of the SBA Triples District Championships were Scot McIntyre, Alan McGuiness & David McIntyre Caldercraig Gents won the Lanark League Division 7 title. They also won the Airdrie League and the Airdrie League Knock-out Fours Competition.

In Memorium

Life Member & Past President Mrs Vi Main         William "Bill" Beaumont

 


2011

Honorary President -  E Capocci Esq.

Club Chairman - Sam Dunlop

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                                     Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  David McIntyre

The Gents Championship was won by Gordon Arbuckle and the beaten finalist was Chris McGuiness. The Gents Jubilee Cup was won by George C Low and Derek Phillips the losing finalist. The Champion of Champions Cup was again won by Jim Purves, on this occasion Chris McGuiness was the runner up. The Gents Nominated Pairs champions were Ross Busby & George C Low with a win in the final against Robert Stanfield & Fraser Gillespie. The 4 Bowl Pairs winners were George McLachlan & Wm Shields who beat  Ian Baxter & John Black and in the 2 Bowl Pairs John Campbell & Fraser Gillespie defeated Len Tuffley & Willie Shields

LADIES SECTION  President -  Margaret McIntyre

 Audrey McIntyre beat June Simpson to lift the Ladies Championship and in the Handicap competition Janie Kyle was victorious over Agnes Tolmie. The 4 Bowl Pairs was won by June Simpson & Mary Prosser with a win over Morag McLachlan & Violet Shaw and in the 2 Bowl Pairs Jean Gray & Mary Prosser came out on top. The Jean Fannon Memorial Triples winners were Jean Cowie, Anne Conner & Audrey McIntyre

SENIORS SECTION Convenor - Andrew Kyle

Jerry Ferguson retained the Seniors Championship with a final victory over John Campbell and in The McMeekin Cup Jim Simpson beat George C Low. The  Pairs was won by James Malone & Robert Stanfield who beat Ian Baxter & Jerry Ferguson. The Dan Turner Memorial Trophy was won by Fraser Gillespie and the R Telford Points Trophy by John Black.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl winner was David McIntyre and the Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Margaret McIntyre & Jim Simpson. June Simpson & Ian Chisholm were the beaten finalists. The Fair Shield Competitionwinner was Jim Purves with a win in the final against George C Low and in The Kyle Trophy Brian Orr came out on top against Robert Ferguson. The Centenary Mixed Triples winning team comprised June Simpson, Janette Dalziel & Fraser Gillespie and the winners of the Mathieson/Paterson Charity Trophy were Jim McAllister, Anne Conner & Jim Simpson. The Bowlathon was won by John Crossan, John Oliver & David McIntyre.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

Audrey McIntyre qualified for the National Finals at Northfield by winning the BS (Ladies) District Singles Championship and Audrey & Jim Purves won through to the National Championships by winning the BS Mixed Pairs District Championship.  The Gents Section had success by winning the MBA Laney Triples, the Airdrie League and the Airdrie League Triples Competition 

In Memorium

Helen Gemmell          John Conner


2012

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Club Chairwoman - May Wallace

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness             Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  David McIntyre

Jim Purves won the Championship by beating the defending champion  Gordon Arbuckle and George Low successfully defended the Jubilee Cup by winning against Gavin Chisholm. In the Gents Champion of Champions Competition Jim Purves beat George C Low and in the Nominated Pairs Alan McGuiness & Jim Purves beat Ian Chisholm & David McIntyre in the final. The 4 Bowl Pairs winners were Iain Lawson & Jim Purves and the beaten finalists were John Campbell & David McIntyre

LADIES SECTION - President - Audrey McIntyre

Audrey McIntyre beat Shona Chisholm to retain the Champions title and she again beat Shona to win the Handicap (Jubilee) trophy. The Pairs winners were May Wallace & Audrey McIntyre with a win against Kathleen Gorman & Margaret McIntyre in the final.

SENIORS SECTION - Convenor - Andrew Kyle

The Seniors Championship was won by Fraser Gillespie with a win in the final against Jim Preston but in the McMeekin Trophy final the roles were reversed when Jim beat Fraser. The Seniors Pairs winners were Bert Wallace & Jim Preston with Ian Baxter & Robert Stanfield the losing finalists. The Dan Turner Memorial Trophy winner was Bill Andrew and John Black won the R Telford Points Trophy

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl winner this year was George McLachlan and the Mixed Pairs Champions were Shona Chisholm & Fraser Gillespie. In the Fair Shield Competition Fraser Gillespie defeated Gavin Chisholm in the final match and Audrey McIntyre beat John Campbell to lift The Kyle Trophy. In the Centenary Mixed Triples Janette Dalziel, Bill Andrew & Ian Chisholm were the winners and Scott Tait, Bobby Wallace and Willie Shields won the Mathieson / Paterson Charity Trophy. The Bowlathon winners were G McLachlan, M Stewart, M Prosser & F Gillespie

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

 John Black, Andy Kyle, Jerry Ferguson & Jim Preston won through to the LBA Snr Fours Semi Finals but this was the only success this year.

In Memorium

James Malone       Past President Sam Dunlop         Mrs Ray Cullen


2013

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Club Chairman - Andrew Kyle

Hon Secretary : Alan McGuiness                Hon Treasurer : George C Low

 GENTS SECTION  President  -  John Campbell

The  Championship was won by Chris McGuiness when he beat his father Alan in the final and Alan lost out again when he was defeated by Brian Orr in the Jubilee Cup. Gordon Arbuckle conjured up a major success when he denied Jim Purves of another win in the Champion of Champions Cup competition. Gordon and his partner Chris McGuiness beat John Oliver & Bill Andrew in the final of the Nominated Pairs  and in the 4 Bowl Pairs Frazer McDonald & Jim Purves were succesful over Robert Kitchen & Alan McGuiness. The Two Bowl Pairs winners were John Turnbull & Derek Phillips with Rab Stanfield & Gavin Chisholm the losing finalists.

LADIES SECTION  President - Betty Keenan

Audrey McIntyre retained her Ladies Championship title with a win over Kathleen Gorman and in the  Jubilee Handicap Cup final May Wallace beat Mary Prosser. Audrey and May were paired together and they beat Jean Little and Margaret Dalziel in the Four Bowl Pairs competition. The  Two Bowl Pairscompetition was won by  Kathleen Gorman & Violet Shaw.

SENIORS SECTION  Convenor - Andrew Kyle

In the Seniors Championship Ian Scott defeated George C Low but George made amends by winning The McMeekin Cup. Ian Baxter was the beaten finalist. The Seniors Pairs winners were Bill Andrew & Jim Preston after their victory over John Campbell & Jim Simpson in the final. The Dan Turner Memorial Trophy winner was George C Low and the R Telford Points Trophy went to John Oliver

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Rosebowl was won this year by Fraser Gillespie and the Mixed Pairs Cup went to May Wallace & David McIntyre after beating Jean Little & Martin Carrol in the final. The Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy was won by Margaret McIntyre & Willie Shields and the Fair Shield Competition was won by David McIntyre. Bill Andrew was the losing finalist. In The Kyle Trophy Audrey McIntyre beat Frazer McDonald and the winning team in the Centenary Mixed Triples was John Oliver, Jean Little & Audrey McIntyre. The Mathieson/Paterson Charity Trophy went to Len Tuffley, Wm Andrew & Ian Scott and the Junior section were the winners of the Robert Nimmo Trophy

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The Ladies Section of the club had more success this year when Mary Prosser, Shona Chisholm & Janie Kyle won the  BS Triples District Championship and so earned their lace at orthfield. The Gents Section were not to be outdone and although finishing as runners-up to Eddlewood in the  Lanarkshire Top Ten Championship they did have success in winning the MBA Laney Triples and the new Airdrie & Coatbridge League Div 1.

 In Memorium

Robert (Bob) McPherson     Past President Maisie McMeekin     Harry Wilson

Jimmy Steele    Past President Helen Haugene    Bobby McCullough


2014

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Club Chairman - Jim McAllister

Hon Secretary : Ian Baxter          Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  Jim McAllister

The new Gents Champion this year was  Alan McGuiness with a final victory against Gordon Arbuckle and his brother Graeme McGuiness won the Jubilee Cup by beating Brian Orr. Jim Purves once again won the Champion of Champions Cup by beating Jim Preston in the final. The McGuiness family were heavily involved when in the Nominated Pairs Bill & Graeme McGuiness beat Gordon Arbuckle & Chris McGuiness. The Four Bowl Pairs title went to John Campbell & Logie Armstrong who had success over Keir Turnbull & Alan McGuiness. In the Two Bowl Pairs Fraser Gillespie & Ross Busby defeated Derrek Phillips & David McIntyre

LADIES SECTION - President - Kathleen Gorman

Janie Kyle added to her list of honours by regaining the Ladies Championship by beating Helen Orr but in the Jubilee Cup Audrey McIntyre  beat Janie in a head to head battle..  The Pairs competition was won by  Margaret Dalziel & Violet Shaw with a final win over Betty Keenan & Audrey McIntyre.

SENIORS SECTION - Convenor - Jim Simpson

The Seniors Championship was won by Bill Andrew with a win over John Black whilst in The McMeekin Cup Fraser Gillespie defeated George Low in the final. The  Pairs title went to Bob McGarry & Fraser Gillespie with victorry over Bert Wallace & Dave McIntyre. The Dan Turner Memorial Trophy was won Jerry Ferguson and Fraser Gillespie won R Telford Points Trophy.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Chairman's Trophy was won by May Wallace, Iain Lawson & Jim Simpson and The Rosebowl by John Oliver. The Mixed Pairs Cup winners were Audrey McIntyre & Ian Chisholm who defeated Helen Orr & Gavin Chisholm in the final. The Nominated Mixed Pairs Trophy winners were Janette Dalziel & Bill Andrew and the Fair Shield Competition winner was Bill Andrew with a defeat of Jim Purves. The Kyle Trophy was once again won by Audrey McIntyre who beat Fraser Gillespie in the final. The Mathieson/Paterson Charity Trophy top trio were Jim McAllister, Violet Shaw & George C Low and the Bowlathon winners were Violet Shaw, Ian Baxter & Robert Ferguson. The Robert Nimmo Trophy was claimed by "The Young Yins" (but only with  help from some Seniors)

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The Gents Section had double success by claiming two Lanarkshire Leagues. The "A" team lifting the  Div 6 title and the "B" team the Div 16

Other Individual Honours

Andrew KYLE was elected Secretary of District 20 of Bowls Scotland and the 1st International Honour for the club went to Audrey McINTYRE when she earned her 1st Bowls Scotland International Cap.

In Memorium

Life Member & Past President Betty Johnstone


2015

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Club Chairwoman - Betty Keenan

Hon Secretary : Ian Baxter                         Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  Ian Baxter

The Gents Championship was won by Jim Purves and Derek Phillips was the beaten finalist. The Jubilee Cup was won by Logie Armstrong with a win over Jim Purves and in the Champion of Champions Cup Jim Purves continued his domination of this event by beating Alan McGuiness. The  Nominated Pairs title went to Ian Chisholm & Dave McIntyre with victory over Gordon Arbuckle & Chris McGuiness, the Four Bowl Pairs cup was claimed by Hugh Jones & Ian Chisholm with a final victory over Jim McAllister & Rab Stanfield and in the Two Bowl Pairs victory went Bobby Wallace & Ross Busby who defeated John Campbell & Alan McGuiness.

LADIES SECTION  - President - Helen Orr

The Ladies Championship was won by Janie Kyle with a victory over Helen Orr and in the Ladies Jubilee Cup Janie continued her success with a win over Mary Prosser. The Pairs title went to Jean Little & Shona Chisholm after success over Helen Orr  & Vi Shaw in the final.

SENIORS SECTION  -Convenor - Jim Simpson

The Seniors Championship was won by David McIntyre who beat Robert Ferguson in the final and in The McMeekin Cup David beat Bert Wallace. David's success continued when in the Seniors Pairs with his partner John Turnbull  they beat Ian Baxter & George C Low. The Dan Turner Memorial Trophy was John Campbell and the R Telford Points Trophy winner was Fraser Gillespie

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Chairman's Trophy winners were Graham Arbuckle, Jean Little & Brian Orr and the The Rosebowl went to George Tobin. The Mixed Pairs Cup was won by Shona & Gavin Chisholm who beat Helen Orr & Rab Stanfield and in the Fair Shield Competition Derek Philips beat David McIntyre in the final.The Kyle Trophy winner was John Campbell  and Derek Phillips was the beaten finalist' The Centenary Triples was won by John Taylor & David McIntyre (there had been insufficient entries this year) and the Mathieson/Paterson Charity Trophy winners were John Wilson & David McIntyre.  Jean Little, Edith Millar, Violet Shaw & John Campbell won the Bowlathon and the Young Yins lifted the Robert Nimmo Trophy.

 INTER CLUB COMPETITION

Janie Kyle won the BS Ladies Singles District Championship and earned her place at Northfield and in the Monklands BA Championships the Gents Pairs was won by  Ross Busby & Jim Purves and the Junior championship by Declan Tobin. Our Gents Section also had a successful season by winning the Lanarkshire League Div 5 and Div 15 Championships, the Monklands Cup and the Monklands Overall Champion Club Trophy which all found their place in the trophy cabinet beside the Airdrie League Knock-out Trophy and the Airdrie & Coatbridge  Leagues Challenge Cup

OTHER INDIVIDUAL HONOURS

Fraser GILLESPIE was elected a Director of Lanarkshire Bowling Association 

In Memorium

Past President (1975) William J Corbett

John Crossan


2016

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Club Chairman - John Telford

Hon Secretary : Ian Baxter              Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION - President  -  Bobby Wallace

The Gents Champion this year was  Alan McGuiness and the runner up was Jim Purves The Jubilee Cup was won by John McHutchison and again Jim Purves came second. The Gents Champion of Champions Cup however was won by Jim Purves who beat Dave McIntyre in the final and the Gents Nominated Pairs was won by Ross Busby & Logie Armstrong wirh Gordon Arbuckle & Chris McGuiness in runners up spot. The Four Bowl Pairs champions were John Campbell & Alan McGuiness who beat Hugh Jones & Gordon Arbuckle and the Two Bowl Pairs was won by Robert Kitchen & Logie Armstrong by beating Robert Stanfield & Robert Ferguson in the final.

LADIES SECTION - President - Helen Orr

The Championship was won by  Shona Chisholm and the beaten finalist was Pamela Turpin. The Jubilee Cup winner was Janie Kyle as she stopped Shona Chisholm frrom achieving the double and the Four Bowl Pairs winners were Elaine Moxen & May Wallace who beat Jean Little & Shona Chisholm in the final.

SENIORS SECTION - Convenor - Jim Simpson

Hugh Jones outplayed George Low to lift the Seniors Championship and in The McMeekin Cup David McIntyre also beat George Low to claim the title. George, partnered by John Wilson also came in as runner up to Jim McAllister & Dave McIntyre in the Pairs championship. The Dan Turner Memorial Trophy was won by Andrew Kyle and the R Telford Points Trophy winner was John Campbell.

COMBINED SECTIONS

The Chairman's Trophy was won by George Phillips, Charlie McCullagh & John Campbell and John Taylor won the The Rosebowl. The Mixed Pairs Cup winners were Shona & Gavin Chisholm who beat Shiela McLaughlan & Ian Baxter in the final and in the Fair Shield Competition Derek Phillips beat Ross Busby in the final. The Kyle Trophy was won by Robert Stanfield who beat Martin Carroll in the final. The top team and winners of the Mathieson / Paterson Charity Trophy were June Simpson, May Wallace & Willie Shields and the Bowlathon winners were Mary Prosser, John Taylor, Kevin McLoughlin & George C Low. The Young Yins won the Robert Nimmo Trophy.

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION

The LBA Triples District Champions were Ian Chisholm, Dave McIntyre & John McHutchison. The 2015 Div 5 winners of the Lanark Leagues were this years runners up to Orbiston in the final of the League Cup competition but the Gents  excelled when defeating Eddlewood in the final of the LBA Top Six Competitiion   The MBA Ladies Singles Championships was won by  Janie Kyle and the Gents Section won the Monklands BA Laney  Triples by  beating Airdrie Central in the final. The Gents continued their success story by winning the Airdrie & Coatbridge League Division 1 as well as the  the Airdrie League Knock-out Trophy. Winners -

 

In Memorium

 Jean Crompton        Anne Conner        Mavis Drummond


2017

Honorary President  -  E Capocci Esq.

Club Chairman - John Telford

Hon Secretary : Ian Baxter                             Hon Treasurer : George C Low

GENTS SECTION -  President  -  John Oliver

Alan McGuiness made it three championships in four years when he beat Ian Chisholm in the final but Ian had the consolation of getting the better of Jim Purves in the final of the Jubilee Cup Competition. Jim has an enviable record in the Champion of Champions Cup  competition and he added to his success by beating Gordon Arbuckle in this year's final. In the Nominated Pairs competition final Alan McGuiness and Jim Purves  lost out to Graham Gillespie & John McHutchison but in the Four Bowl Pairs Alan, partnered by John Wilson, added to his success with a win over Ian Chisholm and Garry Taylor. In the Two Bowl Pairs  The  beat Ian Chishom & Brian Orr.

 LADIES SECTION - President - May Wallace

The Ladies Championship  final also went to the defending champion from last year when Shona Chisholm beat Elaine Moxen, but in the Jubilee Cup  she lost to Helen Orr. Shona and Elaine Moxin were successful in this year's Pairs competition when they beat Pamela Turpin & Morag Donald.

 SENIORS SECTION  - Convenor John Telford

The Seniors Championship was won by David McIntyre when he beat Robert Ferguson in the final but in The McMeekin Cup  Robert had the consolation of beating David in the final. The Seniors Pairs  championship was won by John Jarvie & John Campbell who beat Bobby Wallace & Robert Ferguson. The Dan Turner Memorial Trophy was won by John Black and in the Robert Telford trophy the winner after a very competitive season was John Wilson.   

COMBINED SECTIONS 

The Chairman's Trophy was won this year by Robert Murray, Guest; Bobby Wallace & Bill Andrew and The Rosebowl  by Kevin McLoughlin. The Mixed Pairs Cup  winners were Janie Kyle & Brian Orr who beat Shona Chisholm & Ian Baxter in the final and in the Fair Shield Competition it was David McIntyre who came out on top in the final against the winner of the past two years, Derek Phillips. The Kyle Trophy  was won by Derek Phillips after beating John Campbell and in the Mathieson/Paterson Charity Trophy it was the turn of  Shiela McLaughlan & John Campbell to claim the title. The Bowlathon was won by John Oliver, Robert Kitchen, Shona Chisholm & Ian Baxter and in the Robert Nimmo Trophy  the Ladies were invited to take part for the first time in an effort to bolster the Young Yins chances  but the experience of The Auld Yins was sufficient to win the trophy this year.   

INTER-CLUB COMPETITION 

There was not much to celebrate this year but the Gents Section did successfully defend the Monklands BA Laney  Triples competition.

In Memorium

Margaret Corbett      Past President Ian Scott      Nan McGuiness


 

 

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