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Scottish Curling have produced a document, dated 11 June 2020, on how curling may be played. The earliest possible start would be in Phase 3 of the Scottish Government's Route Map.

The first ever "virtual "AGM was held on 25 March 2020. Secretary Alan circulated a number of papers by email on 18 March 2020 viz. President's Report, Treasurer's Report, Secretary's Report and Match Secretary's Report.

The Club's annual Pairs competition took place at Ayr Ice Rink on Wednesday 4th March 2020. The event was well supported with 8 pairs taking to the ice allowing a straight knockout format starting with quarter finals. The game format was slightly changed from previous years with the curlers delivering 4 stones at each of the 3 ends.

An Ayr and Alloway rink comprising Liz Tait, Linda Wilson and Allan Chapman skipped by Neil Beattie came up against a strong Dundonald rink skipped by Jennifer Mutter in the Ayrshire Province KO on 19th February. In the each of the first 2 ends Dundonald scored 2 shots. In end 3 A&A recorded a single to get on the scoreboard...

This season's Points competition took place on Thursday 6 February. For an assortment of reasons - all genuine and approved!! - the numbers participating this year were slightly down but to the 7 who did play, well done and thanks for taking part. Having made his debut in the Points last year it was good to see Douglas Haddow had...

On Thursday 16 January two rinks from the Club were engaged in our annual inter-club friendly match with the Gangrels. Last year, from memory (although it was hoped that any memory had been erased!) the result was clearly and undeniably in favour of the Gangrels. This year however it was the ideal result for both clubs. After two closely fought...

On Wednesday 11 December the Cub held its annual Cue Competition, the prize for the winning rink being the crystal trophy generously donated a few years ago by one of our regular cue exponents, Elma Stevenson. This year we had the best turnout since the competition began with 32 participants, a mixture of regular cue users, once a year users...

Well, that's the Knockout competition over for another year and accordingly we have our first trophy winners of this season. The High Road saw the winners of their respective sections in competition, Jean Thomson taking on Bella Kennedy, whilst the Low Road final was being contested by Alan Richmond and Peter Christy. In the absence of your usual...

Well, that's it for another week - and indeed for this season! Can it really be 5 months since we took to the ice for the start of another season? The final night was also to be the deciding one and although Carol held the advantage any slip up by her rink and Charlie was ready to pounce. In Carol's...

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