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The AGM and Presentation of prizes was held in the Savoy Park Hotel on 16 March 2022. This was a scaled down version with no meal, as the ice rink had to close with the ice men testing positive for Covid. We had planned a dinner, prepared by caterer Lorrie and had expected a good turnout. With several of our...

Ayr & Alloway arranged a match against the Disnae Club on 7 March 2022, to give them match practice. Disnae have been very successful this year in recruiting new members, through the Try Curling and coaching classes. Many of their members work, so only five were available for this afternoon match, but AACC members stepped up to fill the...

The Pairs competition was held on 2 March 2022, with six rinks playing, and with a combination of winners, best losers and losers we managed a fun competition. John McLeod's amazing draw shot to almost the centre spot got him and Milly into the semi.

An Ayr and Alloway rink comprising Alan Richmond (skip), Ed Baines, Ken Ireland and Douglas Haddow played against a strong Dalmellington rink in the Province KO competition, on 24 February 2022.

Ross Low


The club has recently competed in the Ross Low competition at Ayr Ice Rink. It is played as two mini-leagues, followed by a semi-final and final.

Sandy Gow RIP


Sandy Gow passed away peacefully in his sleep on 25 January 2022, aged 95 years, in Creggan Bahn Care Home.

Bella (Dr Annabell Mary Kennedy - nee Madden) died on 20 October 2021 after a long battle with cancer. She was an active member of Ayr & Alloway since March 1998, and served both on the Committee and as President in 2010-11. She ably skipped in our League and enjoyed mentoring the developing skips in the Knockout.

In our annual match against Gangrels at Ayr Ice rink two A&A took part and comprised, Rink 1, Alex Thomson (skip), Alan Richmond, Annette Paterson and Hugh Kennedy. Rink 2, Alan McKinlay (skip), Ken Ireland, Liz Tait and Douglas Haddow.

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