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Free Subscription Winner! - 12 May 2019

To encourage members to sign in to the new WebCollect database, we ran a prize draw for a one-yea...

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Scott Andrews leads in World Mixed - 24 April 2019

    Scott Andrews, the curling development Officer at Ayr Ice Rink, is playing in the  World Mix...

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World Mixed Doubles and World Seniors start on Saturday - 19 April 2019

Scott Andrews and Gina Aitken play their first game on Saturday at 9.00am local time against Belg...

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Closing Day 2019 - 02 April 2019

A good turnout for the Closing Day Bonspiel at Ayr, with some very close games enjoyed by all. P...

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National Virtual Club Challenge - 31 March 2019

"That was a great day yesterday at Braehead for all the 18 Virtual teams from around Scotland and...

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Men's World Championships starts tomorrow - 29 March 2019

The Pioneer Hi-Bred World Men's Championships starts tomorrow in Lethbridge, Canada. Scotland's t...

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Hugh Fergusson Plate - 28 March 2019

Twelve rinks participated in the final competition of the season,the Hugh Fergusson Plate played ...

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New chairs in dining room - 27 March 2019

You may notice that we have changed our dining chairs!  These came from Culzean Country Park at a...

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Ladies Closing Day - 25 March 2019

The Ayr Ladies had a successful closing day on Friday 22/03/19.  40 ladies curled with a break fo...

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Points Competition - 21 March 2019

The Points competition was organised at short notice, and the only ice available was a weekday a...

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Inter City - Ayr V Borders - 20 March 2019

Thanks to Andrew Kerr for his report on yesterday's Inter City. Ayr welcomed the Borders to the i...

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Scottish Curling Virtual Club Challenge at Braehead on Saturday 30th March - 19 March 2019

The Virtual Disnae Club will be sending 3 teams to the Scottish Curling Virtual Club Challenge at...

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Day League Knock Out Finals Day - 18 March 2019

Winners of today's Day League Knockout Finals were: Div A   Sorn Div B   Land o' Burns Div C   Tr...

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Stewarton Heather win Ayrshire Province Knockout - 15 March 2019

The final of this year's Province Knock Out was held on 14th March between Bobby Ireland's Crossh...

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Ayrshire Province AGM - 15 March 2019

The AGM of the Ayrshire Province will be held in the boardroom of Ayr Ice Rink on the 4th April a...

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Scottish Police Championships 2019 - 15 March 2019

The Board were delighted to secure Ayr as the venue for the 2019 Scottish Police Championship hav...

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More photos of Morton Trophy Winners - 14 March 2019

Thanks to Liz Boswell we have some more photos from Kirkcaldy of the winning Morton Trophy team i...

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Ayr v Irvine Ladies - 14 March 2019

Ayr Hosted Irvine Ladies this afternoon in the annual interclub match. A wonderful afternoon of g...

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Ayr Ladies triumph in Morton Trophy - 13 March 2019

Ayr Ladies won the Morton Trophy for the 18th time, and the 5th time in 7 years, at Kirkcaldy yes...

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Great tribute to Ayr CC and our Coaches from Symington School - 13 March 2019

On Tuesday, 7th March we had 22 primary 6 pupils from Symington, one of them (Lily) was in a wh...

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It's World Championships Time! - 11 March 2019

The LGT Women's World Championships starts in Silkeborg, Denmark on Saturday 16th March. Scotlan...

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Kelso wins the Scottish Schools - 11 March 2019

What a wonderful 3 days! Twenty four schools from across Scotland competed in this 3 day event. C...

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Inter City - Ayr V Kinross - 07 March 2019

Our annual Inter City game against Kinross, for the Tom and Mattie Smillie Trophy (not to be conf...

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Dunlop Memorial Salver - 06 March 2019

The league and knockout competitions have come to a conclusion and the final game and presentati...

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Willie Johnston Trophy - 05 March 2019

Three Ayr rinks headed up the M77 on Monday to try and retain the Willie Johnston Trophy against ...

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Supporters wanted for Morton Trophy - 04 March 2019

The Morton Trophy Finals are being held in Kirkcaldy next Tuesday, 12th March. Supporters are alw...

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Ayr v Stranraer - Mary Henry Basket - 04 March 2019

  Ayr ladies welcomed 4 teams from Stranraer to compete for the Mary Henry Basket in our annual ...

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Robert Clark wins Superleague 2019 - 04 March 2019

Pictured above are this year's Suerleague winners Robert Clark, Robert Anderson, Jim Strang and J...

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Two World Championships to follow this week. - 03 March 2019

Scotland is hosting the World Wheelchair Curling Championships at The Peak in Stirling this week....

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The Rink Championship Finals - 01 March 2019

Stewarton Heather won our Rink Championship Competition in November last year, beating Sorn in th...

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Mair Memorial Cue Bonspiel Winners - 01 March 2019

Winners of yesterday's Mair Memorial Cue Bonspiel were Willie Mitchell, Jim Morrison, Linda Stewa...

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ICCL - Final Night - 01 March 2019

Report from Ian Alexander on Final Night games from the Inter Club Challenge League: Final games ...

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Ayr to host Scottish Schools 8th - 10th March - 28 February 2019

Ayr are delighted that they are to host the Scottish Schools Championships from 8th to 10th March...

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Mair Memorial Cue Bonspiel Draw - 26 February 2019

The draw for the Mair Memorial Cue Bonspiel has now been made.

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Important Announcement re Car Park Entrance - 25 February 2019

From Liz Goldie Dear Club Secretary, Please advise your members that, due to recent incidents, th...

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Visit from RCMP "The Mounties" - 25 February 2019

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Curling Club were welcomed to Ayr on Sunday at the start of the...

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Henderson Bishop Trophy - 25 February 2019

Starting this morning at Stranraer is the annual competition amongst Ladies Clubs for the Henders...

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Asham Under 17 Slam - Perth 2019 - 24 February 2019

Congratulations to Beth Rowley, whose Henderson team finished 4th in the High Road in this weeken...

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President's Day - 23 February 2019

Yesterday saw 10 rinks compete in Bob Edward's President Day Bonspiel. After 8 ends of play, with...

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Super League Week 11 Final standings - 23 February 2019

21st February 2019 saw the Superleague reaching its conclusion and, although Rab Clark was out in...

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Maxwell Trophy Report - 23 February 2019

The final games of our qualifying campaign for this year were played on 20 February 2019 . After ...

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Curling - Made in Scotland - 21 February 2019

The curling exhibition in the Scottish Football Museum, Hampden Park has now opened.  It is base...

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Entries needed for Mixed Doubles - 21 February 2019

The Mixed Doubles Competition is on Sunday the 17th March 2019 at 1.30pm. Entries are now being ...

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The Mounties are coming! - 21 February 2019

If you’ve been in the ice rink this week you may have spotted a couple of dummies opposite the ba...

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Agricultural Bonspiel 2019 - 18 February 2019

On Thursday 14th February 2019, there were 16 teams competing for prizes in this annual competiti...

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World Junior Curling Championships - 17 February 2019

Scotlands Junior Men and Women got off to good starts at the World Juniors in Liverpool, Nova Sco...

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Ayr Ladies v Beresford Ladies - 12 February 2019

On 12 February 2019, Ayr Ladies hosted two teams from Beresford Ladies Curling Club in our annual...

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8 Ender for St Leonards CC - 11 February 2019

        On Thursday 7th February, St Leonards CC had the Club's first ever "8 ender" during...

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Ashby Pairs Cancelled - 11 February 2019

We regret that the Ashby Pairs, due to take place this Sunday 17th February, has been cancelled.

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Ayr Ladies qualify for Morton Finals - 09 February 2019

Ayr Ladies are back at the Morton Finals.  Here is Corrie Lawrence's report on yesterday's games....

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Scottish Curling Championships - 08 February 2019

Next Monday sees the start of the Scottish Curling Championships at Perth.  There are eight mens ...

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Race Night Cancelled - 07 February 2019

We regret that the Race Night, scheduled for Saturday 2nd March, has been cancelled.

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Highlander Bosnpiel - Ed triumphs again! - 03 February 2019

Twelve rinks participated in the Highlander Bonspiel at Ayr Curling Club, on 3 February 2019.The ...

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Super League Week 10 Report - 01 February 2019

On sheet 1 it was Team Howat minus Skip Billy but with super sub Ben up against George McNaughton...

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Highlander Bonspiel 3 Feb 2019 - 31 January 2019

The Highlander Bonspiel, sponsored by Unique Fashions, Ayr is on Sunday 3 February 2019. It start...

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Ferguson Olivier Wealth Management Scottish Senior Finals - 30 January 2019

This Thursday, at Perth, the Scottish Seniors Championships starts and Ayr are well represented. ...

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Miller Cup Winners - 25 January 2019

The Miller Cup or “Grannies” competition was played on Thursday 24th January by the ladies sectio...

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Ashby Pairs - Sunday 17th February - 24 January 2019

Entries are now being taken for the Ashby Pairs Competition. There is a notice in the Bar or phon...

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Entries Required - 23 January 2019

The Ayrshire Curlers Agricultural Mixed Bonspiel is on 13th and 14th February.  Entries are still...

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Parish Trophy won by Dundonald - 21 January 2019

The semi finals of the Parish Trophy were played on Sunday afternoon between Tarbolton and Fairyw...

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Superleague Week 9 - 18 January 2019

As the Superleague enters the finishing straight Round 9 produced a few upsets starting on shee...

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FRED. OLSEN CRUISE LINES NATIONAL MASTERS CURLING - 18 January 2019

Jim Boswell's team of Charlie Steele,Charles Jackson and Robert Boyd started well at the National...

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Neil Kennedy lifts McGill & Smith - 14 January 2019

Another good turnout for the McGill and Smith Salver at Ayr Curling Club on 13 January 2019. Twel...

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Scotland 6 Japan 5 - We're in the Final! - 11 January 2019

Beth Farmer and her team qualified for the Final of the World Junior B competition by beating Jap...

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Scotland win Gold - 11 January 2019

    Gold winners at The World Junior B Championships in Finland.  Unbeaten throughout.  A fantast...

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Scotland reach Semis - 10 January 2019

Scotland play Japan in the semi finals in Finland at 8.00 am this morning. Earlier today they bea...

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Burns Supper Sat 26 January 2019 - 10 January 2019

Our annual Burns Supper will be held in the lounge on Sat 26 January  2019, under the chairmanshi...

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Finland Tuesday - 08 January 2019

Topping our section on 6W -0L AND topping overall girls LSD’s means we finish round robin as Q1. ...

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Finland - Monday - 07 January 2019

So after a long break - Sunday 8am until Monday 8pm we took to the ice at 7.40 for second practic...

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Beth's team score 7 in Finland - 06 January 2019

Beth Farmer's Scottish Junior Champions are unbeaten so far in Finland.  They played New Zealand ...

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More News from Finland - 05 January 2019

After their 7-3 victory over Poland yesterday, Scotlands Junior Women play at 2.00 pm this aftern...

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Super League Week 8 - 04 January 2019

Super  League resumed on 3 January after the Christmas break. On sheet 1 tight game between Billy...

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Scotland Junior Women start with win over Spain - 03 January 2019

Alison Cunningham's first report combines a fine tactical summary with her usual brevity. "We’ve ...

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Scotland Junior Women in Finland - 27 December 2018

Scotland's Junior Champions Beth Farmer and her team of Kirstin Bousie, Katie McMillan and Nicola...

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New Year Bonspiel Draw - 20 December 2018

The draw for the New Year Bonspiel:  

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Ayr Juniors Raffle Prize Winners - 16 December 2018

Congratulations to all the prize winners in the Ayr Junior Xmas Raffle as listed below. Prizes ar...

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Orr Ewing Trophy Winners - 14 December 2018

Winners of this year's Orr Ewing Trophy are pictured above.  Skip. Holly Hamilton. Neil Kennedy....

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Ayr Juniors have successful weekend at Greenacres - 14 December 2018

A new local Junior Competition has been set up between Ayr, Greenacres, Braehead and the Waterfro...

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Wedding Party grace Ayr Ice Rink - 09 December 2018

What makes a bride and groom to be hire out an entire ice rink for their 70 plus guests, and tre...

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Super League Week 7 - 07 December 2018

Round 7 of this year’s Superleague saw Billy Howat on sheet 1 up against Neil Kennedy skipping Te...

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Lady President's Day 2018 - 02 December 2018

Lady President Day. Friday 30th November 2018 I'd like to thank all the lady curlers who came...

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Bell Quaich Bonspiel - 26 November 2018

Twelve rinks competed for the Bell Quaich at Ayr Curling Club.  Winning rink was Skip Ed Bain...

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Super League - Week 6 - 24 November 2018

Round 6 of this year's Superleague was played 22 Nov, and on sheet 1 it was the high flying Stewa...

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Corrie Lawrence in Tallinn - 22 November 2018

Finals day in Tallinn Scotland Men are European Curling Champions!   Congratulation to...

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Watson Trophy 2018 - 22 November 2018

Eight rinks competed for the Watson Trophy which was presented by past Ayr Curling Club Presid...

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Burns Supper Saturday 26th January 2019 - 21 November 2018

Tickets are now available for our annual Burns Supper.  This is usually an excellent night, and l...

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Bell Quaich Bonspiel Draw - 21 November 2018

The draw for this Sunday's Bonspiel has now been released.  

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Waldie Griffiths Postponed - 20 November 2018

The Waldie Griffiths has been postponed by the opposition. We will try and get a suitable date to...

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A Great Quiz Night - 18 November 2018

Ayr Curling Club had a very successful and fun quiz night on Friday 16th 2018. We had support...

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Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships - 16 November 2018

Tomorrow sees the start of play in the European Curling Championships in Tallinn, Estonia.   Scot...

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Anne Kerr wins Alloway Rosebowl - 13 November 2018

Anne Kerr's team of Moira Drumond, Mary Shaw and Elizabeth Shaw won the Alloway Rosebowl in a clo...

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Glasgow Ladies V Ayr Ladies Match - 12 November 2018

Ayr Ladies were hosted on 12 November 2018 at Braehead by Glasgow Ladies for our annual match. A ...

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Men's National Masters Championship - 10 November 2018

The Men’s National Masters Championship qualifying was held at Greenacres on 6 to 8 Nov 2018, wit...

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A Special Lady - 09 November 2018

A special day for a special lady.  Kirsty Letton MBE collected her award from Prince William at B...

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Super League Week 5 - 09 November 2018

Round 5 of this year's Superleague saw Billy Howat's rink taken on Team Hope on sheet 1. David Ho...

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New Working Group - 08 November 2018

The Board of Scottish Curling has authorised the creation of a working group whose aim is define...

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Swedish Ladies Tour: Final Thoughts - 08 November 2018

Following a very successful Sweden to Scotland Tour 2018, I would like to record grateful thanks ...

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The Hart Trophy - 07 November 2018

The ladies section held The Hart Trophy and Robertson Salver Open Bonspiel on Tuesday 6th Novembe...

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National Masters Playdowns - 07 November 2018

There are two Ayr teams battling it out at Greenacres this week in the quest to qualify for the N...

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Harry Hart Match - 07 November 2018

  The annual match between the Ayrshire and Renfrewshire Provinces for the Harry Hart Trophy too...

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Swedish Tour - Final Result - 04 November 2018

"Despite the best efforts of Kinross to pull back on the overall deficit, the end of tour score w...

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Asham Under 17 Slam - Lockerbie - 04 November 2018

News from Under 17 Slam at Lockerbie this weekend. Our junior rink (pictured above) from Ayr came...

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Sweden Tour Update - 03 November 2018

Report from Corrie Lawrence.  Games have now been played in Aberdeen, Perth, Stirling, Ayr, Hamil...

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Team Scotland Prevails in Ayr - 31 October 2018

  After 4 tight and tense games, team Scotland had 30 shots, Sweden 25. Grateful thanks...

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Finnie Kettle - 30 October 2018

  Back in 1869 Mrs Finnie of Newfield, Dundonald presented a trophy to Dundonald Curling Club fo...

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Ladies Swedish Tour Update - 29 October 2018

After games in Aberdeen, Perth and Stirling, Sweden are currently ahead by 22 shots. They arrive ...

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Maple Leaf Bonspiel - 28 October 2018

  The first Sunday bonspiel of the season, the Maple Leaf, sponsored by Pieroni & Sons of Ay...

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Super League Week 4 - 25 October 2018

Round 4 of this year's Superleague had all the makings of a "domestic" on sheet 1 with Gail Thoms...

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Morton Trophy Game 1 Result - 24 October 2018

The first game in this year's Morton Trophy is tomorrow afternoon, when Ayr takes on Lockerbie at...

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Stewarton Heather win the EglintonJug - 21 October 2018

David Mundell and his team of David Reid Tom Reid and Douglas Reid played a great game to win thi...

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Ayr V Corstorphine - 20 October 2018

While the Eglinton Jug rightly took centre stage on Friday afternoon and evening, two Ayr rinks w...

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Ladies win at Stirlng - 19 October 2018

Falkirk Ladies V Ayr Ladies 18/10/2018 (Falkirk 2 – Ayr 20) A delightful day was had by all ...

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Thanks from Ayr Juniors CC - 19 October 2018

Ayr Junior Curling Club would like to thank everyone who gifted items for the charity shop and al...

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Swedish Ladies Tour to Scotland - 17 October 2018

Ayr Ladies will be playing against the incoming Swedish Ladies on 30th October at 9.30.  It would...

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Curling Stone Handles for Sale - 15 October 2018

A friend of Dave McIntyre has given us the heads-up about special handles associated with Ayr Ice...

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Bridge Drive Fundraiser 2018 - 14 October 2018

Despite torrential rain, seventy two bridge players met today at St Leonard’s Church, to help rai...

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Superleague Week 3 - 13 October 2018

Round 3 saw tight games across the board with one exception, that being on sheet 1 where Bobby Ir...

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Quiz Night Friday -16th November - 08 October 2018

Come along to the ever popular Quiz Night at Ayr Curling Club. Friday 16th November at 7.00.

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Super League Week 2 - 05 October 2018

Round two of this year's Superleague saw Bert Andrew's rink take on Dougie Paton's Stewarton boys...

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Charity Shop - 1 Week to go! - 04 October 2018

Please help support Ayr juniors with any items for the charity shop. Only one week to go to ge...

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Maple Leaf Bonspiel - Sunday 28th October - 04 October 2018

Entries now required for this year's Maple Leaf Bonspiel   

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Bridge Drive Fundraiser - 03 October 2018

Ayr's Ladies are once again organising a Bridge Drive. Two years ago it was very successful, and ...

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Rena Bain's team wins the Henry Gardner - 02 October 2018

The first competition of the season for Ayr's Ladies teams, The Henry Gardner and Forrest Jug, wa...

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District Medal - 01 October 2018

One of the relatively unfashionable Royal Club competitions is the District Medal which is a sham...

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Andrew Kerr reports on Day League A - 27 September 2018

With the Superleague up and running last week, this week it was the turn of the A Division in t...

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Henry Gardner and Forrest Jug Draw - 25 September 2018

The draw for the Henry Gardner and Forrest Jug has now been made.Details below.   Tuesday 2nd Oct...

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Super League gets under way - 21 September 2018

Last night saw the first round of games in this season's Superleague competition and, as usual, m...

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Opening Day Bonspiel - 18 September 2018

Ayr's new season had a great start yesterday with 20 rinks competing in the Opening Bonspiel. The...

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More Try Curling Dates - 17 September 2018

Scott, our Development Officer has released some more dates for Try Curling. Details on the poste...

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Doors Open Day - 15 September 2018

Ayr Curling club held Doors Open Day on Sunday 9 Sept 2018, in conjunction with Kyle and Carrick ...

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Rules and Etiquette - 14 September 2018

"Rules and Etiquette", now there's a heading for a dry subject. Well, actually, not when it's pre...

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Ladies' Calendar 2018-19 - 13 September 2018

Here is a list of all the Ladies' Events for this season. Date Competition/Trophy Open to… Oth...

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Beginners Bonspiel and Try Curling - 01 September 2018

This season's curling at Ayr starts on Tuesday 11th September - not long now! On Tuesday Wednesd...

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RCCC Open Meeting - Ayr - Tuesday 28th August - 23 August 2018

'Scottish Curling are holding an open meeting at which they invite all RCCC members to hear about...

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Coaches Needed! - 14 August 2018

We are very lucky at Ayr to have a fantastic bunch of coaches who all give their time in improvin...

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Dundonald's Highland Games - 13 August 2018

Dundonald will be celebrating their 200th Anniversary in 2020 and, on Saturday, they took a stall...

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Bridgedrive Fundraiser for Swedish Ladies Tour - 08 August 2018

Scottish Curling is hosting a Swedish Ladies Tour from 26 Oct- 4 Nov, 2018. The tour will visit A...

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Open Doors Day - Sunday 9th September - 06 August 2018

Doors Open Day is on Sunday 9th September and Ayr Curling Club is opening its doors from 11.00 to...

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Bric a Brac and Helpers Wanted - 29 July 2018

This October, Ayr's Junior curlers will take over Maybole Charity Shop for a week. so if anyone i...

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Dundonald CC - Croquet afternoon - 09 July 2018

News of another of Ayr's curling clubs enjoying a glorious summer afternoon. This time Dundonald ...

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Cumnock Bowling Day - 03 July 2018

It's great to hear how Curlers are spending their summer.  Thanks to Elspeth Drummond for her rep...

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Details of New Season Start Times - 11 June 2018

In case you're wondering when the new season get's underway at Ayr (it's still three months ...

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Kirsty Letton MBE - 11 June 2018

Nothing has given us greater pleasure at Ayr Curling Club than to read the following announcement...

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