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SFA initiative aims to seek out the best in young football talent

Aspiring young footballers on Bute could soon be involved in a new Scottish Football 
Association initiative which is aimed to source the best young talent from across the nation.

Robert McKirdy increased his lead in Bute Golf Club's Winter League at Kingarth on Saturday.

Golf: Robert increases league lead at Kingarth

A winning round of 38 stableford points increased Robert McKirdy’s lead in Bute Golf Club’s Winter League at Kingarth on Saturday.

Local curlers Ron Forrester (skip), Donald Kinnear, Bill Stein and Margaret MacLeod travelled to Braehead Ice Rink on Sunday, February 5, to play in the second round of the Province Championship.

Curling: Bute curlers fail to shine in Province Championship event

Members of Bute Curling Club narrowly failed to reach the final stages of the Province Championship in Glasgow.

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Seven golfers braved the windswept course at Kingarth on Saturday in the latest round of Bute Golf Club's winter league.

Golf: Golfers brave windswept course at Kingarth

The continuing bleak weather took its toll again at Kingarth on Saturday as only seven competitors in Bute Golf Club’s Winter League braved an early-morning frost followed by a bitter northerly wind.

Golf: Hat-trick of victories for Robert McKirdy at Kingarth

Golf: Hat-trick of victories for Robert McKirdy at Kingarth

A decision to brave the miserable weather conditions of last Saturday paid off for Robert McKirdy in his bid to complete a hat-trick of victories in Bute Golf Club’s Winter League.

Rothesay Golf Club's new machinery.

Golf: New greens equipment for Rothesay Golf Club

Rothesay Golf Club’s committee proudly displayed their recently purchased greens machinery at the town club at the weekend.

Rothesay Brandane AFC in action on Saturday (February 4) against Larkhall Thistle. (Photo by Dave Swan)

Football: Danes lose to Larkhall Thistle at home

Rothesay Brandane AFC lost 3-1 against Larkhall Thistle at home on Saturday, February 4, in the Caledonian League Division 1A.

Port Bannatyne Golf Club.

Golf: News from winter league at Port Bannatyne

Last week was the seventh week of the Rothesay Motor Services Winter League at Port Bannatyne Golf Club.

Richie More had cause to celebrate after getting his first-ever hole-in-one at Bute Golf Club on Saturday.

Golf: Hole-in-one for Kingarth golfer

Golfer Richie More did not feature among the leading finishers in Bute Golf Club’s Winter League on Saturday but the rain-soaked player was afterwards celebrating his most memorable round.

Bute narrowly lost out on the County Cup after taking on Millport in this year's competition.

Bute succumb to Millport for the second year in County Cup

Curlers from Bute narrowly missed out on prising the County Cup from the grasp of Millport Curling Club last week.

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Saturday's less-than favourable weather conditions meant there was no play at Rothesay Golf Club.

Golf: Weather puts stop to Saturday’s action at Rothesay

There was no competition on Saturday at Rothesay Golf Club due to the miserable weather.

Hundreds of coaches and officials working in youth football are failing to complete background checks

Football: BYFC in 2-1 win at Renfrew

It was back to league business for the local boys this week after last week’s fine cup win, writes Bute Youth Football Coaching’s coach, Roddie Leitch.

Port Bannatyne Golf Club's prize-giving takes place on Saturday, January 28.

Golf: Week six of Port Bannatyne’s winter league

Rothesay Motor Services’ Winter League at Port Bannatyne Golf Club is now in week six of the competition.

The primary school was delighted to receive their gold award from sportscotland last week.

St Andrew’s Primary goes for gold!

St Andrew’s Primary School was presented with a Gold Award from sportscotland on Thursday - the first primary on the island to receive one, and only the second in the whole of Argyll and Bute.

Robert McKirdy continues to hold a slender one-point lead in Bute Golf Clubs Winter League.

McKirdy’s one-point lead in Kingarth Winter League

Title-holder Robert McKirdy continues to hold a slender one-point lead in Bute Golf Club’s Winter League as he bids for his third successive McArthur Cup victory.

Football: BYFC travel to Pollok Park

Football: BYFC travel to Pollok Park

Stamperland 2001 hosted the second round of the West of Scotland Cup this week as Bute Youth Football Coaching travelled to Pollok Park, writes BYFC coach Roddie Leitch.

Bute curlers competed against a rink from Greenock Ladies on Wednesday, January 18.

Curling: Bute take on Greenock Ladies

Bute curlers headed to Greenock’s Waterfront on Wednesday, January 18, to play in the Greenock Day League.

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Rothesay Brandane AFC in action against Weir Recreation AFC on Saturday, January 14, in Rothesay. (Photo by Dave Swan).

Good start for Bute boys in home fixture

Rothesay Brandane AFC got 2017 off to a good start in Saturday’s fixture against Weir Recreation AFC.

Champion and record holder, Ross Murdoch, took Strathmore 'Do More' winners for a training session in Glasgow today to encourage more people to 'Do More' and get active. Pictured in the back row, second from the left, is Rothesay swimmer Robyn Horsburgh.

Rothesay swimmer in training event with Olympian

A Rothesay swimmer was among those who took part in a special training event led by Olympic swimmer, Ross Murdoch, recently.

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