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Scott Booth: Scotland must stick with manager and the plan

Genetically modifying Scottish footballers isn’t what Scott Booth believes is required to alter the qualifying fortunes of the country. Change should be resisted on all levels in the Scotland set-up is the firm belief of the 22-times capped former SFA youth coach.

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Up to 400 cyclists ensure Wheelers’ festival is a continued success story

Up to 400 cyclists ensure Wheelers’ festival is a continued success story

Organisers have praised competitors who took part in last weekend’s Bute 
Wheelers ‘Festival of Cycling’ event.

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Cyclists prepare for one of the races

Cyclists gear up for major biking event on the island

The annual Bute Wheelers ‘Festival of Cycling’ is set to be staged this weekend with large numbers expected to participate.

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Pairs prizewinners at Wigtown

McCubbin pair win pairs

Wigtown Bowling Club held its Open Pairs competition, sponsored by Jewson at the weekend. W

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Scottish Athletics Senior & U17 Championships, 14th August 2016,  (C)Bobby Gavin

Scottish athletics stars converge on Grangemouth for Senior Championships

Former medallists, Glasgow 2014 internationals and emergent GB prospects from across Scotland will gather at the Scottish National Senior Championships in Grangemouth this weekend.

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Oliver Burke captained Scotland U20 to victory over Brazil at the Toulon Tournament in June. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Oliver Burke will join Scots U21 squad with a point to prove

It would be understandable if representing Scotland under-21s wasn’t uppermost in the mind of Oliver Burke right now. That, though, will be anything but the case according to Scot Gemmill, who will manage him at international level next month.

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Bonnyrigg Rose beat Rob Roy in last season's Scottish Junior Cup quarter-finals

Draw made for first round of Scottish Junior Cup

The battle to land Scottish junior football's Blue Riband trophy gets under way next month.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Bute Golf Club seniors champion Sandy Long (left) is presented with the seniors cup by past-captain Cammy 
Middleton

Bute veteran Sandy eases his way to his second club trophy

It was easy money for Bute Golf Club’s honorary 
treasurer Sandy Long as he coasted to a 10-shot victory 
in the inaugural seniors 
championship at the club.

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Port  Bannatyne GC seniors tournament

Seniors day out

Last Tuesday’s outing by Port Bannatyne Seniors Section to Skelmorlie was graced by warm sunshine and a course in splendid condition.

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Triples winners of the  David Walton Memorial trophy

Rothesay 
stages its
triples event

Last Sunday saw the David Walton Memorial being staged at Rothesay Bowling Club.

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Guy Learmonth made the decision to go back to the Borders after failing to make the the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Guy Learmonth takes step back to move forward

For readers d’un certain age, the arrival of the Victor on the newsagent’s shelves of a Friday afternoon signalled the availability of the latest instalment in the unlikely life of athletics’ great working-class hero. Alf Tupper, otherwise known as “The Tough of the Track”, was the outlier made good, working as a welder by day but burning off his running rivals the night before by rewarding himself with a healthy helping of fish and chips rather than a refreshing power shake.

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Bute Motor Co 4 Man scramble

Great day out at Port Bannatyne

A total of 52 golfers took part in the Bute Motor Company four man scramble on Sunday over the course.

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Craig (right) with Keith Campbell, secretary of Argyll and Bute Bowling Association

Craig is singles champion

Last Saturday saw the finals of the Argyll and Bute Championships take place in Cowal.

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Bute Senior trophy winners

Rothesay’s senior golfers retain the MacMillan Qauich again

The Isle of Bute Senior League has been won by golfers from Rothesay Golf Club.

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Bute  in action

Bute secure draw against Lochside

Bute had an early throw up next to the beach at the tight, compact Ganavan pitch playing against the wind in the first half.

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Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.

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Rothesay ladies won the County triples

Rothesay ladies win county triples

Rothesay Bowling Club won the county triples at the 
Ladies Argyll and Bute 
Bowling Championships in Campbeltown last Saturday

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