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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.

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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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Leighton Thomas secured his second Winter League victory of the current campaign at Bute Golf Club on Saturday.

Golf: Second winter league victory for Leighton

In a strong performance over the inward half at Bute Golf Club on Saturday birdies at the 11th and 16th holes helped Leighton Thomas to his second Winter League victory of the current campaign.

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Bute curlers took part in the first round of the Argyle Province Championship on Saturday.

Bute curlers sweep back into action

After what seemed like a lengthy break, local curlers got back in harness and headed to Braehead Ice Rink on Sunday to play in the first round of the Argyle Province Championship.

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Glasgow Warriors assistant coach Dan McFarland meets the media ahead of their game against Munster. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow’s Euro mission can pave way for Scotland to progress

Glasgow forwards coach Dan McFarland believes that making the breakthrough into the latter stages of European competition more regularly will have a knock-on benefit for the national team.

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Rothesay Golf Club's January Medal was played on Saturday, with some excellent scoring returned.

Golf: Winter season resumes at Rothesay

The winter season got back on on track at the weekend at Rothesay Golf Club.

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The Isle of Bute Pool League is now in its seventh week. (Photo by Tim Parkinson)

Mac’s Bar returns to Isle of Bute Pool League

The Golfers Bar sponsored Isle of Bute Pool League, now in its seventh week, is delighted to announce the return of Mac’s Bar who have been absent for some years.

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Rothesay Brandane AFC.

Danes kick-off 2017 with home fixture this weekend

Rothesay Brandane AFC start 2017 with a home game on Saturday, January 14 in Rothesay.

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The winner of Sunday's January Medal at Port Bannatyne Golf Club was Sam Jamieson.

Golf: January Medal at Port Bannatyne

Sam Jamieson was the winner of the January Medal at Port Bannatyne Golf Club on Sunday with a net 65.

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William Bremner-Allison who died on June 4, 2016 aged just 68 of Mesothelioma.

Charity golf day in memory of Bute man

The island’s community is being asked for its support in raising money in memory of a Bute man who died last year.

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Sandy Long took the top spot in this week's round of the winter league at Bute Golf Club.

Sandy sweeps the course at Kingarth

Sandy Long blew the opposition away at windswept Kingarth on Saturday in Bute Golf Club’s Winter League.

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Who did Scotland beat in March? See Question 1

Our 2016 sports quiz ... how much do you remember?

How much do you remember about the sporting highlights - national and international - of the past 12 months.

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John Duncan's score of 43 points was the best in Saturday's singles league at Rothesay Golf Club.

John Duncan takes top spot in singles league at Rothesay

John Duncan took the top spot in Rothesay’s Golf Club’s singles league on Saturday, beating Billy McFarlane’s score of 42 by one point.

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Successful year for Bute dancers

Dancers from the Anne McIlroy School of Dance finished off a very successful year in style, after competing at competitions and festivals all over Scotland.

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Bute curlers competed for two trophies in Greenock recently.

Bute curlers compete for trophies at Greenock

In the third Province outing of the season, six rinks from across Argyll and Bute met at Greenock’s Waterfront on Tuesday, December 6, to curl in competition for two trophies.

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Bute Golf Club's Winter League tournament takes place every Saturday until March at the club's Kingarth course.

Leighton shares the lead at Kingarth

An impressive recovery at Kingarth’s 16th hole on Saturday helped Leighton Thomas to a share of the lead in the latest round of Bute Golf Club’s Winter League.

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Peter Martin and Sandy Long produced their best performances in this year's winter league at Bute Golf Club.

Veterans’ success at Bute Golf Club

Old guys ruled in the eighth round of Bute Golf Club’s Winter League on Saturday when two veterans of the links beat all younger opponents to finish in first and second place.

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Interschools football on Bute.

Interschools football tournament on Bute

Active Schools and Football Development held an Interschools football tournament for P4-7 pupils for the island’s three primary schools.

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Lachlan Reynolds, seen here teeing off in Spain.

European champ Lachlan sets his sights on Scottish title

Teenage golfer Lachlan Reynolds has proved himself to be a Euro star by winning the grand final of the European Junior Golf Tour.

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