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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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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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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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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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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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Rothesay Academy's cross-country participants.

Academy pupils in cross-country challenge

Pupils at Rothesay Academy recently laced up their running shoes to participate in the annual cross-country challenge at the Meadows.

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Rothesay Bowling Club's most recent Friday Flier was held on November 25.

Friday Flier at Rothesay BC

Joan Reynolds, Gordon Shaw and Allan Cowan (skip) took home the first prize vouchers in the Friday Flier at Rothesay Bowling Club on November 25.

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Bute curlers competed for the Esse and  Donald Clark Cup in Greenock

Bute curlers lose out at Greenock

A Bute rink travelled to Greenock on Tuesday, November 15, to join five other Argyll Province rinks to contest two trophies.

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Prize winners of the Argyll Vintners' Shoot at the Glendaruel and Colintraive Gun Club. Left to right: David Milton, Derek Street, Kenny McGillivray, James Scott, Alan Brown, Josh Cowan, Richard Deane, Nick McFarlane, and John Gilchrist.

Argyll Vintners’ Open Shoot

The Glendaruel and Colintraive Gun Club held the inaugural Argyll Vintners’ Open Shoot on Saturday, November 19.

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Prize winners of the Argyll Vintners Shoot at the Glendaruel and Colintraive Gun Club

Argyll Vinters Open Shoot success

Glendaruel and Colintraive Gun Club staged the inaugural Argyll Vintners’ Open Shoot last Saturday.

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Bute's Iain McDonald, pictured here with some of his young charges, meeting the Duke of Rothesay when he visited Bute Fabrics this summer.

Award for Bute shinty coach

Congratulations are in order for Bute’s Iain McDonald, who received the Donella Crawford Award for Youth/School Volunteer of the Year at the recent National Shinty Awards in Inverness.

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Bute Clay Target Club's annual Turkey Shoot was another big success.

Bute Clay Target Club’s Turkey Shoot

Bute Clay Target Club’s annual Turkey Shoot was a great success with 23 guns competing for the trophy.

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Bute Ladies Sport (pictured) won the 'Club of the Year' award in this year's Argyll and Bute Sport Awards. The group is one of several community-based sporting groups on the island.

Pupil survey on community sport

Rothesay Community Sport and Active Schools are working with a group of pupils from Rothesay Academy to develop, grow and support community sport on Bute.

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Bute Shinty Club's award winners.

Prize night at Bute Shinty Club

Bute Shinty Club held their annual player of the year awards presentation in the clubhouse last Saturday.

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Bute Clay Targets annual Turkey Shoot

Turkey shoot popular in Bute

Bute Clay Targets annual Turkey Shoot was a great success with 23 guns competing for the trophy.

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Bute curlers took on a rink from Gourock last week at Greenock's Waterfront.

Bute curlers take on Gourock rink

A regular Day League game on Wednesday, November 9, saw Ron Forrester (skip), Donald Kinnear, Bill Stein and John Middleton take to the ice at Greenock’s Waterfront to play a Gourock side skipped by G. Rae.

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Bute Shinty Club's award winners.

Shinty: Player of the Year Awards

Bute Shinty Club held their Player of the Year Awards in the clubhouse on Saturday, November 12, and the evening was enjoyed by a large gathering of members, players, family, supporters, and friends of all ages.

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Bute curlers competed for the Caldwell Trophy in Greenock recently.

Bute curlers compete for Caldwell Trophy

Three rinks of local curlers travelled to the Waterfront Ice Rink on Wednesday, November 2, to play in a club competition for the Caldwell Trophy.

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