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VIDEO: On your marks to join Britain's top athletes in #teamparkrun events on August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic superstars taking part in #teamparkrun 5k events all over the UK on August 19.

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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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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  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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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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Rothesay bowlers win at Tarbert

Bowlers start with a win

Last Friday night saw Rothesay Bowling Club start their 2017 Top Ten campaign with an away trip to last year’s beaten finalists, Tarbert.

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Zeb Walker is hat-trick hero as Bute hit Ballachulish for six

Bute 1sts 6

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Bute secure draw in Fife

Bute secure draw in Fife

League leaders Aberdour and the Kingdom of Fife was the destination for well-travelled Bute in South Division 1 last Saturday with the island team only having played two league games at home all season.

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2017 Isle of Bute Triathlon

Biggest entry and fantastic weather helped create the best triathlon ever

Another Isle of Bute Triathlon has come and gone but not without a great deal of 
enthusiastic splashing, 
pedalling and running about.

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The home of MK Dons

Quiz: Which teams play at these lower league British football grounds?

While newer all-seater arenas can look mundane and homogeneous, there are still plenty of traditional grounds in Scotland and England to give the football leagues a mixture of variety and modernity.

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Sarah Sidebottom, 2017 Scottish Mixed Doubles winner

Rothesay’s Sarah is a winner

Badminton player Sarah Sidebottom was in great form last weekend when she and partner Christopher Grimley won the 
Scottish mixed doubles championship.

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An Isle of Bute triathlon competitor from last year

Be quick or you could miss out on island’s major sports event

The organisers of the Isle of Bute Triathlon are looking for as many locals as possible to get involved in this year’s 
annual event.

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Bute Shinty first team squad

Bute get season off to winning start

After multiple false starts Bute’s 1st team finally got their 2017 campaign up and running at home to Oban Celtic in their namesake trophy.

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Search for European Championship volunteers begins

Search for European Championship volunteers begins

People across Scotland are being given the chance to volunteer and be the face of the inaugural European Championships in 2018.

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Bute Clay March shoot was a success

Good turnout for Bute clays

The March outing of Bute Clay Target Club proved a great success with 23 guns turning up to compete.

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Bute curlers take to the ice

Bute curlers compete for club silverware

It’s been a busy time for Bute Curling Club over the past month with members 
competing in two trophies.

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Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Nicknames are either funny, confusing or sometimes downright nonsensical. Football clubs are no different.

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A good catch for visitors to the  loch

Increased fishing stock a boost for local anglers

Anglers fishing on two of the island’s lochs have returned bumper catches over the 
winter months.

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