Bowls: Ardbeg quartet secures McMillan Cup

Bute Bowling Association president Johnny Walker presents the McMillan Cup to Ardbeg Bowling Club's winning skip, Gordon Turner.
Bute Bowling Association president Johnny Walker presents the McMillan Cup to Ardbeg Bowling Club's winning skip, Gordon Turner.

Gordon Turner’s Ardbeg rink won the first Bute Bowling Association gents’ knockout competition of the season, the McMillan Cup, this week.

Gordon and his team-mates Danny Bowie, Jimmy Gilmour and Ronnie McCrae beat the Rothesay quartet of John McPherson, David Reynolds, Donald Campbell and John Gilchrist 19-14 in the final at Craigmore on Thursday.

The BBA’s knockout competition season continues over the next few weeks with the Hicks Pairs, the Easton Striples the Smith Cup singles and the Stonehaven Cup senior singles.

The association’s annual open tournament takes place at the three island greens from August 10-15.