Bowls: David completes hat-trick of Bute senior singles wins

David McMurchie of Rothesay Bowling Club won the Bute Bowling Associations Stonehaven Cup senior singles title.
David McMurchie of Rothesay Bowling Club won the Bute Bowling Associations Stonehaven Cup senior singles title.

David McMurchie of Rothesay Bowling Club won his third successive Bute Bowling Association senior singles title on Thursday.

David secured the Stonehaven Cup with a 21-18 victory over Ardbeg’s Jimmy Gilmour after a gripping final which lasted 27 ends.

The result completes a ‘clean sweep’ of the BBA’s titles for the Rothesay club, which had previously triumphed in the McMillan Cup rinks competition, the Hicks Pairs, the Smith Cup singles and the Easton Triples.