Bowls: Rothesay pair win Ardbeg trophy

John Gilchrist and Matt Martin won the Leroy Trophy at Ardbeg.
John Gilchrist and Matt Martin won the Leroy Trophy at Ardbeg.

The Rothesay Bowling Club pair of John Gilchrist and Matt Martin lifted the Leroy Trophy at Ardbeg Bowling Club.

Sixteen ladies, gents and mixed pairs took part in the popular annual tournament, played over four games of six ends each, with the top four places decided on a league basis.

John and Matt finished with eight points and a total of +31 shots, beating runners-up Brian MacKillop and Ronnie McCrae to the top prize by the narrowest possible margin of one shot.

Kathleen Bell and John Preston finished third with six points and +23 shots, while Allan Cowan and Johnnie Walker, with six points and +21shots, were fourth.