Bowls: Rothesay see off rivals’ County Cup challenge

Rothesay's highest-up skip in the 2015 County Cup - Donald Campbell, Donald McKellar and Craig McKellar - pictured with club president Johnny Walker.
Rothesay's highest-up skip in the 2015 County Cup - Donald Campbell, Donald McKellar and Craig McKellar - pictured with club president Johnny Walker.

Rothesay Bowling Club retained the Bute Bowling Association’s County Cup in convincing style this week against their Ardbeg and Craigmore counterparts.

Rothesay’s 12 players amassed a total of 84 shots between them, comfortably clear of Ardbeg on 71 and Craigmore on 26.

The annual competition is played for in a single evening, with each club’s players divided into four triples; the matches between Rothesay and Ardbeg are played at Craigmore, with those between Craigmore and Ardbeg taking place at Rothesay and so on.

The highest-up Rothesay rink on the night comprised Craig McKellar, Donald Campbell and skip Donald McKellar.