This Sunday sees the presentation of trophy's to the winners of this seasons casting events .
It will also be the first of a number of casting days that will run through out the summer , these will be non tournament for anyone who would like to come along for tuition or to see what its all about .
For anyone wanting to go along the lads are meeting in Wigtown centre at 9 am and will direct people to the field .
ian if u ar going throu wigtown mt dont worry about hitting the wild life there get as many as pos i will give u a tener for every 1 u hit dont worry thay wont feel it thay will still be drunk and thay will get up and walk away not like the poor we rabbit (badger and all the birds u have done in)am glad to hear u put fish back a least u give them a sporting chance.........arc bring me a bacon roll from the little chef mt now a have to travel just kiding ian hope am not on ur hit list for sunday :bicycle: :bicycle: :bicycle:
Hello folks , today saw the first of the summer casting days at Wigtown , it was also presentation day for the 2006/7 trophy winners .
The day began with bright sunshine and an easterly wind that was mainly down court occasionally veering across and varying 2 to 10mph during the day .
Despite a smallish turnout some good distances were recorded , with the juniors doing especially well and several new pbs set .
Casting results ( all measurements in yards )
Iain Graham 269-0-5
Paul Johnstone 265-1-9
Bob Collins 249-1-11 pb
Rab ONeill 222-0-5
Pete Ingham 219-1-0
Bert Moore 216-1-7
Andy Collins ( JNR) 179-0-10 pb
Andrew Knotts 158-0-3
Kyle Knotts (JNR) 103-0-7 pb
Caitlin Knotts (JNR) 63-0-11 pb
Iain Graham and Paul Johnstone also passed 1000yd totals over 4 different weights .
Iain 244-0-10 (100g) 253-2-0 (125g) 269-0-5 (150g) 260-1-2 (175g) =1027-1-5
Paul 240-2-9 (100g) 265-1-9 (125g) 253-2-4 (150g)pb 251-0-5 (175g) pb
After the casting the trophys were awarded for the 2006/2007 season.
The winners were as follows ;
GroupA 1st Pete Ingham
2nd Paul Johnstone
3rd Billy Russell
GroupB 1st Bob Collins
2nd Rab ONeill
GroupC 1st Bert Moore
2nd John Stevenson
Group D 1st Andy Collins
2nd Andrew Knotts
3rd Caitlin Knotts
Juniors 1st Andy Collins
2nd Caitlin Knotts
3rd Kyle Knotts
4th Amie Russell
Light Line 1st Billy Russell
2nd Paul Johnstone
3rd Bob Collins
Scottish Champion Paul Johnstone
Andy Collins and Bert Moore also won prizes for being the most improved casters over the season
Well done to all and many thanks to all who took part .
Pete Ingham (Purglasspete) is taking a break from casting for a year or so and will be offline for some time , if anyone requires to get in touch with him if you pm me I will pass it on .
some good chukkin over the border,-- well done you lads. what,s pete got in mind for the next year? , the mind boggles. hope to see you back into chukkin again pete, and hope to see some of you some-time at n.west casting club. bill