Dec 7 2011 by Jean Pedder, Stirling Observer Wednesday
THERE were 136 entrants for the Denis McManus Singles qualifiers in Bannockburn Welfare.
Thirty-two players will return for the finals night on Monday.
Qualifiers were: T Hay, D Lister, D Hall (all Tartan Arms); W Sharp, J Mackenzie, T Reid, I Swain, M Cameron, J Gilmour (all Cross Keys); S Plank, D Haughton, W Hamilton (all Goth A); J Baillie, G Halliday, M Airnes, D Miller, D Burt (all Red Hoose); K Gold, B Watson, R Henderson, L Hamilton, K Hassell (all Village Inn); J Milne, W Laing (Linden Inn); G Knox (Rob Roy); B Connelly snr, J Davidson, J Miller (all 1314); D Dryland, (Forester's); G Hoggan (CDC); L Black (BMSC); D Dowell (Goth B).
The Christmas raffle will be drawn on the finals night.
Tomorrow (Thursday) there is a captains’ meeting in the Linden Inn at 8pm and all teams must attend).
County match away to Grampian on Saturday : women’s B 2-2 (lady of the match Tricia McLean 16.16), men’s B lost 5-1 (Stevie Gordon 21.19, women’s A lost 4-2 (Jenni Tully 22.10), men’s A lost 7-5 (Stevie Plank 24.13).
RESULTS for November 29 – Division one: Vinnie’s Bar 3, Railway Inn 7; Tartan Arms 7, Linden Inn 3; Cowie MW 6, Scots Wha Hae 4; Plean Tavern 4, Rob Roy 6.
Division two: Wallace 8, McQues 2; Bannockburn A 3, Village Inn 7; Hollytree 5, Torbrex 5; Arches 4, Bannockburn B 6.
Best games: M Mackenzie (Plean Tavern) 140; M McKinlay (Bannockburn B) 140.