Boules season ends for summer

Ballater Boules winners for 2015.
Ballater Boules winners for 2015.

Last Sunday at Monaltrie Park, Ballater, the successful celebratory 10th season of the BallaterBoules Challenge came to an end with the usual hard fought competition followed by a BBQ.

Most of the players thought that there was something radically wrong as they experiencedtemperatures in the low 20’s and brilliant sunshine all the way with many ending up playing in shirtsleeves!

As usual, the Ballater Boules motto of ‘Fun, Friendship and Fresh Air, Guaranteed’ was well to the fore and the fantastic weather added another important ingredient.

The main competition was won by ‘Hamlet & Him’ (Thelma & Norman Cooper), runners up were the ‘Boules Hitters’ (Alistair Cassie & John Holley). The Plate competition was won by ‘Sluie Rangers’ (Gordon Riddler & Sandy Mitchell).

The winners of the ‘Most Wins Of The Season’ Trophy was ‘Hamlet & Him’ (Thelma & Norman Cooper).

Alistair Cassie was presented with an inscribed quaich for achieving a fantastic record of not missing one Ballater Boules Challenge meeting in

The boules and equipment are now safely stored away until the start of the next season in late October.

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