Wednesday, May 06, 2015

David (15) beats 'Goliath' Yuille in Lothians 

Championship upset at Musselburgh

Longniddry 15-year-old David Rudd delivered an eye-catching win as the first round of the Lothians Championship was completed at Musselburgh this evening.
A recent recruit to the SGU Academy, the rising star beat John Yuille, the experienced Royal Burgess player, by 3 and 2
Other winners in matches played 24 hours later than scheduled due to bad weather included Newbattle'ss Stuart Thorburn and Stephen Simants from Dunbar.
Thorburn, who played for Livingston in his football days, beat Lothians captain Keith Reilly (Silverknowes) at the 18th.
In contrast, Simants recorded the night's biggest win - a 6 and 5 success over Keith Watt from Turnhouse.
FIRST ROUND (continued)
Stephen Simants (Dunbar) bt Keith Watt (Turnhouse) 6 and 5.
Daniel Eardley (Liberton) bt Kenny Mail (West Linton) 3 and 2
Sean Marc (Broomieknowe) bt Alan Stewart (Harrison) l 5 and 3
David Rudd (Longniddry) bt John Yuille (Royal Burgess) 3 and 2
Iain Melville (Glencorse) bt Colin Renton (Broomieknowe) 1 hole
Stuart Thorburn (Newbattle) bt Keith Reilly (Silverknowes) 1 hole
Lewis Bain (Musselburgh) bt Craig Davidson (Craigielaw) 4 and 2
Scott Walker (West Linton) bt Jamie McIntosh (Broomieknowe) 3 and 2



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