Nithsdale Primary Schools Smash Badminton

40 pupils from Nithsdale primary schools took part in the Council’s fourth annual Active Schools and Community Sport Badminton Competition at the David Keswick Athletic Centre [DKAC] recently.

Photos show Councillor Ted Thompson, Provost of Dumfries, with medal winners

The winners and runners up in each category will now progress to the regional Final at DKAC on Sunday 19 March 2017.


P6 Boys
1 Callum Howat St Michael’s
2 Oliver Clanachan Dunscore
3 Murray Hunter Troqueer

P6 Girls
1 Neve Caven, St Teresa’s
2 Amy Jardine, St Ninian’s
3 Daisy Arnold, Moniaive

P7 Boys
1 Fergus Cubbon, Noblehill
2 Fergus Clanachan, Dunscore
3 Ewan McMeckan, Laurieknowe

P7 Girls
1 Katy Anderson, Caerlaverock
2 Shana McHugh, Lincluden
3 Nicole Telfer-Hume, Kelloholm

Councillor Jeff Leaver, CYPLL committee chairman, said: “I’m always delighted to see our young people taking part in sporting activities. It contributes to their health and wellbeing, promotes a sense of self-worth, and highlights that exercise is enjoyable.”


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