Sandy Crawford has notified us of the Troon Petanque club family day down near Marr rugby club on Sunday 17th July 2011.
If any old boys fancy flipping their bools, Sandy will ensure a warm welcome.
The club will be hosting a Ceilidh in the GUU on 11th June.
Tickets are £25 (£40 for two) which includes an evening buffet.
The Jiggers Ceilidh band will be providing the entertainment.
Hope to see you all there with your dancing shoes on.
We’d espcially like to see the guys who left in 1986 make a big effort for their silver Jubilee.
The next Glasgow Warriors home game is friday the 11th of February at Firhill Stadium, 80 Firhill Road, Glasgow, G20 7AL.
Glasgow Warriors vs Cardiff Blues. Kick off is 19:35 but please join the Old Boys in the bar within the Main Stand at Firhill from 18:45 onwards.
If you are interested in meeting other Old Boys for the game email the club on firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll be running the Ceilidh at Glasgow University Union on 21st May 2011.
More details to follow.
The 71st Old Boys club AGM & Dinner will be held at the Hillhead sports club on 27th Nov 2010.
Our guest speaker this year is Duncan Airlie James probably the first Keil boy to win a world title, certainly the first to win 6 World titles in Martial Arts.
Tickets are £25.
Keil School Old Boys win ‘The Sinclair Trophy’
Alistair Mackellar, Colin Clark, Lawrie Renfrew, Julian Rey, Dougall White and Donald Wilson representing Keil School Old Boys Angling Club have landed a whopper ‘The Sinclair Trophy’
The result could not be better for Keil School Old Boy’s Angling Club at the Lake of Menteith on Tuesday 7th September. A total of 11 fish were caught by the Old Boys on the day.
The results were
1. Keil School Old Boys: 11 Fish
2. Heriot’s FP: 10 Fish
3. Kelvinside Academicals: 9 Fish
4. Glasgow High School FP: 8 Fish
5. Glasgow Academicals: 3 Fish
Eleven fish were caught and proved to be the heaviest basket for a club, Glasgow High School FP won the Glasgow Academicals v Glasgow High School challenge cup and Ronnie Orr of the High School team won the individual Plaque.
Keil School Old Boys Angling Club last won the trophy in 2003.
The Inter-Schools competition is held on the first Tuesday of September each year and is based on an initial challenge between two former pupils Glasgow angling clubs viz: Glasgow Academicals and The High School of Glasgow for which a two club trophy is still competed for on that day too.
At some point an invitation was kindly extended to other known former pupil angling clubs to join in an inter-club competition. These now include Glasgow Academicals, Glasgow High School FP, Hillhead FP, Keil School Old Boys, Heriot’s FP and Kelvinside Academicals. Each club is allowed to field a maximum of two boats of three anglers. The competition is held at the Lake of Menteith and after the 9.30 am to 5.30 pm session, all baskets are weighed in. Thereafter we repair to the Lion and the Unicorn at Thornhill for a meal and the award ceremony.
In 1974, a very attractive Cup was presented by John Sinclair of Kelvinside Academicals Angling Club as the trophy for this very convivial event. A photo of the cup is attached.
At some later date a presentation plaque was also given for retention for one year, by the individual, who, on the day, was the fisher with the heaviest basket. Alastair MacKellar has won this on previous competitions.
Until two years ago, the late Iain Wotherspoon (Campbeltown) represented The High School of Glasgow, which he attended during his 6th Year, and was formerly the organising Secretary of this event.
Keil School Old Boys Angling Club will be looking for other ‘Old Boy to join them at the summer outing in June. Alastair MacKellar would welcome knowing a number of potential team members who can keep the first Tuesday in September free each year so that a pool of anglers can be called upon in the event of some having other commitments as this is a super social event.
A great day was had an unexpected victory for the Old Boys. Trophy to be defended on the first Tuesday of September 2011 when I am sure the opposition will have all their big guns out. Any further info can be obtained from Dougall.
The Old Boys Club organise at least one fishing trip each year. If you are interested in joining us on the fishing trip then please email the committee on email@example.com