Stewartry


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Stew´art`ry


n.1.An overseer or superintendent.
2.The office of a steward; stewardship.
3.In Scotland, the jurisdiction of a steward; also, the lands under such jurisdiction.
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Former Stewartry mini Stafford McDowall will wear the captain's armband for Scotland under 20s' final Six Nations clash.
Dumfries and Galloway is split into four operational areas, from west to east: Wigtownshire incorporating Stranraer, Wigtown & Newton Stewart; Stewartry incorporating Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie and Kirkcudbright; Nithsdale incorporating Dumfries, Thornhill and Sanquhar; and Annandale & Eskdale incorporating Annan, Lockerbie, Langholm and Moffat.
Although the Dumfriesshire & Stewartry fixture has disappeared from the schedules, one significant change sees the Braes of Derwent (April 16) stage its first Saturday card at Corbridge since 1999.
An old favourite The Stewartry Museum was first opened 120 years ago and houses a collection of artefacts, including the Siller Gun - Britain's earliest shooting trophy.
Tomorrow's meeting is organised by the Dumfriesshire and Stewartry Hunt, which rents the course, although the March fixture, run by the Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire and Eglinton, is a slightly bigger affair that provides a giant screen and an all-in package involving marquee hospitality and closedcircuit television.
Handsome Blaze looks weighted to win the Stewartry Handicap for the second year running.
Chief Constable David Strang wrote to the Stewartry Area Committee: "He is not a fit and proper person to hold such a licence.
CURRIE lost three backs in the first 15 minutes at STEWARTRY but won 42-10 with Mike Duncan converting all six tries.
MINNOWS Stewartry staged another giant-killing act to dump Premiership Two promotion chasers Kirkcaldy out of the Tennent's Velvet Cup.
A few hundred youngsters representing teams from Annan, Moffat, Stewartry, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire and Ayr saw their P4/5 and P6/7 teams playing against each other throughout the day, with great attacking and defensive rugby on show.
THERE were very few weather problems during the hunt racing season, resulting in the loss of only one of the scheduled 34 fixtures - the Dumfriesshire and Stewartry card at Overton.
But at a Stewartry District Licensing Board meeting yesterday, the measures he requested were thrown out by furious councillors, who said they were "unnecessary and unwanted".