Ayrshire got off to a good start in the West Inter County Matches at Kilmarnock Barassie yesterday with a 7-2 win over Dumbarton and Argyll. They won the morning foursome 3-0 and continued with a 4-2 win in the afternoon singles.

The results were:

Foursomes (D&A names first)

Nichola Ferguson and Jill Meldrum lost to Rachael McQueen and Catherine Malcolm 2&1
Lorraine Campbell and Anne Laing lost to Lesley Hendry and Jenny Linklater 3&2
Suzanne Cadden and Gayle Smith lost to Mhairi McKay and Linzi Allan 2&1

Nichola Ferguson beat Rachael McQueen 3&2
Lorraine Campbell lost to Catherine Malcolm 3&2
Jill Meldrum beat Connie Jaffrey 2&1
Laura McGeachy lost to Mhairi McKay 5&4
Gayle Smith lost to Lesley Hendry 4&3
Lynn McColl lost to Jenny Linklater 4&3

Renfrewshire also started the competition with a 7 1/2 - 1 1/2 win over Lanarkshire.