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Bowling news from Scotland

Bowls promotes all-inclusive exhibition match

With the Paralympics taking the limelight like never before, some of Scotland’s finest disabled internationalists and fellow internationalists are taking inclusivity to another level in a high quality lawn bowls event at Bellsburn B.C. in Linlinthgow tomorrow (Saturday 1 September). After the successful hosting of the inaugural International Exhibition Match at Bellsburn Bowling Club last summer, the event th Read More...

Denny’s Dynamic Duo Crowned National Mixed Pairs Champions

Denny’s all international pairing of Karen Dawson and Stuart Hogg put in an impressive performance in the latter stages of Bowls Scotland’s Mixed Pairs National Championships at Edinburgh’s Carrick Knowe and Bainfield Bowling Clubs to claim the title. In their semi final against Aberhirder they lost two shots at the opening end but then won the next six to build an impregnable 17-2 advantage which Read More...

Glasgow Women’s BA Championship Final Results

Singles Final: A Dunwoodie (Queen’s Park) 21, A Anderson (Giffnock) 15. Semi finals: Dunwoodie 21, G Palmer (Hillington Estate) 16. Anderson 21, M Craig (Shawlands) 87. Pairs Final: Hillington Estate (N Hood and A Whitelaw) 19, Nitshill and Hurlet (M Morris and S Bannerman)18. Semi finals: Hillington Estate 18, Bishopbriggs (J Hall and C Bickers) 12; Nitshill and Hurlet 16, Templeton (P Stirling and M McCrack Read More...

Other results from Ayr

In the men’s junior singles, Martyn Jenkins from Airdrie Central beat Coylton’s Craig Cobbledick 21-15. In the ladies junior singles, Laura Welsh from Garrowhill beat Orbiston’s Kirsty Ann Gardiner 21-11 to get the win. The men’s senior fours saw a Northfield team of John Brown, Brian Auld, Tommy Semple and Douglas Mckie beat Seafield’s Tom Ross, John Thompson, Eric Davidson and Keith Read More...

Sisters face off at the Bowls Scotland Championships

The ladies singles saw a tightly contested bout between Linlithgow’s Lorna Smith and Blackburn’s Angela Uttley being closely edged by Smith in a 21-20 win. Commenting on the game Smith said: “That game was brilliant, such a good final! I thought she had got it in the end but just missed the jack by a fraction.” Ladies Pairs The ladies pairs saw two sets of sisters face off against each other as Cockenzie &a Read More...

Like Father, Like Son

History was made as Alistair White became the first man to join his father in winning a national singles title at the Bowls Scotland National Championships held at Ayr. Dad Roy had achieved the same success in 1973. Representing Kelso in his ninth national title attempt, White held his composure to take the top spot in the men’s singles, turning over Hyndland’s Kevin Bain in an impressive 21-10 win to lift the Read More...