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Michelle Cooper in good form for 4 Nations Test

Kilwinning’s Michelle Cooper is in good form ahead of this weekend’s 4 Nations Test event at Kelvingrove (Fri 31 May – Sun 2 June, practice Thurs 30 May) which marks the official opening of Team Scotland’s selection period for the Glasgow 2014 Games. The 26 year old was Lead in the World Championships winning Scottish Fours in Adelaide last December. Since then she has kept the results flowing r Read More...

Family battle for the Andersons

Stewart Anderson, the World Indoor Champion from Cumnock, is not only aiming to get his qualification for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games off to a good start at this weekend’s 4 Nations Test event in Kelvingrove (Fri 31 May – Sun 2 June, practice Thurs 30 May), but he has a score to settle with his brother who will be competing in the Irish team. “It will be a family battle and he’s very good Read More...

Scots win the triples crown

Scotland’s team has claimed its third gold medal today at the world championships in Adelaide when David Peacock, Darren Burnett and Graeme Archer beat Australia’s Brett Wilkie, Wayne Ruediger and Mark Casey 13-12 in a thrilling final. The victory marks the third time that Scotland has won the world triples title with David Peacock a member of the winning combination on all three occasions. “I am absolutely d Read More...

Women’s four on top of world down under

Scotland’s women have claimed the team’s second gold medal at the world championships in Adelaide by lifting the title in the women’s fours. Michelle Cooper, Lynn Stein, Caroline Brown and Margaret Letham followed in the footsteps of their compatriots Paul Foster and Alex Marshall MBE, who yesterday claimed the men’s pairs title, edging out Malaysia 18-15. Letham, who skipped the four not only to victory bu Read More...

Scots pair triumph at World Championships

Scotland’s Paul Foster and Alex Marshall MBE have confirmed their status as the greatest partnership in the sport by striking gold at the world championships in Adelaide. They overcame partisan home support as well as two in form opponents in Leif Selby and Aron Sherriff to add the outdoor pairs title to their indoor title won earlier this year with an 18-13 victory, the first time the double has been achieved in Read More...

Scottish women’s four are in the finals

The women’s four of Michelle Cooper, Lynn Stein, Caroline Brown and Margaret Letham have booked their berth in the final after an impressive semi final performance to defeat South Africa at the world championships in Adelaide. The Scots continued their dominant form, which saw them unbeaten in the pool stages to progress automatically to the semi final, which they won 19-6. In the final they now meet Malaysia who Read More...

Scots on target at world championships

Scotland’s bowlers continued their domination at the world bowls championships in Adelaide by topping their pools in the men’s pairs and triples as well as the women’s fours to earn guaranteed semi final places in all three competitions. In the men’s pairs Paul Foster and Alex Marshall MBE stayed firmly on course to become outdoor and indoor world champions by going through the round robin phase unbeaten. T Read More...

Scotland makes progress in Adelaide

Scotland turned in a remarkable clean sheet of 12 wins from 12 matches in the World Outdoor Bowls Championships in Adelaide yesterday, bringing their total to 16 from 20 played in both the men’s and women’s events. After five rounds in the men’s singles, Paul Foster sits in second place, two points behind the host nation’s Leif Selby. The Scot beat opponents from England, Japan, USA and Spai Read More...