East Lothian 10/8

The East Lothian senior side saw their undefeated run in Section 2 of the Inter County Senior League Cup for the Matt Purdie Trophy abruptly ended by a surprise 5 shot defeat (66-61) from local rivals Midlothian at Musselburgh BC last Monday.  Despite the setback the garden county ‘auld yins’ were still cheering as they were confirmed section winners with one round of fixtures still to play after chief rivals West Fife slipped to a banana skin defeat against Borders.

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East Lothian 3/8

For the first time since 2014 there was no national title glory for East Lothian bowlers at last week’s Bowls Scotland National Championships played at the well-attended Ayr Northfield Complex, however, there was silver and bronze medal linings for the garden county in the Ladies Pairs and Mixed Pairs events.

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East Lothian 27/7

Day 1 at the Bowls Scotland National Championships being staged weeklong at Ayr Northfield got off to an encouraging start for the East Lothian challengers with only the Gents Senior Fours suffering an early exit in Mondays opening day of action.

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East Lothian 20/7

The East Lothian senior brigade continue to be high flyers in Section 2 of Inter County Senior League Cup for the Matt Purdie Trophy having completed a hat trick of opening wins with their latest success an impressive 19 shot victory (75-56) away to Borders at Kelso BC on Monday.

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East Lothian 13/7

EL-Coops young brigrade Daryl Grieve, Kieran Dodds and Danny Stevenson had to settle for runners up in SYBA National Scottish Cup Finals. The youngsters reached last Sunday’s finals after coming through County qualifiers and Regional qualifiers earlier in the season.

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East Lothian 6/7

Joe Mower of Haddington Bowling Club produced a big effort in his bid to bring the Gents Junior Singles crown of the British Isles Championships back to East Lothian and was on course for victory having led former Welsh colleague Ross Owen 18-16 then 20-19 in their prelim round encounter however the World champion was knocked out by the loss of a double.  Owen went onto land the title at Leamington Spa with wins over England (21-12) then Ireland (21-6).

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