East Lothian welcome back three top internationals stars in the shape of Billy Mellors, Scott Kennedy, and Jamie Higgins and the reigning national champions have home carpet advantage for todays premier league visit from Falkirk.Read More
With Mellors and Kennedy slotting back into their established position as skips and forming an awesome driving force presence with Alex Marshall MBE and Derek Oliver there are strong expectations of the home support cheering a garden county victory. Last weeks depute skips Graham Robertson and Joe Mower line up as thirds as do Dean Riva and Jamie Higgins while Glenn Blair, Ewan Fallen, and Jamie Gordon are sidelined in a strongly formed team that reads; Rink 1. Ross Thomson, Stewart W Thomson, Jamie Higgins, and Alex Marshall MBE. Rink 2. Mark Johnston, David Sked, Dean Riva, and Billy Mellors. Rink 3. Callum Darling, Willie Wood MBE, Graham Robertson, and Derek Oliver. Rink 4. Andrew Jeffrey, Dougie Berwick (cpt), Joe Mower, and Scott Kennedy.
West Lothian give seasonal debuts to Richard Mark and last weekends late call of figure Des Hagart and have home environment advantage against Ayrshire visitors, Ardrossan. David McCormick and Jordan Pearce are missing from the opening line up against Falkirk while a reshuffled team reads, Rink 1. Bryan Cooper, Scott Logan, Des Hart, and Neil Speirs (cpt). Rink 2. Ian Drysdale, Connor McKendrick, Cameron Greer, and Mark Allison. Rink 3. Richard Mark, Grant Knox, Craig Moss, and James Speirs. Rink 4. Blair Mackie, Raymond Logan, Jamie Aitken, and Calum Logan.
Balbardie visit Abbeyview (Dunfermline) in Division 1 South and given their opening defeat at home to West of Scotland last seasons relegated premier league team wont start favourites.