Play resumes in the gents Scottish Cup this weekend and the second round action pitches West Lothian IBC against Alloa at Dunfermline venue Abbeyview.Read More
Alloa currently represent Premier League status although they are on the way down having finished in the foot of the table automatic relegation position while West Lothian are on the way have having won the Division 1 North title. With WL having won nine of their 10 league matches and Alloa just two out of their 10 the form line strongly suggests that West Lothian will step up their challenge to capture the Cup for what would be a magnificent seventh time.
Last weekend saw the ladies of Balbardie IBC produce an admirable team performance to progress to the quarterfinals stage of their Scottish Cup with a whopping 9-1 points victory over Falkirk at Dalkeith. Their pathway into the semi finals stands blocked by an East Lothian team that is in awesome form having thumped Premier League finalists Midlothian 9-1 then followed up with an 8-2 win over Stirling. The quarterfinal fixtures are on Saturday March 18.
The latest letter to drop through the letterbox of Bellsburn star Gary Clelland broke the news of his selection in the team to represent Scotland in the Para Bowls Home Nations Championship at Newport, Wales, over the weekend of Friday April 21.
England and Wales make up the three-nation event and the performance levels of individual team members is of major importance as the championship is part of a selection pathway that leads to the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games being staged in Australia.