Edinburgh Weekly News / Stewart Meikle

After over 40 years it looks like the Edinburgh Evening News has given up taking reports from any games. Stewart has been given a few hints about this but there has been no Bowling News in the paper for over a month. A very bad way to tell someone that not wanting any more story’s . Im sure that all Bowling clubs and their Members would like to thank Stewart for all his hard work over the years when the sport was getting all the publicity they could take. It now means that a lot of thought will have to go into this site if it is worth while for 2020.

East Lothian 23/8

East Lothian won the Matt Purdie Trophy at Haddington on Monday following a five shot win over holders West Lothian in a game played on an excellent surface.

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East Lothian 16/8

The Jubilee Cup for the Top Ten title and a place in the National Top Ten of 2020 was concluded on Sunday and it was Haddington who captured a glorious double having already won the Top Five and inclusion in that national competition next season.

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East Lothian 9/8

The race for the East Coast Carpets League One title has been blown wide open following last week’s double header as leaders Port Seton lost out twice to open the door for both Haddington and EL Co-op.

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East Lothian 2/8

The cream of Scottish Bowls converged on Ayr Northfield last week culminating in the finals on Saturday.  And it was a feeling of De Ja Vu for two East Lothian stars as Megan Kivlin (EL Co-op) and Gordon White (Aberlady) repeated their double singles triumph of 2016 once more with Gordon managing to lift the Gents Singles event this time and Megan once more lifting the Ladies Junior Singles.

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East Lothian 26/7

County and EL Co-op female stars Megan Kivlin and Megan Grantham were part of the victorious Scotland ladies team in the Junior International Series at Ayr Northfield last weekend.  The ladies opened up with a thirty nine shot win over Ireland before defeating the Auld Enemy by one shot thanks to the last bowl of the game. 

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