Bowling legend Alex Marshall MBE returns to the scene of some of his greatest moments in the game over the next three weeks as the World Indoor Championships take place at the Potters Resort. Alex is first in action in the pairs with his good friend and regular pairs partner Paul Foster.Read More
Our gents return to Premier League actions this Saturday when they entertain Turriff at the Alex Marshall Arena. Now only one point behind leaders Midlothian the gents have a great chance to put themselves in a strong position with two games remaining following this. With Alex unavailable the following team has been selected: Lewis Betts, Steven Morgan, Jamie Higgins & Derek Oliver (Skip) Mark Johnston, Andy Jeffrey, Dean Riva & Billy Mellors Mark Yuill, David Sked, Chris Brock & Scott Kennedy Aaron Betts, Ewan Fallen, Stuart Thomson (Cpt) & Joe Mower
Our ladies have no game this week and are due to finish their campaign at home to West Lothian on Saturday 19th January.
Angus Blair’s squad of Joe Mower, Stuart Thomson, Aaron Betts, Gary McNab and Scott Milne won the J&J Carpets League Division Two by one point from the rink of D W Currie. Also joining both rinks in Division One are the rinks of Janet Fairnie and Kenny Glen while John Hamilton’s rink defeated the rink of David McGlynn 16-12 in the league play-off to clinch their place in Division One.
Almost all pre-Christmas and team championship finals have been played and the remaining results were as follows:
Gents Fours – Jamie Higgins, Billy Higgins, Derek Oliver & Billy Mellors 15 v Colin Penman, Andy Burt, Dougie Berwick & Tommy Young 7
Team Championship Pairs – Jacky McFarlane & Steven Clark 27 v Kim Hoggan & Stuart Thomson 16
Team Championship Triples – Jacky McFarlane, Lessel Middler & Stuart Thomson 16 v Arlene Berwick, Dougie Berwick & Tommy Young 19
Team Championship Fours – Lesley Harris, Muriel Hamilton, Kevin Cunningham & Stuart Thomson 17 v Anne Barclay, Margaret Murray, Gordon Gray & Andy Burt 15
The only outstanding game is the Gents Pre-Christmas Triples final between Andy Jeffrey, Scott Kennedy & Billy Mellors AND Ali McKenna, Gordon Gray & Andy Burt which will be played on Sunday 20th January at Noon.
East Lothian face Abbeyview at West Lothian at 2pm this Sunday in the Team Championship with the following team representing the club: Singles: Stuart Thomson Pairs: Jacky McFarlane & Steven Clark
Triples: Arlene Berwick, Dougie Berwick & Tommy Young Fours: Lesley Harris, Muriel Hamilton, Peter Fallen & Kevin Cunningham
This weekend the seniors begin their Central District Top Six campaign against Teviotdale on Sunday for which the team selected is B J Smith in the singles, the pairing of G Gray & A Burt and the triple of J P Hamilton, B Higgins and D McGill.
The seniors are also due to play their Scottish League Quarter Final against Alloa at Bainfield at Noon next Wednesday 16th January for which no team was available at the time of writing.
The Jock Brodie Seniors Challenge Trophy sponsored by N T Craig and Tom Young Plumbing & Electrical Services also commences on Wednesday 16th January with the opening games at 11am featuring Bainfield versus Berwickshire and Teviotdale against Perth.
Our Youths begin the defence of their Top Ten title in a re-arranged game away to Alloa this Friday evening with the following team selected:
Singles: Aaron Betts
Pairs: Melissa Penman & Lewis Betts
Triples: Callum Henderson, Cameron Pryde & Danny Stevenson
Fours: Luke Cowan, Lennon Rafferty, Beth Riva & Kieran Dodds
This Sunday sees four of our youths in the shape of Danny Stevenson, Lewis Betts, Aaron Betts and Keiran Dodds travel to Abbeyview for a second trial for the SYIBA under 17 team.