East Calder BC is the venue for Sunday’s finale of the inaugural Generations Game project of the West Lothian BA and it brings down the curtain on the 2018 outdoor season.Read More
Designed to embrace, harmonise and promote five sectors of the sport – namely Youth Under 18; Juniors Under 25, Gents Over 60, Ladies Mainstream, and Gents Mainstream – the 2018 prototype will be signed off by head to head battles featuring East Calder, Winchburgh, and Kirkliston. The 13 player teams will display their of range skills across six rinks with the varied disciplines encompassing; 2B Singles- 2B Pairs – 4B Singles – 3B Pairs – 2B Triples – 2B Fours.
The Round Robin format of One Hour Sessions gets underway at 12-30pm with East Calder versus Kirkliston followed at 1-45pm by the loser playing against Winchburgh then at 3pm the final session features Winchburgh against the winner of the first game. President Gary Kain of East Calder and his WLBA counterpart Ian McGill extend an invitation to the wider bowling community to come along and judge for themselves what The Generations Game has to contribute to the development of the sport across its broad spectrum of grassroots participants.
The final of the WLBA Seniors Top Ten played at Stoneyburn saw Ratho capture the title for the first time and in commanding style as they outgunned Mid Calder in all four disciplines to win 8-0. Spearhead figure Norrie Alexander kicked on from 15-10 in the Singles to hit 21 with a run of 1, 2, 1, 2 to beat Stan Gardiner in 20-ends. Jim Speirs – the reigning County Singles Champion proper – skipped George Bruce to a 15-7 win over John Jamieson and Jim Gow in the Pairs while the Triple of Jim Burns Stan Lumsden and Stuart Smith beat Alan Findlay, Bob Garioch, and Phil Harvey, 23-11. The rink of Tam Hill, Tam Sibbald, George Fairley and Murray Paxton won the Fours at the 13-8 expense of Bruce Wardropper Ian Hill, George Wardie, and Brian Fairley. Ratho Seniors are also the inaugural winners of the DMW Knockout Cup.