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Lewis Betts wins East Lothian junior crown after a nailbiter

The East Lothian Men’s Junior Singles final at The Alex Marshall Arena was a nailbiter of the highest class.

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Richard Mark claims his first West Lothian singles title

West Lothian IBC crowned a new Gents Singles champion as 60-year-old Richard Mark scored a commanding 21-7 victory over David Brown at Livingston.

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Dee Hoggan

Dee-light for Hoggan in East Lothian singles final

Dee Hoggan survived a tough challenge from fellow cap Emma Logan in the final of the East Lothian IBC Ladies Singles Championship and her 21-18 victory clinched a fourth title triumph in six years.

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Billy Mellors

Billy Mellors wins third East Lothian Singles title

East Lothian IBC hailed Billy Mellors as their Singles champion for a third time.

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West Lothian lose out in Under-35 cup final

West Lothian IBC’s bid to capture the Scottish Under-35 Cup for a seventh time came to grief at the last hurdle, the bowlers from the Inveralmond Stadium left frustrated by a 6-4 points defeat from Blantyre.

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East Lothian IBC Gents Fours winners, from left, Billy Mellors, Scott Kennedy, Jamie Higgins and Derek Oliver

Billy Mellors and Scott Kennedy clash in EL singles final

Tonight’s action at the Alex Marshall Arena in East Lothian features the clash between great pals Billy Mellors and Scott Kennedy in the final of the Gents Singles Championship.

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Colin Walker was denied on the final end

Midlothian suffer last-bowl agony in Scottish Cup final

Midlothian gents suffered a heartbreaking last-bowl defeat against Falkirk in the final of the indoor bowls Scottish Cup at Perth.

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Balbardie’s Scottish Cup hopes ended by Aberdeen

Balbardie IBC ladies saw their indoor bowls Scottish Cup dreams snuffed out by a 7-3 points defeat at the hands of Aberdeen in their semi-final at the East Fife stadium in Methil.

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Ronnie Duncan held his nerve to clinch victory for Midlothian

Midlothian win last-bowl thriller to make Scottish Cup final

Midlothian gents made heart-thumping progress into the final of the indoor bowls Scottish Cup after surviving a dramatic tension-filled climax to beat Blantyre 6-4 on points in their semi-final at Falkirk.

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Local bowlers fall at final hurdle in Nationals

Strong title-winning bids from Balbardie IBC in the Ladies Pairs and West Lothian IBC in the Gents Pairs both came to grief with disappointing last-hurdle falls at the indoor bowls Scottish Championships at Aberdeen.

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Derek Oliver won the Triples but missed out in the Fours

East Lothian gents come back from dead to win Triples

East Lothian bowlers Mark Johnston, Willie Wood MBE and Derek Oliver produced a fine performance to win the gents Triples at the national championship finals at Aberdeen

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Derek Oliver is going for a double this weekend

Local bowlers bidding for National titles in Aberdeen

The National Finals at Aberdeen this weekend bring title-winning opportunituies to Lothian challengers with the combined representation from East Lothian, Midlothian, West Lothian and Bathgate-based Balbardie adding up to a magnificent seven in number.

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Bowls: East Lothian target last four in Scottish Cup

East Lothian ladies aim to keep their run in the indoor bowls Scottish Cup going with a place in the semi-finals at stake when they face Balbardie in tomorrow’s clash at Bainfield, writes STEWART MEIKLE.

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Calum Logan skippered his West Lothian rink to victory but it was Scottish Cup heartache for the team

EBL giants to meet in first round of Edinburgh Cup

The pairing of defending champions Carrick Knowe and record six times title winners Craigentinny in the first round proper of The Specsavers sponsored Edinburgh Cup sparked a tumultuous response from a passionate audience of bowlers attending the Annual Sportsman’s Dinner of The Edinburgh Bowling League.

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Scottish Cup: Midlothian forced into reshuffle

World stage star Ronnie Duncan is a high-profile absentee from the Midlothian team which faces a tough test against Edinburgh challengers Bainfield in today’s quarter-finals of the indoor bowls Scottish Cup.

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National Senior Fours Champions (left to right) Peter Fallen, Alan Morgan, Brian J Smith and David Pryde

BJ Smith leads his quartet to national indoor bowls title

East Lothian IBC’s capture of the indoor bowls Scottish Senior Fours title was the reward for two supercharged performances served up by skip Brian (BJ) Smith and his rink of Peter Fallen, David Pryde and Alan Morgan at Paisley.

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Colin Walker's win was crucial for Midlothian

Midlothian squeeze into last eight of Scottish Cup

Midlothian gents survived a tough test to beat Lanarkshire 6-4 at neutral venue Livingston and reach the quarter-finals of the indoor bowls Scottish Cup.

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Neil Speirs returns for West Lothian against Alloa

Neil Speirs back to boost West Lothian’s Scottish Cup hopes

Commonwealth Games 2014 gold-medal winner Neil Speirs returns from a three-month lay-off to take his place in the West Lothian IBC line-up that faces Alloa at Dunfermline venue Abbeyview in tomorrow’s second-round action of the indoor bowls Scottish Cup.

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Janet Fairnie was on top form for East Lothian

East Lothian ladies waltz into last eight of Scottish Cup

East Lothian IBC ladies marched into the quarter-finals of the Scottish Cup as a super-charged performance secured a 8-2 points victory over Stirling at Edinburgh venue Bainfield.

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The victorious East Lothian line-up

East Lothian are in seventh heaven with title triumph

East Lothian’s capture of the indoor bowls Premier League title for a magnificent seventh time was the reward for an awesome team performance in a 98-65 play-off final victory against Falkirk at Turriff.

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