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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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Alex Marshall will line up for East Lothian against Falkirk

East Lothian roll out big guns for Premier League play-off final

East Lothian gents head to Turriff tomorrow aiming to win the indoor bowls Premier League title for a seventh time.

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Stewart Anderson skips his rink to first Pro-Am Triples title

The inaugural Pro-Am Triples tournament staged by East Lothian IBC at their Alex Marshall Arena and co-sponsored by Johnston Fuels and Medical & Professional saw Lewis Betts, Billy Mellors and Stewart Anderson crowned as champions.

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East Lothian dumped out of the cup by underdogs Fraserburgh

East Lothian gents’ dream of securing an indoor bowls double were ended by a shock Scottish Cup defeat against Fraserburgh.

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Colin Walker was Midlothian's top man

Midlothian gents move into second round of the cup

Midlothian gents marched into the second round of the indoor bowls Scottish Cup with a commanding 8-2 points victory over West of Scotland at East Kilbride.

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Scott Kennedy is one of East Lothian's skips

East Lothian gents launch bid for league and cup double

It’s the first round proper of the gents indoor bowls Scottish Cup this weekend and East Lothian launch their defence of the title against Fraserburgh at Arbroath.

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David Peacock was in fine form for Midlothian

Midlothian begin Scottish Cup bid with 10-0 victory

Midlothian gents launched their 2017 indoor bowls Scottish Cup bid with a 10-0 points win over Paisley on a neutral carpet at Lanarkshire IBC.

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Midlothian fail in bid for ninth Inter Club title

Midlothian Ladies’ dream of extending their record number of title wins to nine in the Scottish Inter Club League against Auckinleck at Livingston got off to an encouraging start but ended in a nightmare final defeat at the hands of the defending champions.

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Balbardie suffer relegation from Premier League

Balbardie gents’ stay in the indoor bowls Premier League was short-lived with the Bathgate club making a quick return to Division 1 having only managed to win three of their ten games in the top flight.

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Ronnie Duncan snatched a crucial peel for Midlothian

Midlothian break Blantyre hearts in closing group match

Midlothian gents may have failed to challenge for top spot in Division A of the indoor bowls Premier League but their last-match defeat of Blantyre had a major impact on the final placings.

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