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Craigentinny strengthen their grip on EBL Division 1 title race

Craigentinny dropped two points at home to relegation-zoned Hillside but their 7-2 win has strengthened the defending champions’ grip on their Division 1 title in the Alpha Trophies-sponsored Edinburgh Bowling League.

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Darren McKenny has booked his place at Ayr Northfield

McKenny’s the man in District 14 while Postal stamp their class on finals

Pilrig bowler Darren McKenny will represent Edinburgh District 14 in the Singles at the national championships next month after a strong display on finals night at Tanfield.

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David Peacock was in winning form for Midlothian

Midlothian clinch knockout place as rivals battle for second spot

Midlothian made it five wins from five in the tough East section of The Hamilton Trophy, with their hard-fought 135-117 victory over Borders at Melrose clinching a place in the knockout stage.

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Edinburgh & Leith shine but win unlikely to be enough

Edinburgh & Leith’s impressive 130-97 away win over West Fife at Dunfermline West End was their third success in six but is unlikely to snatch the second qualifying place in the East section of the Hamilton Trophy.

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Bowls: Craigentinny open up an 11-point gap

Bowls: Craigentinny open up an 11-point gap

CHAMPIONS Craigentinny defeated Parkside 7-2 to open a gap of 11 points at the top of the Alpha Trophies Edinburgh Bowling League Division 1 as the campaign reaches the halfway stage.

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Ronnie Duncan and
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Bowls: Big guns back for Midlothian in Hamilton Trophy

Midlothian welcome back world stage stars Ronnie Duncan and Colin Walker as they try to make it six wins out of six in the East section of The Hamilton Trophy this weekend against Borders.

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Carrick Knowe celebrate winning the Scottish Inter County Top Ten title

Carrick Knowe are Scottish Inter County Top Ten champions

Carrick Knowe have sealed the Scottish Inter County Top Ten title, the Edinburgh champions capturing the Dechmont Forklift Trucks-sponsored crown with two regal performances in the final day’s play at Lanarkshire venue Eddlewood Bowling Club.

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E&L’s Hamilton Trophy hopes all but over after home defeat

Edinburgh & Leith’s failure to beat Borders on home soil at Craigentinny ended any prospects the 2013 national champions had of reaching the knockout stage of the 2017 Hamilton Trophy.

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Colin Mitchell will be a key player for Carrick Knowe

Carrick Knowe aim to come out on top in finals day in Hamilton

Carrick Knowe head into the final day’s play of the Dechmont Forklift Trucks-sponsored Inter County Top Ten at Eddlewood, Hamilton, tomorrow intent on bringing the coveted title back to the Capital for the first time since Slateford’s triumph in 1997.

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Darren Hush produced last-bowl heroics for Edinburgh & Leith

Edinburgh & Leith end East Lothian’s unbeaten run

Edinburgh & Leith resuscitated their campaign in the East section of The Hamilton Trophy with a 106-103 victory over defending champions East Lothian at Cockenzie & Port Seton.

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David Peacock showed nerves of steel to secure Midlothian's win

David Peacock pulls out stops for unbeaten Midlothian

A Midlothian team without top stars Ronnie Duncan, Colin Walker and Graham Archer in the line-up faced a tough task against a settled West Lothian in their Hamilton Trophy clash at Loanhead MW but the home side emerged with their undefeated record intact.

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Robert Marshall

Edinburgh & Leith draft in Robert Marshall for must-win clash

Robert Marshall is expected to make his Cities and Counties seasonal debut for Edinburgh & Leith in today’s must-win visit to joint section leaders East Lothian at Port Seton and the presence of their iconic figure is cause for optimism in a camp depressed by just one win in three.

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Brunstane move into third in Alpha Trophies EBL

Brunstane move into third in Alpha Trophies EBL

Brunstane’s 7-2 win at home to third placed Maitland is a terrific result for a team making its debut in Division 1 of the Alpha Trophies sponsored Edinburgh Bowling League and it augurs well for their prospects of survival in the top flight.

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Edinburgh champs Carick Knowe into Top Ten semi-final

Edinburgh champs Carick Knowe into Top Ten semi-final

Edinburgh champions Carrick Know shrugged off an early setback against Tarves to qualify for the final day’s play of the Inter County Top Ten.

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Midlothian maintain 100 per cent start to Hamilton Trophy bid

Midlothian continue to fly high in the East section of the Hamilton Trophy having completed a hat-trick of opening wins with an impressive 141-115 victory away to previously-undefeated Stirling County East at Allandale.

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E&L put selection drama to one side with victory

A pre-match compromise by the under-siege management committee of The Edinburgh & Leith Bowling Association was rewarded with delivering an 120-113 victory over Fife County at Cupar in the third fixture of the Hamilton Trophy.

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E&L manager Pringle quits after committee changes his team

The Capital bowling scene has been rocked by the resignation of Graham Pringle as manager of the Edinburgh & Leith BA Hamilton Trophy team after just two games in the hotseat.

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Bowls: Craigentinny set the pace in Alpha Trophies

Craigentinny’s ambition to capture the Division 1 title of the Alpha Trophies Edinburgh Bowling League for a record extending ninth time is off to an awesome start with their tally of 30 points from a possible 36 belying their reputation as slow starters.

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James Hogg produced a fine performance in the Singles

Carrick Knowe in tip-top shape after Top Ten victory

Edinburgh champions Carrick Knowe powered into the second round of the Dechmont Forklift Trucks (Broxburn)-sponsored Inter County Top Ten Championship with 6-2 home win over their Dunbartonshire counterparts, Vale of Leven.

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Edinburgh & Leith’s Hamilton Trophy campaign begins in the worse possible fashion

Edinburgh & Leith’s Hamilton Trophy campaign begins in the worse possible fashion

Edinburgh & Leith’s Hamilton Trophy campaign has begun in the worse possible fashion with two defeats.

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