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Alex Marshall suffers shock loss in first round of Worlds

Alex Marshall MBE’s hopes of extending his title triumphs in the World Indoor Singles Championship to a magnificent seven failed at the first hurdle with the 50-year-old No.4 seed making a shock exit in yesterday’s first-round play at Potters.

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Billy Mellors was chasing a second Scottish Singles title

Billy Mellors misses out on title glory in cruellest fashion

East Lothian kingpin Billy Mellors suffered an agonising final defeat in his bold bid to become Scottish Indoor Singles champion for a second time.

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Billy Mellors is going for another national singles title

Lothian bowlers in the hunt for national crowns

Five of the seven titles up for grabs in the climax to the Scottish Championships at Blantyre Miners Welfare IBC this weekend have a strong Lothian interest including the respective ladies’ and men’s Singles events.

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End-of-year report: East Lothian top of class

End-of-year report: East Lothian top of class

THE end-of-year report card shows East Lothian IBC men going great guns in their bid to retain their indoor bowls Premier League title having won five out of six to sit two points clear of West Lothian in Section B.

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Billy Peacock

Bowls wrap: Leitch and Craig on target | Boost for West Lothian

Balbardie IBC stars Sharon Leitch and Lorraine Craig are twice 4Bowl Pairs Champions of Scotland and the partnership are strong contenders to achieve a treble having qualified for the climax to the 2017/18 event.

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John McDermott

Bowls wrap: Capital aces bud for glory in Scots Pairs

The play-down action of the indoor bowls Scottish 4Bowl Pairs Championship dominates the national calendar this weekend and there is a strong Edinburgh interest with the Bainfield challenge in the gents event represented by John McDermott and Gavin Smith.

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Willie Wood

Mellors and Marshall give East Lothian an early present

East Lothian IBC men enter the Christmas break in high spirits with the Premier League champions holding a two-point lead over chief rivals West Lothian after six of ten matches completed in Section B.

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Bowls: Lothians in the hunt for Junior title

The playdown action in the Scottish Junior Singles Championships take place this weekend with Abbeyview (Dunfermline) the venue for the challenge being made by the five indoor bowling clubs based in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

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Lorraine Craig storms into Scottish Singles semi-finals

Balbardie champion Lorraine Craig has booked her place in last four of the Ladies indoor bowls Scottish Singles Championship at Blantyre over the weekend of January 6-7.

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Billy Mellors' win was key for East Lothian

East Lothian make it three wins from three in Premier League

East Lothian gents have completed an opening hat-trick of wins in Section B of the indoor bowls Premier League and their 71-58 away victory over Ardrossan.

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Midlothian edged out at home by chief rivals Blantyre

Midlothian’s first stumble in Section A of the indoor bowls Premier League could prove to be a costly one as their narrow 84-86 defeat was at home and at the hands of chief rivals Blantyre.

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Graham Robertson inspired a win as skip

East Lothian begin Premier League defence with win

East Lothian’s defence of the indoor bowls Premier League title got off to a winning start with an impressive 90-65 away victory over Paisley.

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Calum Logan skipped his rink to a crucial win

West Lothian mark Premier League return with win over Falkirk

West Lothian marked their return to the indoor bowls Premier League in encouraging style with the seven-times champions producing a battling performance to beat Falkirk by 78-69 in their opening match played at the Inveralmond Stadium, Livingston.

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Colin Walker skipped his rink to victory for Midlothian

Midlothian roar back from early fright to win PL opener

Midlothian recovered well from an early fright to launch their indoor bowls Premier League campaign with a 105-78-shot victory over newly-promoted Cumbernauld at The Dalkeith Stadium.

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Paul O'Donnell is Bainfield player-manager

Bainfield aiming to get off to a flyer as the Premier League begins

Bainfield aim to keep the Capital on the Scottish indoor bowls map this season as they embark on their Premier League campaign away to Coatbridge today.

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Gary Smith

Gary Smith is new West Lothian Champion of Champions

Gary Smith has won the Bankton Mains sponsored WLBA Champion of Champions title.

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Billy Mellors notched three wins to reach the last four

Billy Mellors and Richard Mark make indoor Singles semi-finals

Billy Mellors has carried the East Lothian banner into the semi-finals stage of the Scottish Indoor Bowls Singles Championship due to take place at Blantyre IBC over the weekend of January 6-7.

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Alex Marshall will compete in his sixth Commonwealth Games. Pic: Craig Watson

Bowls ace Alex Marshall recalls 2014 celebration after call-up

For many, one of the enduring memories of Glasgow 2014 was Alex Marshall’s “get it up ye” gesture as he and his Scotland pairs partner Paul Foster produced a magnificent comeback to claim victory over England in the semi-finals, before going on to earn gold against Malaysia.

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Grant Thomson is East Lothian Champion of Champions

Grant Thomson is East Lothian Champion of Champions

Grant Thomson of East Linton is the new East Lothian Champion of Champions bowler.

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Gary Smith triumphed at Bankton Mains

Gary Smith wins WLBA Champion of Champions

Linlithgow’s Gary Smith claimed the WLBA Champion of Champions title with a 21-14 win over James Speirs of Newbridge in a marathon 27-end final at Bankton Mains, Livingston.

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