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KELSO CUP FINAL RESULT

Congratulations to Winchburgh BC the 2024 Kelso Cup winners and to Bankton Main BC for reaching the final. The score in the final was Winchburgh BC 34 shots Bankton Mains BC 18 shots.

INTER COUNTIES MEN’S TOP TEN FINAL RESULT

After winning their semi-final against Marchmount BC 4-4 points +2 shots Kirkliston B.C. narrowly lost a very closely fought final 4-4 points-3 shots to Bonnyrigg BC. Well Done Kirkliston BC on a magnificent effort.

All results can be found on the Scottish Cities & Counties B.A. website www.citiesandcountiesba.co.uk.

HAMILTON TROPHY TEAM SELECTION FOR GAME V EDINBURGH 22ND JUNE JUNE

All Hamilton Trophy Results can be found on the Scottish Cities & Counties B.A. website www.citiesandcountiesba.co.uk

Please find below team selected to face Edinburgh at Kirkliston BC on Saturday 22 June

Team 1
Skip – Neil Speirs (Kirkliston)
3rd – James Speirs (Kirkliston)
2nd – Craig Gourlay (Winchburgh)
Lead – Stephen King (Queensferry)

Team 2
Skip – Grant Logan (Kirkliston)
3rd – Darren Pearce (Kirkliston)
2nd – Gary Smith (Linlithgow)
Lead – Allan Ure (Kinneil)

Team 3
Skip – Andy Dunnett (Queensferry)
3rd – Ewan Shearer (Linlithgow) 
2nd – Paul Sweeney (Winchburgh)
Lead – Michael McLean (Queensferry) *

Team 4
Skip – Tommy Mann (Newbridge)
3rd – Steven Fleming (Linlithgow)
2nd – Craig Ross (Linlithgow)
Lead – Stuart Affleck (Newbridge)

Team 5
Skip – Calum Logan (Kirkliston)
3rd – Jamie Edwards (Broxburn)
2nd – Blair Mackie (Newbridge)
Lead – Nathan McKendrick (Middletonhall)

Team 6
Skip – Raymond Logan (Kirkliston)
3rd – Gary Orr (Linlithgow)
2nd – John McDermott (Linlithgow)
Lead – David Gemmell (Winchburgh)

* Denotes under 25

Reserves

Alec Allan (Newbridge) Craig Hastie (Winchburgh)
Drew Paterson (Newbridge) David Lamb (Buchan Park) Kyle Logan (Kirkliston)*

Players unavailable – Week 6
Martin McCalley (Linlithgow) Barry Sword (Buchan Park)

Players to arrive at Kirkliston BC by 1:15pm

PASSING OF PETER BALL (BLACKBURN B.C.)

It is with sadness that we have learned of the passing of Peter Ball, a true legend of our sport and an absolute gentleman. Peter was inducted into the West Lothian B.A. Hall of Fame in 2017 in recognition of all his achievements at all levels during his long and illustrious bowling career,, which included representing Scotland both outdoors and indoors.

We extend our sincere condolences to Peter’s family and friends. R.I.P. Peter.

Peter’s Funeral will take place at Livingston Crematorium on Friday 31 May at 2pm

W.L.B.A. UNDER 25S TEAM

All results for the Under 25s can be found on the Scottish Cities & Counties B.A. website www.citiesandcountiesba.co.uk

NEW WLBA TEAM PLAYING SHIRTS

Click link below to display back of playing shirt

West Lothian Playing Shirt-Back

2024 AFFILIATION & COMPETITIONS & CLUB CONTACTS FORMS

Member Clubs are reminded that completed 2024 affiliation and competition entry forms are required to be received by W.L.B.A. by no later than 1 April 2024. Copies of the covering letter, affiliation & competitions entry form and club contacts form can be accessed and downloaded for completion by accessing the links below.

SCOTTISH CITIES & COUNTIES BOWLING ASSOCIATION

The above association was established on 21 January 2024 and Gary Smith (Linlithgow B.C.) was appointed as its first Chair to serve an initial 3 year term. You can read more about the Association by accessing their website www.citiesandcountiesba.co.uk