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Bowling – third time lucky for Fergie

Fergie McBeath (second from the left) has been a beaten finalist in the Water of Leith Seniors knockout rink on two previous occasions but he celebrated after taking the title against the much-fancied Bainfield...

Bowling – Girdler wins tenth ladies title at Balerno

Helen Girdler (left) won the Ladies Championship Balerno Bowling Club club with a little help from the weather.The nine-times winner was neck and neck with her opponent Margaret Turner when a heavy rain shower...

Bowling – Balerno aim for title double

Maxie Baigrie of Balerno Bowling Club defends his Water of Leith seniors knockout title at Colinton on Friday (1.30pm). He will play Bill Herd from Slateford and the tie is on a green he...

Bowling – Robert cleans up title at Balerno

Robert Douglas won the Balerno Bowling Club men's title for the first time since 2013 with a comfortable victory over another former winner, Stevie Watson, despite having a broken left wrist.The 60-year-old, Balerno-based...

Bowling – Wilson wins Balerno Singles title

Grant Wilson (pictured) is the Balerno Bowling Club's Singles champion after beating Maxie Baigrie 21-16, writes Steven Watson.It was a very good game played in windy conditions. Grant got off to a great start...

Bowling – Summers still passing on his extensive knowledge

John Summers is now in his ninth decade but he still keeps a keen interest in bowling, regularly meeting past international team-mates and other keen bowlers mid-week for a chat at Livingston’s popular Indoor Bowling...

Bowling – Baigrie takes major silverware after big comeback

Maxie Baigrie (pictured) came from 13 shots down to win the Water of Leith seniors bowling title for the first time. The Balerno-based bowler beat Brian Dingle 21-16 who was playing on his home rink...

Bowling – East Calder triumph after 11-hour marathon

East Calder came through nearly 11 hours of sport to win the annual Balerno Bowling Club Invitation rink competition. They edged Craigentinny in a tense final watched by a large crowd as darkness began to...

Bowling marathon in Balerno

After months of preparation involving help from many friends in and around Balerno Bowling Club Ross Young and Grant Wilson kicked off on their 24hr Bowlathon on Saturday 9th June at 1pm! The game which was...


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