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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 – Baigrie defends Seniors Knockout

Maxie Baigrie successfully defended the Water of Leith Seniors Knockout trophy on a heady day for Balerno Bowling Club sponsored by Belhaven Brewery and Porteous Family Funeral DirectorsThe 70-year-old edged experienced Bill Herd 21-17...

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 – Bosses urge club members to stick to Scottish Government rules

Bowls Scotland have confirmed new restrictions which must be followed when staff, club members and visitors are off the green outwith the ‘bowling bubble’. These changes include up to a maximum of six people...

Bowling – all clubs must remain closed during the lockdown

Bowls Scotland have sent a message to all clubs: "Your greens must remain closed." The statement said: "We are continuing to work closely with the Scottish Government, Scottish Sports Association and sportscotland to put in...

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 – 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...

Anne makes history for Balerno Bowling Club

Anne Blake has become only the second Balerno Bowling Club (BBC) member to win the Steele Trophy. Elspeth Oliver won the coveted prize in 1994 and Anne triumphed by beating Scottish international Gillian Mackintosh 21-14...

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...

Queensferry Bowling Season starts

 With the Captain of Queensferry Ladies Bowling Club Cathy Seery, Judy Gillon delivers the first jack watched by members and guests.Photo by Hamish Campbell    


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