Gavin on top form to win both individual and pairs titles at Duns

Carpet bowls competition at Duns Volunteer Hall. Gavin Douglas of Foulden winner of the mens individual final.
Carpet bowls competition at Duns Volunteer Hall. Gavin Douglas of Foulden winner of the mens individual final.

FOULDEN’S Gavin Douglas is the new Berwickshire Carpet Bowling Associaion individual champion.

Gavin took the title on Saturday after defeating Westruther’s D. Donaldson in the final. Beaten semi-finalists were G. Forsyth (Foulden) and B. Blaikie (Ayton).

Winner of the ladies carpet bowls final Laura Purves from Hutton at Duns Volunteer Hall.

Winner of the ladies carpet bowls final Laura Purves from Hutton at Duns Volunteer Hall.

Gavin joined up with Roy Douglas to win the Pairs and complete a great double. In the final the Foulden pair beat Hutton’s Davie Patterson and John Pigg. Beaten semi-finalists were B. Hedley and partner (Westruther) and K. Donaldson and partner (Gordon).

The Ladies title went to Hutton’s Laura Purves who defeated Westruther’s D. Hedley in the final. Beaten semi-finalists were F. Purves and S. Douglas.

In the Under 18s competition Westruther’s Callum Wilson was the winner beating C. Young in the final. Beaten semi-finalists were Lewis Craik and A. Mitchell.

The Open Rinks were held on Sunday when K. Donaldson’s Gordon rink came out on top beating the Cranshaws rink of Peter Lothian in the final. Beaten semi-finalists were B. Hedley (Westruther) and Fountainhall.

The association would like to thank Laurence for the bar and all who sponsored the weekend: Crosslaw Caravan Park, The Plough, Duns, The White Swan, Duns, Mr R. Amos, Duns, and Border Embroderies Greenlaw.

The Knockout Final will be contested by Gordon and Westruther. The final will be held at Cranshaws on Wednesday, March 6.

Could all committee members please attend. All clubs are reminded to have raffle tickets handed in to a committee member as the draw will be made at the Knockout Final.

Knockout Cup semi-final results were: Gordon 40 Hutton A 18, Westruther 28 Hutton B 19.

The Champion of Champions competition will be held at Lamberton on Tuesday, March 5, starting at 7.30pm. Could all clubs please have names to D Welsh as soon as possible please.