Bowlers fly the flag for the Borders

CHIRNSIDE bowler Sheila Douglas and Liz Dickson from Eyemouth flew the flag for the Borders recently, when they were part of the Scotland team who won the women's Home International Series.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 7th July 2010, 12:33 pm
Updated Wednesday, 7th July 2010, 12:33 pm

Competing against England, Ireland, Jersey and Wales, the Scotland team won all four of their matches to take the title.

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Wales came second, with their only defeat at the hands of Scotland, followed by England, Jersey then Ireland.

The Scotland women made hard work of their concluding game in the Series, only taking a grip of the proceedings over the last quarter of the match to finish as 126-94 winners over Ireland and regain the coveted Eve Trophy for the first time since 2005.