Borders bowlers in winning action at Berwick

Berwick Bowling Club, formed in 1895 and affiliated to Bowls Scotland, hosted the first round of the prestigious Andrew Hamilton Trophy last Saturday.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 12th May 2022, 2:13 pm

The nationally renowned championship, which originated in 1979, made a welcome return for the first time in three years.

Seven associations took part, from Stirling in the north and south to the Border County.

Saturday’s event was between the West Lothian and Borders teams.

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There was an air of anticipation as the two groups of 24 – six teams of four players on each side – took up their positions to play 21 ends.

The highest score over six rinks decided the winner and, on this occasion, Border County triumphed over West Lothian by 127 points to 101.

This team will now compete against those from other Scottish regions. The quarter-finals will be played June 25 and the semi-finals on July 2 in Ayr.