Bob Christie reflects on B2022Hear from Bob Christie, Bowls Scotland’s Para Bowls Co-Ordinator, as he reflects on a whirlwind week for his players at Birmingham 2022. Bob has led the players training and preparations over a number of years leading up to the Commonwealth Games and must also be congratulated on a magnificent coaching achievement. #TimeForHeroes
Garry Brown and Kevin Wallace GOLD MEDAL interviewWe spoke to Garry Brown and Kevin Wallace after their unforgettable gold medal in the Para Men’s Pairs B6-B8 for #TeamScotland at #Birmingham2022. There are not too many words to describe Garry and Kevin’s display other than the perfect team performance. Scotland’s pair were in inspired form throughout their final against Australia, eventually winning 16-7 and ensuring a first gold for Scottish Para Lawn Bowls since Manchester 2022. Congratulations to both men on an unbelievable achievement!
Rosemary Lenton and Pauline Wilson semi final interviewHear from Para Women's Pairs B6-B8 bowlers Rosemary Lenton and Pauline Wilson who led from the beginning of their semi-final and eventually secured a 16-10 victory against England. The Scottish pairing have the opportunity to win gold in the final when they also take on Australia.
#BSNatChamps22: Aeron and Steven Miller, Gent's Pairs Bronze🥉Gents Pairs🥉 Father and Son pairing Steven and Aeron Miller from Inverkeithing Bowling Club spoke to us after being presented with their bronze medals in the Gents Pairs... "𝙁𝙤𝙧 𝙢𝙚 𝙞𝙩'𝙨 𝙖 𝙙𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙢 𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙚 𝙩𝙧𝙪𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙥𝙡𝙖𝙮 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙢𝙮 𝙨𝙤𝙣 𝙖𝙩 𝙨𝙪𝙘𝙝 𝙖 𝙗𝙞𝙜 𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙣𝙩..." 🥰 #BSNatChamps22
Paul Foster MBE and Alex Marshall MBE Bronze medal interviewHear from Paul Foster MBE and Alex Marshall MBE after securing their bronze medals for #TeamScotland in the Men's Pairs discipline at #Birmingham2022 The pair defeated Northern Ireland’s Sam Barkley and Martin McHugh 25-5. Paul now moves onto an impressive six Commonwealth Games medals, whilst Alex has extended his record as Team Scotland’s most successful athlete with seven medals.
Billy Mellors - Birmingham 2022 previewHear from Team Scotland’s Lawn Bowls Team Manager, Billy Mellors, as he previews the upcoming Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Play gets underway at 8.30am tomorrow morning at Leamington Spa. Best of luck to all the Scottish players involved!
#BSNatChamps22 - Kilwinning Ladies FoursWe spoke to Janice, Margaret, Liz and Pauline ahead of their round 2 match in the Ladies Fours. All four are relatively new to bowls and would recommend anyone to try it!
Bowls Scotland European Open in partnership with Erskine - Winners InterviewCongratulations to Dunfermline Northern Bowling Club’s Daniel Martin and Lyle Robertson for winning the inaugural Bowls Scotland 2022 European Open in partnership with Erskine. The young pairing from West Fife defeated Ian Garioch, Craig McKellar, Ron Anderson, Connor Milne and Michael Stevenson in today’s knockout stages to prevail victorious. In the final, Daniel and Lyle defeated Gourock Park Bowling Club’s Michael Stevenson and Stonehouse Bowling Club’s Reece Notman 10-8. Well done to all four players on reaching the final and putting on a great spectacle of bowling.
European Championships Quickfire Questions - Blair Davidson & John FlemingAs Bowls Europe’s Championships got underway at The National Centre for Bowling, Ayr, we caught up with some of Scotland's players at training for a quick interview and some quickfire questions... Blacklands Bowling Club and Port Glasgow Bowling Club's Blair Davidson and John Fleming tell us their biggest fear, the funniest character in bowls, favourite European holiday destination and more...