Northern News

Friday 22nd of June 1st Rnd Edin Cup

This week sees the 1st round proper of the Edinburgh Cup,we have done well in this tournament in the past and this week we play Summerside, 3 rinks at home and 3 away, Summerside had a fabulous result in the prelim beating the Berry so a hard fought game is expected, Good luck to the Eagles.

Published: June 20, 2018

ELBA Senior Singles

Well done to George Prentice who is through to the semi final of the ELBA Senior Singles in what was a very good game George won 21-17, the semi final will be be played at Craigentinny on the 22nd June at 2.00.

Published: June 15, 2018

Club Fours Final 2018

After reaching Ayr on Friday night it was back to the Fours final, weather was kind and the game was played in the right spirit as the ends past away it was nip and tuck all the way with it being peels at 3 – 5 ends. in the 6th end saw Gordon Wilson’s rink take a slender lead to be pulled back to a won shot lead in the 9th even ends till the 14th end when daylight was beginning to show with a five shot lead. 16th end saw a seven shot advantage to the District Fours Winners. leading 16 -9 losing a one in the last it was shake hands time and it now means eleven games undefeated hope it continues till Ayr. Commiseration’s to the rink of Garry Harrison, Ian McDonald, Larry Sorell and Ian Miller.

Published: June 12, 2018

Seniors League

The Seniors League game on 12th June has been cancelled due to Pilrig not being able to get a team together for the game

Published: June 10, 2018

” Ayr we come” Bowls Scotland Finals 2018

It is Congratulations to the Father and Son partnerships of Gordon Wilson (sen,) Gordon Wilson (jun), Andy Reid, and Jamie Reid. on winning the District Fours final at Queensberry tonight. A close encounter all the way but getting over the last hurdle. After 10 ends with the score 12-11 this was going to be a close game played by to good teams nip and tuck for the next five ends still only 2 shots between the teams18-16  end 16 saw Leith pull one back  18-17, last end saw vintage Andy Reid playing two great shots, that were still there at the finish then the Northern support went wild with delight as it was a 20-17 win.  They follow the footsteps of Ernie Brown, Ben Dudley, John Hurst and Harry Hastie. Who done the same in 1986. Picture will follow.

Published: June 8, 2018

Bowls Scotland District Final 2018

It is  Congratulations to Andy Reid, Jamie Reid , Gordon wilson (sen) and Gordon Wilson (jun) on reaching the District final on Friday 8th June at Queensberry, where there apponent’s   will be Leith B.C. Good luck in Final from all at he Northern.

Published: June 6, 2018

Club Fours Final 2018

The Final this year is between G. Wilson ( jun) Vs I Miller and Super sub Garry Harrison has been pulled into Ian Miller’s rink. This must be the ringer of the year.

Published: June 5, 2018

Croftfoot Invitation Fours

On Sunday the 4th June 4 rinks went to Glasgow for the Croftfoot BC invitation fours, the weather was good and the hospitality also, after a long day of bowling the Northern came out on top to lift the trophy for the second year in a row, the winners this year were Jamie  Reid, Gary Largue,  Andy Reid and  I Miller well done to all.


Published: June 4, 2018


Looks like that the  Championship and Pairs are making some mouth watering ties when you look at the draws.

Published: May 31, 2018

First 1stXV1 & 2nd XV1

The First Sixteen got a respectable 5-4 against Local rivals Queensberry, on Wed Night.The Seconds were beaten 5-4 by Queensberry away from home but this is still a great result getting four points.

Published: May 31, 2018