Scottish Playdowns


Last weekend saw the Seniors play there Singles, Pairs and Triples second round play-downs at Inverclyde IBC.

Jim Donald was out in the Singles were he came up against Lanarkshires George Prosser in the last 16. After a hard fought game Jim sadly came away second best with a score of 21-17. George then went on to beat Prestwick and qualified to the senior finals in March.

Harry Pratt and Neil Gillies were out in the pairs. After a good win against Ayr the last time they were at Inverclyde they now came up against Inverclyde’s Tom Wyper and Ian Broadfoot. Home advantage proved to much for our pairing as they were held of to a 11-19 defeat. The Inverclyde pair then faced Galleon in the 1/4 final were they came away comfortable winners again 18-8.

The triples saw the of last years Scottish champions trio in the form of Jim Walker and Willie Dunlop with Martin Kostigovs making up the three. They were up agianst a strong Blantyre side in the form of Gordon Leckie, Michael Lennon and Charlie Bence. What was to be a very tough encounter for both teams ended in favour of the Blantyre trio, final score was 17-13. Blantyre then went onto beat Prestwick 17-15 in the 1/4 final and progressed to the semi final in March.

Hardlines to all the seniors at the weekend.



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