2022 Para Home Nations - Team Announcement

Bowls Scotland is delighted to announce the team to represent Scotland at the upcoming Para Home Nations to be held at Clarence Park Bowling Club, Weston Super Mare from Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th September.

Fresh from their Commonwealth Games gold medals, Robert Barr, Garry Brown, Melanie Inness, Sarah Jane Ewing, Rosemary Lenton and George Miller will form the basis of the 14-strong squad. They will be joined by newly crowned 2022 national champions, Glen Livingston, Sandy Mackintosh, Mike Nicoll, Danny Porter and Mary Stevenson. William Nicol, John Wardrope and Mary Wilson all return to the team to complete the line-up.

Scotland will compete against England and Wales across six sessions of play over the weekend in a variety of test matches. The disciplines will feature visually impaired singles and pairs as well as physically disabled singles, pairs and triples.

Bowls Scotland’s High Performance Para Bowls Co-Ordinator, Bob Christie, said: After the highs of the Commonwealth Games the outdoor Home Nations is the start of our preparations for the new 4-year cycle towards the 2026 Games.

“It gives all players selected a chance to impress and make a claim of being involved in the next High Performance squad. The selection panel believe that the players selected can perform to a high standard and challenge for top spot.”

Daily reports will be published on our website and social media pages during the event. The players selected for the Para Home Nations are listed below:-

Visually Impaired:

Robert Barr – Hyndland BC

Melanie Inness – Balerno BC

Sarah Jane Ewing – Abbeyview BC (Director)

Sandy Mackintosh – The Inverness BC

George Miller – Saltcoats BC (Director)

Mary Stevenson – Shanks BC

 

Physically Disabled:

Garry Brown - Blackwood Victoria BC

Rosemary Lenton - Crichton Royal BC

Glen Livingston – Friockheim BC

Mike Nicoll – Jedburgh BC

William Nicol – Stirling BC

Danny Porter - Gala BC

John Wardrope – Ayr Seafield BC

Mary Wilson - Trinity BC

 

Coaches:

Robert Christie – Head Coach

Eric McMillan – Coach

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