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:-
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
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
Robert Christie – Head Coach
Eric McMillan – Coach