Scotland team announced for 2024 Para Home Nations

Bowls Scotland is delighted to announce the players that have been selected to represent Scotland at the 2024 Para Home Nations.

Scotland will face England and Wales at the National Centre for Bowling, Ayr from Friday 28th – Sunday 30th June. A total of 18 players and directors have been selected for the event which will feature six sessions of play over the three days. The matches will feature a mixture of physically disabled and visually impaired singles, pairs and triples.

The team features an experienced lineup with several Commonwealth Games gold medallists included. There also three international debutants in the team as Kevin Anderson, Stuart Chesby and Sylvia Johnston will be making their first Scotland appearances later this month.

Bowls Scotland’s Para Pathway Lead, Derek Lang, said: “I am pleased to announce our squad of 18, for what is likely to be an extremely competitive event at Northfield.

“The selection of our team through the Podium Open events and Assessment Days leads me to believe that we have a very strong team assembled. We look forward to the challenge that England and Wales will bring.

“I would urge anyone who likes to see highly competitive bowls played, to come to Northfield and support the Scottish team”.

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

Visually Impaired:

James Aitken (Allandale BC – Director)

Robert Barr (Hyndland BC)

Melanie Inness (Balerno BC)

Sylvia Johnston (Muirhead & Birkhill BC)*

George Miller (Saltcoats BC - Director)

Chris Morrow (Willowbank BC – Director)

Ross Noble (Summerside BC – V/C)

Iain Riach (Woodend BC – Director)

Mary Stevenson (Shanks BC)

Physically Disabled:

Kevin Anderson (Stuartfield BC)*

Garry Brown (Blackwood Victoria BC)

Stuart Chesby (Dunfermline Northern BC)*

Mark Fleming (Windygates BC)

Glen Livingston (Friockheim BC)

Danny Porter (Gala BC)

Michael Simpson (Strathmiglo BC – ©)

Stuart Stevens (Greenfaulds BC)

Pauline Wilson (Willowbank BC)


Derek Lang (Para Pathway Lead)

Amanda Easson (Performance Coach)

Dougie Weir (Support Coach)


*Denotes new cap

© Denotes team captain

V/C Denotes team vice-captain

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