The second year of this fixture. Another very useful development exercise for these young players who enjoyed a competitive day’s play against a talented Scottish side. The plan is to travel to Scotland next year.
Benefits the players by experiencing bowls at international level, helps the selectors to identify potential and players who may graduate to under 25 squads in the future.
Ireland Young Bowlers v Scotland Young Bowlers At Old Bleach BC on Thursday 7th July
Scotland won by 2 tests to 1, 18 points to 12.
Test 1 Pairs
Cameron Gaw, Dale Bodles Lost 12-19 v R Hillis
Colum O’Brien, Ryan McElroy Lost 6-22 v D Weir
Shea Martin, Adam Jones Lost 9-20 v B Davidson
Sam Barkley, Jack Moffett Won 14-6 v P Innes
Rory Ruddock, Reece Millar Lost 9-18 v S Lowrie
Cathal Gillen, Adam McKeown Lost 11-18 v D Riva
Test 2 Singles and Triples
Shea Martin Lost 4-9, 1-11 v D Robertson
Sam Barkley Won 6-8, 8-6, 2-0 v B Davidson
Cameron Gaw Won 8-3, 6-6 v C Mackintosh
Sam Curran, Colum O’Brien, Adam McKeown Won 15-11 v D Riva
Ryan McElroy, Mick Hedley, Jack Moffett Won 11-9 v M Stevenson
Rory Ruddock, Dale Bodles, Adam Jones Lost 9-20 v D Weir
Test 3 Fours
Curran, Gillen, Millar, McKeown Lost 9-18 v S Lowrie
Martin, Gaw, McElroy, Jones Lost 7-14 v P Innes
Barkley, Bodles, Hedley, Moffett Won 22-18 v D Weir