Bowls: Young wins National Senior singles crown

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Allander’s Jimmy Young is the latest winner of the NFU Mutual National Senior singles title after claiming the crown against Aberdeen’s Jim Douglas 21-13 in the title decider at Glasgow.

Young enjoyed the same score in his semi-final against Galleon’s Jim Aitken in the semis while Douglas saw of David Miller from Tweedbank 21-15.

The pairs title went to Dundee’s Ron Collie and John Aimer, who beat Prestwick’s Jim Fortune and Michael 13-11. They progressed with the same semi-final scoreline against Val Harkins and Ian Ferguson from Cumbernauld while Prestwick walked a tightrope before scoring the vital single on the last to pip East Lothian’s Tom Young and Doug Kennedy 19-18.