Internationals roll in to town

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THERE is a chance for the local bowls scene to watch some International action at Stanley this week as the Co-Operative Funeralcare test match between England and Scotland takes place on Wednesday and Thursday.

Locally, former Sunderland star Gary Smith will feature. The full list of players is as follows:-

England: N.Brett, J.Chestney, M.Dawes, M.King. L.Ridout, M.Spencer, GR.Smith

Scotland: S.Anderson, P.Foster, B.Irvine, A.Marshall, I.MacLean, C.Walker

The event is being televised live on the Premier Sports Channel and online at

H The Durham County ladies are holding an Atherley trial match this weekend against Hartlepool.

Locally, the following Houghton Ladies have been selected: B.Johnson, J.Smith, M.Metcalf, N.Stephenson, M.Middleton, M.Hall, P.Vincent.