Bowls big guns are heading to town

Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan
Local sport from the Boston Standard, Lincolnshire: bostonstandard.co.uk/sport, on Twitter @standardduncan

Scottish Open and World Pairs bowls champion Nicky Brett is looking to defend his Boston Open title this weekend.

Brett will be among a list of the sport’s big guns competing in the fifth-annual town competition.

World Singles competitors Simon Skelton, Danny Denison and Les Gillett will also compete, along with International Open entrants Phil Last and Danny Brown.

Boston’s Matt Whyers - a former England under 25 international - will be among a host of entries from Lincolnshire clubs.

Play begins at 6.30pm on Friday at Boston Indoor Bowls Club, Rosebery Avenue.

Action resumes at 8.30am on Saturday. Entry for spectators is free.