Top bowls players to compete in the 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

Top bowls players from across the country will be in action in town this weekend.

The Boston Open will see the likes of Mark Royal, Simon Skelton, Nicky Brett, Billy Jackson, Les Gillett, Danny Dennison and defending champ Graham Smith compete.

The singles event will be held on Friday and Saturday at Boston Indoor Bowls Club’s Rosebery Avenue venue for the fourth time.

Players from the length and breadth of the country will compete for the title – as well as a large cash prize.

Play starts at 6.30pm on the Friday and at 8.30am on the Saturday.

The final is scheduled for around 9pm on the Saturday.

The club is open to all comers for this event, with all spectators welcome to attend.