The Prostate Cancer Charity in Scotland announces partnership with Bowls Scotland

The Prostate Cancer Charity in Scotland has been announced as the new Charity Partner for Bowls Scotland's National Championships.

The Prostate Cancer Charity Bowls Scotland Championships will take place at Ayr's Northfield from July 27-31

Current world indoor bowls champion Paul Foster joined former world champions Alex Marshall MBE, Willie Wood MBE and David Gourlay at the launch event at Glasgow's St Vincent Bowling Club.

Ann Ferguson, Head of Operations at The Prostate Cancer Charity in Scotland, said: "Lawn bowls is a huge sport in this country, being played by around 90,000 men and women of all ages. We are therefore delighted to announce our partnership with Bowls Scotland, which gives us the ideal platform to get our potentially life-saving message across."

Alan McMillan, Chief Executive of Bowls Scotland, said: "This association will be of huge benefit to both The Prostate Cancer Charity in Scotland and Bowls Scotland, and we hope it is the start of a long partnership."

Photo: Left to right - 2014 Commonwealth Games Achieve Programme Athlete, Tommy Mann, former world champions David Gourlay, Alex Marshall MBE and Willie Wood MBE, and reigning world indoor bowls champion Paul Foster at the launch of The Prostate Cancer Charity Bowls Scotland Championships (IMAGE: Devlin Photo Ltd)