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Golden Wood's right on the jack.

Willie Wood led Scotland's triples to gold at the World Bowls Championships in Adelaide.

Wood, Kenny Logan and George Adrain swamped New Zealand to win the final 26-5

Adrain said: "I don't think I've ever played better, but we all played well.

"Kenny Logan did superbly well and Willie Wood guided us well with all his experience ."

But defending pairs champs Richard Corsie and Alex Marshall lost 21-19 to Ireland's Jeremy Henry and Sammy Allen in the final.

SNOOKER: Stephen Hendry will start the defence of his world title with a first round match against Jason Ferguson.

Alan McManus meets Mick Price, while John Higgins faces Martin Clark.

Hamilton's Jamie Burnett takes on Welshman Terry Griffiths and Euan Henderson from Glenrothes meets Jimmy White.

CURLING: Scotland's Warwick Smith, David Smith, Peter Smith and David Hay beat Switzerland and Australia in the Ford World Champion-ships in Ontario. Kirsty Hay's Scottish women's team demolished Finland.

Gogar's Colin Barr and Paul Westwood captured the Scottish Pairs Championship at Letham.

SKIING: Aviemore's Alain Baxter and Tessa Pirie from Aberdeen lifted their respective overall titles with third places in the final event, the Super-G, in the British Championships at Tignes in France. Graham Bell won the men's Super-G while Emma Carrick-Anderson of Dunblane took the women's crown.

ICE SKATING: Scot Stephanie Main was 22nd at the World Figure Skating Championships in Edmonton. American Michelle Kwan claimed gold.

BASKETBALL: Livingston Bulls took the Scottish Cup for the eighth successive year with a 73- 59 win over Glasgow Brightsiders.

SWIMMING: Richard Hope of Warrender carved 0.33 of a second off the Scottish 200m backstroke when he finished third at the Olympic trials at Sheffield in 2.3.50.
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Mar 25, 1996
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