Petanque player Colin Stewart gets Scotland call-up

A MIDLOTHIAN pétanque player has topped a winning season by qualifying to play for Scotland.

Colin Stewart (36) has been selected for two national events next year, the Celtic Challenge in Wales and the Home Nations championship in Edinburgh.

His trophy haul this season includes three national Grand Prix titles and second place in the Scottish Masters competition.

He is also the national doubles champion, with partner Istvan Poka, from Troon.

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