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Co-op Funeralcare International Open 2018

Not long to go now til the start of the Co-op Funeralcare International Open 2018, hosted at Blackpool’s Newton Hall Holiday Park in Staining. With 32 players gathering there for the final push in the last Ranking event of the season there are some players who will be looking to get a few rounds under

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Blackpool’s Mark Dawes is the New world indoor open singles champion

It was an absolutely crammed to the brim International Arena at Potter’s Resort, Hopton on Sea today for the Final of the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Open Singles Championship where two players have battled their way through the last two weeks in action packed drama to reach this pointy. BBC Sport live with all their

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Chloe Watson receives the U’25’s Title at the World Indoor Championships

Despite being very unwell the with the flu Ellen had said that she would at least try to play as she did not want to disappoint the audience or indeed her opponent. It became very obvious that she was more than unwell through the duration of the beginning of the first set but Ellen persevered.

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Ireland’s Chloe Watson is through to the Under 25’s World Indoor Final

It was the second semi final for the World Indoor Under 25’s this afternoon on the famous blue portable rink and from Ireland was Chloe Watson, WIBC 2017 Indoor Singles Champion and 5 times Irish Indoor Triples Champion up against British Isles Under 25’s 2017 Winner from North Ayrshire, Chris Carswell. It was a match

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Willgress and his supporters army bow out of the World Indoor Singles Championships

The semi final for the last remaining spot in the ‘Just’ Indoor Open Singles Championships saw World No.6, Robert Paxton, a former finalist go against the Potters wildcard from Norfolk, Wayne Willgress here in the International Arena. Paxton was the man with all the experience of big battles, though Willgress had come through 3 former

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Ellen Ryan makes the first berth for the Under 25’s Final at the Championships

In the Under 25’s Professional World Indoor Open Singles it was Ellen Ryan from Australia taking on the ‘Ginja Ninja’, Connor Cinato in the first of their semi final’s here on the blue portable rink.  These two players have a host of Championships and National titles. Ryan is the 2016 World Outdoors U’25 Singles Champion

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‘dawes’ are shut for Burnett’s road to the final

The first semi final here in the International Arena for the World Indoor Open singles featured Mark Dawes, the player that broke into the top 16 only two years ago after qualifying through the ranks of the Professional Bowls Association and World Ranked no 9 from Scotland and Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist, Darren Burnett. It

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Paxton takes the last semi final berth in the Open singles

In the last of the quarter finals it was Norfolk’s Mervyn King going head to head with Devonian Robert Paxton for the last place in the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Open Singles Championship. Both players are exponents of the draw shot and the crowd were not disappointed in the quality of the bowls. In 18

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Harlow in shock defeat as wildcard willgress goes through to the singles semi’s

The match everyone was waiting for between Potters wildcard, Wayne Willgress from Norwich up against the World Number 1, Greg Harlow. Into the first set and Harlow opened up proceedings in a big way swiftly going 0,6 up against what seemed to be a struggling Willgress. In end five though Willgress did manage to put

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Burnett trickles over the line into the semi finals of the Singles

It was Jason Greenslade from Wales up next against Scotland’s Darren Burnett and you see the determination on both players faces as they came out onto the portable rink in front of a capacity audience in the arena. It was Burnett that laid down the challenge as he opened up with a blistering display to

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