Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open 2015

Greenslade ends macdougalls run

First game up today at the Dewars Centre in the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open saw the last remaining qualifier in the event take on World No 12 Wales’s Jason Greenslade. Graeme MacDougal from Mount Vernon put up a tremendous fight and had Greenslade having to come up with the goods time and time again

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Thomson ends richardson’s run at scotland

The last game of the day saw three times World Champion and England International Andy Thomson face English qualifier Dave Richardson from Lewis. It was Thomson who took the first set 9.5. But he didn’t have it all his own way and Richardson played good bowls throughout. It was, however the more experienced Thomson who

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Battle of the World Champions

Two of the biggest names in the game went into battle this afternoon here at the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open – Current World Champion versus former World Champion. Alex Marshall MBE and six times World Champion faced Greg Harlow who was World Champion in 2010. It was Scotsman Marshall that took control of the

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Arresting performance sees Burnett into Quarters.

What a treat of a game Darren Burnett playing Lancashire born Australian David Holt, held for the spectators. The game had everything, a real tussle between two of the top exponents of the game. Holt won Commonwealth Gold back in 2002 in the fours while Burnett won the recent Singles Gold in Glasgow. Holt has

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Ross clinches the tie-break against chestney

Ross takes the glory in the opening game of Tuesday at the Co-operative funeral Scottish International Open here at the Dewars Centre in Perth. Having already taken the World No 6 David Gourlay out in the opening Chestney made short work of World No 11 Jonathan Ross in the first set winning 8.3. However the

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Brett overpowers Elmore and is history in the making?

Could it be a little bit of history repeating here at the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open at the Dewars Centre in Perth? Could he again defend his title and win three years on the trot? Well, World No 1 and defending champion, Nick Brett made a great start to his title defence here in

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Young gun Fleming not quite enough for Foster

Game one of the afternoon pitched World No2 and Scottish hero Paul Foster against Scottish Young gun John Fleming. The first set the 19 year old from Greenock, Fleming, who qualified out in Belfast, held his hero all the way. The scores level after 7 ends at 7.7, but it was Foster who finished the

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‘Holty’ has returned!!

John Price from Wales faced off with David Holt, now from Australia, at the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open and it was a good opening from Price taking a triple off Holt in the first end. Holt replied taking 4 shots over the next three and at the end of the 5th end it was

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A Rejuvenated Royal gets through the first round

Last match of the day here at the Dewars Centre in the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open was between a rejuvenated Mark Royal and Robert Chisholm. Royal was certainly the strongest of the two and proved this by his consistant play and sheer determination and he hardly let Chisholm get a look in. Chisholm only

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Marshall and Harlow both go through in the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open first round

Greg Harlow was up against Carol Poto, the first ever lady to qualify from the USA PBA and the match opened up seemingly much in Harlows favour. It took Poto a while to adjust to playing under match conditions and she played fairly well. Harlow did not get it all his way and the plucky

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