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Brett joins the quarters fray

In the first match here at the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open at the Dewars Centre today it was Torquay’s Danny Denison up against Nick Brett from Cabridgeshire. Both players opened up well and it was some great bowls to see. In the first set it was 4 all by end 5. With DenisonBrett a

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Co-op Funeralcare wildcard into the quarters

The final game of the day saw two of the “seed” beaters from the first round battle it out for a quarterfinal place. Perry Martin verses Michael Stepney. England v Scotland. Stepney was on fire and took the first set comfortably. The second set saw the Co-op Funeralcare Wild Card, Stepney, up the pace again and take

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King defies Harlows 3 times try

The recent “King” of the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open here at the Dewars Centre in Perth, World No 1 Greg Harlow, met his match today in his good friend Mervyn King. King who had impressed in his first game back on the first day of the tournament played immaculate bowls which left Harlow playing difficult runners to

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ooops i seem to have broken the jack

Scottish International, and now favourite for the tournament, Paul Foster MBE faced a tough challenge in Englishman Mark Dawes. Foster was at his best throughout the encounter, “You know if you don’t put your first bowl close your in trouble with Paul,” said Dawes after the game. The game was played to a enthralled crowd and

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marshall defies the bolt

Last match of the day was between 6 times World Indoor Champion, Alex Marshall MBE and Qualifier David Bolt. Mashall knew he would have to play well as Bolt has a solid reputation in the bowls circle and has been an entry into the ranking events before so the portable rink held no fears for

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foster withstands gale

Second match of the afternoon was between Scotland’s 5 times World Indoor Champion, Paul Foster MBE and England’s Chris Gale. Gale had suffered a football injury only a week ago to his knee but was determined to stay in the event and play his match. In the first set though it was apparent that Gale’s

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defending champion harlow survives first round

Here at the Dewars Centre in the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open the opening match this morning on a frosty Monday was between England’s Greg Harlow, the defending champion and Neil Furman from the USA. It took Furman quite a while to settle into the match and the first set went to Harlow without any

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seeds have a good morning

In the the two morning matches here at the Dewars Centre in Perth it was the seeds that came out on top. With the first match between Scotland’s Darren Burnett and Australian qualifier Simon Alden opening up well with Alden playing well enough to be just 1 shot adrift by the 5th end he was

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Co-op Funeralcare wildcard topples Anderson

First match of the afternoon session was between top seed Stewart Anderson against the Co-op Funeralcare wildcard for the Scottish International Open – Michael Stepney from Elgin. When Stepney was given the wildcard he said he was delighted and would do his best. In the first set it was Anderson that struggeld against Stepney. It

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First seed falls in Perth

On the first day here at the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open it was a very happy PBA Tourcard winner, Perry Martin, who took a great win over Top 16 player Jonathan Ross. In a great match (which can be viewed on the WBT Youtube) it was Perry Martin that took the first set in

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