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The ‘Razor’ is shaving scalps at the Worlds

Number 15 ranked Les Gillett from Melton Mowbray took the scalp of  top Scot Alex Marshall, the number 2 ranked player, who holds the record of six world singles titles, and he kept his campaign on course with a 6-4, 8-6 victory. Two shots on the opening end was the only double in the first

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‘Tattie’ Marshall melts away the ‘Iceman’ in the first round

In the last match of the day, Alex Marshall who holds the record of six world indoor titles, the last of which came two years ago against Andy Thomson, was in sublime form, putting in a brisk, businesslike display against 32 year old Bowls Retail Advisor Rob Chisholm who now lives in Swansea, requiring just

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Awesome – Standing ovation for the afternoon Mixed Pairs

If the second match was balanced on a knife edge then there are no words to describe the dynamic exchange between twice winner Alex Marshall  as he skipped  England’s Katy Smith, one of the youngest players on the circuit against world number 1 Nick Brett and his Scottish partner Claire Johnston from Auchinleck who was

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forster is just totally formidable against marshall

The eagerly anticipated battle between the Scottish Bowling royalty of Alex Marshall MBE and Paul Foster MBE didn’t disappoint the large crowd at the Dewars Centre in Perth for the second semi final of the Coop Funeralcare Scottish International Open 2016. The first two ends in the opening set saw Foster in formidable form, picking

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marshall takes out thomson for the last semi final place

Final game of the quarter finals and Alex Marshall MBE faced Andy Thomson MBE. Two tough competitors. But it was Marshall that got the opening plaudits in the first set, leading 6.2 after six ends. At end seven Thomson played a runner but was off target, and with one bowl left Marshall held three shots, Thomson plays

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Marshall drives his way into the quarter finals

The start of game two of the day, between Alex Marshall MBE and Jamie Chestney, looked like it was going to be a one sided affair all the way. Marshall taking a commanding lead at 6.0. But Chestney stuck and forced Marshall into playing some big bowls to take the set 10.6. Set two and Chestney

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marshall closes every door in first round match

Last match of the first day here at the Live Active Centre in Perth (Scotland) in the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open was between Scotland’s renowned Alex Marshall MBE and Canada’s National Title Holder, Mark Sandford. It was a very one sided affair as Sandford really did struggle on a strange rink and just could

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Chestney takes out the Scottish legend, Marshall

In the second semi final of the day it was Alex Marshall MBE up against England’s Jamie Chestney. Into the first set it soon became apparent that Chestney was on fire and Marshall was struggling a little to hold him at bay. Chestney did not miss amny and stormed the first set 4-10. Marshall regrouped

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Marshall joins the ranks for the Semi Finals

Scotland’s 6 times World Indoor Champion , Alex Marshall MBE, went up against England’s 3 times World Indoor Champion, Andy Thomson MBE, in the 3rd quarter final of the day and it was a great first set for them both. One might say that Marshall was just a shade more consistant than Thomson as he

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Alex Marshall MBE sets his sights on another final

The afternoon match between Scottish stalwarts, Alex Marshall MBE against Stewart Anderson turned out to be another high class act between these two top players. In set one it was definately a case of nothing to choose between either player as shots were regularly traded between them and at 4 all in the 6th end

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