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Paxton gets a berth in the semi finals at Newton Hall

Andy Thomson MBE was up against Robert Paxton in the second quarter final in a bid to seal a place in the semi final just could not quite slip past Paxton. In the 1st set it was a tight affair with both players leap frogging each other throughout the first half of the set but

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Thomson makes it over the line for a space in the quarters

Penultimate match of the day was between England International Andy Thomson and USA Qualifier Steve Halmai both hunting a space in the quarter finals of the Co-op Funeralcare International Open here at Newton Hall Holiday Park. It was Thomson that got out of the blocks first in the first set. To be fair neither player

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on fire Harlow with Stanton make it through to the semi’s

In the last match of the day here at Potters Resort, Greg Harlow and Amy Stanton were up against Andy Thomson MBE and partner Janice Gower. In the all English exchange the first set saw an on form Stanton leading against Gower and it was Stanton that was able to get the better of Gower

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Ireland’s mckee is on blistering form

In the first round of the ‘Just’ 2017 World Indoor Open Singles here at Potters Resort this opening match was one of blistering form from Ireland’s qualifier – one Graham McKee. He was up against England’s Andy Thomson MBE who was also in good form but it was Mckee that was on fire. Despite 3

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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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Thomson gets into the quarter finals

This mornings game at the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open pitted Andy Thomson MBE against Stewart Anderson. Last year the two players played here in the quarter finals and it was Anderson that took the plaudits then and moved into the semi finals. Some great bowls from both players in the first set. Anderson drawing

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thomson makes it through to the second round

It was the English “Statesman of Bowls”, Andy Thomson MBE , who was up against Australian Jamie Smith in this afternoons match and one match that is certainly worth a watch on the WBT Youtube Stream. Smith led Thomson a merry dance throughout the first set and made Thomson work hard throughout the whole set.

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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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Andy Thomson MBE makes it into the quarters

Second match of the day saw England’s Andy Thomson MBE up against the New Zealander, Murray Glassey. Glassey was playing reasonably well but it was Thomson that was the on form player. In the first set Glassey was holding off Thomson and it was a close affair but it was Thomson that finally reached the

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Thomson denies Hong Kong

In the final match of the day it was the impeccable Andy Thomson MBE from England that denied Hong Kong’s Dick Li a place in the second round of the International Open here at Newton Hall Holiday Park. It was yet another match where the final scoreline did not truly reflect the nature of the

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