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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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Marshall and Forrest into the Mixed Pairs Semi’s

Second Quarter final of the World Indoor Mixed Pairs was between Alex Marshall MBE & Julie Forrest against Andy Thomson MBE & Cliodhna Eadie and what looked to be a good match on paper proved to be so as both pairs kept the audience on the edge of their seats. Into end 6 of the

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Cinato takes first scalp at the Championships

Into the first round of the last 32 here at Potters Resort in the Just Retirement World Professional Indoor Open Singles and it was 19 year old qualifier Connor Cinato against one of the worlds best, Andy Thomson MBE. Cinato had just been awarded the Young Player of the Year Award at the WBT Awards

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Thomson & Royal through to the Pairs Semi Finals

First match of the afternoon here at Potters Resort in the Just Retirement World Professional Indoor Pairs Championship was quarter final 3 of the World Pairs and it was between Andy Thomson MBE & Mark Royal against the Welsh duo of Jason Greenslade & John Price. The first set opened with both pairs fighting to

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anderson wins the champions battle of the quarters

The battle of the ex World Champions. Stewart Anderson 2013 World Champ playing three times World Champion Andy Thomson. Ayrshire’s own Anderson dominated the first set and although Thomson hung in it was Anderson who clinched set one 9.4. Anderson picked up a two in the opening end of the second set. At the next

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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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Top Seeds go through at the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open

Andy Thomson MBE took on qualifier Brett Arkley in the 3rd match of the day and it was Thomson who took an early lead in the first set and despit a spirited fight back from Arkley it was Thomson that went on to win the set 13-9. Into the second set and Thomson denied Arkley

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