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Scotland’s coach david Gourlay makes it to the finals

The second semi final and Darren Burnett faced his bowls Scotland Head coach David Gourlay. Burnett took end one but Gourlay equalized at end two. Another single to Gourlay end thee. The next end and Burnett plays a runner and takes the jack into the ditch. The score all square at 2.2 after four ends.

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burnett battles his way to the semi finals

First match here at the Dewars Centre this afternoon in the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open was another England v Scotland battle between Les Gillett and Darren Burnett. Into set one and it seemed as if Gillett was getting the better of Burnett as he opened a 5-3 lead by end 4 but then Burnett

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Burnett secures quarter final berth

The day continued to see England v Scotland in most of the ties and next up was Scotland’s Darren Burnett against England’s Robert Paxton. Burnett came through a crowd entertaining game against Robert Paxton. The first set was all Burnett’s and Paxton only counted at one end. Burnett won the set 11.1. The second set,

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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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Dawes slam shut on Burnett for a place in the semi finals at blackpool

Quarter final 3 here at Newton Hall Holiday Park in Blackpool was between local hope Mark Dawes and Scotlands Darren Burnett and in truth was a match of two halves with these two players. Into the first set it was Burnett that was the dominant player as he set a 31 metre jack and Dawes

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Royal is ‘dazzled’by burnett for a place in the quarters

Second match today was England’s Mark Royal and Scotland’s Darren Burnett and it was another great second round match to watch. Into the first set and Royal played outstandingly, although Burnett took the opening two ends with a double and a single he was totally outshone by an on fire Royal who took the next

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scotland’s darren burnett adds his name to the second round

Scotland’s Darren Burnett faced off against PBA Qualifier Paul Maynard from England in the last match of the day. In a roller coaster of a match, the first few ends were a bit scrappy as the players settled in and it was 3-2 to Burnett on the 5th end with Maynard taking a double on

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All action day and it’s Scotland v England semi finals time tomorrow

Will Stewart Anderson, Greg Harlow or Paul Foster  regain the ‘Just.’ World Indoor Singles title or will Les Gillett see his name in lights for the first time?   All won through in today’s quarter finals while holder and world number 1 Nick Brett, David Gourlay, Jamie Chestney and Darren Burnett saw their challenge come

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king’s ‘crown’ slips as he leaves the championships

2014 winner Darren Burnett added to the Scottish quarter final  challenge when he took the opening set 7-5 with a single on the last and in the second once again did the business on the last end, drawing   two shots to a displaced jack in the  ditch to end the hopes of  local Norfolk star and

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David Gourlay & Karen Murphy through to the Semi’s in Mixed Pairs

In the first match of the day here on Mixed Pairs day it was David Gourlay of Scotland teamed up with Karen Murphy from Australia – both together from the drawn mixed pairs up against Scotland’s Darren Burnett and Englands Katherine Rednall in front of a packed stadium. In the first of the new format

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