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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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Burnett adds his name to the second round

Scotland’s Darren Burnett was up as last match today in the World Singles against the second PBA Australian qualifier Paul Butler. Butler had only arrived a couple of days ago and had managed a couple of practice slots but he gamely went out against Darren in front of a packed stadium. He won the crowd

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Defending Pairs Champions bow out of the Championships

The remaining two quarter final berths in the ‘JUST.’ World Indoor Pairs Championships at Potters Resort were decided earlier today with ranked players Mark Dawes and Jamie Chestney making their mark against winners of the Scottish qualifier Andy Barker and Mike Stepney from Elgin.   The English duo  led 7-1 but had to hold  off

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Qualifier Willgress through to the Quarter Finals

Darren Burnett was in control throughout the first set of his second round match against Lincoln qualifier Wayne Willgress taking the first set with a very comfortable scoreline. In the second set it was Willgress who settled first. Winning the opening end with two shots then holding three at end two for Burnett to strike

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Darren Burnett comes through the first round

Second match of the day saw Scotland’s Darren Burnett face Austalia’s Steven Halmai. The first set saw Burnett out draw Halmai with the scoreline just keeping going up. It did not help when Halmai ran out of time outs and losing one bowl altogether to the shotclock. This saw  Burnett taking the first set 7,4.

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