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Paxton is through to the quarters

England’s Robert Paxton went up against Scotland’s Darren Burnett to look for a place in quarter final number 2 in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open here at the Newton Hall Holiday Park in the village of Staining near Blackpool. Paxton got off to a great start and was 6-4 up by the sixth end. It

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Burnett scrambles past Martin in day 3

Day 3 here at Blackpool Newton Hall in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open and it was the turn of Scotland’s Darren Burnett to face off with England International Perry Martin. It was a confident Martin that opened up proceedings to go 5 shots ahead by end 3 in the first set and it looked as

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‘dawes’ are shut for Burnett’s road to the final

The first semi final here in the International Arena for the World Indoor Open singles featured Mark Dawes, the player that broke into the top 16 only two years ago after qualifying through the ranks of the Professional Bowls Association and World Ranked no 9 from Scotland and Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist, Darren Burnett. It

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Burnett trickles over the line into the semi finals of the Singles

It was Jason Greenslade from Wales up next against Scotland’s Darren Burnett and you see the determination on both players faces as they came out onto the portable rink in front of a capacity audience in the arena. It was Burnett that laid down the challenge as he opened up with a blistering display to

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burnett and field into the mixed pairs final

First match of the afternoon was Semi Final 1 of the ‘Just’ World Indoor Mixed Pairs and was Darren Burnett & Rebecca Field against Stewart Anderson & Alison Merrien MBE and the stadium was packed with eager spectators.   It was Burnett and Field that got off to a flying start with a 7,0 lead

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it will be a new mixed pairs champion this year

The first match of the day here at Potters Resort in the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Championships World Mixed Pairs got off to a cracking start with the Defending Mixed Pairs Champions, England’s Nick Brett and Scotland’s Claire Johnston against Scotland’s Darren Burnett and England’s Rebecca Field. A packed stadium eagerly awaited as the players

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Burnett just tips out European Qualifier of the year, mckee

In the first match of the day here at Potters Resort in the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Championships it was Darren Burnett from Scotland up against Graham Mckee from Scotland. Mckee said he was really looking forward to it, especially having received the European Qualifier of the Year Award just two days ago at the

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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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