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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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Last two quarter finalists are decided

In the two morning matches in the Co-operative Funeralcare International Open here at Blackpool Newton Hall the last two places for the quarter finals were decided. Both matches were superb bowling and well worth catching up with on youtube.com/worldbowlstour. Darren Burnett was up against Mark Dawes in the first match and it was a nail

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Burnett topples Jackson in the first round

In the first match of the day here at Blackpool Newton Hall in the Co-operative Funeralcare International Open between Scotland’s Darren Burnett and England’s Billy Jackson it was an on form Burnett that took Jackson unawares. In the first set Burnett honed in on the jack and kept Jackson away from it to go 7-1

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Harlow makes the World Singles Quarter Finals

Darren Burnett from Scotland was up against Greg Harlow from England and played in a packed arena here at Potters Resort. It was a totally focussed Harlow that stepped out to tackle this match and an equally determined Burnett that faced him on the portable rink. Neither playing giving way it was a tight start

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Burnett takes the mixed pairs title with partner rednall

The World Indoor Mixed Pairs Final between Alex Marshall MBE and pairs partner Julie Forrest against Darren Burnett & pairs partner Katherine Rednall was a cracking match played to a full capacity crowd here in the International Arena at Potters Resort and all four players went onto the rink in good humour between them. Into

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First Pairs Title for Burnett & Anderson

This was a match to be seen, if you did not catch it on BBC then look at it on the WBT youtube channel on www.youtube.tv/worldbowlstour. All four players were playing to a massive standard in front of a packed out audience at Potters Resort and what a match it turned out to be. Ronnie

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Burnett & Rednall face Marshall & Forrest in the final

The second Mixed Pairs Semi Final between Darren Burnett & Katherine Rednall against Paul Foster MBE & Rebecca Field turned out to be a surprising affair as both sides fought to get ahead in the first set. With neither pair giving way it was only single shots that were being grabbed and by the 6th

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