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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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Burnett & Rednall join the Mixed Pairs Semi’s

Final match of the afternoon was Darren Burnett and Katherine Rednall against David Gourlay and Janice Gower. The first set opened with Burnett and Rednall taking a fast four off Gourley and Gower in the first end, with Gourlay and Gower getting just a single in response. End 3 saw a single being taken by

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Burnett beats fellow Scot Walker

Final match of the afternoon here at the Just Retirement World Championships at Potters Resort was Darren Burnett against fellow Scot Colin Walker. It was Walker that got off to a flying start as he picked off Darren in the opening ends to go 7-2 up by the 6th end but Burnett then picked up

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Burnett and Anderson join the party

The 2nd semi final in the World Indoor Pairs saw Any Thomson MBE & Mark Royal take to the portable rink up against Darren Burnett and Stewart Anderson and a battle royal commenced. Burnett and Anderson took the first end with a double and then Thomson & Royal replied with a single, but it was

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Brett & Harlow bow out of World Indoor Pairs

Here at Potters Resort in the Just Retirement World Professional Indoor Pairs Championship the second match of the afternoon was between the Cambridge duo of Nick Brett and Greg Harlow against Darren Burnett and Stewart Anderson. Brett and Harlow took a single on the first end but it was Burnett & Anderson that took the

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