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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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gale blows out in the World open singles

The final match of today in the ‘Just’ 2017 World Indoor Open Singles was between Blackpool’s hopeful Chris Gale, a PBA Qualifier, against Scotland’s David Gourlay. Into the first set and neither player was giving away a lot on the portable rink – Gourlay taking the first two ends with two singles, Gale responding on

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gillett & greenslade take out king & Gourlay

In the first of the Open Pairs semi finals it was David Gourlay (S) & Mervyn King (E) up against Jason Greenslade (W) & Gillett (E) and it turned out to be a bit of a humdinger match. With Gourlay and King going into a 6 nil lead in the first two ends of set

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Holt & Cann bow out of the World Championships

In the first match of the evening here at Potters Resort in the Just 2017 World Indoor Open Pairs it was Gourlay and King who saw off the Aussie’s Holt and Cann. In the first set it was a great game of nip and tuck as both pairs tried to out fox each other on

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The king swerves into the next round

On the opening match in the fourth day here at the Live Active Centre the spectators in Perth were treated to an exceptional opening game of the second round between David Gourlay and Mervyn King. Punch for punch the opening set saw, initially King take a 4.0 lead, only to see Gourlay reply with three

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Gilor nearly derails the coach

First of the afternoon matches here in the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open was between Ruti Gilor from Israel up against David Gourlay from Scotland.  Gilor is an accomplished Israeli outdoor player and everyone thought that she would struggle to get to grips with playing on the Indoor Portable Rink – however Gilor soon showed

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Gourlay edges out Brett for a place in the final

In the first of today’s semi finals it was England’s Nick Brett against Scotland’s David Gourlay and what a stunning match that was. In the first set it was bowl for bowl and set tied at 6th end 5 all, this continued and it was Gourlay lost it by 1 point 8-7. In the second

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Gourlay makes it through to the semi’s

Scotland’s David Gourlay faced up against Englands Mark Royal in the second of today’s quarter finals and the first set was a great nip and tuck affair. Gourlaqy got of to a great start going 5-1 up by the 4th end but Royal struck back taking a treble in the 5th. Taking a single apiece

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Gourlay joins the fray in the quarter finals

Last match of the day was David Gourlay against Waynne Hogg, both players from Scotland. The first set was a scintillating affair with both players producing stunning bowls of a high calibre. Gourlay got off to a good start against Hogg going 4-3 up by the 5th end in the first set but Hogg responded

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Gourlay makes the second round

David Gourlay against wildcard Steven Allan, both from Scotland, was the second to last game for today on the blue rink and it was Gourlay that got off to a flying start before Allan pitched in. It was 7 across by the 6th end of the first set and Allan grabbed a single in end

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