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Chestney is the New Co-op Funeralcare International Open Champion 2017

In just his second season on the World Bowls Tour, 29 year old  Aero Sales Executive Jamie Chestney from Exeter won his first ever Ranking event denying Blantyre’s Stewart Anderson  in the final of the Co-op Funeralcare International Open at Blackpool last night.   After an engrossing two hour head to head, Chestney, seeded 14,

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Chestney gives paxton the slip into the final

In the first semi final here at Newton Hall Holiday Park at Blackpool it was Jamie Chestney, newcomer into the WBT Rankings at No.14 up against No 3, Robert Paxton and it was Chestney that got off to a flying start in the first set. Although Paxton picked up 3 shots in the first two

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Chestney takes a ‘rollercoaster’ ride into the semi’s at blackpool

First quarter final of the Co-op International Open saw David Gourlay line up against Jamie Chestney. Both players have been playing really well throughout and the spectators were not disappointed. The match was an exciting roller coaster ride between the players as they vied for the first semi final berth. The first two ends went

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Chestney into the co-op funeralcare international open 2017 quarter finals

First match of the day here at the Co-op Funeralcare International Open 2017 hosted by Partingtons Holiday Parks from their Newton Hall Park in Blackpool was between World Ranked No.14, Jamie Chestney and Professional Bowls Association qualifier, Scott Edwards. In a cracking first set both players were playing really well. Chestney opening up proceedings taking

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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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Chestney & Foster also win their matches for quarter final slots

Jamie Chestney also sealed his quarter final place.  In a mediocre exchange with last year’s beaten finalist Rob Paxton,   he only scored on four of the nine ends  in each set and won 8-6, 6-5.   He scored a treble and single on the last two ends of the opening set and fended off a

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Chestney romps the opening round of the World Open Singles

First match of the day here was between England’s Jamie Chesteny and Scotland’s qualifier Paul Hay on the blue portable rink in the International Arena at Potters Resort. It was Hay’s first ever visit to a WBT event and the qualifier from Scotland was understandably nervous as he strode out onto the rink. This became

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PBA Qualifiers Doubler & Salmon make the World Indoor Pairs Final

In the second semi final of the Just 2017 World Indoor Open Pairs Championships it was the Welsh duo of Damian Doubler & Daniel Salmon that took on England’s Mark Dawes and Jamie Chestney. What a cracking second semi final as they started in the first set taking 4 shots in the first two ends.

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chestney & dawes topple seeds paxton & ross in the World Indoor pairs

In the first match of the afternoon here at Potters Resort in the ‘Just’ World Indoor Pairs it was the new kids on the block, Jamie Chestney and Mark Dawes up against the top seeds of Robert Paxton and Jonathan Ross in the 3rd quarter final. It was a tight fought match and in the

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Marshall drives his way into the quarter finals

The start of game two of the day, between Alex Marshall MBE and Jamie Chestney, looked like it was going to be a one sided affair all the way. Marshall taking a commanding lead at 6.0. But Chestney stuck and forced Marshall into playing some big bowls to take the set 10.6. Set two and Chestney

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