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the ginja ninja bags another one

It was Connor Cinato, or the Ginja Ninja, as he is nicknamed in the bowls world up against the Welsh Wizard, Jason Greenslade. Cinato had qualified for this event through the Co-op Funeralcare’s own wildcard competition that they had run country wide. Cinato is no stranger to the WBT Circuit though having qualified before and

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The long trip from Canada pays off for Kody

Third match here today at the Co-operative Funeralcare International Open saw Wales’s Jason Greenslade face up to Canada’s Kody Olthof. In his home country Olthof’s nearest indoor facility is a 3.5 hour flight away and having flown all the way to the UK he made the most of his chances. In the first set it

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Chestney continues the demolition

Jason Greenslade from Wales took on the newcomer Jamie Chestney, England, who had just received the European Qualifier of the Year Award in the second match of the afternoon and the audience nwere sat on the edge of their seats throughout the match. Chestney opened up in the first set taking a single and a

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Harlow takes the trophy to potters resort from scotland

Lights, Camera, action for the Final of the Co-operative funeralcare Scottish International Open 2015 and would it be Jason Greenslade or Greg Harlow who would reign supreme here at the Dewars centre in Perth? Both previous winners of the event, both desperate to win this year’s event. The opening set started a nip and tuck

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greenslade topples anderson in the semi final

The first semi-final of the Co-operative funeralcare Scottish International Open featured Crowd favourite Scotland’s own Stewart Anderson. The 30 year old from Ayeshire had been on cracking form all week, taking out defending champion Nick Brett in the second round in arguably one of the best games ever seen on the portable rink. Anderson faced

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Greenslade blunts the ‘Razors’ stroke

Here at the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open the first of the day’s quarter finals featured World No 12 Jason Greenslade and World No 15 Les ‘Razor’ Gillett. The first set Greenslade opened up quite a commanding lead in the early stage and although Gillett dragged some of it back he was unable to catch

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Greenslade ends macdougalls run

First game up today at the Dewars Centre in the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open saw the last remaining qualifier in the event take on World No 12 Wales’s Jason Greenslade. Graeme MacDougal from Mount Vernon put up a tremendous fight and had Greenslade having to come up with the goods time and time again

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Top Seeds go through at the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open

Andy Thomson MBE took on qualifier Brett Arkley in the 3rd match of the day and it was Thomson who took an early lead in the first set and despit a spirited fight back from Arkley it was Thomson that went on to win the set 13-9. Into the second set and Thomson denied Arkley

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