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burnett battles his way to the semi finals

First match here at the Dewars Centre this afternoon in the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open was another England v Scotland battle between Les Gillett and Darren Burnett. Into set one and it seemed as if Gillett was getting the better of Burnett as he opened a 5-3 lead by end 4 but then Burnett

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Gillett ousts marshall for a place in the quarter finals

First match of the afternoon was between Scotland’s 6 times World Indoor Champion, Alex Marshall MBE, and England’s Les Gillett. Into the first set and it looked as if it was all going the way of Marshall as he took a 4-2 lead by the 5th end. Into the 6th and Marshall took another well

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Harlow blunts gillett’s razor going into the quarters

First match of the day in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open here at Newton Hall Holiday Park was between Greg Harlow and Les ‘ Razor’ Gillett and it was Harlow that just piled on the pressure throughout the match. It was Gillett that started out well taking a double and a single in the first

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Gillett denies Rankin any points

Last match of the afternoon session saw a determined Les Gillett from England up against first timer from Australia, Dave Rankin here in the arena. Rankin was struggling to get the line and weight in the first few ends and ‘Razor’ Gillett took full advantage of that as he slotted home 9 shots in the

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the stage is set for the grand final at the championships. harlow v foster

There will be no new name of this year’s ‘Just.’ World Indoor Singles championship with former champions Paul Foster and Greg Harlow going head to head at Potters in Norfolk in the title decider today –  in what will be a replay of the first WBT ranking event of the season which went Harlow’s way

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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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The ‘Razor’ is shaving scalps at the Worlds

Number 15 ranked Les Gillett from Melton Mowbray took the scalp of  top Scot Alex Marshall, the number 2 ranked player, who holds the record of six world singles titles, and he kept his campaign on course with a 6-4, 8-6 victory. Two shots on the opening end was the only double in the first

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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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Brown and Whyers fail the last cut

In the last game of the day, Brown and Whyers returned to the blue portable rink, trying to further their cause and take a place in tomorrow’s quarter finals against former three in a row winners Paul Foster MBE and Alex Marshall MBE. Standing between them and that last eight berth were Les Gillett from

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Brett makes it through quarters to face Foster

World No 1 Nick Brett featured in the last game of the day here in the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open at the Dewars Centre in Perth. Up against fellow Englishman Les Gillett, Brett was on outstanding form in the first few ends of the first set picking up two threes at the first two

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