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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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‘razor’ gillett shaves out yip from hong kong

Third match of the day here at the Live Active Centre was Englands Les ‘Razor’ Gillett against Hong Kong’s Anthony YIP and I think it would be fair to say that Anthony found the portable rink a bit of a struggle. Gillett is vastly experienced on the portable and also playing in front of a

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Chestney bags his place into the second round

It was Les Gillet up against qualifier Jamie Chestney, and Chestney who is just outside the Top 16 in Ranking Points was looking for a first round win, this meant he had to play at the top of his game to get past a determined Gillett. There wasw not a lot between the two players

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Gillett makes it through

First match of the day here at Potters Resort at the Just Retirement World Championships was between Les Gillett v Jason Parkinson and into the first set it was taking Parkinson quite a while to find the rink line against a well playing Gillett. Gillett opened up like a demon taking 8 shots to nil

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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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‘Razor’ Gillett slices out Paxton from the Quarter Finals

The last game on of the day and World No 4 Paxton got off to a flyer and won the first 13 without reply. Out to take no prisoners and take his place in the quarter finals Paxton was relentless end after end of quality play saw a remarkable score of 13.0. The second set

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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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The ‘Razor’ Gillett has resharpened and returns to the fold

First match of the day was between Les Gillett and Simon Skelton, both players needing the win – Skelton to remain in the top 16 and Gillett who needed the win to get into the top 16 – and what a match it was. What we were treated to was a superb game with both

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Close Shave for ‘Razor’ Gillett

Les Gillett is no stranger to the top TV bowls events having won a couple in the past and been in the top sixteen a few years back. But with renewed enthusiasm for the game he plans on making his way back into that top sixteen and its here at The Co-operative funeral care International

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