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‘dawes’ are shut for Burnett’s road to the final

The first semi final here in the International Arena for the World Indoor Open singles featured Mark Dawes, the player that broke into the top 16 only two years ago after qualifying through the ranks of the Professional Bowls Association and World Ranked no 9 from Scotland and Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist, Darren Burnett. It

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Chestney and Dawes beat favourites Brett and Harlow for the 2018 World pairs title

First match of the afternoon was the much awaited ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Pairs Final. It was a packed International Arena as the two pairs came out onto the blue rink to do battle – It was Jamie Chestney and Mark Dawes, who had reached the semi final last year in their first year together,

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dawes in autocruise to the second round in the open singles

The final match of the day here in the International Arena at Potters Resort in the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Open Singles Championships was between Blackpool’s Mark Dawes, newest member breaking into the top 16, and Hong Kong’s qualifier CY Wong. Wong had flown over and fought his way through the tough preliminary rounds and

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Chestney into the pairs final with Dawes

The first match here in the afternoon at Potters Resort in the International Arena was semi final 1 of the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Pairs. With the pairing of Jonathan Ross and Robert Paxton playing against Jamie Chestney and Mark Dawes the stadium was almost full with only a few spare seats and an eager

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Anderson and dawes in superb battle for the last place in the final

Blackpool’s Mark Dawes faced off against Scotland’s Stewart Anderson for the remaining place in todays final here at Newton Hall Holiday Park in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open and what a match that turned out to be. Dawes was on top form as he powered into the first set and just did not let Anderson

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Dawes slam shut on Burnett for a place in the semi finals at blackpool

Quarter final 3 here at Newton Hall Holiday Park in Blackpool was between local hope Mark Dawes and Scotlands Darren Burnett and in truth was a match of two halves with these two players. Into the first set it was Burnett that was the dominant player as he set a 31 metre jack and Dawes

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Blackpool’s Dawes opens the way to the quarter finals

Final match of the afternoon here at Newton Hall Holiday park in the International Open was between local hero, Mark Dawes, and Scotland’s legend, Alex Marshall MBE. It was as if someone had plugged Dawes into the tower as he powered his bowls to a mega win to see him into the quarter finals. In

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Charles Bence makes stunning first round victory

In todays first match in the ‘Just’ 2017 World Indoor Open Singles it was Scotland’s 71 year old PBA Qualifier, Charles Bence from Blantyre up against England’s young Mark Dawes from Blackpool Newton Hall and what a match. Into the first set Bence opened up proceedings taking two singles in swift order. Dawes then took

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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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