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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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foster joins the fray for the quarter finals

Twice Scottish International Open Champion Paul Foster MBE looked comfortable in the opening set of his second round game against Blackpool’s Mark Dawes. Foster was in form from the start and was merciless in set one and won it 10.4 after just eight ends. Dawes rallied in set two and took a 4.2 lead after four

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Dawes shows the ‘door’ to jackson

Second match of the afternoon was between Blackpool’s Mark Dawes and Lincoln’s Billy Jackson and was a match of high interest. Dawes freely admitted that he had a terrible first set against Jackson and struggled to get to grips with the rink. 8-3 down by the 5th end it was beginning to look as if

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Blackpool’s Mark Dawes through to the second round

It was local man Mark Dawes who was up against Irelands qualifier Graham McKee in the second match of the afternoon and Dawes quickly built up a 5-0 lead by the end of the 4th. Going into the 5th end though McKee found his way and pounced taking a single from Dawes and repeating this

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Marshall and Dawes get standing Ovation

A jam packed audience in the International Arena at Potters Resort sat down to watch Alex Marshall MBE, 6 times World Indoor Champion, play against qualifier Mark Dawes from Blackpool Newton Hall Holiday Park Bowls Club. The first set saw two players at the top of their game absolutely nailing the sport to the rink

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Richardson takes out newcomer Dawes

All eyes turned to the newcomer in the WBT Rankings, Mark Dawes from Blackpool who faced qualifier David Richardson from East Sussex. Richardson got off to a good start going 4-1 up in the first set but then dropped a three count to go 4 all. He followed up then with a single and a

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Blackpools Mark Dawes makes the top 16

Blackpool’s Mark Dawes , who yesterday sealed his first ever spot in the World Indoor Top 16 for next season which guarantees him entry to all the World Bowls Tour Televised Ranking events and opens the doors to other events, and had reached the Quarter Finals of the Co-operative Funeralcare to face Nick Brett but

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