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Scotland V England as Harlow wins the second semi

The second semi final between Mervyn King and Greg Harlow got under way and it was quite tense out there on the rink with both players under intense concentration wanting to make the final berth. It was King that seemed to get the better start as he went 6,3 up by the fifth end and

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Kingjust scrapes over the line to the semi finals

The third quarter final in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open was a game after the Lord Mayors show for both players. Neither player really showed the form that they had had in their previous matches and it did turn into a rather scrappy affair in parts. In the first set it was England’s Mervyn King

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The king does it again and takes out brett

The first match here today in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open was between the World Number 2, Nick Brett, and the king of the draw shot, Mervyn King. True to his form this year King went out and demonstrated the art of the opening draw bowls. Though King took the first two ends in set

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Paxton takes the last semi final berth in the Open singles

In the last of the quarter finals it was Norfolk’s Mervyn King going head to head with Devonian Robert Paxton for the last place in the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Open Singles Championship. Both players are exponents of the draw shot and the crowd were not disappointed in the quality of the bowls. In 18

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The king draws his way into the quarter finals

The ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Open Singles Championship at Potters Resort kicked off this morning with a second round match between Norfolk’s legendary Mervyn King and Cambridge star Nick Brett, both of whom were looking for a win here this morning. Into the first round and the battle commenced between these two exponents of the

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King goes past McIntosh to the second round in the singles

The last here in the International Arena at Potters Resort in the ‘[email protected] 2018 World Indoor Championships was the first round singles match of World Ranked No 14, Mervyn King, and PBA Qualifier Ian McIntosh from Carlisle. King got off to a great start going 6,0 up into the 4th end. McIntosh took the next

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wildcard stepney upsets the applecart

The last quarter final pitted Mervyn King and Michael Stepney, the Co-op Funeralcare Wild card, on the rink. It was Stepney’s runners that did all the damage in the game. End after end the Scot came up with big bowls to deny King in the first set 8.4. The second set and the score was tight

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King defies Harlows 3 times try

The recent “King” of the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open here at the Dewars Centre in Perth, World No 1 Greg Harlow, met his match today in his good friend Mervyn King. King who had impressed in his first game back on the first day of the tournament played immaculate bowls which left Harlow playing difficult runners to

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Australian Kurt Brown overthrows seed Mervyn King in first round

First match of the second day in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open here at Newton Hall Holiday Park was between England’s Mervyn King and Australia’s Kurt Brown and what a match that was. In the first set and the first few ends were a bit scrappy as both players settled in and by the 5th

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king’s ‘crown’ slips as he leaves the championships

2014 winner Darren Burnett added to the Scottish quarter final  challenge when he took the opening set 7-5 with a single on the last and in the second once again did the business on the last end, drawing   two shots to a displaced jack in the  ditch to end the hopes of  local Norfolk star and

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