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king draws and featherby goes out

Australia’s Lisa Featherby faced up against England’s Mervyn King in the second match of the afternoon and it was a supremely confidant King that opened up against Featherby who freely admitted after her match that she was very nervous about her first appearance on the famous blue portable rink. ” It took me too long

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Nick Brett is the first semi finalist through

Nick Brett, the defending champion, here at Blackpool Newton Hall in the Co-operative Funeralcare International open came through a tight match against Mervyn King. Brett had the best of the first set whilst King seemed to struggle just a little. Neither player quite was at the top of their game but it was Brett that

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Mervyn King makes the quarter finals

First match of the day here saw Kody Olthof from Canada up against England’s Mervyn King and it was a bit of a scrappy affair to start with with both players looking for their length out there on the rink. Olthof was struggling to get his weight against King but King was also fishing a

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Mervyn King battles through first round

It was Mervyn King against qualifier Michael Cheeseman in the third match of the afternoon here at Newton Hall that produced a really good tight and close game for the audience. In the first set neither player got away to a head start and such was the standard that at end 7 it was 6

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Anderson pips King in the tie break for a place in the Quarter finals

First up today at Potters Resort in the Just Retirement World Professional Singles was Mervyn King against Stewart Anderson and was a much anticipated match by the packed arena audience. The first four ends it was King that seemed to not quite find his line and Anderson quickly took full advantage as he gained a

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Foster & Field raise the game in the Mixed Pairs

Final match of the day in the quarter finals of the Professional World Indoor Mixed Pairs saw Paul Foster MBE and Rebecca Field against Mervyn King and reigning Ladies World Matchplay Champion Laura Thomas. Into set one and it was a close fought match start with all four players viieng for that elusive shot bowl.

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The ‘Kings’ Reign continues

In the Professional World Indoor Singles here at Potters Resort in the Just Retirement Professional World Indoor Championships it was Mervyn King v Stephen as first match of the morning and what a match the audience were treated to. The opening set was full of good bowls and such was the quality that this is

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Co-operative Funeralcare qualifier MacDougall takes out the King

Match of the day so far at the Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open here at the Dewars Centre in Perth just had to be Mervyn King against qualifier Graeme MacDougall. The two players were battling each other with incredible bowls to the delight of the audience and the first set ended up as a 7

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Foster Fights off Foe

World No 1 and defending champion Paul Foster was not at top form and struggled to get over the line in the first game of his title defence at the Co-operative Funeralcare International Open at Blackpool Newton Hall this morning. He made hard work of the game against Australian qualifier Des Cann but managed to

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