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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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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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it will be a new mixed pairs champion this year

The first match of the day here at Potters Resort in the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Championships World Mixed Pairs got off to a cracking start with the Defending Mixed Pairs Champions, England’s Nick Brett and Scotland’s Claire Johnston against Scotland’s Darren Burnett and England’s Rebecca Field. A packed stadium eagerly awaited as the players

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George Lotter – South Africa- did not get out of the blocks

Last match of the afternoon here was between World Ranked No. 2 – England’s Nick Brett and George Lotter from South Africa. Lotter took a while to grab the pace of the rink and put up a valient fight but it was Brett that took to the rink straight away and showed him a clean

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Coach Gourlay drives into the semi finals

The first quarter final featured two of the most naturally talented players in the world. David Gourlay from Scotland and England’s Nick Brett – the World No5 against World No2. The first set was played with extraordinary level of concentration and both players went shot for shot at each other.  By end 4 it was 2-3

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Brett joins the quarters fray

In the first match here at the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open at the Dewars Centre today it was Torquay’s Danny Denison up against Nick Brett from Cabridgeshire. Both players opened up well and it was some great bowls to see. In the first set it was 4 all by end 5. With DenisonBrett a

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Anderson in awesome form as Brett departs blackpool

Second match of the day was Scotland’s Stewart Anderson up against the World No 1, Nick Brett.  It was Anderson that started off well going 4-2 up by the 4th end of the 1st set. Brett then took a double but it was Anderson that just edged Brett in play as he took the next

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brett joins the second round contenders

World number 1 Nicky Brett was the last of the seeds in action and he eventually overcame South African Shawn Nell 12-3, 8-3. The scoreline does not reflect the match though as Brett had to come up with some big bowls throughout both sets to keep Nell at bay during the match, particularly in the

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All action day and it’s Scotland v England semi finals time tomorrow

Will Stewart Anderson, Greg Harlow or Paul Foster  regain the ‘Just.’ World Indoor Singles title or will Les Gillett see his name in lights for the first time?   All won through in today’s quarter finals while holder and world number 1 Nick Brett, David Gourlay, Jamie Chestney and Darren Burnett saw their challenge come

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Singles match of the tournament gets standing ovation

Club bowler Charlie Bence, a 71 year old retired coach trimmer from Blantyre may not have been the winner in his second round match of the ‘Just.’ World indoor singles campaign, but he was certainly the headline maker as he took defending champion and world number 1 Nicky Brett  right to the very last nailbiting

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