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McPeak denied by an all at Sea Brett

World no 1 Nick Brett was all at Sea in his first set at the Scottish International Open. Struggling to get to grips with the rink he saw his opponent, experienced Irish player Mark McPeak, play consistently well enough to take the first set 10.2. In the second set the world indoor singles champion Brett had

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Gourlay edges out Brett for a place in the final

In the first of today’s semi finals it was England’s Nick Brett against Scotland’s David Gourlay and what a stunning match that was. In the first set it was bowl for bowl and set tied at 6th end 5 all, this continued and it was Gourlay lost it by 1 point 8-7. In the second

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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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The defending champion makes the quarters

First match of the evening here at Blackpool Newton Hall in the Co-operative Funeralcare International Open saw the defending champion, Nick Brett, play against his long time pairs partner and great friend, Greg Harlow. In set 1 it was Brett that got off to a flying start and never really gave Harlow a breathing space.

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Defending Champion over first hurdle

The Co-operative Funeralcare International Open here at Blackpool Newton Hall Holiday Park started off with a bang as Gary Smith faced off defending Champion and Reigning World Indoor Champion Nick Brett. It seemed as if Nick had gone out there with the motto ” anything you can do I can do better” and no matter

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Nick Brett – Professional World Indoor Open Singles Champion 2016

World No1 Nick Brett finished off his CV of World Bowls Tour titles in fine fashion at the Just retirement World Championships 2016 at Potters resort. His opponent in the final Robert Paxton World No4. Both had come through epic Semi Final games and that seemed to have taken its toll on both players early in

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Brett grinds out gourlay into the World open singles final

First Semi Final of the Indoor World Championships 2016 and World No1 Nick Brett faced David Gourlay. First end saw World No1 Brett put two bowls in close only to see Gourlay run the jack out of the rink onto the re spot and pick up two himself. Great exhibition bowls at end two saw

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Brett fights his way into the semi-finals

The third semi final of the day pitted two very good friends against each other. Scottish International Open Champion Greg Harlow played Nick Brett World No1. The first set Brett kept his nose in front all the way, even though some of the ends were close it was the World No1 who played a superb

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Brett powers through to quarters

The last game of the day featured the World No1 Nick Brett and World No15 Les Gillett. Brett dominated in the first set taking a 4-1 lead and then consolidating that throughout by picking up counts of two shots to Gilletts single’s. Final set score 9-4 to Brett. The second set Gillet held Brett to

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Brett into last 16 in the world singles

Nick Brett, World No 1 took on Qualifier James Rippey in the last match of the first round to be played off and it was a very nervous Rippey that stepped out for his first ever appearance on the blue portable rink. Unfortunately for Rippey he came up against a very on form Brett and

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