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back in form Foster shows how to do it

Second match of the afternoon here at Potters Resort on the Norfolk Coast in the Open Singles was between Paul Foster MBE and PBA Qualifier Michael Cheeseman from Kent. Foster started with taking a double on the first end of set 1 with a reply of a single from Cheeseman in the next. Then Foster

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Harlows defies foster and retains the Scottish title for the second year

Greg Harlow – England………..Paul Foster MBE – Scotland…..England v Scotland Final!! To the resounding sound of a piper the two gladiators took to the rink for the final of the Coop Funeralcare Scottish International Open 2016. England versus Scotland, who could and would win? Defending champion Greg Harlow has been outstanding all week but his

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forster is just totally formidable against marshall

The eagerly anticipated battle between the Scottish Bowling royalty of Alex Marshall MBE and Paul Foster MBE didn’t disappoint the large crowd at the Dewars Centre in Perth for the second semi final of the Coop Funeralcare Scottish International Open 2016. The first two ends in the opening set saw Foster in formidable form, picking

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brett v foster and foster takes the match in style

The game that caught the eye of all concerned was the battle between World No1 Nick Brett and Scotland’s Paul Foster MBE. Having met three times before here, in three consecutive finals, the battle between these two giants of the game stood at 2.1 in games to Brett. What a game. First two ends saw

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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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Gale blows out in scotland

Needing to stop his drop down the World rankings it was an impressive Paul Foster MBE who took to the rink here at the Dewars Centre in Perth for the second game of the day. Facing England’s Chris Gale, who beat Foster here back in 2004, Foster was aware he had to be his usual formidable

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Last two quarter finalists are decided

In the two morning matches in the Co-operative Funeralcare International Open here at Blackpool Newton Hall the last two places for the quarter finals were decided. Both matches were superb bowling and well worth catching up with on youtube.com/worldbowlstour. Darren Burnett was up against Mark Dawes in the first match and it was a nail

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Young John Fleming is taken out by Paul Foster MBE

Last match here at Blackpool Newton Hall in the Co-operative Funeralcare International Open was between Scotland’s young hopeful, John Fleming, and Scotland’s Paul Foster MBE. In the first set Fleming made a good start against one of Scotland’s best and was 3-2 up by the 3rd end and it seemed that all was going well

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Burnett & Rednall face Marshall & Forrest in the final

The second Mixed Pairs Semi Final between Darren Burnett & Katherine Rednall against Paul Foster MBE & Rebecca Field turned out to be a surprising affair as both sides fought to get ahead in the first set. With neither pair giving way it was only single shots that were being grabbed and by the 6th

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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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