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Salmon takes paxton right to the edge in a nailbiter match

It was England’s Robert Paxton up against Daniel Salmon, the Professional Bowls Association qualifier from Wales in the first match of the afternoon here at Potters Resort in the first round of the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Open Singles and it proved to be a nail biting match to watch. It was the first set

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Pairs defending champions lose out

In the first of the Pairs quarter finals it was defending champions Jason Greenslade and Les Gillett that took on Robert Paxton and Jonathan Ross and it was Paxton and Ross that totally dominated the first set.  At 7 up going into end five of the first set Paxton and Ross dropped a count of

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Burnett secures quarter final berth

The day continued to see England v Scotland in most of the ties and next up was Scotland’s Darren Burnett against England’s Robert Paxton. Burnett came through a crowd entertaining game against Robert Paxton. The first set was all Burnett’s and Paxton only counted at one end. Burnett won the set 11.1. The second set,

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seeds have a good morning

In the the two morning matches here at the Dewars Centre in Perth it was the seeds that came out on top. With the first match between Scotland’s Darren Burnett and Australian qualifier Simon Alden opening up well with Alden playing well enough to be just 1 shot adrift by the 5th end he was

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Chestney gives paxton the slip into the final

In the first semi final here at Newton Hall Holiday Park at Blackpool it was Jamie Chestney, newcomer into the WBT Rankings at No.14 up against No 3, Robert Paxton and it was Chestney that got off to a flying start in the first set. Although Paxton picked up 3 shots in the first two

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Paxton gets a berth in the semi finals at Newton Hall

Andy Thomson MBE was up against Robert Paxton in the second quarter final in a bid to seal a place in the semi final just could not quite slip past Paxton. In the 1st set it was a tight affair with both players leap frogging each other throughout the first half of the set but

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England’s Paxton scrabbles past Aussie Brown into the quarters

Final match of the day was between Australia’s Kurt Brown and Englands Robert Paxton. It was Brown in the first set that was leading the way, 4 all on the 5th end Brown outbowled Paxton over the next 3 ends to go 8-5 up in the 8th end and then in the 9th end disaster

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Paxton cruises through to second round

It was seeded Robert Paxton against qualifier Tony Webb, both from England in the second of the mornings matches and it was Paxton at his best. From the outset he was on blazing form and just did not let Webb get anywhere near. Not that Webb performed badly, simply that Paxton was superb and he

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Chestney & Foster also win their matches for quarter final slots

Jamie Chestney also sealed his quarter final place.  In a mediocre exchange with last year’s beaten finalist Rob Paxton,   he only scored on four of the nine ends  in each set and won 8-6, 6-5.   He scored a treble and single on the last two ends of the opening set and fended off a

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Foster & Field set to challenge Gourlay & Murphy

It was virtually standing room only, with the full house signs  on display in the Potters Arena at Hopton on Sea today where the very popular Mixed Pairs Championship took centre stage at the ‘Just.’ World Indoor Championships with the spectators certainly getting their money’s worth with  four enthralling quarter final matches keeping them on

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