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‘Slippers’ Paxton gives the chop to ‘ginja ninja’ cinato

Final game of the day featured World No 3 Robert Paxton and the Co-op Wild card Connor Cinato. The 20 year old Cinato is not fazed by the big setting of the TV stage, having qualified for both the Superbowl and the World Championships. After five ends the scores were all square in the first

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paxton hangs on to deny spider webb

World No 2, Robert Paxton,  faced European Masters Tourcard Champion, Anthony ‘Spider’Webb, this afternoon and got a bit of a shock as Webb demonstrated his skills as to how he got to the event. In the first set it was Webb that took the first two ends with a score of 3, Paxton taking two

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Mark Royal returns to form and reaches quarter finals

In the first match of the afternoon it was the England duo of Mark Royal v Robert Paxton. Royal has had a few lean years but enjoys a superb return to form and this continued in this match. This was a match that is well worthy of watching on our Youtube channel (www.youtube.com/worldbowlstour) – superb

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Paxton adds his name to the second round

Robert Paxton lined himself up against Neil Furman from the USA and it was Paxton all the way through. Furman, just recently competed at the World Indoor Singles Championships could not live with the devastating bowls from a clearly on form Paxton. Despite Furman holding several ends and playing reasonably well it was Paxton that

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Paxton pips marshall for the finals

Second semi final and defending Champion Alex Marshall MBE faced Robert Paxton World No4. Both players have played well all tournament but today one would move into the World Final. First end to Paxton. Second end and Marshall was on fire, Paxton only one bowl in the head, Marshall picks it out clean and scores

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Paxton first through to the semi finals

Quarter final one and world No4 Robert Paxton faced qualifier Jamie Chestney. Chestney had been on fire for the first two rounds t the finals, could Paxton stop him in his stride? After eight ends Paxton had managed to pull into a 6.3 lead in what was a very close encounter. Final end and Paxton

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Paxton goes through

Robert Paxton against Mark Royal for the first match of the morning at Potters Resort in the Just Retirement World Championships and it was another really close match with both players again playing well. The first set was a fighting affair as both players were inching each other off the jack and it got to

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Brett and Merrien perfect partners

The first match of the day in the Just Retirement World Professional Indoor Mixed Pairs here at Potters Resort was between the pairs of Robert Paxton & Marion Purcell (Defending Champions) against Nick Brett and Alison Merrien MBE and was a scintillating affair with good action from all four players to a capacity audience in

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‘Razor’ Gillett slices out Paxton from the Quarter Finals

The last game on of the day and World No 4 Paxton got off to a flyer and won the first 13 without reply. Out to take no prisoners and take his place in the quarter finals Paxton was relentless end after end of quality play saw a remarkable score of 13.0. The second set

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