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Defending Pairs Champions bow out of the Championships

The remaining two quarter final berths in the ‘JUST.’ World Indoor Pairs Championships at Potters Resort were decided earlier today with ranked players Mark Dawes and Jamie Chestney making their mark against winners of the Scottish qualifier Andy Barker and Mike Stepney from Elgin.   The English duo  led 7-1 but had to hold  off

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Thomson gets into the quarter finals

This mornings game at the Co-op Funeralcare Scottish International Open pitted Andy Thomson MBE against Stewart Anderson. Last year the two players played here in the quarter finals and it was Anderson that took the plaudits then and moved into the semi finals. Some great bowls from both players in the first set. Anderson drawing

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anderson praises opponent, bagrie-howley

New Zealand’s Sheldon Bagrie-Howley flew across the world to come up against Scotland’s Stewart Anderson in the second match of the morning and turned it into a scintillating affair. Anderson said afterwards,” Bagrie-Howley played really well and put me under certain periods of pressure and his driving shots were brilliant. The overall scoreline definately does

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Alex Marshall MBE sets his sights on another final

The afternoon match between Scottish stalwarts, Alex Marshall MBE against Stewart Anderson turned out to be another high class act between these two top players. In set one it was definately a case of nothing to choose between either player as shots were regularly traded between them and at 4 all in the 6th end

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Anderson makes it through

Scotland’s Stewart Anderson took on the ex pugilist turned Pro Bowler, Stuart Irwin, in the third match of the afternoon in the International Open and though the final scoreline tells a one sided storey – it was anything but. Irwin played pretty good bowls and Anderson did have to turn the wick up to ensure

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Marshall at the top of his game

Defending Champion Alex Marshall MBE took to the rink in the second of the quarter finals against World Indoor Pairs winner Stuart Anderson. A game of chess followed with both Scottish men taking single counts over the first three ends of the opening set. The fourth end proved to be costly for Anderson when he

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Anderson pips King in the tie break for a place in the Quarter finals

First up today at Potters Resort in the Just Retirement World Professional Singles was Mervyn King against Stewart Anderson and was a much anticipated match by the packed arena audience. The first four ends it was King that seemed to not quite find his line and Anderson quickly took full advantage as he gained a

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First Pairs Title for Burnett & Anderson

This was a match to be seen, if you did not catch it on BBC then look at it on the WBT youtube channel on www.youtube.tv/worldbowlstour. All four players were playing to a massive standard in front of a packed out audience at Potters Resort and what a match it turned out to be. Ronnie

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Anderson takes out New Zealand

Here at Potters Resort it was the turn of Stewart Anderson up against New Zealand Qualifier Rob Ashton in Round 1 of the Just Retirement Professional World Indoor Championships this morning and it was an on form Anderson that did npot let Ashton into the fray. Despite Ashton’s best efforts it was Anderson that completely

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Burnett and Anderson join the party

The 2nd semi final in the World Indoor Pairs saw Any Thomson MBE & Mark Royal take to the portable rink up against Darren Burnett and Stewart Anderson and a battle royal commenced. Burnett and Anderson took the first end with a double and then Thomson & Royal replied with a single, but it was

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