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POWERFUL FINISHES IN BOTH SETS GIVE SALMON A LAST 16 SINGLES BERTH

Cardiff’s Dan Salmon finished strongly in both sets of his ‘JUST’ World Singles campaign, signing off with a victory against Jamie Chestney 6-6, 10-6 to secure a 2nd Round clash on Wednesday 20th January against twice former champion Stewart Anderson who had booked his berth earlier in the day against Andy Walters. In the last game of

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THIRD TITLE STILL POSSIBLE FOR FORMER CHAMPION ANDERSON

Scotland’s Stewart Anderson had to play his way out of trouble in a tie break, to shake off England’s Andy Walters in their opening round of their ‘Just’ World Indoor Singles campaign. Anderson, who won the title in 2013 and again in ’18 against Paul Foster and Simon Skelton respectively, dominated in the opening set,

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FOSTER THE LONE SCOT IN THE TOP HALF OF THE DRAW

Paul Foster will be the lone Scot from the eight players in the top half of the ‘JUST’ World Singles draw. He won his 1st Round match against 21 year old Irish star Sam Barkley 12-2, 11-7 and moves forward to a 2nd round clash on Tuesday 19th against Wayne Willgress. Foster, a five time winner of this

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WILLGRESS KEEPS LOCAL NORFOLK INTEREST ALIVE

32 year old Wayne Willgress from nearby Wymondham is no stranger to the magnificent Potters Bowls Arena and the blue carpet which showcases the World Bowls Tour televised events, having reached the semi-final in 2018 only to lose to the eventual champion Rob Paxton. Earlier today he dug deep into his knowledge base and did

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ROYAL SALUTES HIS WAY INTO THE SECOND ROUND

Stowmarket’s Mark Royal was the last winner on Day 5 of the ‘Just’ World Indoor Championships, beating Cardiff’s Damian Doubler in a low scoring 1st Round match 7-4, 6-5 – where fourteen singles and four doubles were scored in the best of two sets of nine end match. Royal held the upper hard throughout the opening

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PERRY MARTIN EDGES A SECOND ROUND BERTH AFTER A SHOOT OUT

Kent’s Perry Martin claimed his Second Round spot in the ‘Just’ World Singles, overcoming Melton’s Les Gillet in a tense shoot-out. The score stood all square on three occasions at 5, 6 and 8 in the first set before a single on the last end gave Gillett the heads up 9-8. However it was a

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2018 WORLD SINGLES CHAMPION MARK DAWES PUSHED ALL THE WAY IN HIS FIRST ROUND EXCHANGE

It was a relieved Mark Dawes who managed to get over the finishing line against 21 year old Scottish young gun Darren Weir to take his berth in the 2nd Round of the ‘Just’ World Indoor Singles Championship earlier today. Blackpool based Dawes, who won this title in 2018 didn’t get things easy against the his

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MERVYN KING SEALS A SECOND ROUND BERTH IN THE ‘JUST’ WORLD SINGLES

Norfolk’s Mervyn King opened his ‘Just’ World Indoor Singles campaign, ousting Desborough’s newest MBE – Ellen Falkner 6-4, 9-5. The first set was a tight exchange and could have gone either with both players winning four ends each and a ‘no shot’ on the eighth, but courtesy of two double mid match, King took the

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Skelton beats Scottish Champion to reach Second Round

The first match of the ‘Just.’ World Indoor Singles Championship got underway earlier today with Nottingham’s Simon Skelton overcoming Turriff’s Connor Milne 6-6, 10-3. There wasn’t much to differentiate between both players in the opening set with the scores locked 3-3 with Skelton then adding a single to go 4-3. However the 26 year old

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DAWES & CHESTNEY SET UP A FINAL HEAD TO HEAD AGAINST FALKNER AND HARLOW

Mark Dawes and Jamie Chestney produced a solid performance to end the giant killing run of Jack Bird and Stuart and will line up in the ’JUST’ Open Pairs title decider on Monday 18th January. In the last match of the fourth day of action, Dawes and Chestney – Champions in 2018 proved too strong for

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