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Stewart Anderson is the ‘just’ 2019 World Indoor Open Singles Champion

This final between qualifier and ex top 16 player from Lincoln, Simon Skelton and former World Indoor Champion from Scotland, Stewart Anderson had all the hype and makings of a good match. The International Arena at Potters Resort was jam packed and not a seat to spare. The match itself was packed end to end

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World Indoor Under 25 Title goes to John Orr

The Under 25’s Final was between two of the Professional Bowls Associations players who had battled their way through tough qualifiers to get here. From Lincolnshire came Jordan Philpott, former BIIBC Under 18 Singles Champion and he was up against Scotland’s young John Orr, Scottish Junior International. Both these players have a good pedigree in

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Orr gets through to the Under 25’s final at potters resort

Second semi final in the Under 25 World Indoor Singles was between Dean Drummond from New Zealand and John Orr, who qualified from Falkirk in Scotland. It was Orr that settled in very quickly onto the portable rink, Drummond was clearly needing time to get to grips with it and Orr took full advantage. By

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skelton has a miraculous escape and gets into the world singles final

The second semi final saw former World Indoor Champion, Nick Brett facing ex top 16 player, Simon Skelton who had fought his way through qualifiers at Lincoln to get here. Both players had already had tough rounds to get through at the Championships and this could be a tough match for the both of them.

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philpot takes out watson for a place in the World Under 25 final

In the first of the Under 25 semi finals it was Ireland’s Chloe Watson, Defending Champion up against qualifier Jordan Philpott. Philpott had also earlier been awarded the WBT Young Player of the year award so already he was on a high. Watson was hoping that she could catch the rink well and defend her

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Anderson slips past gillett for the world indoor open singles final

The first semi final in the ‘Just’ 2019 World Indoor Open Singles saw former World Indoor Champion, Stewart Anderson up against England’s Les ‘Razor’ Gillett. Both players were determined that they would be in the final here on Sunday so this was shaping up to be a good match. It was Gillett that got off

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skelton gets past burnett for the last singles semi final spot

Last quarter final of the day was Lincoln Qualifier and ex-top 16 player, Simon Skelton up against World No 5, Darren Burnett, former World Indoor Champion. Skelton had fought his way through the tough qualifying rounds at Lincoln Indoor Bowls Centre earlier in the PBA season to get to this event. The first set was

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Gillett shaves edwards for a place in the singles semi finals

Les Gillett, World Ranked at No. 12 was up against the European PBA No 1, Scott Edwards in the third quarter final of the day here in the International Arena at Potters Resort in front of an absolutely packed crowd. Gillett stormed into the first set, overwhelming the bowls of Edwards in the first four

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Brett adds his name to the world singles semi finals list

World Number one, Greg Harlow was up against Nick Brett, World No 6 for a place in the semi finals for the World Indoor Open Singles. It was Brett that was carrying on with the great form he had already shown in his previous matches and putting Harlow under great pressure from the start. First

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Anderson on top form with a place in the world singles semi finals

The first quarter final was the defending World Indoor Singles Champion, Mark Dawes, up against a former World Indoor Singles Champion, World Ranked No 8 , Stewart Anderson. Both Anderson and Dawes were hungry for this match and it had all the trappings of being a top match to watch. The first set certainly lived

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