Co-op Funeralcare International Open 2018

the welsh wizard, greenslade, is back as he banishes anderson

Second match of the afternoon in the second round of the Co-op Funeralcare International Open saw the Welsh Wizard, Jason Greenslade, up against Scotland’s Stewart Anderson in a mouth watering match. Greenslade needed this match to cement himself back into the top 16 as he stood on the brink of dropping out earlier at the

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The king does it again and takes out brett

The first match here today in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open was between the World Number 2, Nick Brett, and the king of the draw shot, Mervyn King. True to his form this year King went out and demonstrated the art of the opening draw bowls. Though King took the first two ends in set

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ross departs the event and the wbt top 16

Last match here today was between Jonathan Ross and Alex Marshall MBE with Ross needing the win more than Marshall. Ross desperately needed a win in this match to keep his hopes alive of staying in the WBT Top 16. First set and it was Marshall that opened up proceedings taking the first three ends

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Paxton is through to the quarters

England’s Robert Paxton went up against Scotland’s Darren Burnett to look for a place in quarter final number 2 in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open here at the Newton Hall Holiday Park in the village of Staining near Blackpool. Paxton got off to a great start and was 6-4 up by the sixth end. It

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gourlay hangs in and edges past stepney into the quarters

It was the much awaited match of the day as Scotland’s Michael Stepney, on the cusp of joining the ranks of the World Bowls Tour Top 16, came out on the rink to face Scotland Head Coach for the Commonwealth Games team, David Gourlay for a place in the quarter finals of the Co-op Funeralcare

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royal takes the honners and gets to quarters

First match of the second round here at Blackpool Newton Hall Holiday Park in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open 2018 and it was between Ian Honnor and Mark Royal. Honnor opened up proceedings in the first set and left a struggling Royal well behind very quickly.  6-2 up by the completion of the fifth end

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world no 1 harlow nips over the line

In the last of the first round matches in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open here at Blackpool Newton Hall Holiday Park Indoor Bowls Centre it was World No 1, England’s Greg Harlow up against the great Israeli International player, Zvika Hadar. At first it looked as if Hadar was all at sea on the rink

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Edwards in top form against World Indoor Champion, dawes

Last match of the day here at Blackpool Newton Hall Holiday Park in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open saw the current World Indoor Champion, local hero, Mark Dawes play against Professional Bowls Association Qualifier, Scott Edwards. Edwards had earlier said,”I will have to be on top form to get through my first round match but

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denison returns far too early

Danny Denison from Torquay, PBA Tourcard holder, had in recent weeks suffered from a broken leg and made the ultimate decision to return to events far too early. Arriving at the venue he announced he would have to bowl with the aid of a stick and would need the services of a wheelchair pusher and

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whirlwind foster blows cinato away

Conner Cinato – aka – the Ginja Ninja- met up against an on form Paul ‘Fossie’ Foster MBE in the 13th match in the first round of the Co-op Funeralcare International Open here today. In a match that lasted a mere 1hour and 8 minutes it was not that young Cinato did not play well,

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