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Foster fills the last gap for the final

It was Scotland’s Paul Foster MBE, World No 3, going up against England’s Greg Harlow, World No 2 for the last remaining place in tonights final of the Scottish International Open here at the Dewars Centre in Perth. Into the first set and it was a battle of the big guns, neither player really dominating

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Brett bags the first final place

It was Les Gillett, World Number 5, up against Nick Brett, World Number 6, both from England facing each other for the first place in tonights final here at the Dewars Centre. Set one and immediately you could see that both players were in good form and by end five it was Gillett that was

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gillett fills the last place in the semi finals

England’s Les Gillett, World No. 5, was up against the defending champion and World No1, Scotland’s Stewart Anderson in the last of today’s quarter finals. Gillett started off well, as did Anderson, but it was Gillett that found the first three ends taking three singles in a row but Anderson dug in and took the

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brett recovers his poise and gets the semi berth

Second match of the afternoon was between World Number 4, Scotland’s David Gourlay MBE, and World Number 6, England’s Nick Brett both of whom were looking for the next semi final place in the Scottish International Open. It was Gourlay that took charge in the first set, dominating Brett with a stunning show of world

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Foster adds his hat to the semi final fray

Fives times World Indoor Champion, Scotland’s Paul Foster MBE, stepped out onto the portable rink to play England’s former World Indoor Singles Champion, Robert Paxton in a bid for a place in the semi finals. Both players were hungry for the place and their standard of play was exceedingly high and at end 4 it

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Harlows bowls lead him to semi final berth

The first quarter final of the day here on the portable rink at the Dewars Centre saw England’s Mervyn King, No 11 in the World rankings facing up to fellow countryman, World No. 2, Greg Harlow. Both players were playing well and it was a game of nip and tuck, neither player getting away with

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harlow completes the line up for the quarter finals

Last match of the day was between World No 2, Greg Harlow and World No 9, Jamie Chestney for the final quarter final slot tomorrow in the Scottish International Open here at Perth. It was tight in the opening rounds of set one with neither player really getting the edge of each other and by

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Paxton books his slot

Second match of the afternoon was between two former World Indoor Champions, Andy Thomson MBE and Robert Paxton. Both well used to appearances on the portable rink here in Scotland. It was Paxton that got off to a roaring start 5 shots against Thomson’s 2 in the first four ends. Thomson got a great single

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anderson makes the grade

Defending Champion of the Scottish International Open, Reigning World Indoor Champion to boot, Scotland’s Stewart Anderson, took to the portable rink up against England’s Mark Dawes, former World Indoor Champion to see who got the quarter final slot. Set one was a great match with not a lot between them as the scoreline at end

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