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harlow powers past thomson for the last spot in the singles quarter finals

In the last of the second round matches it was two former World Indoor Singles Champions against each other,  World No 1 Greg Harlow against World No 15, Andy Thomson MBE. Both these players have a great record here at the World Indoor Championships and a great respect for each other on the rink. Set

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brett overturns marshall for the singles quarter final

Next up on the portable rink in a second round singles were 6 x World Indoor Champion, Alex Marshall MBE, against Nick Brett, who has also held a prior win in the singles, two great top players all set to battle it out for a place in the quarter finals in the ‘Just’ 2019 World

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Scotland’s Julie Forrest is the new ‘Just’ 2019 Ladies World Indoor Singles Champion

The Ladies World Indoor Singles Final saw Scotland’s 7 x National Indoor Singles up against former World Indoor Ladies Singles Champion from Guernsey, Alison Merrien MBE in what promised to be a great match. Forrest very quickly showed how ready for this she was as she started with inch perfect bowls, putting Merrien under pressure

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burnett slips past king for a place in the singles quarter finals

In the second round match here in the International Arena it was Norfolk’s Mervyn King, World Ranked at No. 11 up against former World Indoor Champion, Scotland’s Darren Burnett who is World Ranked at No.5. Both players started off well as you would expect, though it was Burnett that was just slightly quicker off the

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Merrien gets past falkner to book her place in the Ladies Singles final

The remaining Ladies semi final between Ellen Falkner, newly crowned Mixed Pairs Champion and Alison Merrien MBE from Guernsey took place this evening in front of a packed audience in the Arena. It has to said that neither player really got to grips with the ever changing rink but it was Merrien that found her

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defending champion, Dawes, makes it over the line for a place in the quarter finals

Defending Champion, Mark Dawes from Blackpool up against the big man from Elgin, Michael Stepney, in his first year in the top 16. This is a big match for both of them and an eagerly anticipated one for the packed audience in the arena. It was nip and tuck in the first set between the

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forrest takes out defending champion rednall in the ladies singles

Ladies semi final one was between Scotland’s 7 x National Singles Champion, Julie Forrest and Katherine Rednall, 3 x times Ladies World Indoor Champion and it promised to be a promising match with both Ladies on form at the Championships this year. In the first few ends there was not a lot between the ladies

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‘Razor’ gillett takes out foster for a place in the quarter finals

In the second round match between Scotland’s Paul Foster MBE and England’s Les ‘Razor’ Gillett  it was a bit scrappy in the start of the first set with neither player really at their best and by end 6 it was 3,3. Ends seven and eight Foster gained a little as he took a single away

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skelton triumphs in second round victory

First match of the day here in the second round of the World Indoor Open Singles saw ex Top 16 player who had qualified again through the Professional Bowls Association qualifiers earlier this year, Simon Skelton, face up against the Welsh player, Jason Greenslade. Greenslade needed this match as he is on the verge of

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Paxton and Falkner are the new 2019 World Indoor Mixed Pairs Champions

The mixed pairs match between New Zealander, Helen Carman and England’s Nick Brett versus England’s Robert Paxton and Ellen Falkner had been a great talking point since they both won their respective semi finals – who was going to get this? First set and it was Carman together with Nick Brett that settled in the

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