Gourlay makes it through to the semi’s

10 March, 2016

Scotland’s David Gourlay faced up against Englands Mark Royal in the second of today’s quarter finals and the first set was a great nip and tuck affair. Gourlaqy got of to a great start going 5-1 up by the 4th end but Royal struck back taking a treble in the 5th. Taking a single apiece in the next two ends it was end 8 where Royal took a double to go 1 in the lead. In the final end it was great bowls from Gourlay that gave Gourlay a double to take the set 8-7. Into the second set and it was a great start from both with the score tied at 3 all on the 5th end. Then Gourlay struck with damaging accuracy taking two double and a single in the next three ends to take the score to 8-3 and closed out the set and match.