‘Razor’ Gillett eases past Warner to the second round

23 January, 2017

First match here today at Potters Resort in the ‘Just’ 2017 World Indoor Open Singles Championship was in the first round of the Open Singles and was between Les’Razor’Gillett and To m Warner. Gillet was in good form against newcomer Warner who put up a good spirited fight with some cracking bowls. Although Warner won 5 of the 9 ends it was Gillett that took his 4 ends with more shots to take the first set by a one shot margin 7-6.

It was in the 2nd set that Gillett upped his pace and by the end of the fifth it was 6 all. At thsi stage Warner was still out there playing good bowls but it was the old ‘Razor’ Gillett that was shaving away at Warners bowls as he denied Warner any more shots. Taking two singles and then a double it was Gillett that closed out the second set and match with a final scoreline of 7,6 - 10,6. Gillett goes through to the second round where he meets the winner of tonights match between Alex ‘Tattie’ Marshall MBE & The ‘Iceman’ Robert Chisholm.