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Gillett lives up to his nickname of the ‘Razor’

Last match here in the International Arena in the ‘Just’ 2020 World Indoor Championships Open Singles was a second round match between World Indoor No 5. Les ‘Razor’ Gillett and six times World Indoor Champion, Alex Marshall MBE. It was Gillett though that was absolutely on top form and playing some of the best bowls

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Harlow & Brett – 2020 World Indoor Pairs Champions

The main match of the day here at Potters Resort in the ‘Just’ 2020 World Indoor Championships featured four of the Worlds best players up against each other. Scotland’s pairing of Alex Marshall MBE & Paul Foster MBE, defending Champions, up against England’s great pairing of Greg Harlow and Nick Brett. The International Arena at

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on form foster in quarter finals

Last match of the day was termed as the Clash of the Titans, probably the most decorated bowls sports players going head to head on the portable rink for a place in the Scottish International Open quarter finals on Thursday this week. Paul Foster MBE & Alex Marshall MBE. First set and it was Marshall

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Scotland battle ends with Anderson

It was Alex Marshall MBE next up against fellow countryman Stewart Anderson and a much vaunted match expectation was within the audience and they were not disappointed. Both players came out with top flight bowls and it was Marshall that seemed to have to have the slightest of edges against Anderson as he bowled into

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Marshall is in top form

New Zealander, Murray Glassey, was up against a tough draw which was 6 times World Indoor Champion, Alex Marshall MBE. Marshall, who had recently been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from Sport Scotland was in top form and brimming with confidence. Unfortunately for Glassey, no matter what the New Zealander did, Marshall had an answer

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Gourlay takes the route to the final in the tie break

First semi final of the day here in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open here at Newton Hall Holiday Park in Blackpool was an all Scottish affair between two exponents of the sport with Head Coach for Scotland’s Commonwealth Games Team, David Gourlay, facing up to one of the masters, six times World Indoor Champion, Alex

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Marshall plays his way right into the semi’s

Second quarter final of the day here in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open was between England’s Robert Paxton and the six times World Indoor Champion, Scotland’s Alex Marshall MBE. Some great bowls played throughout the match and both players were in great form. It was Marshall though that got off to a great start, just

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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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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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Precision blow for blow match but the end was surprising

Last match of the day here in the International Arena at Potters Resort in the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Mixed Pairs was between England’s Katherine Rednall with World No. 1 Greg Harlow against Scotland’s Julie Forrest and 6 times World Indoor Champion, Alex Marshall MBE. It turned out to be a high calibre match with

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