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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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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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harlow makes the second round

Last match of the day and also of the first round was between World No 2, Greg Harlow, and qualifier Alexander Elwell from Australia. It was Elwell that got off to a great start in the first set, he seemed to have picked the pace and line of the fast running portable rink up quicker

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Harlow and Brett take the last semi final place

The last quarter final saw Greg Harlow and Nick Brett up against the successful Australian Pair Dave Rankin and Kyle McIlroy who had fought their way through the prlim matches, got past Darren Burnett and Stewart Anderson and who were looking good out there on the portable rink. The first three ends of set one

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All scottish final as Anderson pulls past harlow

The second semi final between Greg Harlow and Stewart Anderson was a much anticipated game and as the two players came out to the arena you could feel the excitement in the air. Being a home crowd the roof nearly lifted off when Anderson entered. Into the first set and it was a nervous start

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Harlow denies chestney a place in the semi finals

Last match of the day was between two England Top players, World No 1, Greg Harlow and World No. 7, Jamie Chestney and was a much anticipated match. Both top players and both used to the portable and it was Chestney that opened up proceedings taking the first four ends, all with singles to take

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Wallace joins the shot clock club

Next up was World Indoor No.1, Greg Harlow of England up against fellow England player, Paul Wallace who had qualified from Carlisle PBA Qualifiers. It was Harlow that got off to a good start taking the first four ends of set 1 to go 5.0 in the lead. Wallace remained totally calm and composed as

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David Gourlay takes the Co-op Funeralcare International Open 2018 Title

The final of the Co-op Funeralcare International Open 2018 was a cracking match full of twists and surprises with both players missing a few here and there and then also playing some blinding cracking millimetre perfect edge of seat bowls. David Gourlay from Scotland  and England’s Greg Harlow faced off for the title and it

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Scotland V England as Harlow wins the second semi

The second semi final between Mervyn King and Greg Harlow got under way and it was quite tense out there on the rink with both players under intense concentration wanting to make the final berth. It was King that seemed to get the better start as he went 6,3 up by the fifth end and

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