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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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mervyn on top form

First match today in the second round of the Scottish International Open hosted by Live Active at the Dewars Centre, Pert was between Scotland’s Darren Burnett and England’s Mervyn King Burnett opened up proceedings in the first set taking to singles off King but it the Englishman that then pounced right back with a treble

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anderson plays his way into the semi-finals

It was Norfolk’s Mervyn King up against Scotland’s Stewart Anderson in front of an arena packed to the brim with audience and the atmosphere was simply electric out there. It was Anderson that led the way producing some of the best bowls of the tournament and he had the crowd sheering him on bowl after

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king wins the last battle for the remaining quarter final berth

Last match of the day in the second round of the Scottish International Open was between qualifier Philip Last from Ipswich and World No.11, Mervyn King from Norfolk. It was King that found the pace and rink before Last and in the first set King went 2,5 up by the fifth end. Last then suddenly

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The ‘king’ makes it through the first round

Second match of the afternoon here at the Dewars Centre, Perth, Scotland in the Scottish International Open 2018 was between Irish qualifier Graham McKee and No.11 seed Mervyn King. It was King that took the lead fairly quickly going 4,1 up by the end of the 3rd. McKee responded tking two singles in the next

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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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Kingjust scrapes over the line to the semi finals

The third quarter final in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open was a game after the Lord Mayors show for both players. Neither player really showed the form that they had had in their previous matches and it did turn into a rather scrappy affair in parts. In the first set it was England’s Mervyn King

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The king does it again and takes out brett

The first match here today in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open was between the World Number 2, Nick Brett, and the king of the draw shot, Mervyn King. True to his form this year King went out and demonstrated the art of the opening draw bowls. Though King took the first two ends in set

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Paxton takes the last semi final berth in the Open singles

In the last of the quarter finals it was Norfolk’s Mervyn King going head to head with Devonian Robert Paxton for the last place in the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Open Singles Championship. Both players are exponents of the draw shot and the crowd were not disappointed in the quality of the bowls. In 18

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The king draws his way into the quarter finals

The ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Open Singles Championship at Potters Resort kicked off this morning with a second round match between Norfolk’s legendary Mervyn King and Cambridge star Nick Brett, both of whom were looking for a win here this morning. Into the first round and the battle commenced between these two exponents of the

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