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Foster adds his hat to the semi final fray

Fives times World Indoor Champion, Scotland’s Paul Foster MBE, stepped out onto the portable rink to play England’s former World Indoor Singles Champion, Robert Paxton in a bid for a place in the semi finals. Both players were hungry for the place and their standard of play was exceedingly high and at end 4 it

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Paxton books his slot

Second match of the afternoon was between two former World Indoor Champions, Andy Thomson MBE and Robert Paxton. Both well used to appearances on the portable rink here in Scotland. It was Paxton that got off to a roaring start 5 shots against Thomson’s 2 in the first four ends. Thomson got a great single

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seed no3, robert paxton, bites the dust

First match of the afternoon in the first round of the Scottish International Open here at the Dewars Centre was between Robert Paxton, seeded at No 3 and PBA Qualifier, Phillip Last, from Ipswich. Paxton was seeded No.3 for this event and was certainly the favourite for this event. Into the first set and these

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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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Paxton is through to the quarters

England’s Robert Paxton went up against Scotland’s Darren Burnett to look for a place in quarter final number 2 in the Co-op Funeralcare International Open here at the Newton Hall Holiday Park in the village of Staining near Blackpool. Paxton got off to a great start and was 6-4 up by the sixth end. It

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Willgress and his supporters army bow out of the World Indoor Singles Championships

The semi final for the last remaining spot in the ‘Just’ Indoor Open Singles Championships saw World No.6, Robert Paxton, a former finalist go against the Potters wildcard from Norfolk, Wayne Willgress here in the International Arena. Paxton was the man with all the experience of big battles, though Willgress had come through 3 former

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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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Paxton makes the quarter finals in the World Indoor Open Singles

First match here today on Thursday 25th January 2018 was Leicester’s dynamic Les ‘Razor’ Gillett, ranked at No 11 in the World on the WBT list up against World Ranked No. 6, Robert Paxton. The first set it was Paxton that got off to a decent start taking a triple and a single in the

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anderson and merrien into mixed pairs semi final

Second match of the day in the World Indoor Mixed Pairs was Robert Paxton and partner Ellen Ryan, from Australia. Ryan is returning to Potters Resort as the Reigning Under 25 Champion and will be defending her title later in the Tournament here against Scotland’s Stewart Anderson and partner, Alison Merrien MBE from Guernsey. Set

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Salmon takes paxton right to the edge in a nailbiter match

It was England’s Robert Paxton up against Daniel Salmon, the Professional Bowls Association qualifier from Wales in the first match of the afternoon here at Potters Resort in the first round of the ‘Just’ 2018 World Indoor Open Singles and it proved to be a nail biting match to watch. It was the first set

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