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2009 World Champion Billy Jackson heads for Blackpool

Crowd favourite to Indoor fans, outdoor fans and crown greeners, Lincoln’s Billy Jackson booked one of the last places for the Co-operative Funeralcare tour card play offs when he won one of the Lincoln qualifiers in style. The tour card play offs come to Blackpool at the weekend (10th-12th May) where sixteen qualifiers battle it out for the two Tour cards which would see them entry into all the World Bowls Tour Read More...

Thrills but no spills at World Indoor Singles

AFTER two days of first round upsets in the Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines World indoor singles at Potters Leisure Resort, the form book remained intact on the third full day of singles action, although two of the four matches went to a tie-break. Welshman Jason Greenslade, the beaten finalist 12 months ago, had to come from behind against England’s Billy Jackson, a ‘wild card’ entry, to keep alive his d Read More...

English pair bid for indoor crown at Potters

Having won the English national pairs title for the past two years, Greg Harlow and Nicky Brett overcame the first hurdle in their bid to add the Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines World indoor pairs crown at Potters Leisure Resort to their vast array of domestic honours. The City of Ely club pair moved through to the semi-finals with an 8-2, 8-4 victory over Billy Jackson (England), a replacement for the unavailable Jonathan Read More...

Tough time for world pairs champions

SCOTLAND’S Alex Marshall and Paul Foster encountered something of a white-knuckle ride before keeping alive their hopes of winning the Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines World indoor title at Potters Leisure Resort for the third year in a row. Bidding to become the first pair since England legends David Bryant and Tony Allcock more than twenty years ago to complete a title hat-trick, the Scots were pushed all the way to Read More...