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Aitkens invites you to a seminar at Crieff Bowling Club

To bowls club secretaries in Perth, Stirling, Dundee and Fife Aitkens, the UK`s leading supplier into the sports turf market, invites you and fellow members of your committee along to CRIEFF BOWLING CLUB on Thursday the 4th April at 10.30 till lunch. Aitkens will be holding a seminar on: 1. The importance of getting the right information 2. Setting goals and targets 3.Good cultural practices. To round off the day, Read More...

Semi finals decided at thrilling Perth

ENGLAND’S Robert Paxton remains on course to be the first player to successfully defend The Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International Open The 34-year-old world number ten from Exeter reached a third consecutive semi-final in this event at Perth with a remarkable 10-1, 8-9, 2-1 win over Scotland’s Alex Marshall. Paxton now faces fellow countryman Nicky Brett, and with home favourites Darren Burnet Read More...

Sensational Quarter Finals in Perth

By Brian Henson at the Dewar’s Centre.   Bowls fans in Scotland watching this afternoon’s TV coverage of the Cooperative Funeralcare Scottish International Open in Perth are in for a real treat. After a pulsating morning’s sport, the afternoon sessions pitch Scotland’s Darren Burnett against Wales’ Robert Chisholm, who earlier knocked out world number one Greg Harlow. And Robert Paxton takes on S Read More...

Welsh wizard upsets World Number One

UNSEEDED Robert Chisholm, the world number 45 from Wales, caused a major upset at The Co-operative Funeralcare Scottish International in Perth when he toppled world number one Greg Harlow in the second round. Chisholm, who claimed a quarter-final place with a 8-4, 9-7, is by no means a ‘rookie’ at this level, having won the Welsh International Open three years ago when playing under the flag of England. Read More...

Thrills and spills at Scottish International Open

by Richard Maddieson England’s world number one Greg Harlow became the first top-ranked player to fall foul of the new shot clock in use at the Scottish International Open bowls tournament in Perth. Despite his error, Harlow, beaten finalist here last year and champion in 2008, powered through against Australian qualifier Charlie Slavich, even though on one end he fell foul to the shot clock and had to forfe Read More...