Tag Archives: Stewart Anderson

Family battle for the Andersons

Stewart Anderson, the World Indoor Champion from Cumnock, is not only aiming to get his qualification for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games off to a good start at this weekend’s 4 Nations Test event in Kelvingrove (Fri 31 May – Sun 2 June, practice Thurs 30 May), but he has a score to settle with his brother who will be competing in the Irish team. “It will be a family battle and he’s very good Read More...

Roller coaster ride at Blackpool

by Janice Gower Day two at The Co-operative Funeral Care International Open, hosted by ‘Partington’s’ at Blackpool Newton Hall Bowling Centre, produced a stunning display of bowls. Defending champion David Gourlay featured in the first of the games. In what is considered the graveyard draw of Monday morning for defending champions, David faced a tough opponent in Australian Jason Carpenter. Both sets were ver Read More...

Bowls International Open starts on Sunday in Blackpool

THE Co-operative Funeralcare International Open gets under way at the Blackpool Newton Hall Indoor Bowling Centre this weekend. The new event, which runs from Sunday evening (3 February) through to the following Friday afternoon, replaces The Co-operative Funeralcare Welsh Grand Prix that has been withdrawn from the World Bowls Tour ranking tournament circuit following the decision by BBC Wales to withdraw its cove Read More...

Stewart Anderson defeats Paul Foster to take world bowls crown

SCOTLAND’S Stewart Anderson is the new Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines World indoor singles champion. The 27-year-old ninth seed was close to tears as he celebrated an epic 10-10, 10-9 victory over fellow Scot Paul Foster, the number three seed bidding for a record-equalling fifth world crown. Anderson, runner-up three years ago, was the ice-cool assassin as he operated like a drawing machine to apply relentless pres Read More...

Foster and Anderson through to world indoor bowls finals

SCOTLAND’S Paul Foster and Stewart Anderson are through to Sunday’s final of the Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines World indoor singles championship at Potters Leisure Resort. In the first all-Scottish semi-finals since 2001, third seed Foster, bidding for a record-equalling fifth title, was pushed all the way by qualifier Colin Walker before winning 7-5, 4-8, 2-0, while number nine seed Anderson, through to his Read More...

Scots dominate the quarter finals at Potteers

SCOTTISH players marked the Burns Night celebrations by winning all the quarter-final matches at the Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines World indoor singles championship at Potters Leisure Resort. In Saturday’s semi-finals, Stewart Anderson, the number nine seed, faces fourth seed David Gourlay, while third seed Paul Foster, bidding for a record-equalling fifth title, takes on qualifier Colin Walker. Given their outstan Read More...

Upset for bowls ace Marshall as he goes out to fellow Scot Gourlay

PottersAlex Marshall’s hopes of extending his record number of singles wins to six at the Fred Olsen Cruise Lines World indoor singles championship at Potters Leisure Resort, were quickly extinguished by fellow Scot David Gourlay. Number four seed Gourlay swept to a straight sets victory, 9-4, 12-1, and a place in the quarter-finals. Fresh from winning the pairs for the third year in a row, Marshall was firm Read More...

Pairs joy for Foster and Marshall in all-Scottish final

SCOTLAND’S Paul Foster and Alex Marshall have won the Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines World indoor pairs title at Potters Leisure Resort for the third year in a row, the first time that has been achieved for more than twenty years. Fresh from winning the World outdoor pairs gold medal in Australia, the Scots were pushed all the way to the finishing line by fellow Scots Stewart Anderson and Darren Burnett before retai Read More...

Matches rescheduled at Potters

Stewart Anderson’s success in the opening round at the Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines World indoor championships at Potters Leisure Resort has led to matches being rescheduled. Match S19 will move to Monday (21 Jan) at 7.30pm, and match S18 will be played at 10am on Tuesday. With Stewart’s success against Mark Dawes, and having to change colour bowls, he will need the availability of a full practice with a dif Read More...

Shock exit for Burnett at the World indoor championships

CLIFFORD Craig, a 49-year-old Belfast electrician, created a major shock on the first full day of singles matches at the Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines World indoor championships at Potters Leisure Resort by toppling Darren Burnett, the fifth seed from Scotland. Just a day after reaching his first World indoor pairs final, Burnett was blown away, 12-5, 10-6, by the Irish qualifier making his first appearance in the event. Read More...