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PAUL POWERS INTO ROUND TWO

Five time world indoor bowls champion and world ranked number 2 Paul Foster, produced a procession of inch perfect draw bowls to end the hopes of Hong Kong qualifier Jason Choi from the Kowloon Cricket Club in Kowloon.


The Ayrshire giant was like a ‘man on a mission’ drawing with impeccable consistency - won the first set 14-0 in just six ends.


However, the Chinese player came onto a better game in the second.


Sitting at 6-3 down, playing the last end - that left him requiring a full count of four to take the set and play out a tie break. But that scenario never materialised with his four bowls resting marginally short and Foster counted a double to get safely over the line 8-3.


Foster now meets Darren Burnett – world ranked number15 on Thursday evening (19th January).




Match Result -

Paul Foster MBE (SCO) beat Jason Choi (HKC) 2-0 (14-0, 8-3)





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