World Indoor Bowls: Paul Foster fifth Scot through

Paul Foster
Scotland's Paul Foster is world number one

World number one Paul Foster took Scotland's representation in the second round of the World Indoor Bowls to five with a win over Marke Dawes.

Foster, the four-time champion, defeated the Englishman, who is ranked 25 in the world, 9-7 12-3 in Norfolk.

Former world champion David Gourlay, presently ranked five, earlier defeated Welshman Robert Weale (17) 4-5 7-6 2-0.

Gourlay's fellow Scot, Jonathan Ross (13), defeated former champion Billy Jackson (23) 8-5 11-5 at Potters.

Already through were two other former champions from Scotland - Alex Marshall (4) and Stewart Anderson (8).

Scots-born Andy Thomson, who represents England, is also through to the second round.

Foster and Marshall have already reached Monday's pairs final.

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