Paul Foster wins Scottish Open bowls final

Paul Foster is the Scottish Open champion after defeating Englishman Nick Brett in the final 11-5, 9-8.

The four-time World Indoor singles champion from Troon ensured a home winner at Dewars Centre, Perth.

Brett had denied fellow Englishman Robert Paxton the opportunity to defend his title with a 10-5, 8-7 win in the semi-finals.

Foster had ended the hopes of compatriot Darren Burnett 6-4, 8-4 in the BBC Scotland televised event.

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