BOWLS: Reigning champion Nicky Brett bows out of World Indoor Championships singles

Nicky Brett has been knocked out of the World Indoor Championships. Picture: TONY RUSHMER

Nicky Brett has been knocked out of the World Indoor Championships. Picture: TONY RUSHMER - Credit: Archant

Nicky Brett saw the defence of his World Indoor Championships singles title ended by a comprehensive quarter-final defeat this afternoon.

The Huntingdon IBC man was beaten 10-5, 10-2 by Scottish opponent Stewart Anderson at the Potters Resort, Hopton-on-Sea.

Brett admitted: “Stewart was great. He got in early and I found myself chasing shots.

“There were one or two things that didn’t quite go my way, and I would have liked to have played a bit better myself, but Stewart didn’t really let me.”

Brett, who works at RAF Wyton, is world number one and was top seed to defend his title.


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He saw off qualifiers Andrew Kyle and Charles Bence, but found Anderson in unstoppable form.

Brett did win a world crown this week when teaming up with Clair Johnston for mixed pairs success.

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