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Stamford bowler Ollie Jeapes faces current world indoor singles champion Mark Dawes

Drawn to play against current world indoor singles champion Mark Dawes, this for even an established bowler, would appear pretty daunting experience.

But ten-year-old Stamford bowler Ollie Jeapes took it in his stride and was rewarded by the Blackpool professional giving him a signed England shirt.

The match result was immaterial – in fact Dawes allowed the Chesterton schoolboy just one shot in a two set masterclass – but despite his inexperience, Ollie performed with skill, style and confidence and made his parents and those bowlers watching, proud.

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