All Black Waisake Naholo is back. He came through unscathed
in club rugby on Saturday and is keen to rejoin the
The long 12-year wait is over for Mike Kernaghan. He has
achieved his long-held ambition to play at World Bowls.
Bowls is expected to be added to the International Olympic
Committee sports later this year and could be played at
future Summer Olympics.
Wynette McLachlan (South Otago) won her six singles games and
was the best-performed Otago bowler at the New Zealand
intercentre sevens in Auckland at the weekend.
Lyn Rance (Green Island) achieved a significant milestone
when she won her 20th Bowls Dunedin outdoor title this month.
The erratic performances of the Black Jack men's team over
the last two weeks has helped Mike Kernaghan's chances of
playing at World Bowls in December.
They defied the odds. The cumulative age of the four members
of the St Kilda team was 379 years, setting a record for
Dunedin, and probably New Zealand, bowls.
International Mike Kernaghan has taken the Dunedin singles
spot for this month's national intercentre sevens in
Former New Zealand representative Anne Bateman held her nerve
and played three telling bowls to win $1100 in Dunedin
Mid-Canterbury bowler Sandra Keith wants to get back into the
Black Jacks but knows it will be a difficult task.
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