Alistair McMurran

Bowls: New qualifying structure for World Bowls

Bowls: New qualifying structure for World Bowls

There will be a significant change of structure at this year's World Bowls in Christchurch.

Bowls: South Otago pair gain SI titles on home turf

Two South Otago indoor bowlers - Stephen Preddy (Paretai) and Marilyn Paterson (South Otago Town and Country) - won South Island titles in Balclutha at the weekend.

Bowls: Southland youngster wins title

Bowls: Southland youngster wins title

Talented Southlander Sheldon Bagrie-Howley took the first step towards a trip to Scotland by winning the elite singles event in Dunedin at the weekend.

Bowls: Former top golfers rolling up

Two former top amateur golfers, Brent McEwan (St Clair) and Coryn Huddy (Brighton), are keen to make their mark on the New Zealand PBA tournaments this winter.

Bowls: Sarah Scott adds to legacy

Bowls: Sarah Scott adds to legacy

The Scott legacy continues. Sarah Scott (North East Valley) was named Dunedin woman bowler of the year at the annual awards night at Mosgiel at the weekend.

Rugby: Naholo back and scoring

Rugby: Naholo back and scoring

All Black Waisake Naholo is back. He came through unscathed in club rugby on Saturday and is keen to rejoin the Highlanders.

Bowls: Long-held ambition achieved

Bowls: Long-held ambition achieved

The long 12-year wait is over for Mike Kernaghan. He has achieved his long-held ambition to play at World Bowls.

Bowls: Summer Olympics on the cards in future

Bowls: Summer Olympics on the cards in future

Bowls is expected to be added to the International Olympic Committee sports later this year and could be played at future Summer Olympics.

Bowls: McLachlan Otago’s leading light at intercentre sevens

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.