There will be a significant change of structure at this
year's World Bowls in Christchurch.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Close but no cigar
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.
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