Ken Walker has been a member of the five-man New Zealand team in the past five years. Linda Robertson.
Ken Walker has a target - to get back into the New Zealand
Professional Bowls Association team for next year's Trans
Walker (65) has been a member of the five-man New Zealand
team for the challenge since the event started five years
Two years ago he won the play-off against the top Australians
and was the best PBA bowler in Australasia.
The top five bowlers on the ranking list at the end of each
winter season are selected in the test team.
The PBA rankings are taken over a two-year period. The
rankings for next year's team will be taken on performances
in 2013 and this year.
Walker had a disappointing domestic PBA season last year and
at the beginning of this year's indoor season was ranked
Recent strong performances mean he has regained a spot in the
''There is still work to be done. But I've made huge inroads
into retaining my test spot,'' Walker said.
Walker has played bowls for the last 40 years and has
represented New Zealand at World Bowls.
He won the national fours title in 1983 and the singles in