The young guns are expected to play a key role in Otago’s defence of the Paterson Trophy in Alexandra this weekend.
Andrew Kelly is the only member of the Dunedin PBA named in the New Zealand team for the eighth annual Trans Tasman Challenge in Melbourne next month.
Jenny Cowan enhanced her family’s record in indoor bowls when she qualified for the national finals of the mixed fours for the second time.
Central Otago won last year, but the hot favourite in this weekend’s mixed fours in Dunedin will be the experienced Southland team.
Two veterans from the glory days were unbeaten and played a key role when Otago retained the Jolly Shield in Dunedin at the weekend.
Otago has included the big guns in its 27-strong team in a bid to win the Jolly Quadrangular Shield for the fourth consecutive year today.
Dunedin painter Daniel French has continued his good form by winning a silver and bronze medal at the New Zealand open championships at Taupo.
Mike Kernaghan has done it again.
Black Jack Andrew Kelly again proved he is the master of tactics by retaining the Dunedin PBA regional Shanghai title that he won last year.
Dunedin's Mike Kernaghan started badly in the Trans Tasman series but came back strongly in the third test to prove that he can still match the world's best bowlers.
The late Ivan Kostanich inspired Dunedin's Russell Dawe to advance to the national finals of a PBA singles event for the first time.
Two former international cricketers have joined the Dunedin PBA branch and are expected to be dominant in events this winter.
Alanna Preddy continued her good form but the lack of depth proved costly for South Otago when it was beaten by Southland in the annual representative bowls match.
Brandon Williams always likes to beat his dad, and this rivalry helped him become the standout indoor bowls player when Otago beat Canterbury yesterday.
Dunedin's Mike Kernaghan won a World Bowls title at the age of 61 and proved older bowlers can compete successfully at the elite level.
Former international Eileen Grant was in dominant form and played a key role in South Otago's win in the 20th annual Southern zone women's eights at the weekend.
Dunedin's Daniel French had a successful international debut when New Zealand won the indoor bowls test series against Australia at the weekend.
Dunedin's Lyn Rance will reach an important milestone when she plays in her 20th annual Southern Women’s Eights at Invercargill at the weekend.
Dunedin painter Daniel French has prepared for his first international by practising on an Australian mat for the last two months.
New Zealand rugby coaches regularly gain overseas appointments but Dunedin’s Terry Scott is the first bowls coach to be appointed to an overseas national team.