The selection of six players from Otago in the 20-strong South Island squad to tour the North Island in early August is a fair reflection of the growing strength of indoor bowls in the region.
Elliot Mason's rich vein of form is expected to continue in this weekend's PBA competition at the Dunedin Lawn Bowls Stadium.
From club champions to New Zealand champions - the Taieri women's four was still celebrating when it returned to Dunedin triumphant on Monday night.
Not fazed by reputations or a fast start, Leith's Janus Staufenberg completed an Otago cross-country double.
Sheldon Bagrie-Howley and Elliot Mason will defend the Kittyhawk Bowls 2000 when play in the optional mixed pairs tournament gets under way today at the Dunedin Lawn Bowls Stadium.
The country's leading provincial players will be in action at Dunedin Lawn Bowls Stadium this weekend playing for the Bowls New Zealand Champion of Champions pairs title.
Embarking recently on a training programme for the Dunedin Marathon in September helped set Steve Stewart (Caversham) up for victory in the 69th Barnes Cross-country held at Kettle Park yesterday.
Invercargill's Brian Harvey won a final for the ages when he overcame crowd favourite Ross Stevens (St Clair) in a tiebreak to win the Henselite PBA Ranking Singles at the Dunedin Bowls Stadium on...
Despite it coinciding with the Australian Open, all of last season's big winners in the Dunedin regional PBA bowls competition will take to the rinks at Dunedin Bowls Stadium this weekend.
Brilliant runs from Matthew Sutcliffe and Kirk Madgwick set Hill City-University up for a third consecutive senior men's title in the Leith Cross-country Relays.
Transtasman rivalry has just stepped up a notch with the biennial three-day transtasman test getting under way in Invercargill tomorrow.
For the fourth consecutive year, Hill City-University claimed the senior double at the Lovelock Relays at the University of Otago Oval on Saturday.
Wayne Hewitt (Fairfield) and Carolyn Crawford (St Clair) were the big winners at the Bowls Dunedin awards ceremony at the Taieri Bowling Club last night.
It was a battle of Saddle Hill in the Bowls Dunedin season finale in the champion of champions fours at the weekend.
Otago's Connor McLeod was the toast of the New Zealand Universities team that snatched a last-minute 32-29 victory over Kansai Universities from Japan, at the University of Otago Oval on Saturday.
Among the rugby royalty at the University of Otago Oval on Saturday to watch the touring Kansai Universities play New Zealand Universities was International Rugby Board Hall of Fame inductee...