April 18, 2018
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Wilson eager to continue golden run at BPL07

On the back of his stirring gold medal-winning performance at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Aaron Wilson can’t wait to compete in the seventh instalment of the Bowls Premier League (BPL07) next week in New Zealand. The men’s singles champion will lead the Blundstone Melbourne Roys into action at the Naenae Bowling Club in... View Article
Australia
April 18, 2018
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GC2018: A wrap

Following nine days of competition on the familiar surrounds of Broadbeach Bowls Club, Australia’s Jackaroos has emerged from the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with its most successful ever performance.  Eclipsing Melbourne 2006’s performance of three gold, one silver and one bronze, 12 years later and again on home soil, the Jackaroos secured five gold... View Article
Australia
April 14, 2018
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Fans help buzz, propel 'straya to top of medal table

http://sl.sbs.com.au/public/image/file/21af613f-f7a2-4d34-a642-148943b74933/crop/16x9 Regardless of criticism over the level of competition in some events and no shows from plenty of big sporting names, Australians have flocked in their droves to Commonwealth Games venues during the last nine days. Canary yellow and green polo shirts, tank tops and shorts, along with the obligatory beach footwear — ‘thongs’ in... View Article
News
April 13, 2018
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GC2018 wrap – Wilson wins singles gold

Australia’s Aaron Wilson has claimed the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games’ blue-ribbon men’s singles gold medal in a stunning conclusion to the tournament. The final gold medal of the bowls competition was contested tonight, after nine days, with Commonwealth Games debutant Wilson, 26, overcoming Canadian Ryan Bester, himself a Broadbeach resident and marquee player for... View Article
Australia
April 13, 2018
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GC2018 – Day 9 – Session 2: Fours fall agonisingly short of gold

Australia has fallen agonisingly short of gold in the men’s fours final, losing 13-15 to Scotland on the final end.  Barrie Lester, Brett Wilkie, Nathan Rice and Aron Sherriff led for the majority of the match against the world champions in what was a mammoth two and a half hour affair. The Scots produced four... View Article
Australia
April 13, 2018
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Shirtless gold medal winning lawn bowler Aaron ‘disco tech’ Wilson wows packed crowd

HE’S not called ‘discotheque’ for nothing and Friday night Bendigo bowler Aaron Wilson kick-started the party on the Gold Coast by celebrating his gold medal by tearing his shirt off and wowing a packed crowd at Broadbeach. Wearing his lucky undies, the 26-year-old became just the third Australian to win the singles gold medal at... View Article
Australia
April 13, 2018
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Jack Attack a hit in the Hunter

Bowls Australia’s (BA) popular nationwide Jack Attack (JA) program has launched with success in the Hunter region with Edgeworth Sport and Recreation Club recently completing a great first season.  Eager to peak the interest of local businesses and corporate bowlers, Bowls Coordinator Mick Kedwell quickly realised that Jack Attack was the perfect fit. The format,... View Article
Australia
April 13, 2018
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Live: Commonwealth Games day nine on the Gold Coast

Live: Commonwealth Games day nine We’re on the home stretch on the third last day of competition at the Commonwealth Games. THE athletics action continues on day nine of the Commonwealth Games while plenty of Aussies have their chance to shine in a host of other sports. Alysha Burnett and Celeste Mucci are fighting for... View Article
Australia
April 12, 2018
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GC2018 Day 8 Session 3: Australia's golden girls earn more bling

Australia’s Carla Krizanic, Natasha Scott and Rebecca Van Asch have tonight become the first dual gold medallists of the GC2018 bowls competition. The trio secured their second gold medal after toppling Scotland in the women’s triples’ ultimate decider, 21-12, to add to the women’s fours medallion won on Monday. The team fired on all cylinders... View Article
Australia
April 12, 2018
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GC 2018 – Day 8 – Session 2: More record-breaking gold for Australia

Australia’s bowls team has once again created history, with the Bowlers with a disability triples defeating New Zealand 14-13, with 68-year-old Games debutant Ken Hanson (skip) becoming the oldest Australian Commonwealth Games gold medalist in the process. The gold is Australia’s third thus far this campaign and second in the para-sport discipline, completing a clean... View Article
Australia
April 12, 2018
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GC 2018 – Day 8 – Session 1: Australia set for another tilt at gold

Australia’s golden girls are set for another tilt at the ultimate prize with the women’s triples team booking themselves a spot in tonight’s decider against Scotland with a 16-13 win over England in the semi-finals. Three of the four girls who’ve already won gold in the fours, Natasha Scott, Carla Krizanic and Rebecca van Asch,... View Article
Australia
April 12, 2018
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Australian lawn bowls team break gold medal drought with two triumphs in seventy-two hours

SEVENTY-TWO hours after breaking Australia’s lawn bowls gold medal drought, three-quarters of the Aussie women’s fours team have walked away with a second gold by dominating Scotland in the women’s triples. Coming into the Gold Coast, Australia hadn’t won a gold medal in the Comm Games’ lawn bowls since Melbourne 2006. A win in the... View Article
Australia
April 12, 2018
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Live: Commonwealth Games day eight on the Gold Coast

Live: Commonwealth Games day eight Australia will be looking to add to its haul of 57 golds and 145 medals overall on day eight of the Commonwealth Games. IT’S another action-packed day on the Gold Coast with medals available in athletics, beach volleyball, shooting and wrestling, among other sports. Australia’s men’s beach volleyball team plays... View Article
Australia
April 12, 2018
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Highlights on day eight of the Commonwealth Games

http://sl.sbs.com.au/public/image/file/e2843943-9f95-4299-b03e-dd751f8ce2f6/crop/16x9 2350 DAY EIGHT GETS UNDER WAY Day eight of the Games kicks off on a sunny morning with badminton preliminaries, shooting, lawn bowls and table tennis, while there are medals on the athletics track, mountain biking, diving and beach volleyball. READ MORE: Australia, NZ set up semi-final showdown Praught takes gold as Jamaica women... View Article
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April 11, 2018
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Day 7 Session 3: BWD triples to contest golden final

Australia’s bowlers with a disability open triples team of Josh Thornton, Tony Bonnell and Ken Hanson have advanced to the GC2018 gold medal decider. The trio were in sublime form this afternoon against South Africa, producing a 15-7 performance to snag a spot in the coveted gold/silver final. The team will face New Zealand in... View Article
Australia
April 11, 2018
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GC2018 – Day 7 – Session 2: Quarterfinal fate revealed for Aussies

Australia has had their quarterfinal verdicts revealed to them in both the men’s singles and women’s pairs events.  After topping his section, Games debutant Aaron Wilson will take on Gary Kelly of Northern Ireland in the men’s singles quarterfinals beginning tomorrow (Thursday) from 9am. Kelly finished second in his section behind Ryan Bester, with his... View Article
Australia
April 11, 2018
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GC2018 – Day 7 – Session 1: Pairs set up sectional decider against the Old Enemy

Australia’s women’s pairing of Karen Murphy and recently-crowned gold medalist Kelsey Cottrell have continued on their winning ways in the sectional rounds, defeating Papua New Guinea 29-7 in their fourth match.  Undefeated from their four matches to date and with a shot differential of 69, Australia are well placed ahead of their final sectional match... View Article
Australia
April 11, 2018
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Games – Highlights on day seven of the Commonwealth Games

http://sl.sbs.com.au/public/image/file/621852f9-0289-4ae3-b041-9dd2fc8d7a83/crop/16x9 1010 MITCHELL SETS NEW RECORD TO WIN JAVELIN GOLD Kathryn Mitchell led an Australian one-two in the women’s javelin throw final as she set a new Games record mark of 68.92m to win the gold medal ahead of compatriot Kelsey-Lee Roberts. South African Sunette Viljoen took the bronze. 1000 PRAUGHT OUSTS KIRUI TO WIN... View Article
News
April 11, 2018
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ITOs represent Australia with distinction at the Games

The Australian Jackaroos are not the only ones who have dedicated years to their craft to be selected to represent Australia at the Commonwealth Games.  22 Australian International Technical Officials (ITO) were endorsed by Bowls Australia (BA) to officiate at the Games and its lead-up events, joining an extended ITO team which is also made... View Article
Australia
April 11, 2018
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Australian Open 2018 – Extension of entries closing date

Bowls Australia is pleased to announce that due to the overwhelming interest in this year’s Australian Open (AO), that the closing date for entries has been extended until 11:59 pm, Sunday 29 April. With the Commonwealth Games in full swing, the AO provides the average to the elite bowler the chance to not only play... View Article
Australia