- The Women’s Fours of Leanne Chinery (Victoria, BC), Pricilla Westlake (Delta, BC), Joanna Cooper (Calgary, AB) and Jackie Foster (Bridgetown, NS) have secured their spot in the quarter-final round of Women’s Fours competition
- In Men’s Triples action, Cameron Lefresne (Enfield, NS), Greg Wilson (Calgary, AB) and Chris Stadnyk (Niagara Falls, ON) picked up their first win of the Games by defeating Singapore 13-12. Canada continued their excellent play in the next round against title contender New Zealand.
You can read the Bowls Canada news release by clicking here.
- For Canadian John Siteman, the Australian Open encapsulates everything he loves about the sport and more
- “There are many things that attract me to the AO. For me, it’s being able to be a part of the biggest bowls event in the world,” he said.
- “We get the opportunity to come from Canada and compete against top competition in the world on some of the best greens in what is a true festival of bowls,” he said.” It’s something we both look forward to every year, representing Canada as a family in bowls.”
- Not only is the AO the World’s Biggest Bowls Festival, it is also the richest bowls event in the world with a staggering total of over $250,000 prize money across more than 780 prize money placings in the 16 disciplines.
Bowlers can enter any one of the open disciplines on offer (singles, pairs and fours) or enter age-specific Under-18, Over-60s or Bowlers with a Disability events – for a full breakdown of the disciplines head to australianopen.bowlsaustralia.com.au!
You can read the entire Bowls Australia story at this link.