Multi-Nations Results

by BowlsSA2

We are in the midst of a mega fortnight for International Bowls with the Multi-Nations event being played at Broadbeach this week which will be followed by the annual Trans Tasman Test between Australia and New Zealand.

South Australia has had representation on the national stage with Grange Bowling Club member Wayne Ruediger representing Australia Gold at the Multi-Nations event. The Australian selectors have taken the opportunity to play players in a variety of positions and disciplines throughout the event with Wayne mainly playing as a lead in the triples or ours disciplines for his team. At the time of writing this article, The Australian Gold team had qualified for Bronze medal matches in the Men’s Pairs, Men’s  Triples and Women’s Singles events as well as a Gold Medal match in the Women’s Fours. The Australian Green team had also been successful in qualifying for the Men’s Pairs Bronze medal match, as well as Gold Medal matches for the Men’s Triples, Women’s SIngles & Womens’ Fours.

 

An update to the above that the medal matches produced the following results for Australia.

 

BCiB Australian Jackaroos – Medal Tally:

Gold – Women’s Singles (Ellen Ryan), Men’s Singles (Ray Pearse), Women’s Fours (Lynsey Clarke, Karen Murphy, Chloe Stewart, Natasha Scott – Australia Green), Women’s Triples (Carla Krizanic, Kristina Krstic, Rebecca Van Asch – Austalia Gold), Women’s Pairs (Ellen Ryan, Karen Murphy – Australia Green), Men’s Fours (Wayne Ruediger, Ben Twist, Nathan Rice, Aron Sherriff – Australia Gold)

SilverWomen’s Fours (Dawn Hayman, Carla Krizanic, Rebecca Van Asch, Kelsey Cottrell – Australia Gold), Women’s Triples (Lynsey Clarke, Chloe Stewart, Natasha Scott – Australia Green), Men’s Triples (Barrie Lester, Corey Wedlock, Aaron Teys – Australia Green), Men’s Fours (Barrie Lester, Jesse Noronha, Corey Wedlock, Aaron Teys – Australia Green)

BronzeWomen’s Singles (Kristina Krstic), Men’s Triples (Wayne Ruediger, Ben Twist, Aron Sherriff – Australia Gold), Men’s Pairs (Jesse Noronha, Aaron Wilson – Australia Green), Women’s Pairs (Dawn Hayman, Kelsey Cottrell – Australia Gold)

 

Results:

Gold Medal Matches

Women’s Singles – Ellen Ryan (Australia Green) def. Kelly McKerihen (Canada) 21-4

Women’s Pairs – Ellen Ryan, Karen Murphy (Australia Green) def. New Zealand 13-12

Women’s Triples – Carla Krizanic, Kristina Krstic, Rebecca Van Asch (Austalia Gold) def. Lynsey Clarke, Chloe Stewart, Natasha Scott (Australia Green) 18-16

Women’s Fours – Dawn Hayman, Carla Krizanic, Rebecca Van Asch, Kelsey Cottrell (Australia Gold) def by. Lynsey Clarke, Karen Murphy, Chloe Stewart, Natasha Scott (Australia Green) 10-17

Men’s Singles – Ray Pearse (Australia Gold) def. Gary Kelly (Ireland) 21-16

Men’s Pairs – New Zealand def by. Canada 12-17

Men’s Triples – Barrie Lester, Corey Wedlock, Aaron Teys (Australia Green) def by. New Zealand 12-16

Men’s Fours – Wayne Ruediger, Nathan Rice, Ben Twist, Aron Sherriff (Australia Gold) def. Barrie Lester, Jesse Noronha, Corey Wedlock, Aaron Teys (Australia Green) 14-9

 

Bronze Medal Matches

Women’s Singles – Kristina Krstic (Australia Gold) def. Jo Edwards (New Zealand) 21-14

Women’s Pairs – Dawn Hayman, Kelsey Cottrell (Australia Gold) def. Wales 20-19

Women’s Triples – South Africa def by. New Zealand 11-16

Women’s Fours – NZ def. Wales 14-4

Men’s Singles – Aaron Wilson (Australia Green) def by. Ryan Bester (Canada) 15-21

Men’s Pairs – Ray Pearse, Nathan Rice (Australia Gold) def by. Jesse Noronha, Aaron Wilson (Australia Gold) 17-21

Men’s Triples – Wayne Ruediger, Ben Twist, Aron Sherriff (Australia Gold) def. Ireland 24-13

Men’s Fours – South Africa def. Malta 13-11

 

In the previous week Australia has also defeated New Zealand in the annual Trans Tasman test series and more information can be found here thanks to Bowls Australia: https://www.bowls.com.au/2019-trans-tasman-2/

 

AND There’s more: International Bowls is back on TV with the World Bowls Challenge beginning tonight Friday November 29 on Fox Sports & Kayo. This is Bowls answer to the Ryder Cup in Golf with Australia taking on a Rest of the World team featuring the Who’s who of Lawn Bowls. Check out more information here: https://www.bowls.com.au/world-bowls-challenge-preview/

 

More information can be found at the Bowls Australia website. https://www.bowls.com.au/news/