Commonwealth Games team named

26 Jan 2018

The New Zealand Olympic Committee together with Bowls New Zealand has named 10 athletes to the New Zealand Team for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Among the team is defending Commonwealth Games singles champion Jo Edwards, who will be attending her fourth Games.

Returning from previous Commonwealth Games campaigns is Ali Forsyth, Blake Signal, Paul Girdler, Shannon McIlroy (world singles champion), Mandy Boyd (Glasgow 2014 bronze, women'™s fours) and Val Smith (Delhi 2010 silver, singles; Glasgow 2014 bronze, women's fours).

Full team + discipline/s:

  • Ali Forsyth Men's Fours/Men'™s Triples

  • Blake Signal Men'™s Pairs/Men's Fours

  • Mike Nagy Men's Triples/Men'™s Fours

  • Paul Girdler Men'™s Triples/Men's Fours

  • Shannon McIlroy“ Men's Singles/Men'™s Pairs

  • Jo Edwards“ Women's Singles/Women'™s Pairs

  • Katelyn Inch Women'™s Triples/Women'™s Fours

  • Mandy Boyd Women's Triples/Women'™s Fours

  • Tayla Bruce Women'™s Triples/Women'™s Fours

  • Val Smith“ Women's Pairs/Women'™s Fours

Mike Kernaghan made himself unavailable for Commonwealth Games selection due to work commitments.

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