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Central Otago women excelled at the Southern 6 Tournament held 28 & 29 January in Dunedin with a strong win in both the Seniors and Development. Click here for full results and teams.

Big Win for 6th year Bowler Nikki Milne of Omakau Bowling Club


We're all just as excited in Central Otago as is Nikki Milne. On Saturday and Sunday 21 & 22 January Nikki played superb bowls taking out Debbie Jackson (Arrowtown)  in the semi and Jane Anderson (Queenstown) in the final of the Open Women's Singles. 


The season has been very successful for Nikki so far with a win in the Alexandra Fives team and a win in the CO Fours.


Next weekend Nikki makes her debut in the senior team at the Southern 6 tournament in Dunedin.

40 and Counting.....

Congratulations to Linley O'Callagham who clocked up her 40th Central Otago  Honours  when she took out the Arvida Country Club Mixed Pairs title in Queenstown on 10 & 11 December 2022. Partnering with Bill Clements (both Alexandra)  between them they hold 122 Central Otago Honours titles. On paper they looked the pairing to win. Taking out the last years winners Buchanan & Muir in the semis (51 honours) and Anderson & Thomas  in the final (31 honours).

Five consecutive Wins for Marilyn

Marilyn Steel and Val Ransom (Wanaka) took out the Arvida Country Club 1-10 pairs in Queenstown on 4 December 2022, challenged by 11 other pairs from around Central Otago. It was the second time partnering with Val Ransom.  Marilyn's three other wins were with Margaret Young of Wanaka as recorded on the trophy. 

Congratulations to our   Interclub Teams

Queenstown Women and Alexandra Men represented Central Otago at the National Interclub Finals in Auckland  on 12 & 13 November 2022.


Coverage  Day 1

Coverage Day 2


Women - Queenstown Placed  3rd

Christine Buchanan, Andrea Dowman, Margaret O’Connor, Kath Mann, Linley Carter, Debra Lloyd & Jane Anderson

Manager- Wendy Paterson


Men - Alexandra Placed 5th

Shaun Scott, Trevor Drake, Lindsay Thomas, Marty Geary, Ray Leeden, Stan Cornes & Roger O’Brien

Manager - Brent Hickey

Congratulations Central Otago at Para NZ Nationals.


November 2022. Ralph Woolley played well and achieved Silver in the drawn Triples. Pam Walker got Bronze in the drawn Pairs and reached semis in the Plate Singles.

Pam Walker was made a life member of Para Bowls at the AGM.

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