Commonwealth Games: Matt Flapper opens Glasgow bowls campaign

Matthew Flapper

Matthew Flapper

MATTHEW Flapper opens his Commonwealth Games lawns bowls campaign on Thursday afternoon.

He skips Australia in the opening match of section play in the men's triples tournament against Pakistan from 5.45pm (AEST).

Flapper, who is originally from Ballarat and is now based at Ocean Grove, teams up with Nathan Rice and Wayne Ruediger on the first day of competition in Glasgow.

Another Ballarat lawn bowler export Brett Wilkie plays his first pairs match in the early hours of Friday (3.25am AEST).

He teams up with singles star Aron Sherriff against Cook Islands.

TEAM BALLARAT SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

LAURYN MARK

SHOOTING  - SKEET

Qualification (6pm AEST)

BRETT WILKIE

LAWN BOWLS

Pairs

Section round 3: v Norfolk (8.45pm AEST)

MATTHEW FLAPPER

LAWN BOWLS

Triples

Section round 2: v Falkland Islands (12.45am AEST)

Section round 3: v Papua-New Guinea (5.45pm AEST)

SATURDAY

LAURYN MARK

SHOOTING - SKEET

Semi-final (1am AEST)

Bronze medal match (1.30am AEST)

Golden medal match (1.40am AEST)

BRETT WILKIE

LAWN BOWLS

Pairs

Section round 4: v Jersey (3.45am AEST)

Section round 5: v Namibia (8.45pm AEST)

MATTHEW FLAPPER

LAWN BOWLS

Triples

Section round 4: v England (12.45am AEST)

Section round 5: v Malaysia (5.45pm AEST)

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