Commonwealth Games: Flapper makes it two from two in triples - photos

MATTHEW Flapper is two from two triples after day one of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games lawn bowls tournament.

Flapper, Nathan Rice and Wayne Ruediger defeated Falkland Islands 23-5 in their second match on Friday morning (AEST).

This came their first-up 19-12 win over Pakistan.

Falkland Islands stuck with the Australians for the opening five ends to be square at 3-all

Australia then went on a 17-0 run over nine ends to lock the win away.

Earlier, Pakistan jumped away to a 6-2 lead over Australia after four ends.

Australia then won five shots on the fifth end and the match developed into a head and head battle.

It was 12-all after 15 ends, then Australia made its move – getting two, four and one shot to seal the deal to open the round-robin section on a winning note.

TEAM BALLARAT SUMMARY

DAY 1  -  THURSDAY, JULY 24

BRETT WILKIE

LAWN BOWLS

PAIRS

Section round 1: d Cook Islands 25-11

MATTHEW FLAPPER

LAWN BOWLS

TRIPLES

Section round 1: d Pakistan 18-12

JEFF THO

BADMINTON

MIXED TEAMS

Round 1: Australia 4 d Wales  1 (Tho lost his singles 16-21 21-13 13-21)

DAY 2 -  FRIDAY, JULY 25

LAURYN MARK

SHOOTING

SKEET

Qualification: 6pm AEST

BRETT WILKIE

LAWN BOWLS

PAIRS

Section round 3: 8.45pm AEST

MATTHEW FLAPPER

LAWN BOWLS

TRIPLES

Section round 2: d Falkland Islands 23-5

Section round 3: 5.45pm AEST

JEFF THO

BADMINTON

MIXED TEAMS

Round 2:  v Falkland Island (6pm AEST)

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