World Bowls have announced an international event which will see Australia face a rest of the world team made up of the globe's top players.
Commonwealth Games bowls fever prompts deadline extension for Australian Open at Gold Coast 2018 venue
Booming bowls interest Down Under has caused Bowls Australia to extend the deadline for entries to the Australian Open - which will be played at the 2018 Commonwealth Games venue of Broadbeach Bowls Club in the Gold Coast.
Australia vice-captain sees Gold Coast 2018 as best chance for Commonwealth Games bowls success since 2006
Australia’s bowls team's vice-captain Brett Wilkie has declared Gold Coast 2018 as Australia's best chance at securing Commonwealth Games gold medals in the sport since Melbourne 2006.
Lynne Seymour was 35 when she first picked up a bowl in anger and nowadays can face opponents who are younger than her 32 years in the sport.
Bowls Australia has unveiled changes to its high-performance programme as it aims to "improve its effectiveness and ensure future international success".