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Ali Forsyth, Jamie Hill (pictured) and Mike Kernaghan have recorded a tense 15-13 win over Malaysia to remain unbeaten in the mens triples at the Asia Pacific Championships on the Gold Coast! They will round out the day against Fiji. Matches will be livestreamed from the quarter-finals onwards on Stuff.co.nz!

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Great going .

Well done .

Awesome πŸ‘πŸ»

Go Kiwis!!

Too stuff Ali Jamie and Mike! Keep up the good mahi!


Well done team.

Good one!!and thanks to stuff for live streaming the games!!

Well done lads πŸ‘

Keep up the good work looking good

Awesome work. πŸ˜€

Nice work boys!

Ka pai

Great stuff Black JacksπŸ‘

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Jo Edwards has come from behind to beat Japans Keiko Kurohara 21-18 in the fourth round of the womens singles at the Asia Pacific Championships! She now has a bye before playing Carmen Anderson of Norfolk Island in the sixth round.

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Well done Jo.

Shot Jo! Good stuff

Shot jo

Keep up the good work Jo way to go !!!

You are a champ Jo πŸ˜€

Well done

Congratulations Jo

Woohoo πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜Š

way to go Jo congratulations

Fantastic Jo keep it up

Go girl!! Just love watching you in NZ colours!!

Congrats Jo keep going

Following with interest. Well done Jo

Well done Jo... nerves of steel πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Good work Jo keep it going πŸ‘πŸ‘

Well done, keep it up.

Very well done Jo. Quality.

Awesome Jo you now how to do

Good one well done

Go you legend Jo!

Good luck Jo.🀩🀩

Can we watch this on live stream

Well done Jo πŸ‘

Well done Jo and Keiko!

Well done Jo πŸ‘

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Welcome back

Good to have him back

How long r bowlers down the Coast

Hope we see the same with Wendy Jensen!!!!

Looking forward to watching your games tomorrow Gary. Great to have you back in the team.


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The Blackjacks have made a perfect start to the Asia Pacific Championships on the Gold Coast, winning their opening four matches.
At Club Helensvale, Jo Edwards has beaten her opponent from Hong Kong 20-13 in the womens singles, while Val Smith (skip), Katelyn Inch, Kirsten Edwards and Wendy Jensen have outclassed Niue 20-7 in the womens fours. 
At Broadbeach Bowls Club, Ali Forsyth (skip), Jamie Hill and Mike Kernaghan have beaten Thailand 19-11 in the mens triples, while Gary Lawson (skip) and Shannon McIlroy have edged China 16-14 in a final end thriller!

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Awesome. Keep up the good work.

Well done to allan Excellent start to the campaign.

Well done

Way to go nz keep it up well done

Good one keep it up

Go well Team NZ.

Great work NZ

Great stuff Keep it going

Fantastic. We'll done

Go hard NZπŸŽΊπŸ‘

Great stuff

Great start guys keep it going

Great start.

Thanks Barb. Go Val and Jo!!!! Good result 1st day. πŸ˜€

Good start well done!

Yahoo great start.

Well done keep it up

Gr8 start team keep rocking you guys

Great stuff keep it up

Well done Blackjacks

Great start

Awesome work Jo Edwards val Valerie Smith kirsten edwards keep it going πŸ’œ

Way to go Val 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Congratulations to all especially Jo Edwards 😊

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Gary Lawson and Shannon McIlroy have come from behind to beat China on the final end of their opening match in the men’s pairs at the Asia Oceania Championships #blackjacks

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Awesome you two

Great effort!

Onya fellas!! Awesome!

Well done

Awesome πŸ™‚ Looks like a lovely day on the coast.

Congratulations, good luck next matchπŸ‘

Well done

Well done guys bring it back to Aotearoa 😁

Kia Kaha Shannon.

Well done lads.


Excellent, Well done. Can't wait for the live streaming to start.

Well done guys, keep up the great bowling

Well done guys, Alex Cross


Way to go Shannon

Must have been an exciting game, good work Guys....


Way to go fellas,awesome.

Signs of a good team and a winning attitude.

Congratulations .. keep it going

well done lads!

Well done to you both

Well done you guys

Well done Blackjacks πŸ‘

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Ali Forsyth, Jamie Hill and Mike Kernaghan have beaten Thailand 19-11 in their opening game of the men’s triples at the Asia Oceania Championships #blackjacks

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Well done

Well done blackjacks πŸ™‚

Well done... Go Blackjack.

Well done Jamie an team

Awesome Kiwis

Shot team!!

Well done.

Awesome guys

well done guys!!

Congratulations, good luck in your next match Black Jacks πŸ‘

Well done guys πŸ˜€

Great job. Keep going Blackjacks.

Well done guys, Alex Cross


Nice work guys

Well done keep it going

Nice work

Great start πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

Go boys gr8 start


Keep at it

Congrats Mike!! Great to hear πŸ™‚ Good luck for the remainder of the tournament

Great game.

Well done Jamie and team

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It’s time to get excited! Bowls New Zealand has teamed up with Stuff! 

We will be live streaming the Asia Pacific Championships from the 21st of June. Look out for the live stream link to watch on Stuff.co.nz.

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Look forward to watching them all

Will the #BOWLSstreaming on www.stuff.co.nz/ be visible to international viewers or simply those who reside in New Zealand ? ... also curious, will it effectively replicate what Bowls Australia will be streaming or will it focus more on Bowls NZ matches ?

See this for the live sreams

Its National Volunteer Week and we are celebrating all the wonderful people who volunteer their time to help others, from greenkeepers to administration and everything in between! Thank you for getting out there and doing what you do, not just on volunteer week but every week! You are very much appreciated.  

If you know people out there doing some amazing things in the bowling community tag them below! 

#NVW2019 #nationalvolunteerweek #thankyou  @ Auckland, New ZealandImage attachment

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Well done to the umpires that give up their time too

Coaches as well for 8 weeks

Well done to everyone who volunteers at Tauranga Domain Bowling Club.

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Larissa Margaret

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Well done Taranaki a great effort in both very exciting finals

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Thanks Kevin just arrived to watch some great bowling this week.

Now that the bowls 3 5’s format has been embedded into the season is it time that we looked at a format similar to the Ultimate Bowls Challenge?

Well done

Go gus

Hi Kevin

Gus Templeton (Musgrave Hill) is a Kiwi in the semi finals of the men’s singles. Formerly Hornby Domain.


how did lisa white go

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Fb is just as great sky losing the battle with spark muscling in

Now that the bowls 3 5’s is


Sean do some work😊


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Kevin catches up with Kaushik Patel and Erin Nurkka. We will be live On Facebook at approximately 11am on Monday the 10th of June.
These two will be talking all things High Performance and Bowls3five! If you have a question regarding the above topics or know someone who does send us a PRIVATE MESSAGE by Monday the 10th of June!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Only questions that have been sent to us in advance will be considered, we will not be taking questions from comments during the live interview.

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Thank you Kevin

Congratulations Peter!!!

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Congratulations Peter well deserved

Well done hooks

Congratulations hooksy


Well done Pete from Northland bowlers

A Legend Peter, Congratulations.

Well deserved Peter.

Congrats Pete

Way to go Peter. Congrats well deserved

Well done Pete ! well deserved.



Well done Peter.

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Good luck to Mike Michael John Lawson and the rest of the New Zealand team.

Tony Buckingham something for you to watch

That us Matt Milton

Go kiwis


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