Canadian Bowlers Ready to Roll for 2018 Commonwealth Games

Ottawa, Ontario | March 23, 2018

Ten of Canada’s best bowlers have been nominated to make their mark on Australia’s sunny Gold Coast at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The renowned Broadbeach Bowls Club will be home to an outstanding display of bowls competition from April 5th to April 13th as the Commonwealth’s best talent competes in men’s and women’s singles, pairs, triples and fours competition.

The team will gather in Australia on March 27th to acclimatized to the greens and local atmosphere. Team Canada will practice on the greens at Broadbeach, as well as nearby club Musgrave Hill, to prepare for the Games.

“The Canadian Bowls team has proved in the past to be a competitive unit at the international level” says head coach Terry Scott. “The mission for this side is to uphold that tradition and show once again that they can be successful on the international stage.”

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Canadian Bowlers Nominated to the 2018 Commonwealth Games Team




Ryan Bester

Hanover, ON

Men’s Singles, Pairs

Leanne Chinery

Victoria, BC

Women’s Pairs, Fours

Joanna Cooper

Calgary, AB

Women’s Triples, Fours

Jacqueline Foster

Bridgetown, NS

Women’s Triples, Fours

Cameron LeFresne

Enfield, NS

Men’s Triples, Fours

Kelly McKerihen

Toronto, ON

Women’s Singles, Pairs

Chris Stadnyk

Niagara Falls, ON

Men’s Triples, Fours

Ryan Stadnyk

Niagara Falls, ON

Men’s Pairs, Fours

Pricilla Westlake

Delta, BC

Women’s Triples, Fours

Greg Wilson

Cochrane, AB

Men’s Triples, Fours

Darryl Fitzgerald

Kitchener, ON

National Coach – Youth & Development

Jean Roney

Regina, SK

Team Manager

Terry Scott

Cromwell, NZ

National Coach – Senior Squad

For more information on Team Canada’s 2018 Commonwealth Games mission, please visit:

For more information on the 2018 Commonwealth Games bowls competition, please visit:

For more information on Broadbeach Bowls Club, please visit:

For more information on the Canadian Lawn Bowls team, please contact:
Anna Mees, Executive Director, Bowls Canada Boulingrin 

About the Commonwealth Games
The Commonwealth Games are a multi-sport event that takes place every four years amongst the Commonwealth countries. The 2018 event will take place along the Gold Coast of Australia, with the bowls portion of the event being hosted at the Broadbeach Bowls Club from April 4 – April 15, 2018.  

About Bowls Canada Boulingrin
Bowls Canada Boulingrin (BCB) is the governing body responsible for lawn bowls in Canada.  The BCB mission is to advance the sport of bowls in Canada.  For more details on Bowls Canada Boulingrin and the sport of lawn bowls, visit