Senior State Side | 2023 Trial Squads Announced

by Team BV

The Squads have been announced for the Senior State Side Trial for the 2023 State representative program. The Senior Side (Over-60s) trials will be hosted by the Bendigo Bowls Club on Friday 14th April, and will coincide with the third edition of the City v Country event to be held on the weekend following.

We are pleased to announce the 2023 Senior State Trial Squads:


Kate BushShepparton ParkJudith NardellaDeer Park
Helen CloughBendigo EastCarol ProtopapasHeathmont
Gayle EdwardsAltonaKaye RoweEaglehawk
Alison HallMCCJennifer SalmonKeilor
Di HandsShepparton ParkClaire SandersYarrawonga Mulwala GC
Karen HarringtonTorquayLaureen SmithYarrawonga Mulwala GC
Sheryl HowardKangaroo FlatMarilyn StephensonMoama
Vicki HudsonHeathmontRobyn ThomassenGrangeburn
Denise HuenderMCCMary TragardhMyrtleford
Jan HurstAltonaSharon WarfeBenalla
Diane McKeeAlphingtonKaren WienerTorquay
Janet MortonSale CommunityPaula WoodDandenong RSL


Brendan BarkerWerribeeAndrew MyersYarraville Footscray
Ian BrimblecombeWangaratta B&SCChris PhilpotTocumwal Golf
Neville BrownBlackburnTom RisticMCC
Tony CahillPort MelbourneIan RossBendigo
Xavier CerretoArmadaleTony SchiavelloBundoora RSL
Mark CowanClub SunburySteve ShennanEssendon
Nick DaweHeathmontSteve SullivanQueenscliff
David DonaldsonFlemington & KensingtonColin VeenendaalMitcham
Alan DoveShepparton GolfBob WattCraigieburn
Phil GodkinEaglehawkMick WestFlemington & Kensington
Ray JansenMontmorencyMichael WilsonMCC
Peter MargetMCCChris YoungChalambar Golf

The Trials will take place on Friday 14th April at Bendigo Bowls Club, and spectators are welcome to attend. Roll up is anticipated to commence at approximately 9:00am and games should conclude by 4:00pm.

The Victorian Men’s and Women’s Senior State Sides are reigning Australian Champions with the Sides dropping only one match at The Nationals hosted in Queensland in October.

The Senior State Side representative program for 2023 includes a State Side Series versus NSW to be held in August, followed by The Nationals in October in WA.

Congratulations to all squad members and good luck!