Para Bowls Squads

Bowls Victoria is pleased to announce the State Para Side who will compete in the Para Nationals, as part of The Nationals, taking place from 6th – 7th October in Sorrento, Western Australia.

2023 STATE PARA SQUAD

MEN

Singles B5-6Singles B7-814pt PairsOpen Pairs
Lucas ProtopapasJosh BarryLucas ProtopapasGrant Gibson
Greg ToyBarry BrennanJosh BarryBarry Brennan
Grant GibsonGreg Toy
Josh ThorntonJosh Thornton

WOMEN

Singles B5-6Singles B7-8Open Pairs
Gwen FabrisAlison EastAlison East
Shirley IvanovicAnnette Ruffle
Annette RuffleGwen Fabris
Shirley Ivanovic

The Para State Sides for the NSW Series (August) will be announced in June 2024. 

In addition, Squads will be also be announced for intra-Squad practice matches to be held in July as a lead up to the NSW Series.  The final Sides for The Nationals will be announced by early September.


ELITE PLAYERS

There are elite pathways for para bowlers in our four Victorian para squads:

  • Para intellectual squad
  • Para physical squad
  • Vision impaired squad
  • Hearing impaired squad

These squads have regular training days at various clubs across Victoria and compete in state and national championships, helping to promote parasports awareness and promote the opportunities in bowls.

Please visit the Para Bowls section of our website for further information.