AUSTRALIAN Representative Dylan Fisher and NSW Singles Champion Sarah Boddington will spearhead the strongest field in history when the Junior Golden Nugget rolls into Tweed Heads Bowls Club on August 1.
A select field of 16 boys and 16 girls from across the country have been chosen to play in the national event, including state winners, state representatives and club champions from Queensland, South Australia, New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria.
“We are delighted to have so many enquires from all over Australia,” Tweed Heads Bowls Club junior co-coordinator Judy Pearce said. “However the resumes of the selected players ensure that this year's “national” Junior Golden Nugget will indeed be the best ever.”
Top NSW juniors include Ben Glasson, Aaron Teys, James Gannon and Sean Mawdsley have all been selected along with Stefanie Cselka and Sarah Boddington in the girls' event.
Queensland will be well represented by State Singles winner Ben Savva, and Sam White, recent winner of Musgrave Hill Open Club Singles Championship, along with the sister acts of Carly and Shahn Griffiths and Cassandra and Bolivia Millerick.
Western Australia will be represented by 2009 state singles winner Shenayde Heldt, 17, Dillan Elliot and Blake Nairn. Lisa Phillips, Michelle Dick, Mathew Bennex and Dylan Fisher will carry the hopes of the strong Victoria contingent.
South Australia's top junior girl Breanna Dickson is included in this class field along with Mathew Northcott, Mathew Thompson and Mathew O'Brien.