The Maltese Olympic Committee announced the Lawn Bowls Team for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Malta will be competing in the Mens’ and Ladies’ Fours, Mens’ Triples, and Ladies’ Pairs.
Joining the contingent traveling to Birmingham will be the 2018 Commonwealth Games Medallist family – Connie, Rebecca, and Rose Rixon, who will once again be playing in the Ladies Fours. Joining them is newcomer Irene Attard.
The Ladies promise to be a strong team and will be seeking a return to the podium. Rixon siblings Connie and Rebecca will also compete in the Ladies Pairs.
The Men’s Fours Team will be headed by the most experienced player Shaun Parnis.
This will be Parnis’ fourth Games appearance. He will be joined by Atlantic Champion Bronze Medalist Mark Malogorski, and newcomers Troy Lorimer and Peter Ellul.
The men will also compete in the Men’s Triples event.
“The selection for Lawn Bowls contingent brings together a team that has provided excellent results for Malta in the past. Their combined experience will definitely be an asset to Malta’s performance in Birmingham,” remarked Julian Pace Bonello, president of the Maltese Olympic Committee.