Sprague suits up for Victoria

By Holly Tregenza

RUSHWORTH'S Jean Sprague will represent Victoria in the over 60s bowls team next month at the Australian Senior Sides Championships. 

She is among just 24 selected from across the state after a two-day selection process and is joined by Moama's Marilyn Stephenson. 

Judy Davey, chair of Bowls Victoria's women's selection committee, said her team was excited to be heading north. "The selected team is incredibly excited about heading up to Ettalong to compete in October," Davey said.

The men's team head to Ettalong as the defending champions, while the women will be hoping to bring home some silverware after finishing third at last year's tournament.

The Australian Senior Sides Championships is a significant event on the national bowls calendar and sees the nation's elite senior bowlers contend for the prestigious title.The event will be contested at Ettalong Bowls Club in NSW from October 21 to 24.