4 Oct 2010

Lawn bowls teams off to a strong start

11:33 pm on 4 October 2010

New Zealand's made a strong start in the lawn bowls events at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

The men's triples team of Richard Girvan, Shannon McIlroy and Todd Andrew comfortably beat the Wales team 2 sets to nil.

The men will take on the Nambia triples team later tonight.

The women's pairs also had a winning start, with Jan Khan and Manu Timoti defeating the Botswana team 2 sets to nil.

They'll face South Africa next.

Also in action later today, the New Zealand men's pairs team will meet Wales, and the women's triples will face Botswana.