Dynamic Duos waiting in the wings for AO title
The curtain is drawing to a close as the narrative reaches its climax in the men’s pairs final of the $140,000 Australian Open to be held later today at the Darebin International Sports Centre. New South Wales representatives Andrew Rees and Brendon Baker are set to take centre stage this afternoon against Victorian hopefuls Graeme Spry and Ray Jansen. Baker skipped his partner to success in their semi-finals berth over Bowls Australia wildcard entrants Wayne Ruediger and Scott Thulborn in thrilling sensation, prevailing 11-10 with the final now beckoning for the pair. Across the rinks Victoria’s Graeme Spry and Ray Jansen proved too strong for Western Australia’s Clive Adams and Dave Rankin, with the pair ousting their opponents in a tight tussle, reigning supreme 12-10 when the game was on the line. The dynamic duos have fought hard throughout the five day Australian Open tournament, with their efforts being rewarded with their tickets being booked in this afternoon’s men’s pairs final. Catch all the action from the men’s and women’s pairs finals today from 3:15pm at the Darebin International Sports Centre, or through Bowls Australia’s free live streaming at http://bowlsaustralia.com.au/Media/Australian-Open-live-streaming . Story provided by Courtney McKenna for bowlsaustralia.com.au.