2019 Men’s State Side Announced

by Denise McMillan

The Men’s State Team Selection Panel has unanimously decided on the 12 players that will represent WA at the 2019 Sides Series, to be hosted by New South Wales at the Ettalong Bowling Club, from the 11th to 14th of April.

The team selected is a blend of experienced players with ten of last years side to be joined by the new additions of Russell Bates (Dudley Park) and Kevin McKay (Kardinya).

Russell and Kevin will play Lead and Second positions and were chosen by the State Selection Panel to replace Tom Mitchell, who chose not to be considered for Selection this year, and Scott Walker.

WA is building the foundation to be the Side that will once again be competitive contenders for the Alley Shield.






John Slavich


Matthew Mitchell

(Emu Point)

Bill Brandsma


Russell Bates

(Dudley Park)

Cody Packer

(Osborne Park)

Anthony Williams


Kevin McKay


Lewis Grigg

(Osborne Park)

Dave Rankin


Shane Knott


Kyle Mcilroy


Clive Adams



Men’s State Team Selection Panel:

  • Tony Hockey (Coach)
  • Roger Barns (Chair of Selectors)
  • Glyn Vaughan (Selector)
  • Mike Zusman (Selector)