#BPL09: Gorillas beat their chest

by Domenic Favata

As we approach the final day of play at the ninth edition of the Bowls Premier League, the Illawarra Gorillas have established a clear lead at the top of the standings.

See below for a full wrap of results from Day 3 at Naenae Bowling Club:

Round 7 – 

NZ Blackjacks def. Perth Suns 8-0 13-5

Brisbane Pirates def by. Melbourne Roys 7-7 0-9

Murray Steamers def by. Illawarra Gorillas 4-5 3-7

Sydney Lions def by. Gold Coast Hawks 3-5 5-7

Round 8 – 

Gold Coast Hawks def. Murray Steamers 7-4 11-3

Illawarra Gorillas def. NZ Blackjacks 7-1 11-1

Perth Suns def. Brisbane Pirates 9-6 2-7 1-0

Sydney Lions def by. Melbourne Roys 9-10 5-6

Round 9 – 

Brisbane Pirates def. Sydney Lions 5-7 5-4 1-0

Gold Coast Hawks def. Perth Suns 8-5 4-7 1-0

Melbourne Roys def. Illawarra Gorillas 9-8 8-7

Murray Steamers def. NZ Blackjacks 4-3 3-5 2-0

Round 10 – 

Melbourne Roys def. Perth Suns 13-2 8-4

Sydney Lions def. Murray Steamers 6-3 6-2

Gold Coast Hawks def by. Illawarra Gorillas 9-7 3-9 0-1

NZ Blackjacks def by. Brisbane Pirates 7-3 4-9 0-1

Round 11 – 

Sydney Lions def by. Illawarra Gorillas 3-11 3-5

Gold Coast Hawks def by. Brisbane Pirates 3-7 4-6

Murray Steamers def. Perth Suns 9-0 4-5 1-0

NZ Blackjacks def. Melbourne Roys 4-7 7-1 1-0

*Watch replays of matches in bold on Rinkside Live

BPL09 concludes tomorrow and you can catch all the action from New Zealand, including finals, live on your screens.

Matches during the day will be streamed live on Bowls Australia’s Facebook page from 9am AEDT, while the night sessions will be broadcast live on Fox Sports, Kayo Sports (14-Day FREE trial at www.kayosports.com.au) and Sky Sport NZ from 4pm AEDT.