Short Ends with Dawn Hayman

by Bowls Australia

Presented by BCiB Insurance Brokers, Dawn Hayman answers the tough questions.

How old were you and why did you first take up bowls:
10. My parents’ friends asked me to try it a few times and I eventually did. I  loved it so I decided to get signed up soon thereafter.

First tournament victory:
District Champion of Champion Singles

Toughest Singles opponent:
Ellen Ryan. We have had some good battles through junior ranks now in senior ranks too.

Who has had the most influence on your career:
My parents.

Favourite bowler while growing up:
Karen Murphy

Funniest Jackaroo teammate:
Kristina Krstic

Three things left on your bucket list:
– Skydive
– Travel Europe
– Ride in Hot Air Balloon

First album you bought:
So Fresh

Favourite holiday destination:
Perth, Australia

Favourite movie:
Blended

Favourite TV series:
Home and Away

Favourite band or musician:
Pete Murray

Jackaroo with the best taste in music:
Ellen Ryan

Favourite carb:
Potatoes

Favourite meal after a day on the green:
Steak and veg

What meal is your speciality to cook:
Lasagne

Chocolate in the fridge. Yes or no:
No

Milo. Hot or cold:
Cold

Pineapple on pizza. Yes or no:
Yes

Parma or Parmi:
Parmi

Coriander. Yes or no:
No

Cats or Dogs.
Dogs

Who inspires you:
My family and partner, but also the other Jackaroos.

Proudest non-bowls accomplishment:
Being an aunty and a role model for my nephews.

Most embarrassing childhood memory:
Telling someone I wanted to marry them when I was 5 years old.

If you could appear on any reality show, which one would you choose:
Masterchef

Who would you like to swap places with for a day:
Prime Minister of Australia

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tik Tok, Snapchat or other:
Facebook and Snapchat