Richard Grivan (NZ)
Richard says: All of my on green successes have been with Taylor products, they provide the most consistent and trustworthy bowls for any conditions.
When and why did you start playing bowls? I started playing bowls in 1988 at the age of 14. Both my parents played and they got me into it.
Which model(s)/size of Taylor bowls do you enjoy playing with and why?
I use a Size 4 SRV. It’s a great bowl for all conditions
In the bowling world who do you most admire and why?
Danny O’Connor – 10 time NZ Champion who took me under his wing as a 14 year old. We shared many successes together on the green and a lot of good times off it.
Do you have a favourite – film, book, song, football team, actor, etc. It can be more than one if you like.
Saving Private Ryan, Best Bets, any song by Pink, Liverpool FC.
major bowling achievements:
234 games for New Zealand 2005 – 2015
Commonwealth Games 2006, 2010, 2014
World Bowls 2008, 2012
2017 NZ Open Singles Champion
2016 NZ National Fours Champion
2015 NZ Open Singles Champion
2014 NZ National Fours Champion
2011 Asia Pacific Pairs Gold Medallist
2011 NZ Open Pairs Champion
2009 NZ Open Singles Champion
2009 NSW State Triples Champion
2008 World Championships Fours Gold Medallist
2007 Helensvale Grand Prix Singles and Pairs Champion
2005 Asia Pacific Triples Gold Medallist
2005 NZ National Fours Champion
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