Mixed results for lawn bowlers

8:33 am on 5 October 2010

The New Zealand lawn bowlers' first day of competition at the Commonwealth Games was a mixed one.

The women's pair of Jan Khan and Manu Timoti won matches against Botswana and South Africa.

The the men's triple of Richard Girvan, Shannon McIlroy and Andrew Todd trounced Wales but were beaten by Namibia on an extra end.

The men's pair lost to Wales and the women's triple beat Botswana.