The regions representative bowling side the Southern Blazers had their first training session at Mount Barker on Sunday, July 8.
It is in preparation for a new and exciting elite level bowls competition named the SA Super League, which will commence on July 27.
Part of the Southern Blazers team are bowlers from the Great Southern Bowling Association.
Ashley Whiley and Dylan Lewis from McLaren Vale, Stephanie Clarke from Encounter Bay and Ben Fidock and Brenton Speed, both from Victor Harbor are in the Southern Blazers team.
Bowls SA are excited to launch the SA Super League, which will be Fast Paced, Action Packed, the best playing the best.
The SA Super League is designed to be a state-wide, dynamic, fast paced format of the game, which clearly defines the journey from local club to state and national pathways.
The competition consists of eight teams, which are aligned to clubs and areas around the state.
The Eastern Raiders, the Central Chargers, the Northern Knights, the South Eastern Spartans, the Western Rogues, the Heysen Comets, the Mallee Pirates and the Southern Blazers.
Each squad has selected six marquee players who come from their local clubs, and the SA Super League draft enabled the teams to add another six players to their squads.
Clubs have all weather greens so the best players can keep in touch over the ‘off season’.
The first round shall be on July 27, starting at 6pm and held at Salisbury Bowling Club.