Profile - Mark Casey

Sport Lawn Bowls
Country competing for AUS
Gender Male
Date of birth Jan 30, 1982
Place of birth Melbourne, Victoria, AUS
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Further Information
Marital status Single
Residence Gold Coast, Queensland, AUS
Higher education
Occupation
Languages

Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? Age 12, Australia.
Why this sport? Family Involvement
Club / Team 'Helensvale': Queensland, AUS
Previous Clubs Altona BC and South Tweed BC
Name of coach

General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Winning Gold at the Commonwealth Games
Most influential person in career His parents.
Hero / Idol His father and Bob Middleton
Best player you competed against and why? Alex Marshall because he can play well in all conditions and is the best in the world. Steve Glasson because he rarely plays a bad game, meaning you have to play at your best to beat him.
Aspirations beyond bowls To live a successful and happy life after bowls
Awards and honours
Other sports
Ambitions To win a World Open Indoor Title

First State Squad and Representation:
1999 Queensland

First National Squad and Representation:
2003 EBA Centenary Test

First Tournament Win:
1995 Victorian Master Fours

First BIG Tournament Win:
1995 Victorian Master Fours

 

Playing Achievements:
- Commonwealth Games triples gold medallist 2006
- World Cup men's indoor singles champion 2005
- Represented Australia in several Test matches in 2004/2005
- Australian SuperLeague four gold medallist 2004
- Queensland State fours champion 2003
- Queensland state singles champion 2002 and 2004
- World Indoor Under 25 singles champion 2002
- Australian Champion of Champions fours winner 2001


Mark Casey

Celebrating winning through to finals

Aussie men dominate Tr-Nations series

Mark Casey in action
Mark Casey shot to prominence after winning the Under-25 World Indoor singles title in 2002.

He first played for Australia in 2003 and became a regular member of the national team in 2004 when he played in Test matches against New Zealand, Wales and Ireland.

At the 2005 Trans Tasman Test Series, Casey skipped the Australian triples combination and helped Australia register a resounding 3-0 win over New Zealand. He combined with Kelvin Kerkow to claim a pairs silver medal at the 2005 Asia Pacific Bowls Championship.

At the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games 24 year-old Casey skipped the Australian triples team to a gold medal victory.

In 2005 Casey won his second state singles championship along with the Helensvale Bowls Club singles crown-one of the toughest club titles contested in Australia.

He is a regular member of the Queensland state team and played a key role in the fours combination that collected gold at the 2004 Australian SuperLeague event in Moama.

In April 2005 Casey won the men's singles title at the inaugural World Cup in Hong Kong. He was also runner up at the 2005 Australian indoor Championship.
 
 
 


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