Cis Winstanley
Inducted in 1997
Cis Winstanley took up bowls in 1946 to help her recover from surgery and she became New Zealand’s most successful woman bowler.
Sporting Category:
  • Bowls
Over a long career, she won 17 national championships – nearly double the next best – 53 East Coast centre titles and more than 150 titles at all levels.

Winstanley skipped both the New Zealand four and triple to world titles in Wellington in 1973 and four years later at Worthing in England, she skipped New Zealand to a silver in the triple.

Her successful career continued well into her 80s.

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