Adam Jeffery into ACTSport Hall of Fame

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ACTSport, the ACT peak body representing all sports in the Territory will induct local bowler Adam Jeffery into its Hall of Fame in August this year.  This hugely prestigious honour sees Adam share the limelight with ACT’s champion sportsmen and women such as Mal Meninga, George Gregan, James Hird, Heather McKay and Petria Thomas – to mention just a few.
.The induction will take place on August 5 at the AIS Arena in Bruce.  Further information regarding tickets etc will be released when known.
Biography
Adam Jeffery has won 13 State Titles: 4 Singles, 4 Pairs, 4 Fours and 1 Triples and 14 Club Championships.  He has also been a member of 7 winning Number 1 Pennant teams.
In 1992 he was chosen to represent Australia Under 25’s in the first ever international versus NZ at Merrylands Bowling Club and subsequently chosen in every team from 1992 – 1996.
After the Alley Shield held in Queensland in 1996 he was elevated to the Australian Senior Squad, and first represented Australia at the 1996 World Indoor Championships held in England, and again in 2002.
At the 1997 Hong Kong International Classic he won the International Singles and collected a Bronze Medal in the Pairs.  In 1998 and 1999 he again won the prestigious singles for an unprecedented 3rd time.
In 1998 he was selected to play NZ in the Trans-Tasman, and did so each year up until 2002.  In the same year (1998) he was also chosen in the Men’s Fours at the Commonwealth Games, winning a Silver medal.  He was also selected in the Men’s Fours at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
In 1999 he was chosen in the Asia Pacific Team to play in Malaysia and won Gold in the Triples and Fours and repeated this again with 2 more gold in 2001 at the Moama Asia Pacific Championships.
In 2000 he was chosen in the World Bowls Team, winning a silver medal in the Triples, and Gold for the overall team.
At National Level he has won 2 Australian Super singles being the Inaugural Winner in 1997 and again in 1998.  He has also won the Gold Nugget Invitation Singles in 1999 and was Runner up in 2000.
He has won 3 “Five a Side Super leagues”, 2 with the ACT in 1997 & 1998 and 1 with NSW in 2000.  He won the Alley Shield with NSW in 2000.  He was Runner up in the Australian Indoor Singles in 1995 and Runner up in the Australian Pairs in 1997.
All up he has represented the ACT over 180 times; NSW 77 times and holds 156 Caps for Australia.

ACTSport, the ACT peak body representing all sports in the Territory will induct local bowler Adam Jeffery into its Hall of Fame in August this year.  This hugely prestigious honour sees Adam share the limelight with ACT’s champion sportsmen and women such as Mal Meninga, George Gregan, James Hird, Heather McKay and Petria Thomas – to mention just a few.
.The induction will take place on August 5 at the AIS Arena in Bruce.  Further information regarding tickets etc will be released when known.
Biography
Adam Jeffery has won 13 State Titles: 4 Singles, 4 Pairs, 4 Fours and 1 Triples and 14 Club Championships.  He has also been a member of 7 winning Number 1 Pennant teams.
In 1992 he was chosen to represent Australia Under 25’s in the first ever international versus NZ at Merrylands Bowling Club and subsequently chosen in every team from 1992 – 1996.
After the Alley Shield held in Queensland in 1996 he was elevated to the Australian Senior Squad, and first represented Australia at the 1996 World Indoor Championships held in England, and again in 2002.
At the 1997 Hong Kong International Classic he won the International Singles and collected a Bronze Medal in the Pairs.  In 1998 and 1999 he again won the prestigious singles for an unprecedented 3rd time.
In 1998 he was selected to play NZ in the Trans-Tasman, and did so each year up until 2002.  In the same year (1998) he was also chosen in the Men’s Fours at the Commonwealth Games, winning a Silver medal.  He was also selected in the Men’s Fours at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
In 1999 he was chosen in the Asia Pacific Team to play in Malaysia and won Gold in the Triples and Fours and repeated this again with 2 more gold in 2001 at the Moama Asia Pacific Championships.
In 2000 he was chosen in the World Bowls Team, winning a silver medal in the Triples, and Gold for the overall team.
At National Level he has won 2 Australian Super singles being the Inaugural Winner in 1997 and again in 1998.  He has also won the Gold Nugget Invitation Singles in 1999 and was Runner up in 2000.
He has won 3 “Five a Side Super leagues”, 2 with the ACT in 1997 & 1998 and 1 with NSW in 2000.  He won the Alley Shield with NSW in 2000.  He was Runner up in the Australian Indoor Singles in 1995 and Runner up in the Australian Pairs in 1997.
All up he has represented the ACT over 180 times; NSW 77 times and holds 156 Caps for Australia.