MATTHEW Flapper is two from two triples after day one of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games lawn bowls tournament.
Flapper, Nathan Rice and Wayne Ruediger defeated Falkland Islands 23-5 in their second match on Friday morning (AEST).
This came their first-up 19-12 win over Pakistan.
Falkland Islands stuck with the Australians for the opening five ends to be square at 3-all
Australia then went on a 17-0 run over nine ends to lock the win away.
Earlier, Pakistan jumped away to a 6-2 lead over Australia after four ends.
Australia then won five shots on the fifth end and the match developed into a head and head battle.
It was 12-all after 15 ends, then Australia made its move – getting two, four and one shot to seal the deal to open the round-robin section on a winning note.
TEAM BALLARAT SUMMARY
DAY 1 - THURSDAY, JULY 24
Section round 1: d Cook Islands 25-11
Section round 1: d Pakistan 18-12
Round 1: Australia 4 d Wales 1 (Tho lost his singles 16-21 21-13 13-21)
DAY 2 - FRIDAY, JULY 25
Qualification: 6pm AEST
Section round 3: 8.45pm AEST
Section round 2: d Falkland Islands 23-5
Section round 3: 5.45pm AEST
Round 2: v Falkland Island (6pm AEST)
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