2023 World Bowls Championships - Player Profile: Emma McIntyre

Earliest bowls memory: Winning the Buchanan Arms Open Triples with my dad and little brother.

Best bowls achievement: Outdoor – winning a silver and bronze medal at the 2022 Bowls Europe Championships.

Indoor – Ladies National U25 Singles winner.

Your all-star bowls rink:

Lead – Caroline Brown

Second – Karen Murphy

Third – Aron Sherriff

Skip – Alex Marshall MBE

Occupation: Office Manager/Draughtsperson for a Steel Fabrication Company.

Describe yourself in 3 words: Organised, Committed, Friendly.

Favourite meal: Macaroni Cheese with Garlic Bread.

Biggest fear: Spiders!

Apple or Android: Apple.

Pineapple on pizza: No.

Favourite movie/TV show: Harry Potter.

Three items you couldn’t live without and why: My phone – it keeps me connected with all my family and friends.

Fluffy socks – I’m forever cold and can’t handle cold feet.

Crisps – they’re my go to snack always!

Dream job: Architect.

Favourite past or present non-bowls athlete and why: Roger Federer. I think his record speaks for itself, such a great tennis player.

Cats or dogs: Cats.

Which player is most likely to be invited to Frazer, Wendy or Bob’s house for dinner: Either Garry Brown or Danny Porter – both love a good chat!

Funniest teammate and why: Claire Anderson – there’s always been good banter between us over the years, both on and off the green.

Favourite song: The Killers – Human.

Your biggest pet peeve: Noisy eaters.

Most likely to forget their passport going to Australia: Jason Banks.

Proudest non-bowls accomplishment: Achieving my Masters degree.

Dream holiday destination and why: Italy – it looks like such a beautiful place with lots to see.

Goal for 2023 World Bowls Championships: Going into any tournament the goal is always to try and win gold, but just to even medal would be brilliant.

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