|Born||5 January 1987|
Gisborne, New Zealand
|Club||Stoke Bowling Club|
World Outdoor Championships
McIlroy has won six medals at the Asia Pacific Bowls Championships, a fours silver in 2007, a second silver in the triples in 2009 and a fours gold and pairs bronze in 2015 but his greatest success to date was winning double gold at the 2019 Asia Pacific Bowls Championships in the Gold Coast, Queensland, winning the singles and the pairs with Gary Lawson.
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