Dora Warren has been the toast of the Hawke's Bay contingent at the national indoor bowls championships in Rotorua for the past two days.

Playing in her second nationals Pirimai club player Warren, 75, won her first national title with a 10-4 victory against Val Hagan of Tauranga's Papamoa Sports Club in Sunday's masters singles final. With her win Warren became the first woman to capture the title.

"I was pretty chuffed to do this at my second nationals," Warren said during lunch at today's fourth day of play at the eight-day 70th edition of the Summerset-sponsored tournament.

Warren has