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11 12, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 12

By |2016-12-11T03:10:13+01:00December 11th, 2016|News|

Women’s pairs: Final: Laura Daniels, Jess Sims (Wales) bt Angela Boyd, Jo Edwards (New Zealand) 16-15. Men’s singles: Final: Shannon McIlroy (New Zealand) bt Ryan Bester (Canada) 21-17. Photos: (a) Laura Daniels and Jess Sims from Wales clinched the women's pairs gold medal. (b) Men's singles medallists: Ryan Bester (Canada) silver, Shannon McIlroy (New Zealand) gold, Aron [...]

10 12, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 11 results

By |2016-12-10T03:35:02+01:00December 10th, 2016|News|

Women’s triples: Final: Carla Krizanic, Natasha Scott, Rebecca Van Asch (Australia) bt Emma Woodcock, Kathy Pearce, Anwen Butten (Wales) 17-6. Men’s fours: Final: Mike Nagy, Mike Kernaghan, Blake Signal, Ali Forsyth (New Zealand) bt Barrie Lester, Brett Wilkie, Aaron Wilson, Mark Casey (Australia) 22-4. Photos: (a) Australia's triples gold-medal winning women's team Bec Van Asch, Natasha Scott [...]

9 12, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 10 results

By |2016-12-09T03:59:52+01:00December 9th, 2016|News|

Men's singles: Elimination finals: Aron Sherriff (AUS) bt Jon Tomlinson (WAL) 21-8, Darren Burnett (SCO) bt Fairus Jabal (MAS) 21-13. Semi finals: Ryan Bester (CAN) bt Darren Burnett (SCO) 21-20, Shannon McIlroy (NZL) bt Aron Sherriff (AUS) 21-17. Final: Sunday 1pm: Shannon McIlroy (NZL) v Ryan Bester (CAN). Men’s fours: Elimination finals: SCO (Ronnie Duncan, Iain McLean, Paul Foster, Alex Marshall) bt ENG (Louis [...]

8 12, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 9 results

By |2016-12-08T09:25:54+01:00December 8th, 2016|News|

Men’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.7: Ryan Bester (CAN) bt Todd Priaulx (GUE) 21-11, Darren Burnett (SCO) bt Will Esterhuizen (NAM) 21-11, Kenta Hasebe (JPN) bt Johnny Ng (MAC) 21-9, Sunil Bahadur (IND) bt Aron Sherriff (AUS) 21-18, Malcolm De Sousa (JER) bt Pete Bonsor (ESP) 21-19. Rd.8: Bester bt Bonsor 21-18, Burnett bt Bahadur 21-12, Sherriff bt Priaulx [...]

7 12, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 8 results

By |2016-12-07T10:10:03+01:00December 7th, 2016|News|

Men’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.4: Ryan Bester (CAN) bt Johnny Ng (MAC) 21-7, Darren Burnett (SCO) bt Aron Sherriff (AUS) 21-15, Kenta Hasebe (JPN) bt Sunil Bahadur (IND) 21-13, Malcolm De Sousa (JER) bt Todd Priaulx (GUE) 21-10, Pete Bonsor (ESP) bt Will Esterhuizen (NAM) 21-18. Rd.5: Ng bt De Sousa 21-16, Bahadur bt Bester 21-20, Priaulx bt [...]

6 12, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 7 results

By |2016-12-06T09:59:29+01:00December 6th, 2016|News|

Men’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.1: Ryan Bester (CAN) bt Darren Burnett (SCO) 21-8, Aron Sherriff (AUS) bt Pete Bonsor (ESP) 21-14, Malcolm De Sousa (JER) bt Sunil Bahadur (IND) 21-17, Todd Priaulx (GUE) bt Johnny Ng (MAC) 21-19, Will Esterhuizen (NAM) bt Kenta Hasebe (JPN) 21-20. Rd.2: Bester bt Hasebe 21-19, Sherriff bt De Sousa 21-19, Esterhuizen bt [...]

4 12, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 6 results

By |2017-11-02T15:49:04+01:00December 4th, 2016|News|

Double Gold for Bold Aussies An heroic trail shot to collect four shots and ultimate victory for Australian superstar Karen Murphy was perhaps a fitting climax to a day of Aussie domination at the Burnside Bowls Club. Leading 17-14 in the race to twenty-one for the women’s singles crown at the World Bowls Championships, Murphy [...]

3 12, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 5 results

By |2016-12-03T03:33:46+01:00December 3rd, 2016|News|

Women’s fours: Final: Australia (Kelsey Cottrell, Carla Krizanic, Bec Van Asch, Natasha Scott) bt England (Jamie-Lea Winch, Rebecca Wigfield, Wendy King, Ellen Falkner) 23-8. Men’s triples: Final: England (Jamie Walker, Andy Knapper, Rob Paxton) bt Australia (Barrie Lester, Mark Casey, Aron Sherriff) 15-14 (extra end). Photos: (a) England's gold medal winning men's trio, Jamie Walker, Andy Knapper and Rob [...]

2 12, 2016

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2016-12-02T08:16:27+01:00December 2nd, 2016|Inside Bowls, News|

THE December edition of Inside Bowls is now on-line and available for all bowling folk to read FREE of charge. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/dec16/index.html?r=5 for all the latest news, previews and reviews from around the world. This month's edition features a comprehensive coverage of last month's World Singles Champion of Champions, Hong Kong's amazing International Classic, the Scottish International [...]

2 12, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 4 results

By |2016-12-03T03:36:04+01:00December 2nd, 2016|News|

Women's fours: Elimination finals: AUS (Kelsey Cottrell, Carla Krizanic, Rebecca Van Asch, Natasha Scott) bt SCO (Julie Forrest, Stacey McDougall, Lauren Baillie, Claire Johnston) 17-8; PHI (Hazel Jagonoy, Ronalyn Greenlees, Sonia Bruce, Rosita Bradborn) bt WAL (Anwen Butten, Jess Sims, Kathy Pearce, Emma Woodcock) 19-14. Semi finals: AUS bt NZL (Katelyn Inch, Angela Boyd, Kirsten Edwards, Val Smith) 27-9; [...]

1 12, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 3 results

By |2016-12-01T10:12:32+01:00December 1st, 2016|News|

Women’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.7: Kelly McKerihen (CAN) bt Sainiana Walker (FIJ) 21-5, Laura Daniels (WAL) bt Susan Kariuki (KEN) 21-8, Kim Heiser (USA) bt Fran Davis (CYP) 21-14, Saskia Schaft (NED) bt Jo Edwards (NZL) 21-16, Karen Murphy (AUS) bt Jackie Nicolle (GUE) 21-9. Rd.8: Edwards bt Murphy 21-20, Schaft bt Davis 21-17, Walker bt Nicolle 21-12, [...]

30 11, 2016

World Bowls Championships Christchurch NZ – Day 2 results

By |2016-11-30T08:59:23+01:00November 30th, 2016|News|

Women’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.4: Kelly McKerihen (CAN) bt Fran Davis (CYP) 21-13, Karen Murphy (AUS) bt Sainiana Walker (FIJ) 21-3, Saskia Schaft (NED) bt Susan Kariuki (KEN) 21-10, Jo Edwards (NZL) bt Kim Heiser (USA) 21-10, Laura Daniels (WAL) bt Jackie Nicolle (GUE) 21-6. Rd.5: Schaft bt Nicolle 21-12, Edwards bt Davis 21-12, Murphy bt McKerihen 21-19, [...]

29 11, 2016

World Bowls Championships, Christchurch NZ – Day 1 results

By |2016-11-29T09:12:04+01:00November 29th, 2016|News|

Women’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.1: Karen Murphy (AUS) bt Frances Davis (CYP) 21-7, Saskia Schaft (NED) bt Sainiana Walker (FIJ) 21-9, Jo Edwards (NZL) bt Susan Kariuki (KEN) 21-8, Kim Heiser (USA) bt Jackie Nicolle (GUE) 21-5, Kelly McKerihen (CAN) bt Laura Daniels (WAL) 21-16. Rd.2: Walker bt Kariuki 21-12, Murphy bt Heiser 19-13, Daniels bt Schaft 21-17, [...]

28 11, 2016

Christchurch takes centre stage

By |2017-11-02T15:49:04+01:00November 28th, 2016|News|

A kaleidoscope of colour and sound - brightly assembled international teams in a spectacular street march to the strains of New Zealand’s renowned Army Band - traditional Maori singing and welcome messages of faith and hope from local civic elders including Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel. These were just some of the features of a postcard [...]

20 11, 2016

Wizards Of Oz

By |2016-11-20T06:41:19+01:00November 20th, 2016|News|

LOCAL heroes Scott Thulborn and Natasha Scott have emerged victorious at the 2016 World Singles Champion of Champions at Club Helensvale on the Australian Gold Coast. Thulborn, who was bundled out in last year’s semi finals, also at Helensvale, made every post a winner today (Nov 20) when he blitzed Jon Tomlinson from Wales in [...]

19 11, 2016

World Singles Champion of Champions – Day 6

By |2016-11-19T06:38:29+01:00November 19th, 2016|News|

CLUB HELENSVALE, GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA Men: Elimination finals: Jon Tomlinson (WAL) bt Pete Bonsor (ESP) 9-4 5-8 3-1, Rahman Omar (BRU) bt Frank de Vries (NED) 9-5 3-9 5-0. Semi finals: Tomlinson bt Mohammad Soufi Rusli (MAS) 8-8 10-5, Scott Thulborn (AUS) bt Omar 8-5 9-7. Women: Elimination finals: Virginia Longfellow (SIN) bt Anne Nunes (USA) 1-11 11-4 6-0, Amalia Matali [...]

18 11, 2016

World Singles Champion of Champions – Results Day 5

By |2016-11-18T08:10:37+01:00November 18th, 2016|News|

CLUB HELENSVALE, GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA Men: Sec.1: Rd.10: Ben Sherwen (ENG) bt John Bjornson (CAN) 5-8 8-4 3-1, Mohammad Soufi Rusli (MAS) 17-2 13-3, Frank de Vries (NED) bt Phil Jones (NFI) 9-9 10-6, Ronnie Chia (SIN) bt Pete Bonsor (ESP) 8-6 15-5. Rd.11: Jones bt Des Hipa (NIU) 14-2 10-3, Bonsor bt Sherwen 14-2 11-7, Rusli [...]

17 11, 2016

World Singles Champion of Champions – Results Day 4

By |2016-11-17T09:16:05+01:00November 17th, 2016|News|

CLUB HELENSVALE, GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA Men Sec.1: Rd.8: Rudi Jacobs (RSA) bt Ronnie Chia (SIN) 9-4 6-5, Pete Bonsor (ESP) bt Phil Jones (NFI) 12-3 7-5, Jim Preston (CYP) bt Ben Sherwen (ENG) 6-11 10-4 5-0, Mohammad Soufi Rusli (MAS) bt John Bjornson (CAN) 10-6 10-6. Rd.9: Bonsor bt Des Hipa (NIU) 14-2 17-2, Jacobs bt Sherwen [...]

16 11, 2016

World Singles Champion of Champions – Results Day 3

By |2016-11-16T07:55:32+01:00November 16th, 2016|News|

CLUB HELENSVALE, GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA Men: Sec.1: Rd.6: Ben Sherwen (ENG) bt Phil Jones (NFI) 8-7 12-6, Jim Preston (CYP) bt Des Hipa (NIU) 12-1 5-7 2-1, Pete Bonsor (ESP) bt Mohammad Soufi Rusli (MAS) 8-5 8-14 3-2, John Bjornson (CAN) bt Rudi Jacobs (RSA) 5-13 8-7 3-2. Rd.7: Bonsor bt Preston 20-1 14-6, Rusli bt Ronnie [...]

15 11, 2016

World Singles Champion of Champions – Results Day 2

By |2016-11-15T07:30:41+01:00November 15th, 2016|News|

AT CLUB HELENSVALE, GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA Men: Sec.1: Rd.4: Mohammad Soufi Rusli (MAS) bt Frank de Vries (NED) 13-4 11-8, Ronnie Chia (SIN) bt John Bjornson (CAN) 6-5 7-5, Ben Sherwen (ENG) bt Des Hipa (NIU) 13-3 11-5, Phil Jones (NFI) bt Jim Preston (CYP) 5-6 12-4 5-0. Rd.5: Chia bt Hipa 13-4 11-2, Preston bt Rusli [...]

14 11, 2016

World Singles Champion of Champions – Results Day 1

By |2016-11-14T09:14:35+01:00November 14th, 2016|News|

At Helensvale Bowls Club, Queensland, Australia Day 1: Men: Sec.1: Rd.1: Rudi Jacobs (RSA) bt Jim Preston (CYP) 11-4 11-8, Mohammad Soufi Rusli (MAS) bt Phil Jones (NFI) 12-7 15-4, Pete Bonsor (ESP) bt John Bjornson (CAN) 10-7 12-8, Ben Sherwen (ENG) bt Ronnie Chia (SIN) 8-5 11-3, Frank de Vries (NED) bt Des Hipa (NIU) 8-7 10-6. Rd.2: De [...]

13 11, 2016

A ‘fairytale finish’ at Helensvale?

By |2017-11-02T15:49:04+01:00November 13th, 2016|News|

ALL is in readiness for the start of this year’s World Singles Champion of Champions at Club Helensvale on Australia’s Gold Coast tomorrow, when no fewer than forty-five international representatives from 26 countries will compete at the award- winning Queensland venue, with the men’s and women’s champions being crowned next Sunday afternoon. In effect this [...]

1 11, 2016

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2016-11-01T01:12:23+01:00November 1st, 2016|Inside Bowls, News|

THE November 2016 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now online and ready to read FREE of charge. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/nov16/index.html?r=12 for all the latest news and great bowls stories from around the world. These include a feature coverage of the recent Australian Singles Champion of Champions, last month’s televised [...]

13 10, 2016

Collins elected to World Bowls board

By |2016-10-13T03:02:21+01:00October 13th, 2016|News|

WELL-KNOWN Guernsey bowls identity Garry Collins has won a seat on the World Bowls board following a recent election for the vacant Europe Region post in which he was one of three candidates. An international competitor, senior Bowls Guernsey official and leading sports administrator within the Channel Islands, Mr Collins also brings a wealth of [...]

4 10, 2016

Participation Conference in Christchurch during World Championships

By |2017-11-02T15:49:04+01:00October 4th, 2016|News|

DECLINING memberships, fluctuating participation and cruel stereotypes that bowls is only a game for ‘old people’ continue to challenge the sport moving forward. Add to that a change in domestic landscape and bowlers amidst time-poor lifestyles, encouraging people to venture out onto the green and play competitively is getting a whole lot harder. That’s why [...]

3 10, 2016

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2016-10-03T00:09:54+01:00October 3rd, 2016|Inside Bowls, News|

THE October 2016 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now online and ready to read FREE of charge. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/oct16/index.html?r=63 for all the latest news and great bowls stories from around the world. These include a comprehensive coverage of the African States Tournament in Zimbabwe, last month’s British Isles [...]

12 09, 2016

World Boss Backed For Second Term

By |2017-11-02T15:49:04+01:00September 12th, 2016|News|

World Bowls president John Bell has been returned unopposed to the position of the sport’s number one member. A former England international and world champion, Mr Bell also has a distinguished record off the green over many years as an official and administrator. In accepting his second two-year stint in the sport’s top job, Mr [...]

3 09, 2016

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2016-09-03T09:17:56+01:00September 3rd, 2016|Inside Bowls, News|

THE August 2016 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now online and ready to read FREE of charge. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/sep16/index.html?r=11 for all the latest news and stories from around the world. These include a comprehensive coverage of the 30th Golden Nugget Prestige Singles at Tweed Heads, last month’s British [...]

19 08, 2016

World Bowls President interview on IOC recognition

By |2016-08-19T11:01:27+01:00August 19th, 2016|News|

Whilst the world is enthralled by the athletes and their achievements at the Olympic Games in Rio, World Bowls continues in its endeavour for IOC recognition for Bowls. This week, John Bell, World Bowls President was interviewed whilst at the English National Championships by TalkSport recognition and gave an update and some background on the [...]

11 08, 2016

Recognition Request File submitted to International Olympic Committee

By |2017-11-02T15:49:04+01:00August 11th, 2016|News|

World Bowls has now submitted its Recognition Request File to the International Olympic Committee Sports Department. Commenting on the submission World Bowls Chief Executive Gary Smith said: 'Preparation of the IOC Recognition Request File has been a mammoth task requiring completion of a detailed questionnaire consisting of over 40 pages accompanied by around 120 supporting [...]

4 08, 2016

African starlet’s Oz Open odyssey

By |2016-08-04T00:01:57+01:00August 4th, 2016|News|

With a $250,000 prize pool on offer the Australian Open is the world’s most lucrative bowls tournament and success at the event, particularly in the blue ribbon singles competitions for men and women, guarantees the winners a place in bowls immortality. Not sure whether this was a motivating factor or not, but earlier this year, [...]

3 08, 2016

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2016-08-03T13:34:50+01:00August 3rd, 2016|Inside Bowls, News|

THE August 2016 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now online and ready to read FREE of charge. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/aug16/index.html?r=72 for all the latest news and stories from around the world. These include a comprehensive coverage of the $250,000 Australian Open Championships, last month’s British Isles Championships and Home [...]

28 07, 2016

Teen star to create bowls history

By |2016-07-28T02:50:32+01:00July 28th, 2016|News|

Outstanding performances over the past twelve months have seen Hong Kong teenager Gloria Ha selected to represent her country at the world championships in New Zealand later this year. The 14-year-old student, who first stepped out on to sport’s most-level playing field when she was eight, has been a member of the Hong Kong Youth [...]

8 07, 2016

England’s Allan Thornhill appointed to World Bowls Laws Committee

By |2016-07-09T10:36:49+01:00July 8th, 2016|News|

Following Andy Ewens' recent decision to relinquish his position as a member of the World Bowls Laws Committee, World Bowls is delighted to welcome England's highly qualified Allan Thornhill as his replacement. Allan brings a wealth of experience to his new role as a member of the very efficient Laws Committee chaired by Kerry Clark [...]

24 06, 2016

Aussies scoop pool in world’s richest event

By |2017-11-02T15:49:04+01:00June 24th, 2016|News|

FORMER world singles champion of champions winners Brett Wilkie and Aron Sherriff staged a herculean battle for the crown in the Australian Open Championship men’s final today at the Broadbeach Bowls Club on Queensland’s Gold Coast total. In an entertaining encounter, Sherriff, who won the world title on Norfolk Island in 2010, defeated Wilkie, the [...]

23 06, 2016

Golden dreams at world’s richest event

By |2016-06-23T07:31:54+01:00June 23rd, 2016|News|

AUSTRALIA'S No.1 ranked lady Natasha Scott reaffirmed her status as one of the sport’s premier performers today when she powered to victory in the women’s singles final at the Australian Open Championships. Presented at the magnificent Broadbeach Bowls Club on Queensland’s Gold Coast, the Australian Open boasts a $250,000 purse, the world’s most lucrative prizemoney [...]

10 06, 2016

European Development Seminar-Presentations now available on website

By |2017-11-02T15:49:05+01:00June 10th, 2016|News|

Presentation documents from the recent very successful European Development Seminar held in Glasgow, Scotland are now available on the World Bowls website. Click on the 'Development' tab and then all the documents can be accessed on the ' European Development Seminar 2016' page.

9 06, 2016

Commonwealth and world championship venue open for business

By |2016-06-09T08:25:29+01:00June 9th, 2016|News|

MUCH happiness surrounded the grand opening of Australia’s Broadbeach Bowling Club on the Queensland Gold Coast today (9 June 2016). Host of the past three world junior championships, and site of the sport’s richest event, the $250,000 Australian Open Championships, this picturesque surfside venue has undergone a stunning make-over which commenced six months ago. The [...]

2 06, 2016

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2016-06-02T07:25:17+01:00June 2nd, 2016|News|

The June 2016 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now online and ready to read. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/jun16/index.html?r=73 for all the latest news and stories, including a special feature on the legendary David Bryant, the recent Dutch Open Championships, several blue ribbon tournaments, and how New Zealand is gearing up [...]

23 05, 2016

Branding boost for World Junior Championships

By |2017-11-02T15:49:05+01:00May 23rd, 2016|News|

WORLD Bowls, the global governing authority of lawn bowls, has taken the decision to rebrand its world junior championships as the ‘World Youth Championships’. ‘Times have changed,’ said president John Bell in announcing the decision. ‘At Broadbeach in April there were three mothers and two husbands in the field. All of the competitors were eligible [...]

18 05, 2016

Glasgow summit heralds new era of Euro bowls

By |2017-11-02T15:49:05+01:00May 18th, 2016|News|

THE recent European Development Seminar in Glasgow, an initiative of World Bowls, the global governing authority of lawn bowls, has ushered in a new era of confidence, co-operation and growth for the sport in Europe. Featuring the best and most influential minds in European bowls, the summit comprised ten participating countries freely sharing views, experiences, [...]

5 05, 2016

Public Relations Appointment

By |2017-11-02T15:49:05+01:00May 5th, 2016|News|

President John Bell and the Board of Directors are delighted to announce the appointment of award-winning journalist and publisher David Allen to the position of Public Relations Consultant to the World Bowls organisation. ‘It’s an extension of our determination to grow the World Bowls brand, to raise the profile of lawn bowls, and to gain [...]

3 05, 2016

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-line

By |2017-11-02T15:49:05+01:00May 3rd, 2016|Inside Bowls, News|

The May 2016 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now online and ready to read. Click here for all the latest news and stories, including the recent World Junior Championships in Australia and the newest 'Countdown to Christchurch' instalment leading into the forthcoming World Championships in New Zealand. DOWNLOAD NOW [...]

1 05, 2016

IOC recognition application process launched

By |2017-11-02T15:49:05+01:00May 1st, 2016|News|

At the World Bowls European Development Seminar being staged in Glasgow this weekend Gary Smith, World Bowls Chief Executive announced that World Bowls has launched the formal process of seeking International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognition for our sport. Smith said:- 'We had to await the results of a full review undertaken by the IOC of their eligibility criteria to firstly ensure [...]

28 04, 2016

New Development Members

By |2016-04-28T17:13:22+01:00April 28th, 2016|Events|

World Bowls are delighted to announce two new Development Members. Tonga Lawn Bowls Federation & Liberia Bowling Association. United Arab Emirates (UAE) are no longer Development Members of World Bowls.    

15 04, 2016

Junior Jackaroos in world title clean sweep

By |2017-11-02T15:49:05+01:00April 15th, 2016|News, Results|

Junior Jackaroos in world title clean sweep   The hosting Australians claimed the major proportion of the medal haul at the World Junior Championships, which concluded at the Broadbeach Bowls Club on Australia’s Gold Coast today. The young Jackaroos won all three gold medals on offer, with Aaron Wilson claiming the men’s singles championship and [...]

15 04, 2016

Day 7 Results-World Junior Championships

By |2016-04-15T08:23:46+01:00April 15th, 2016|News, Results|

Men’s singles: Semi finals: Aaron Wilson (AUS) bt Kenta Hasebe (JPN) 21-15, Sean Ingham (AUS) bt Corey Wedlock (AUS) 21-19. Final: Aaron Wilson (AUS) bt Sean Ingham (AUS) 21-12. Women’s singles: Semi finals: Ellen Ryan (AUS) bt Natasha Jones (AUS) 21-7, Syafiqa Rahman (MAS) bt Dawn Hayman (AUS) 21-19. Final: Ellen Ryan (AUS)bt Syafiqa Rahman (MAS) [...]

14 04, 2016

Welsh and Aussies go for Gold

By |2016-04-14T08:55:49+01:00April 14th, 2016|Events, News|

THE in-form Welsh combination of Jarrad Breen and Melanie Thomas will face Australia’s Aaron Teys and Ellen Ryan in tomorrow’s final of the World Junior Mixed Pairs final at the Broadbeach Bowls Club on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Breen and Thomas gained their berth in the main event when they defeated the spirited Aussie duo of [...]

14 04, 2016

Day 6 Results-World Junior Championships

By |2016-04-14T08:34:02+01:00April 14th, 2016|News, Results|

Day 6: Mixed pairs: Elimination finals: Syafiqa Rahman, Budriz Mustakim (MAS) bt Corey Wedlock, Chloe Stewart (AUS) 15-14, Jarrad Breen, Melanie Thomas (WAL) bt Sheldon Bagrie-Howley, Katelyn Inch (NZL) 17-16. Semi finals: Aaron Teys, Ellen Ryan (AUS) bt Syafiqa Rahman, Budriz Mustakim (MAS) 19-9, Jarrad Breen, Melanie Thomas (WAL) bt Aaron Wilson, Dawn Hayman (AUS) [...]

13 04, 2016

Day 5 Results-World Junior Championships

By |2016-04-13T08:51:25+01:00April 13th, 2016|News, Results|

Men’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.9: Aaron Wilson (AUS) bt Lawrence Paniani (CKI) 21-10, Jarrad Breen (WAL) bt Izzat Shameer (MAS) 21-9, Ryan Burnett (SCO) bt Jason Choi (HKC) 21-5, Corey Wedlock (AUS) bt Cameron Lefresne (CAN) 21-10, Ross Davis (JER) bt Sheldon Bagrie-Howley (NZL) 21-8. Final standings: Wilson 24 points +80 shots, Breen 24 +64, Wedlock 21 +55, [...]

12 04, 2016

Day 4 Results-World Junior Championships

By |2016-04-12T08:44:23+01:00April 12th, 2016|News, Results|

Men’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.7: Ryan Burnett (SCO) bt Izzat Shameer (MAS) 21-19, Ross Davis (JER) bt Aaron Wilson (AUS) 21-18, Cameron Lefresne (CAN) bt Lawrence Paniani (CKI) 21-7, Jarrad Breen (WAL) bt Sheldon Bagrie-Howley (NZL) 21-9, Corey Wedlock (AUS) bt Jason Choi (HKC) 21-5. Rd.8: Burnett bt Davis 21-4, Bagrie-Howley bt Shameer 21-18, Wilson bt [...]

11 04, 2016

Day 3 Results-World Junior Championships

By |2016-04-11T11:10:49+01:00April 11th, 2016|News, Results|

Men’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.5: Jason Choi (HKC) bt Cameron Lefresne (CAN) 21-17, Aaron Wilson (AUS) bt Izzat Shameer (MAS) 21-13, Ryan Burnett (SCO) bt Sheldon Bagrie-Howley (NZL) 21-20, Jarrad Breen (WAL) bt Lawrence Paniani (CKI) 21-10, Corey Wedlock (AUS) bt Ross Davis (JER) 21-1. Rd.6: Choi bt Paniani 21-12, Wilson bt Bagrie-Howley 21-12, Breen bt [...]

10 04, 2016

Day 2 Results-World Junior Championships

By |2016-04-10T11:33:02+01:00April 10th, 2016|News, Results|

Men’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.3: Sheldon Bagrie-Howley (NZL) bt Cameron Lefresne (CAN) 21-3, Aaron Wilson (AUS) bt Jarrad Breen (WAL) 21-8, Corey Wedlock (AUS) bt Ryan Burnett (SCO) 21-15, Izzat Shameer (MAS) bt Lawrence Paniani (CKI) 21-18, Ross Davis (JER) bt Jason Choi (HKC) 21-14. Rd.4: Paniani bt Bagrie-Howley 21-19, Burnett bt Lefresne 21-17, Breen bt [...]

9 04, 2016

Day 1 Results-World Junior Championships

By |2016-04-09T11:13:53+01:00April 9th, 2016|News, Results|

Men’s singles: Sec.1: Rd.1: Jarrad Breen (WAL) bt Corey Wedlock (AUS) 21-12, Izzat Shameer (MAS) bt Ross Davis (JER) 21-7, Ryan Burnett (SCO) bt Lawrence Paniani (CKI) 21-8, Aaron Wilson (AUS) bt Cameron Lefresne (CAN) 21-18, Sheldon Bagrie-Howley (NZL) bt Jason Choi (HKC) 21-4. Rd.2: Shameer bt Lefresne 21-18, Wilson bt Burnett 21-10, Wedlock bt [...]

9 04, 2016

Spotlight on world juniors

By |2016-04-09T01:23:27+01:00April 9th, 2016|Events, News|

  IN what was a typical postcard sunny Queensland afternoon at the Gold Coast’s picturesque Broadbeach Bowls Club, World Bowls president John Bell officially activated this year’s world junior championships. A superb showcase of the world’s best 18-25 year-olds saw 39 young stars from no fewer than sixteen bowling nations in the opening ceremony spotlight. [...]

5 04, 2016

Inside Bowls – April Issue

By |2016-04-05T10:00:30+01:00April 5th, 2016|Inside Bowls, News|

Inside Bowls Online Now... The April 2016 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls is now on-line and ready to read. It features the recent World Cup indoor singles at Warilla and the prestigious Six Nations Invitational in Christchurch, along with the WBT International Open in Blackpool and all the British Isles [...]

23 03, 2016

World Cup glory for Jeremy and Carmen

By |2017-11-02T15:49:05+01:00March 23rd, 2016|News|

Former Ireland international Jeremy Henry and Norfolk Island’s much-admired Carmen Anderson struck World Cup indoor singles gold at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club today. It is an unprecedented fourth title over the past five years for Henry, who was imperious in the all-Ireland final, defeating Andy Kyle in straight sets 8-6 9-3. Kyle, a [...]