Yearly Archives: 2019

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7 06, 2019

Complete all-rounder joins World Bowls board

By |2019-06-07T15:13:42+01:00June 7th, 2019|News|

WORLD Bowls president John Bell and his executive colleagues are delighted to announce the appointment of Hazel Wilson from Wales, one of the UK’s leading lights in bowls administration and resource management, to the organisation’s Board of Directors. ‘It’s a further extension of our resolve to develop the World Bowls talent pool,’ Mr Bell said [...]

4 06, 2019

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now Online

By |2019-06-04T08:27:06+01:00June 4th, 2019|Inside Bowls, News|

THE June 2019 edition of Inside Bowls, official magazine of World Bowls, is now available to read online FREE of charge. Click here http://online.fliphtml5.com/hpdf/lhms/ for all the latest news and information, including last month's Atlantic Championships and two major professional events at Broadbeach on Australia's Gold Coast.

23 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 14

By |2019-05-24T05:04:50+01:00May 23rd, 2019|News|

Brittania rules Atlantic classics in Cardiff England had a great time at the Atlantic Championship finals in Cardiff today. Their action man Jamie Walker won his second gold medal of the championships – added to last week’s pairs with Steve Mitchinson – when he outgunned Scotland’s Darren Burnett to win the blue ribbon singles in [...]

22 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 13

By |2019-05-23T09:49:47+01:00May 22nd, 2019|News|

It’s déjà vu all over again! It was the renowned Yankees baseball manager Yogi Berra who once vandalised the English language - as only he could - when history repeated itself after his team lost an unlosable game in 1961? At Penylan tomorrow defending champion Jamie Walker and Darren Burnett will face off in a [...]

21 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 12

By |2019-05-21T18:09:50+01:00May 21st, 2019|News|

The search for Atlantic gold hits Cardiff Over the next two days Cardiff will again reverberate to the excited strains of an avid bowls community ready to enjoy all the action as the grand finale of a sensational fortnight of international competition reaches its crescendo. Over the past five days the 2019 Atlantic Championships - [...]

20 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 11

By |2019-05-20T21:54:48+01:00May 20th, 2019|News|

International bowls zero hour in South Wales Most of the Atlantic Championships dealing in Cardiff has been done – or so we thought. Fact is, with only a spattering of games remaining before Wednesday’s all-important elimination finals, there are still a few aces in the deck to be tabled tomorrow. At major international events sectional [...]

19 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 10

By |2019-05-19T19:56:09+01:00May 19th, 2019|News|

Cream rising to the top in Cardiff At close of hostilities this afternoon, the state of play stands at flashpoint for competitors striving to qualify for honours during week two of the Atlantic Championships in beautiful South Wales. With either three or four rounds to accrue valuable points in their respective disciplines the top fancies, [...]

18 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 9

By |2019-05-18T20:05:16+01:00May 18th, 2019|News|

Countdown on for finals berths in Cardiff A crowd-pleasing day on the greens in South Wales today with this side of the bowls world’s premier players dishing up a masterclass at the Atlantic Championships. And no ground-shaking results either - as the top fancies begin to position themselves for the next two day’s charge at [...]

17 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 8

By |2019-05-18T00:00:28+01:00May 17th, 2019|News|

Cool start for hot week ahead in Cardiff Is there something in the scriptures about it raining on the eighth day? Surely there is. After seven brilliant late spring South Wales days, today was a reality check for the Atlantic Bowls Championships. Over the past seven days the greatest show on turf - featuring twenty-five [...]

16 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 7

By |2019-05-16T17:44:10+01:00May 16th, 2019|News|

Cardiff crowns new Atlantic heroes The best of bowls was celebrated at Cardiff’s Penylan club today when Israel, England, South Africa and Wales struck gold in the Atlantic Championships. Today was the climax of the event’s first week – the past six days of the championships featured twenty-five countries from the European, African and South [...]

15 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 6

By |2019-05-15T18:56:41+01:00May 15th, 2019|News|

Contenders set for South Wales gold rush All roads lead to the Penylan Bowls Club in Cardiff tomorrow where four nations will strike gold at the sensational Atlantic Championships. It’s the culmination of the event’s first tough week – over the past six days the championships – featuring twenty-five countries from the European, African and [...]

14 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 5

By |2019-05-15T06:57:02+01:00May 14th, 2019|News|

Spotlight on superstars in South Wales The next two days around Cardiff will reverberate to the excited strains of a bowls community poised to experience the best of the best, when the first week of a two-week festival of international competition reaches its climax. Over the five days the 2019 Atlantic Championships - featuring twenty-five [...]

13 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 4

By |2019-05-13T21:26:27+01:00May 13th, 2019|News|

Showdown in South Wales - business end of first week The first stanza of this year’s Atlantic Bowls Championships in Cardiff has reached the business end with prospects only having tomorrow’s remaining rounds of men’s pairs and triples, along with women’s singles and fours, in which to raise their stakes in the finals race. And [...]

12 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 3

By |2019-05-12T21:28:10+01:00May 12th, 2019|News|

Young guns back in the mix Welsh selectors breathed a collective sign of relief tonight with the knowledge that their youthful pairs combination of Ross Owen and Dan Salmon had played themselves back into contention at the Atlantic Championships in Cardiff. This competition features twenty-five bowling nations from the European, African and South American theatres [...]

11 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships – Cardiff, Wales – Day 2

By |2019-05-11T22:02:42+01:00May 11th, 2019|News|

Another day of Atlantic hits in Cardiff Whereas yesterday saw the men’s pairs event attracting headlines at the Atlantic Bowls Championships in Cardiff after so-called minnows mauled traditional sharks, today it was the hotly contested men’s triples competition that generated the big news. In what was an entertaining day of international battle on sport’s most-level [...]

10 05, 2019

2019 Atlantic Championships, Cardiff, Wales – Day 1

By |2019-05-10T20:24:22+01:00May 10th, 2019|News|

Atlantic thrills and spills in sunny Cardiff Five entertaining sessions jam-packed with adrenalin-charged bowls was the consensus of opinion from opening day of the Atlantic Championships in Wales. And there was no shortage of good and hard luck stories from the action at the four host greens around Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan – [...]

10 05, 2019

Atlantic Championships roll out in Wales

By |2019-05-10T10:31:01+01:00May 10th, 2019|News|

CARDIFF turned on a postcard perfect day to welcome the finest flat greeners from twenty-three nations of the European, African and South American theatre to the Atlantic Championships today. The beautiful Welsh capital and it’s lush greens at the hosting Barry Athletic, Dinas Powys, Penarth Windsor and Penylan clubs were preened, willing and able for [...]

3 05, 2019

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now Online

By |2019-05-03T06:39:33+01:00May 3rd, 2019|Inside Bowls, News|

THE May 2019 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many top features is last month's recent IIBC World Championships at Merthyr Tydfil; the premiere of the much-anticipated 'Ultimate Bowls Championship' concept at Warilla; a 50-year tribute to New [...]

1 05, 2019

‘Rest of the World’ team for blockbuster announced

By |2019-05-01T11:33:55+01:00May 1st, 2019|News|

International selectors left no stone unturned in their quest for success in announcing the ‘Rest of the World’ team to take on the mighty Australian Jackaroos in the forthcoming World Bowls Challenge. A new blockbuster international bowls event – the flat green sport’s equivalent to golf’s iconic Ryder Cup - will be staged in Australia [...]

25 04, 2019

Wales to host World Bowling Elite

By |2019-04-25T09:40:20+01:00April 25th, 2019|News|

Wales will host another world class sporting event this May when the 2019 World Bowls Atlantic Championships welcomes bowlers from across the globe. The elite level event, which has previously been hosted in Cyprus and South Africa, will take place between Friday 10th and Thursday 23rd May at four South Wales locations. More than [...]

8 04, 2019

The passing of a legend

By |2019-04-08T00:58:24+01:00April 8th, 2019|News|

THE lawn bowls fraternity is in mourning at the passing of one of the sport’s greatest trailblazers, Bruce Hensell, chairman and former managing director of Henselite, the world’s largest bowls manufacturer. Grandson of Henselite’s founder William Hensell, who mastered the art of turning materials into uniform bowls shapes, and son of Raymond Hensell, who introduced hard [...]

1 04, 2019

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now Online

By |2019-04-01T03:01:51+01:00April 1st, 2019|Inside Bowls, News|

THE April 2019 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many top features is last month's World Cup indoor singles at Moama, the British indoor nationals, Hong Kong's marvellous new CCC Masters singles, and a fine profile on Lynsey [...]

22 03, 2019

‘Dream Team’ to lead bowls renaissance

By |2019-03-22T02:57:21+01:00March 22nd, 2019|News|

Lawn Bowls, the iconic game contested on sport’s most level playing field with its roots firmly entrenched in the times of Merry Olde England, the Spanish Armada and swashbuckling British sea captain Sir Francis Drake, is to undergo a facelift in the near future. England-based John Bell, president of World Bowls, the sport’s global governing [...]

13 03, 2019

World Cup indoor singles – Day 9

By |2019-03-13T06:15:01+01:00March 13th, 2019|News|

World Cup champions crowned Irish international Gary Kelly and New Zealand superstar Jo Edwards were crowned as World Cup indoor singles champions in Australia at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club today. In his first tournament start at the mega club’s indoor stadium Kelly triumphed in his World Cup debut, while Edwards claimed an unprecedented [...]

11 03, 2019

World Cup indoor singles – Day 7

By |2019-03-11T05:31:02+01:00March 11th, 2019|News|

Results of today's play at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia Men: Sec.1: Rd.11: Gary Kelly (Ireland) bt Koko Ontong (Thailand) 14-5 10-5; Aaron Teys (Australia) bt Hirendra Bhartu (Canada) 10-4 9-9; Soufi Rusli (Malaysia) bt Tomas Walti (Switzerland) 10-5 13-1; Seamus Curtin (New Zealand) bt Tom Rogers (Spain) 7-4 11-4; Tony [...]

10 03, 2019

World Cup indoor singles – Day 6

By |2019-03-10T06:36:40+01:00March 10th, 2019|News|

Results of today's play at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia Men: Sec.1: Rd.10: Aaron Teys (Australia) bt Tony Cheung (Hong Kong China) 6-6 9-9 4-0; Koko Ontong (Thailand) bt Tom Rogers (Spain) 11-7 7-12 5-0; Soufi Rusli (Malaysia) bt Ryan Dixon (Norfolk Island) 10-7 13-2; Gary Kelly (Ireland) bt Hirendra Bhartu [...]

9 03, 2019

World Cup indoor singles – Day 5

By |2019-03-09T02:35:08+01:00March 9th, 2019|News|

Results of today's play at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia Men: Sec.1: Rd.9: Aaron Teys (Australia) bt Soufi Rusli (Malaysia) 8-7 7-5; Koko Ontong (Thailand) bt Ryan Dixon (Norfolk Island) 9-6 8-10 4-2; Seamus Curtin (New Zealand) bt Hirendra Bhartu (Canada) 7-4 8-6; Tan Kah Hock (Singapore) bt Ozkan Akar (Turkey) [...]

8 03, 2019

World Cup indoor singles – Day 4

By |2019-03-08T08:38:56+01:00March 8th, 2019|News|

Results of today's play at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia Men: Sec.1: Rd.8: Tom Rogers (Spain) bt Tomas Walti (Switzerland) 10-2 9-8; Seamus Curtin (New Zealand) bt Aaron Teys (Australia) 5-8 9-6 4-1; Soufi Rusli (Malaysia) bt Hirendra Bhartu (Canada) 14-2 6-6; Gary Kelly (Ireland) bt Tony Cheung (Hong Kong China) [...]

7 03, 2019

World Cup indoor singles – Day 3

By |2019-03-07T10:23:07+01:00March 7th, 2019|News|

Results of today's play at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia Men: Sec.1: Rd.6: Tony Cheung (Hong Kong China) bt Ryan Dixon (Norfolk Island) 7-5 12-6; Seamus Curtin (New Zealand) bt Ozkan Akar (Turkey) 6-3 7-6; Hirendra Bhartu (Canada) bt Tomas Walti (Switzerland) 11-6 14-3; Gary Kelly (Ireland) bt Tan Kah Hock [...]

6 03, 2019

World Cup indoor singles – Day 2

By |2019-03-06T23:29:15+01:00March 6th, 2019|News|

Results of today's play at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia Men: Sec.1: Rd.4: Koko Ontong (Thailand) bt Ozkan Akar (Turkey) 11-3 10-7; Gary Kelly (Ireland) bt Ryan Dixon (Norfolk Island) 12-5 8-6; Tom Rogers (Spain) bt Hirendra Bhartu (Canada) 10-8 8-7; Seamus Curtin (New Zealand) bt Soufi Rusli (Malaysia) 9-2 6-8 [...]

5 03, 2019

World Cup indoor singles – Day 1

By |2019-03-05T10:04:45+01:00March 5th, 2019|News|

Results of today's play at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club, Shellharbour, NSW, Australia Men: Sec.1: Rd.1: Tony Cheung (Hong Kong China) bt Thomas Walti (Switzerland) 8-8 6-5; Gary Kelly (Ireland) bt Tom Rogers (Spain) 12-8 15-3; Hirendra Bhartu (Canada) bt Koko Ontong (Thailand) 11-6 9-6; Aaron Teys (Australia) bt Ozkan Akar (Turkey) 12-3 8-7; [...]

1 03, 2019

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now Online

By |2019-03-01T00:15:28+01:00March 1st, 2019|Inside Bowls, News|

THE March 2019 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many top features is an announcement of the fantastic new World Bowls Challenge teams event at Moama, comprehensive coverage of last month’s South African Masters, Hong Kong Champion of [...]

2 02, 2019

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now Online

By |2019-02-02T22:32:57+01:00February 2nd, 2019|Inside Bowls, News|

THE February 2019 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many top features is a comprehensive coverage of last month's WBT World Indoor Championships in England at Potters, the New Zealand and Hong Kong national championships plus Australia's prestigious [...]

1 01, 2019

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now Online

By |2019-01-01T00:09:19+01:00January 1st, 2019|Inside Bowls, News|

THE January 2019 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many top features is a comprehensive coverage of last month's Australian Championships and the IIBC World Under-25 Championships, along with the recent US Open and National Championships, plus many [...]