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3 12, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now Online

By |2018-12-03T08:46:22+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE December 2018 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 the recent World Singles Champion of Champions, Hong Kong International Classic, the made-for-television BPL08 series in Australia and many more. Click [...]

5 11, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now Online

By |2018-11-05T22:05:37+00:00November 5th, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE November 2018 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 the world's richest pairs event at Moama, the recent Asian Championships in China, USA's big win over Canada in California, a [...]

4 11, 2018

Blackjacks crowned world champions

By |2018-11-04T05:23:48+00:00November 4th, 2018|News|

Kiwis champs strike gold at St Johns Park It was an All-Black show at St Johns Park in Sydney when New Zealand superstars Jo Edwards and Shannon McIlroy were World Singles Champion of Champions. Edwards, the reigning Commonwealth Games singles gold medalist became the most-successful competitor in bowls history when she claimed the women’s title. [...]

2 11, 2018

World Singles Champion of Champions – Day 5

By |2018-11-02T07:15:32+00:00November 2nd, 2018|News|

World Singles Champion of Champions at St Johns Park Bowls Club, Sydney NSW Day 5: Men: Section 1: Rd.12: Tony Cheung (HKC) bt Clive McGreal (IOM) 10-8 8-8, Surend Prasad (FIJ) bt Ralph Goodliffe (ARG) 6-9 7-6 3-2, Shannon McIlroy (NZL) bt Ozkan Akar (TUR) 11-7 6-11 7-0, Todd Priaulx (GUE) bt Mark Wilson (IRE) [...]

1 11, 2018

World Singles Champion of Champions – Day 4

By |2018-11-01T06:54:13+00:00November 1st, 2018|News|

2018 World Singles Champion of Champions at St Johns Park, New South Wales, Australia Day 4: Men: Sec.1: Rd.10: Shannon McIlroy (NZL) bt Hank Satoh (JPN) 9-6 7-6, Clive McGreal (IOM) bt Surend Prasad (FIJ) 12-6 10-8, Mark Wilson (IRE) bt Ralph Goodliffe (ARG) 13-2 14-2, Jerome Kirby (CAN) bt Todd Priaulx (GUE) 3-11 8-4 2-1, Tony [...]

30 10, 2018

World Singles Champion of Champions – Day 2

By |2018-10-30T10:33:27+00:00October 30th, 2018|News|

2018 World Singles Champion of Champions, St Johns Park Bowling Club, Sydney NSW Day 2: Men: Section 1: Rd.4: Shannon McIlroy (NZL) bt Clive McGreal (IOM) 9-5 12-7, Will Esterhuizen (NAM) bt Mark Wilson (IRE) 6-5 12-4, Jerome Kirby (CAN) bt Ozkan Akar (TUR) 7-10 9-7 6-0, Wattana Kadkhunthod (THA) bt Ralph Goodliffe (ARG) 8-5 [...]

29 10, 2018

World Singles Champion of Champions – Day 1

By |2018-10-29T23:12:48+00:00October 29th, 2018|News|

2018 World Singles Champion of Champions at St Johns Park Bowling Club, Sydney NSW, Australia Men: Section 1: Rd.1: Ozkan Akar (TUR) bt Tony Cheung (HKC) 7-6 7-7, Shannon McIlroy (NZL) bt Surend Prasad (FIJ) 10-3 10-7, Hank Satoh (JPN) bt Ralph Goodliffe (ARG) 7-7 8-3, Clive McGreal (IOM) bt Noam Yehudai (ISR) 16-2 10-7, [...]

19 10, 2018

Countdown to World singles glory

By |2018-10-19T11:28:50+00:00October 19th, 2018|News|

THE countdown is on for two international representatives to achieve bowls immortality in Australia over the next few weeks when the sport crowns this year’s men’s and women’s world singles champions. In 10 days a stellar field of fifty-four contenders hailing from thirty-two countries will set their sights on the ultimate honour at Sydney’s palatial [...]

5 10, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now Online

By |2018-10-05T03:16:38+00:00October 5th, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE October 2018 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 Bowls England's recent National Championships; Helensvale's rich National Club 5-a-Side Challenge; and the Pacific Triples on Norfolk Island; along with several [...]

8 09, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now Online

By |2018-09-08T00:14:30+00:00September 8th, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE September 2018 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 Moama's Ladies Premier Pairs, the sport's richest women's pairs event; the Welsh national championships, Australian indoor championships and several great human [...]

8 08, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2018-08-08T08:03:17+00:00August 8th, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE August 2018 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 the recent 10-Nations event in Wales, the BIBC Men's Championships at Royal Leamington Spa, Hong Kong's recent national championships week and [...]

7 07, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2018-07-07T00:11:22+00:00July 7th, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE July 2018 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 the Australian Open Championships, British Isles Women's Internationals and the South African national championships. Click here www.insidebowlsmag.com/july18/html5/index.html? for all the latest news [...]

10 06, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2018-06-10T01:22:02+00:00June 10th, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE June 2018 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 the most comprehensive coverage of last month's monster May Carnival at Moama, the Australian Sides Championships, Hong Kong's 'Bowler of the Year' awards plus many [...]

7 05, 2018

Magnificent service honoured

By |2018-05-07T03:38:05+00:00May 7th, 2018|News|

AT the most recent World Bowls council meeting in Australia it was unanimously decided that highly respected technical official Ian Munro from Scotland be awarded Life Membership. Ian has been a member of the World Bowls Laws Committee since 2004, and when a new group was formed to review the Laws of the Sport both [...]

6 05, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On Line

By |2018-05-06T01:53:10+00:00May 6th, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE May 2018 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 the most comprehensive coverage of last month's Commonwealth Games bowls competition, the recent WIBC world indoor titles and the EIBA championships plus many more. Click [...]

26 04, 2018

It’s Official!

By |2018-04-26T07:56:00+00:00April 26th, 2018|News|

OUR sport was the big winner recently in England, during the World Indoor Bowls Council’s championships at Hartlepool on the north east coast. At an historic and positive meeting the WIBC, with it’s roots back in 1983 when it was the premier indoor organisation, changed its name to the International Indoor Bowls Council (IIBC) and [...]

13 04, 2018

Commonwealth Games Results – Day 9

By |2018-04-13T11:00:24+00:00April 13th, 2018|News|

2018 Commonwealth Games bowls competition at Broadbeach Bowls Club, Queensland, Australia Day 9: Men's singles: Semi finals: Aaron Wilson (Australia) bt Rob Paxton (England) 21-16, Ryan Bester (Canada) bt Darren Burnett (Scotland) 21-19. Finals: (gold medal) Wilson bt Bester 21-14, (bronze) Paxton bt Burnett 21-14. Women’s pairs: Finals: (gold medal) Malaysia (Emma Firyana Saroji, Siti Zalina Ahmad) bt South [...]

12 04, 2018

Commonwealth Games Results – Day 8

By |2018-04-12T11:45:47+00:00April 12th, 2018|News|

2018 Commonwealth Games bowls competition at Broadbeach Bowls Club, Queensland, Australia Day 8: Women's triples: Semi finals: Scotland (Kay Moran, Stacey McDougall, Caroline Brown) bt Canada (Jackie Foster, Joanna Cooper, Pricilla Westlake) 17-9, Australia (Carla Krizanic, Natasha Scott, Bec van Asch) bt England (Katherine Rednall, Ellen Falkner, Sian Honnor) 16-13. Finals: (gold medal) Australia bt Scotland 21-12, (bronze) [...]

11 04, 2018

Commonwealth Games Results – Day 7

By |2018-04-11T13:18:12+00:00April 11th, 2018|News|

2018 Commonwealth Games bowls competition at Broadbeach Bowls Club, Queensland, Australia Day 7: Women's pairs: Sec. A: Rd.4: South Africa (Nici Neal, Colleen Piketh) bt India (Lovely Choubey, Ruparani Tirkey) 19-17, Wales (Laura Daniels, Jess Sims) bt Northern Ireland (Catherine Beattie, Sandra Bailie) 19-17. Rd.5: Northern Ireland bt Jersey (Rachel Macdonald, Chris Grimes) 27-8, South Africa bt Wales 23-17. [...]

10 04, 2018

Commonwealth Games Results – Day 6

By |2018-04-10T13:29:08+00:00April 10th, 2018|News|

2018 Commonwealth Games bowls competition at Broadbeach Bowls Club, Queensland, Australia Day 6: Women’s pairs: Sec. A: Rd.2: South Africa (Nici Neal, Colleen Piketh) bt Northern Ireland (Catherine Beattie, Sandra Bailie) 20-12, India (Lovely Choubey, Ruparani Tirkey) bt Jersey (Rachel Macdonald, Chris Grimes) 22-12. Rd.3: Wales (Laura Daniels, Jess Sims) bt Jersey 22-14, Northern Ireland [...]

9 04, 2018

Commonwealth Games Results – Day 5

By |2018-04-09T13:52:27+00:00April 9th, 2018|News|

2018 Commonwealth Games bowls competition at Broadbeach Bowls Club, Queensland, Australia Day 5: Men's pairs: Finals: (gold medal) Wales (Dan Salmon, Marc Wyatt) bt Scotland (Paul Foster, Alex Marshall) 12-10, (bronze) Cook Islands (Aidan Zittersteijn, Taiki Paniani) bt Malta (Shaun Parnis, Brendan Aquilina) 17-11. Women’s fours: Finals: (gold medal) Australia (Kelsey Cottrell, Carla Krizanic, Bec Van Asch, [...]

8 04, 2018

Commonwealth Games Results – Day 4

By |2018-04-08T11:41:00+00:00April 8th, 2018|News|

2018 Commonwealth Games bowls competition at Broadbeach Bowls Club, Queensland, Australia Day 4: Women’s singles: Semi finals: Jo Edwards (New Zealand) bt Colleen Piketh (South Africa) 21-17, Laura Daniels (Wales) bt Kelly McKerihen (Canada) 21-13. Finals: (gold medal) Edwards bt Daniels 21-17, (bronze) Piketh bt McKerihen 21-17. Men’s pairs: Semi finals: Scotland (Paul Foster, Alex [...]

7 04, 2018

Commonwealth Games Results – Day 3

By |2018-04-07T13:33:32+00:00April 7th, 2018|News|

2018 Commonwealth Games bowls competition at Broadbeach Bowls Club, Queensland, Australia Day 3 Women’s singles: Sec. A: Rd.5: Karen Murphy (Australia) bt Catherine Beattie (Northern Ireland) 21-19, Colleen Piketh (South Africa) bt Getrude Siame (Zambia) 21-9. Final standings: Murphy 12 points +44 shots, Piketh 9 +32, Beattie 6 +3, Kioa 3 -31, Siame 0 -48. [...]

6 04, 2018

Commonwealth Games Results – Day 2

By |2018-04-06T13:51:44+00:00April 6th, 2018|News|

2018 Commonwealth Games Bowls Competition at Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia Day 2: Women’s singles: Sec. A: Rd.3: Karen Murphy (Australia) bt Getrude Siame (Zambia) 21-3, Colleen Piketh (South Africa) bt Malia Kioa (Tonga) 21-4. Rd.4: Catherine Beattie (Northern Ireland) bt Kioa 21-13, Murphy bt Piketh 21-16. Current standings: Murphy 9 points +40 shots, Piketh 6 +20, Beattie 6 [...]

5 04, 2018

Commonwealth Games Results – Day 1

By |2018-04-08T04:01:48+00:00April 5th, 2018|News|

2018 Commonwealth Games Bowls Competition at Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia Day 1: Women's singles: Sec. A: Rd.1: Karen Murphy (Australia) bt Malia Kioa (Tonga) 21-4, Catherine Beattie (Northern Ireland) bt Getrude Siame (Zambia) 21-14. Rd.2: Colleen Piketh (South Africa) bt Beattie 21-13, Kioa bt Siame 21-10. Sec. B: Rd.1: Caroline Brown (Scotland) bt Rachael MacDonald (Jersey) 21-13, Laura Daniels (Wales) bt [...]

4 04, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On Line

By |2018-04-04T23:47:26+00:00April 4th, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE April 2018 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 the recent World Cup indoor singles from Warilla, WBT international open from Blackpool and the British Isles indoor championships from Paisley. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/april18/html5/index.html?page=1&noflash to enjoy [...]

2 04, 2018

Further honours for New Zealand great

By |2018-04-02T04:52:50+00:00April 2nd, 2018|News|

ARGUABLY the greatest bowls person of the modern era - champion international player, coach and manager, administrator, leader and visionary, Kerry Clark CNZM OBE, the recently retired chief executive of Bowls New Zealand, has been bestowed with further honours from his bejewelled career in bowls administration. At a special Commonwealth Games Federation meeting on the [...]

14 03, 2018

World Cup champions crowned

By |2018-03-14T06:00:11+00:00March 14th, 2018|News|

IN an all-Australian final, Jeremy Henry was crowned World Cup indoor singles champion for the sixth time, while Guernsey's Lucy Beere collected her first . Henry defeated reigning Australian indoor singles champion David Ferguson 12-1 9-7 in an excitement-charged final in front of a capacity crowd at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club, south of [...]

13 03, 2018

World Cup – Day 8 Results

By |2018-03-13T06:28:58+00:00March 13th, 2018|News|

2018 World Cup indoor singles at Warilla, New South Wales, Australia Day 8: Women: Semi finals: Bec Van Asch (Australia) bt Kay Moran (Scotland) 10-4 7-7, Lucy Beere (Guernsey) bt Jo Edwards (New Zealand) 5-8 10-5 3-2.. Men: Semi final 1: Jeremy Henry (Australia) bt Ali Forsyth (New Zealand) 10-4 7-2.

12 03, 2018

World Cup – Day 7 Results

By |2018-03-12T05:23:50+00:00March 12th, 2018|News|

World Cup indoor singles at Warilla, NSW, Australia Day 7: Men: Sec.1: Rd.11: Brendan Aquilina (Malta) bt Frank De Vries (Netherlands) 8-5 12-3, Charlie Herbert (USA) bt Matt Le Ber (Guernsey) 7-4 9-3, Pierre Brietenbach (South Africa) bt CT Wong (Hong Kong China) 10-6 4-8 5-2, Kevin Anderson (Scotland) bt Kobi Hadar (Israel) 11-6 8-11 2-1, [...]

11 03, 2018

World Bowls – Day 6 Results

By |2018-03-11T05:55:12+00:00March 11th, 2018|News|

2018 World Cup indoor singles at Warilla, New South Wales, Australia Day 6: Men: Sec.1: Rd.10: Jeremy Henry (Australia) bt Matt Le Ber (Guernsey) 12-3 11-4, Brendan Aquilina (Malta) bt Dinesh Kumar (India) 8-4 9-9, Pierre Brietenbach (South Africa) bt Kevin Anderson (Scotland) 11-6 9-3, Frank De Vries (Netherlands) bt Kobi Hadar (Israel) 10-7 8-7, Charlie Herbert [...]

10 03, 2018

World Cup – Day 5 Results

By |2018-03-10T07:55:41+00:00March 10th, 2018|News|

2018 World Cup indoor singles at Warilla, New South Wales, Australia Day 5: Men: Sec.1: Rd.9: Dinesh Kumar (India) bt Jeremy Henry (Australia) 8-3 7-10 5-3, Law Kwok Fai (Singapore) bt CT Wong (Hong Kong China) 12-3 8-6, Matt Le Ber (Guernsey) bt Kevin Anderson (Scotland) 10-5 5-7 4-1, Pierre Brietenbach (South Africa) bt Brendan Aquilina (Malta) [...]

9 03, 2018

World Cup – Day 4 Results

By |2018-03-09T07:47:03+00:00March 9th, 2018|News|

2018 World Cup singles at Warilla, New South Wales, Australia Day 4: Men: Sec.1: Rd.7: Kevin Anderson (Scotland) bt Dinesh Kumar (India) 7-7 11-5, Charlie Herbert (USA) bt CT Wong (Hong Kong China) 12-9 9-6, Jeremy Henry (Australia) bt Brendan Aquilina (Malta) 10-7 10-5, Law Kwok Fai (Singapore) bt Kobi Hadar (Israel) 11-3 13-4, Pierre Brietenbach (South [...]

8 03, 2018

World Cup – Day 3 Results

By |2018-03-08T07:59:56+00:00March 8th, 2018|News|

2018 World Cup indoor singles at Warilla, New South Wales, Australia Day 3: Men: Sec.1: Rd.5: Jeremy Henry (Australia) bt Pierre Brietenbach (South Africa) 11-7 15-3, Brendan Aquilina (Malta) bt Kevin Anderson (Scotland) 6-10 8-7 2-1, CT Wong (Hong Kong China) bt Kobi Hadar (Israel) 11-5 11-6, Matt Le Ber (Guernsey) bt Dinesh Kumar (India) 7-5 5-7 [...]

7 03, 2018

World Cup – Day 2 Results

By |2018-03-07T07:58:47+00:00March 7th, 2018|News|

World Cup singles from Warilla, NSW Men: Sec.1: Rd.3: Jeremy Henry (Australia) bt CT Wong (Hong Kong China) 10-5 13-8, Charlie Herbert (USA) bt Dinesh Kumar (India) 8-7 6-10 3-1, Kevin Anderson (Scotland) bt Frank De Vries (Netherlands) 12-2 11-3, Brendan Aquilina (Malta) bt Law Kwok Fai (Singapore) 9-7 12-3, Pierre Brietenbach (South Africa) bt Kobi [...]

6 03, 2018

World Cup – Day 1 Results

By |2018-03-07T07:34:36+00:00March 6th, 2018|News|

World Cup singles from Warilla, New South Wales Day 1: Men: Sec.1: Rd.1: Matt Le Ber (Guernsey) bt Law Kwok Fai (Singapore) 8-7 6-6, Brendan Aquilina (Malta) bt Kobi Hadar (Israel) 20-0 13-7, Dinesh Kumar (India) bt Frank De Vries (Netherlands) 6-6 7-5, Kevin Anderson (Scotland) bt CT Wong (Hong Kong China) 7-7 12-6, Jeremy Henry [...]

2 03, 2018

World Youth Championships – Day 7 Results

By |2018-03-02T09:14:15+00:00March 2nd, 2018|News|

2018 World Youth Championships at Broadbeach Day 7: Men's singles: Final: Aaron Teys (Australia) bt Ross Owen (Wales) 21-12. Women's singles: Final: Kristina Krstic (Australia) bt Katelyn Inch (New Zealand) 21-13. Mixed pairs: Final: Ellen Ryan, Aaron Teys (Australia) bt Shae Wilson (Norfolk Island), Ryan Burnett (Scotland) 20-5. Photos: (1) Newly crowned singles champions Kristina Krstic and Aaron Teys from Australia. (2) Australians Aaron [...]

1 03, 2018

World Youth Championships – Day 6 Results

By |2018-03-01T07:55:19+00:00March 1st, 2018|News|

2018 World Youth Championships at Broadbeach Day 6: Men's singles: Elimination finals: Corey Wedlock (AUS) bt Ryan Burnett (SCO) 21-14, Ross Owen (WAL) bt Jason Choi (HKC) 21-12. Semi finals: Aaron Teys (AUS) bt Corey Wedlock (AUS) 21-13, Ross Owen (WAL) bt Daeng Dahasry (MAS) 21-15. Women's singles: Elimination finals: Katelyn Inch (NZL) bt Shae Wilson (NFI) 21-17, Kristina Krstic (AUS) [...]

28 02, 2018

World Youth Championships – Day 5 Results

By |2018-02-28T09:09:21+00:00February 28th, 2018|News|

2018 World Youth Championships at Broadbeach Day 5: Men's singles: Sec.1: Rd.8: Connor Rabey (GUE) bt Ryan Burnett (SCO) 21-13, Rory Soden (NZL) bt Alok Lakra (IND) 21-13, James Po (HKC) bt Allan Kautu (PNG) 21-15, Aaron Teys (AUS) bt Rob Law (CAN) 21-5. Rd.9: Burnett bt Law 21-14, C Rabey bt Kautu 21-5, Po bt Soden 21-18, Ross [...]

27 02, 2018

Regional Directors announced

By |2018-02-27T09:45:59+00:00February 27th, 2018|News|

AS a result of the recent World Bowls elections, the Board of Directors now has a new face in its composition. Wayne Moffatt of Australia replaces retiring Karen Murphy, the reigning world women’s singles champion, as Regional Director for Asia and Oceania. He defeated the only other candidate, former Bowls New Zealand chief executive Kerry [...]

27 02, 2018

World Youth Championships – Results Day 4

By |2018-02-27T09:37:51+00:00February 27th, 2018|News|

World Youth Championships at Broadbeach, Australia Day 4: Men's singles: Sec.1: Rd.4: Rory Soden (NZL) bt Rob Law (CAN) 21-7, Aaron Teys (AUS) bt Ryan Burnett (SCO) 21-13, Alok Lakra (IND) bt Connor Rabey (GUE) 21-5, Ross Owen (WAL) bt James Po (HKC) 21-12. Rd.5: Allan Kautu (PNG) bt Soden 21-16, Teys bt Po 21-3, Owen bt Law 21-7, Lakra [...]

26 02, 2018

World Youth Championships – Day 3 Results

By |2018-02-26T23:07:35+00:00February 26th, 2018|News|

Day 3 at Broadbeach Bowls Club, Queensland Men's singles: Sec.1: Rd.1: Ross Owen (WAL) bt Aaron Teys (AUS) 21-12, James Po (HKC) bt Alok Lakra (IND) 21-16, Rory Soden (NZL) bt Connor Rabey (GUE) 21-0, Rob Law (CAN) bt Allan Kautu (PNG) 21-12. Rd.2: Law bt Po 21-20, C Rabey bt Owen 21-17, Teys bt Soden 21-6, Ryan Burnett [...]

25 02, 2018

World Youth Championships – Results Day 2

By |2018-02-25T08:41:05+00:00February 25th, 2018|News|

Mixed pairs at Broadbeach, Australia Sec.1: Rd.5: Connie Rixon (MAL), Cabous Olivier (NAM) bt Tayla Bruce, Keanu Darby (NZL) 15-11, Nur Ain Tarmizi, Daeng Dahastry (MAS) bt Piwen Karkar, Gariga Babona (PNG) 15-8, Pricilla Westlake, Rob Law (CAN) bt Alara Tosuner, Sercan Yanik (TUR) 24-8, Kristina Krstic, Corey Wedlock (AUS) bt Yunse Ha, Jason Choi [...]

25 02, 2018

World president elected for third term

By |2018-02-25T02:59:05+00:00February 25th, 2018|News|

John Bell of England, a fine player in his own right and former world championship gold medallist, has been elected for a third consecutive term as president of World Bowls. The popular Cumbrian defeated candidate Michael Cavanagh OBE of Scotland in a race for the sport’s top job in a biennial election that requested all [...]

24 02, 2018

World Youth Championships – Results Day 1

By |2018-02-24T10:13:23+00:00February 24th, 2018|News|

Mixed pairs: Sec.1: Rd.1: Kristina Krstic, Corey Wedlock (AUS) bt Alara Tosuner, Sercan Yanik (TUR) 36-4, Tayla Bruce, Keanu Darby (NZL) bt Pricilla Westlake, Rob Law (CAN) 14-13, Sophie Rabey, Connor Rabey (GUE) bt Connie Rixon (MAL), Cabous Olivier (NAM) 13-12, Nur Ain Tarmizi, Daeng Dahastry (MAS) bt Yunse Ha, Jason Choi (HKC) 16-8. Rd.2: Krstic, [...]

3 02, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On Line

By |2018-02-07T16:16:04+00:00February 3rd, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE February 2018 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 the recent WBT World Indoor Championships, the New Zealand and Hong Kong Championships and another fantastic installment of 'Road To Broadbeach' - leading into the [...]

22 01, 2018

Caribbean bowlers join world family

By |2018-01-22T04:49:37+00:00January 22nd, 2018|News|

World Bowls is delighted to announce that the Jamaica Lawn Bowls Association’s application for Development Membership of the sport’s global governing body has been approved by the Board of Directors. The Jamaican bowls fraternity now has five years to establish a fully laws-compliant bowls facility in their country as part of the quest to become [...]

18 01, 2018

Olympic post for Indian president

By |2018-01-18T21:50:50+00:00January 18th, 2018|News|

Last year will be remembered as one of great achievement for Bowling Federation of India president Sunaina Kumari, who continues to lead the way in sports administration in her country. At a meeting during the 2017 Asian Bowls Championships in Delhi last October Ms Kumari was elected to the post of deputy president of the [...]

1 01, 2018

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On Line

By |2018-01-01T00:37:09+00:00January 1st, 2018|Inside Bowls, News|

THE January 2018 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 the recent WIBC World Indoor Junior Championships and the 'born again' Australian Championships, plus major titles from Hong Kong and the USA. Plus there's a [...]

21 12, 2017

Royal Leamington Spa to host 2022 Games Bowls

By |2017-12-21T12:49:50+00:00December 21st, 2017|News|

Bowls England has welcomed the news that Birmingham has been selected as the host of the XXII Commonwealth Games in 2022. The decision also means that the lawn bowls events will take place at Victoria Park in Royal Leamington Spa – the home of Bowls England. At a special Media Conference staged at the Arena [...]

17 12, 2017

Landmark World agreement draws near

By |2017-12-17T14:42:21+00:00December 17th, 2017|News|

FOLLOWING a succession of very constructive meetings between leading officials of World Bowls and World Indoor Bowls Council, both organisations are pleased to announce that a draft agreement is in the process of being finalised whereby World Indoor Bowls Council (WIBC), renamed as International Indoor Bowls Council, will affiliate to World Bowls. ‘The proposed new [...]

1 12, 2017

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On Line

By |2017-12-01T00:23:03+00:00December 1st, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE December 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many features are a comprehensive coverage of the recent World Singles Champion of Champions, and the fiercely contested Trans-Tasman Series that were contested in Australia last month – plus [...]

5 11, 2017

Singles crowns to Wales and Australia

By |2017-11-06T07:54:37+00:00November 5th, 2017|News|

YOUNG stars Aaron Teys from Australia and Laura Daniels from Wales rose to the sport’s dizziest height today when they won the men’s and women’s World Singles Champion of Champions title in Sydney, Australia. Ironically, when young Teys won the Australian Open singles championships in 2015 a small band of doubters reckoned it was a [...]

4 11, 2017

World Singles Champion of Champions, St Johns Park, NSW – Day 6

By |2017-11-04T06:03:36+00:00November 4th, 2017|News|

Elimination finals: Men: Aaron Teys (AUS) bt Arun Kumar (FIJ) 10-5 7-6, Dean Elgar (NZL) bt Barry Kane (IRE) 7-4 7-7. Women: Laura Daniels (WAL) bt Nici Neal (RSA) 10-4 6-5, Emma Firyana Saroji (MAS) bt Carla Krizanic (AUS) 10-2 4-9 5-0. Semi finals: Men: Aaron Teys (AUS) bt David Kingdon (WAL) 7-7 8-6, Dean [...]

3 11, 2017

World Singles Champion of Champions, St Johns Park, NSW – Day 5

By |2017-11-03T08:45:43+00:00November 3rd, 2017|News|

Day 5: Men: Sec.1: Rd.13: Tomas Leong (SIN) bt Izzat Dzulkeple (MAS) 2-13 10-7 3-1, Arun Kumar (FIJ) bt Andries van der Walt (BOT) 9-5 11-2, Chadwick Chen (HKC) bt Pat Bird (CAN) 10-4 8-4, Simon Green (ENG) bt Clive McGreal (IOM) 10-7 9-4, Cabous Olivier (NAM) bt Uthen Ontong (THA) 13-5 12-4, Dean Elgar (NZL) [...]

1 11, 2017

World Singles Champion of Champions, St Johns Park, NSW – Day 3

By |2017-11-01T08:32:12+00:00November 1st, 2017|News|

Day 3: Men: Sec.1: Rd.7: Cabous Olivier (NAM) bt Arun Kumar (FIJ) 10-3 33-10 6-0, Clive McGreal (IOM) bt Tomas Leong (SIN) 8-7 15-4, Zvika Hadar (ISR) bt Pat Bird (CAN) 7-5 14-2, Uthen Ontong (THA) bt Andries van der Walt (BOT) 8-5 9-5, Izzat Dzulkeple (MAS) bt Simon Green (ENG) 7-14 5-11 4-1, Todd Priaulx (GUE) [...]

1 11, 2017

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On Line

By |2017-11-01T00:20:22+00:00November 1st, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE November 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many features are a comprehensive coverage of the recent European and Asian Championships plus two of the world's richest events that were contested in Australia last month - plus [...]

31 10, 2017

World Singles Champion of Champions, St Johns Park, NSW – Day 2

By |2017-10-31T08:16:19+00:00October 31st, 2017|News|

Day 2: MEN: Sec.1: Rd.4: Todd Priaulx (GUE) bt Zvika Hadar (ISR) 16-3 10-3, Cabous Olivier (NAM) bt Clive McGreal (IOM) 11-10 6-12 3-2, Andries van der Walt (BOT) bt Dean Elgar (NZL) 10-7 8-8, Pat Bird (CAN) bt Tomas Leong (SIN) 10-5 10-5, Simon Green (ENG) bt Uthen Ontong (THA) 10-5 12-6, Izzat Dzulkeple (MAS) [...]

30 10, 2017

World Singles Champion of Champions, St Johns Park, NSW – Day 1

By |2017-10-30T23:24:03+00:00October 30th, 2017|News|

Day 1: MEN: Sec.1: Rd.1: Chadwick Chen (HKC) bt Uthen Ontong (THA) 9-13 10-5 3-2, Todd Priaulx (GUE) bt Tomas Leong (SIN) 9-4 11-3, Zvika Hadar (ISR) bt Andries van der Walt (BOT) 15-1 12-3, Cabous Olivier (NAM) bt Pat Bird (CAN) 12-7 10-4, Dean Elgar (NZL) bt Simon Green (ENG) 8-8 7-6, David Kingdon [...]

25 10, 2017

Countdown to world singles glory

By |2017-11-02T15:49:02+00:00October 25th, 2017|News|

Two international representatives will join bowls immortality in Australia over the next two weeks when the sport crowns this year’s men’s and women’s world singles champions. A stellar field of fifty-three contenders hailing from thirty-two countries will strive for the ultimate honour at Sydney’s palatial St Johns Park Bowls Club in the 15th World Singles [...]

10 10, 2017

Malaysian Tigers bare claws at Asian Championships

By |2017-11-02T15:49:02+00:00October 10th, 2017|News|

THE formidable Malaysian team snared five of a possible eight senior gold medals at the 12th Asian Lawn Bowls Championships which concluded in India yesterday (9th October). In a powerhouse display at the RK Puram's Sports Complex in New Delhi, the Malaysians, in their distinctive yellow and black Malay Tiger outfits captured gold in the [...]

1 10, 2017

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2017-10-01T00:10:53+00:00October 1st, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE October 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many features are a comprehensive coverage of the recent Bowls England national championships, Welsh women's championships, British men's under-25 internationals and the exciting African States Tournament in Johannesburg, plus [...]

29 09, 2017

Ireland quartet strikes Euro gold on Channel Islands

By |2017-11-02T15:49:02+00:00September 29th, 2017|News|

THE youthful Ireland team of Catherine Beattie, Megan Wilson, Andrew Kyle and Mark Wilson epitomised those immortal Fleetwood Mac lyrics ‘people out there turning silver into gold’ at the 11th European Bowls Championships on the Channel Islands at the Le Creux Bowls Club in St Brelade, Jersey today. Demonstrating great consistency to claim silver medals [...]

16 09, 2017

Proteas clinch overall gold in African States Tournament

By |2017-09-16T00:12:10+00:00September 16th, 2017|News|

THE powerful South African Proteas team emerged from this week's 2017 African States Tournament at Edenvale Bowling Club as overall champions in men's and women's teams competition. Individually, the South African squad collected gold in the men's singles (Wayne Rittmuller) and pairs (Rittmuller and George Lotter) along with the women's fours (Vicky Frost, Esme Kruger, [...]

6 09, 2017

European Championships to showcase in Jersey this month

By |2017-09-06T02:35:02+00:00September 6th, 2017|News|

SEVERAL new faces will be appearing in the forthcoming European Championships hosted in Jersey 24th to 29th September. It will be the third time the island has staged the event, having previously done so in 1999 and 2001. The Les Creux Bowls Club in St Brelade will again be the venue for the competition as [...]

2 09, 2017

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2017-11-02T15:49:02+00:00September 2nd, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE September 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many great features are a comprehensive coverage of the recent SEA Games in Malaysia, the Welsh men's outdoor and Australian indoor championships, plus an interesting insight into the sport's [...]

9 08, 2017

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2017-08-09T01:00:16+00:00August 9th, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE August 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many great features are a comprehensive coverage of the British Isles Men's Championships and Under-25 Women's Championships, plus there's a most informative section on bowls in Asia. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/aug17/html5/index.html?page=1&noflash [...]

3 07, 2017

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2017-07-03T04:05:56+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE July 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many great features are coverage of last month's Multi Nations dress rehearsal event for the Commonwealth Games at Broadbeach and the rich Australian Open Championships, plus the recent British Isles Women's Internationals. Also, [...]

23 06, 2017

Young stars crowned singles champions at world’s richest tournament

By |2017-06-23T06:47:34+00:00June 23rd, 2017|News|

2017 Australian Open Championships, Broadbeach, Qld MEN’S SINGLES: Round of 16: Shannon Gittoes (NSW) d Glenn Scott (Vic) 21-19, Wayne Ruediger (SA) d Scott Walker (WA) 21-15, Jay Breust (NSW) d Dale Shillington (Qld) 21-17, Nathan Rice (Qld) d Ian Stone (NSW) 21-9, Jesse Noronha (NSW) d Jayden Christie (Qld) 21-15, Aaron Teys (NSW) d Troy [...]

7 06, 2017

Aussie and Kiwis tops in Games rehearsal

By |2017-06-07T13:16:30+00:00June 7th, 2017|News|

THE hosting Australian bowls team dominated today’s finals in the Gold Coast Multi-Nations tournament at the Broadbeach Bowls Club in Queensland. And in something of a declaration of Australia’s depth of talent, a ‘second string’ line-up was pressed into service when only seven acceptances to compete in the traditional rehearsal staged a year out from [...]

6 06, 2017

Queens Birthday honour for New Zealand great

By |2017-11-02T15:49:02+00:00June 6th, 2017|News|

PRESIDENT John Bell, speaking on behalf of his World Bowls board colleagues, staff and the global bowls community, has congratulated Bowls New Zealand chief executive Kerry Clark OBE on his latest accomplishment. Yesterday (5 June 2017), Her Majesty The Queen appointed Mr Clark a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition of his services to bowls. [...]

4 06, 2017

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2017-06-04T20:50:42+00:00June 4th, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE June 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. Among the many great features, this month's cover story provides an exclusive almanac of the sport's greatest gold medallists. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/june17/html5/index.html?page=1&noflash to enjoy the latest news and great stories from all around the world.

2 05, 2017

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2017-05-02T04:14:26+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE May 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and ready to read FREE of charge. This month's edition includes a comprehensive coverage of last month's World Youth Championships at Broadbeach and the English Indoor Bowling Association's nationals. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/may17/html5/index.html?page=1&noflash to enjoy the latest news and great [...]

19 04, 2017

Rising corporate star joins World Bowls board

By |2017-04-19T09:44:44+00:00April 19th, 2017|News|

WORLD Bowls president John Bell and his executive colleagues are delighted to announce the appointment of Claire Leonard, one of the UK’s leading lights in the field of strategic marketing and business development, to the organisation’s Board of Directors. ‘It’s a further extension of our resolve to grow the World Bowls brand and capture the [...]

7 04, 2017

Latest Inside Bowls Magazine Now On-Line

By |2017-04-07T03:57:23+00:00April 7th, 2017|Inside Bowls, News|

THE April 2017 edition of Inside Bowls, the official magazine of World Bowls, is now on line and available to read FREE of charge. This month's edition included a comprehensive coverage of last month's World Cup at Warilla and the British indoor championships from Belfast. Click here http://www.insidebowlsmag.com/april17/index.html?r=78 to enjoy the latest news and great stories [...]

2 04, 2017

World Youth Championships Broadbeach Qld – Day 7

By |2017-04-02T08:58:27+00:00April 2nd, 2017|News|

Salmon is biggest fish in youth pond In a brilliant exhibition of international bowls Welshman Daniel Salmon has captured the 2017 World Youth Championships men's singles gold medal at the Broadbeach Bowls & Community Club on Queensland's Gold Coast. Salmon, a 22-year-old painter and decorator from Cardiff, won 21-17 against 20-year-old Australian Corey Wedlock, a green [...]

2 04, 2017

Women’s youth singles champion crowned

By |2017-04-02T06:46:23+00:00April 2nd, 2017|News|

In one of the biggest upsets in recent bowls history Canada's Pricilla Westlake has claimed the World Youth women's singles championship final at Broadbeach Bowls Club on Australia's Gold Coast today. She snatched victory from defending champion and hot favourite Ellen Ryan from Australia 21-20 in the gold medal match. And earlier on in the day Westlake [...]

2 04, 2017

World youth pairs champions decided

By |2017-11-02T15:49:02+00:00April 2nd, 2017|News|

The composite team of Connie Rixon from Malta and Australia's Bill Johnson emerged victorious in the World Youth mixed pairs championship final at Broadbeach Bowls Club on Australia's Gold Coast today. They defeated the gallant Scottish duo of Claire Walker and John Fleming 21-17 in the 18-end gold medal match. Last night Rixon and Johnson [...]

1 04, 2017

World Youth Championships Broadbeach Qld – Day 6

By |2017-04-01T13:46:14+00:00April 1st, 2017|News|

Men's singles: Sec.1: Rd.11: Izzat Dzulkeple (MAS) bt Rob Law (CAN) 21-9, Corey Wedlock (AUS) bt John Fleming (SCO) 21-10, Connor Rabey (GUE) bt Martin Sham (HKC) 21-7, Aaron Tennant (IRE) bt Lawrence Paniani (CKI) 21-3, Aaron Teys (AUS) bt Carlos Tigere (BOT) 21-5. Final standings: Wedlock 30 points +76 shots, Teys 27 +85, Tennant 21 +31, [...]

31 03, 2017

World Youth Championships Broadbeach Old – Day 5

By |2017-03-31T13:16:39+00:00March 31st, 2017|News|

MEN'S SINGLES: Sec.1: Rd.7: Aaron Teys (AUS) bt Connor Rabey (GUE) 21-8, Izzat Dzulkeple (MAS) bt Lawrence Paniani (CKI) 21-10, Corey Wedlock (AUS) bt Gariga Babona (PNG) 21-17, Aaron Tennant (IRE) bt Rob Law (CAN) 21-11, Martin Sham (HKC) bt Carlos Tigere (BOT) 21-11. Rd.8: John Fleming (SCO) bt C Rabey 21-19, Law bt Tigere [...]