JUBILANT CELEBRATIONS FOR FAREHAM BC’S 50TH
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by Ceris Hewlings
12h ago
Fareham Bowling Club continued its 50th Anniversary celebrations by welcoming Bowls England on Tuesday 2nd July 2024 (writes Alan Sharp, club captain of Fareham BC). Tables were dressed and catering got underway at 9am to accommodate the 60 guests and visitors. It was wonderful to see so many members turn up to watch and see many Bowls England participants reacquainted with friends from our Fareham Club. The Bowls England squad were well represented nationwide and two of their youngest team members were a pleasure to see bowling. After all, Bowls is a sport for all, no matter what age or abil ..read more
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Hong Kong to host 2024 World Bowls Junior Indoor Championship
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by Ceris Hewlings
1w ago
With only six months to go, the preparations have commenced for the 2024 World Bowls Junior Indoor Championship. Hong Kong, China became the first Asian city to host this prestigious event to showcase the talent of the youth from around the world. The event was first commenced in 2005 and has been played on 15 occasions. The 2024 event is being played in Asia for the first time ever after being held in Australia, Northern Ireland, Scotland and England previously. Co-sanctioned by World Bowls and the International Indoor Bowls Council (IIBC), the World Junior Champions ..read more
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World No.1 ranked bowlers in the world announced
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by Ceris Hewlings
2w ago
The launch of the World Bowls Series and the Official World Rankings has taken place at Club Helensvale on the Gold Coast in Australia. The World No.1 ranked bowlers in the world were announced with Kelsey Cottrell and Aron Sherriff both from Australia coming out on top of the new world rankings. A full list of the top 50 players from the Official World Rankings are now live on the World Bowls Series website – www.worldbowlsseries.com with information on the events that have contributed to these rankings are also available. The WBS is the official year-long calendar of sanctioned events conne ..read more
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GOLD COAST, QUEENSLAND TO REMAIN HOME OF BOWLS’ AUSTRALIAN OPEN 
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by Ceris Hewlings
2w ago
Queensland will continue to host the world’s largest and richest bowls event, with the Gold Coast securing Bowls Australia’s Australian Open for a further four years (writes Aidan Davis, Bowls Australia). Minister for Tourism and Sport Michael Healy said the Queensland Government, via Tourism and Events Queensland and Experience Gold Coast, had secured the event to remain on the Gold Coast from 2025 – 2028. “The Australian Open is the largest open bowls event in the world, attracting thousands of competitors and spectators from across the globe, with a record number of players currently ..read more
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Free registration to GroundsFest 2024 opens
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by Ceris Hewlings
3w ago
Get ready for the most anticipated event in the groundscare industry. GroundsFest 2024, which takes place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, on September 10 and 11, is set to return, promising an even more impressive lineup of exhibitors, new features, and experiences. Last year, the first ever GroundsFest took the groundscare industry by storm, heralding a new era for trade shows. Now in its second year, GroundsFest has rapidly become the largest event of its kind in the UK, boasting the most space, exhibitors, and products on display. It’s also the only event in the industry where visitors c ..read more
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BESTER V KELLY REMATCH SET TO WHET THE APPETITE FOR 2024 AUSTRALIAN OPEN
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by Ceris Hewlings
1M ago
The Broadbeach Bowls Club will stage a one night spectacular on the Friday before the commencement of the 2024 Australian Open (AO) as Ryan Bester and Gary Kelly face off for a rematch of their 2023 World Bowls Championships men’s singles final (writes Val Febbo, Bowls Australia). Bester and Kelly will once again stride on to green four at the club to showcase their skills in an extravaganza that will almost certainly dazzle fans both at home and in attendance as the world’s biggest bowls festival kicks off. The Canadian was able to finally salute in 2023 after taking home ..read more
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CIVIC HONOUR FOR BRENDA AND PETER FATHERS
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by Ceris Hewlings
1M ago
Brenda and Peter Fathers, chair and fundraising officer for MS Swale, were recognised and celebrated this month as one of the unsung heroes of Swale for their outstanding commitment to people in the area affected by MS.    Every year, Swale Borough Council asks the public to nominate residents who work tirelessly to better their communities, with the mayor and judging panel honouring them with a Mayor’s Civic Award.    Brenda and Peter were jointly awarded a Mayor’s Civic Award which commends their efforts to make Swale a better place for those with MS. Husband a ..read more
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BOWLS A SPORT FOR ALL….
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by Ceris Hewlings
1M ago
It was standing room only at Erdington Court Bowls Club’s ‘Women Can and Family Fun Day’ at their Bowling Green Close home on Saturday. Around 130 visitors and helpers turned up on what was a (rare) brilliantly sunny day, the club had featured on Good Morning Britain and ITV Central News a day before. The event formed part of the Big Bowls Week End – promoted nationally by Bowls England with over 650 clubs opening their doors for free play and coaching. Both the club’s full size four rink indoor arena and six rink all-weather outdoor arena were full of adults and children having their first e ..read more
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Bowls England name team for European Championships
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by Ceris Hewlings
1M ago
Bowls England has named its 10-strong team for the European Championships to be held in Ayr, Scotland, from Tuesday 3 to Sunday 8 September. England won six European medals, including three gold, two silvers and one bronze, as well as the the Overall Team Trophy at the event in 2022. The selected men’s team includes two new caps – Nick Wardle (Leicestershire) and Jack Emmerson (Nottinghamshire) – plus recalls to England colours for Andrew Briden (Buckinghamshire) and Martin Spencer (Lincolnshire). Joe Dawson (Leicestershire) completes the men’s team. The women’s line-up includes 2023 World Ch ..read more
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TWO NEW BPL TEAMS ANNOUNCED
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by Ceris Hewlings
1M ago
Bowls Australia’s showpiece television and spectator event, the Bowls Premier League, has expanded to a 12-team format with the confirmation of the two new teams poised to take part from BPL20 this November (writes Aidan Davis, Bowls Australia). The biannual competition will feature an expansion in the nation’s biggest market, with a new Sydney team to complement the two existing Melbourne and two Tweed/Gold Coast team rivalries, and coverage of a regional Victorian heartland for the sport of bowls. St Johns Park Bowling Club Group, which includes St Johns Park Bowling Club, Tuncurry Beach Bo ..read more
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