Archives for Bowls Wales

Day Three – 2018 Commonwealth Games

Day Three – Commonwealth Games Day three was also going to be a pivotal day in the quest for medals in Week One of the Lawn Bowls events at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Starting the day, in the Ladies Singles event Laura Daniels was safe in the knowledge that she was through to the evenings Quarter Finals, however wanted to continue the good form that has seen her unbeaten to date in Section B. In the battle for top spot in the group, it was Caroline Brown from Scotland who came out on top winning 21-13, with Laura up against
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Day One – 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games is underway in what was a busy first day for our Welsh bowlers in the Lawn Bowls events. Ten matches in all, which started in bright morning sunshine, before a mid-afternoon cloudburst delayed play before the evening session under the Broadbeach floodlights. Laura Daniels began her Ladies Singles campaign with two wins, firstly an excellent 21-15 win over Guernsey’s recently crowned World Cup indoor singles winner Lucy Beere. Laura followed that up with a 21-10 win over Amaliah Matali from Brunei to round off a good days work. The Ladies Fours of Caroline Taylor, Jess Sims,
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BowlsWales goes on the road!

Dear bowlers, The new co-ordinating body for bowls in Wales – BowlsWales, cordially invite you and your fellow bowlers to introductory roadshows which will be held at:   Venue Date and Time Harlequins Bowls Club, Aberdare 24 April @ 18:00 – 20:00 Barry Athletic Bowls Club 10 May @ 18:00 – 20:00 Saundersfoot Bowls Club 15 May @ 18:00 – 20:00 Swansea Indoor Bowls Stadium 17 May @18:00 – 20:00 Coed Talon Bowling Club, North Wales 18 May @ 18:00 – 20:00 Llandrindod Wells outdoor Bowls Club 21 May @ 18:00 – 20:00   BowlsWales is about to embark on producing a
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BowlsWales Performance Group Chair

BowlsWales is the newly formed coordinating body for bowls in Wales and is about to embark on an exciting and stimulating period of development. Our range of activities cover the whole of the sport, from early development through to competition on the world stage. Wales already excels on the world stage and we are looking for a talented and passionate individual to lead our activities in respect of our performance pathways, ensuring the right preparation and talent development for our most gifted players and to ensure that our teams and individuals are fully prepared for competition against the world’s best.
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Bowls reaching out to the Community

The need for clubs reaching out into community events has never been greater, and there are some great examples of this happening across Wales to promote our sport. At a recent ageing well event at the Grand Theatre in Swansea, organised by the Local Authority and partners, Swansea Indoor Bowls Club successfully hosted an information stand aimed at attracting new members. Complete with information leaflets, a set of bowls and pop up banners, their stand at the large event had a strong presence alongside organisations from the public and third sectors as well as community groups and projects. Two members
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