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Para Home Nations

Wales started well against a strong England team on the pleasant Clarence Park greens and at one stage we’re ahead in 4 of the 7 games but in the end had to settle for 2 points after securing one win. It was a similar scenario in the second game against Scotland where Wales were looking good but once again, we faltered in the closing stages and instead of winning 9-5 we lost by that margin. The second day saw us put in a good performance against England to draw 6-6 and in the final set of matches against Scotland we
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Team Wales Announcement

On Wednesday 8th June, Team Wales announced the 14 players  that have been selected to represent Team Wales in Birmingham this Summer. Women’s Team Wales Commonwealth Games 2022 Anwen Button (triples and fours) Laura Daniels (singles and triples) Sara Nicholls (pairs and fours) Caroline Taylor (pairs and fours) Ysie White (triples and fours)   Men’s Team Wales Commonwealth Games 2022 Jarrad Breen (pairs and fours) Owain Dando (triples and fours) Ross Owen (triples and fours) Daniel Salmon (singles and pairs) Jon Tomlinson (triples and fours)   Team Wales Commonwealth Games 2022 Para’s & Visually Impaired Men’s para pairs: Paul Brown and
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BowlsWales Board Announcement

BowlsWales has announced that Finance Director, Ashely Kindred has retired from the BowlsWales Board. Ashely has been involved at BowlsWales since 2019 and since then has played a significant role in supporting bowls across Wales. Richard Palmer, BowlsWales Chair, said “we wish Ashely all the very best in his future work, and thank him for his dedication to the role over recent years. His input will be missed” Everyone at BowlsWales would like to thank Ashley for his contribution and commitment to BowlsWales and dedication to the sport of bowls. Following a successful recruitment process, BowlsWales are pleased to announce
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BowlsWales AGM

On Thursday 6th January, BowlsWales hosted its AGM via Zoom, the AGM was attended by representatives from across all National Governing Bodies, Service Bodies, Board and staff and was chaired by BowlsWales Chair, Richard Palmer. You can read BowlsWales Annual Report here.  
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Welsh Government Announcement- 10th December

Following The Welsh Government announcement this afternoon, we would like to remind all clubs of the safety precautions they should take to mitigate risk. Wear a face covering inside – This can be taken off while on the green Carry out a COVID risk assessment of your club or facility Ensure good hygiene by having cleaning stations around the club Communicate all COVID procedures to your members You can find guidance on the BowlsWales and the National Governing Bodies websites, which is monitored regularly in line with any Welsh Government restrictions.
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Bowls Awareness Campaign is back!

The National Governing Body Development and Communication Group developed a National Campaign aimed to help clubs retain and attract interest in the club during the pandemic and in the aftermath. We launched this campaign in June 2021 for all codes with the intention of introducing another campaign in the Autumn season for the Indoor and short mat clubs. The makeup of the campaign has not changed, however we have taken learning from the summer campaign which we will implement into this Campaign. Here’s what the campaign is about: BOWLS AWARENESS CAMPAIGN is a month-long campaign which will take place between
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NOTICE OF GENERAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given that a General Meeting of the Company shall take place on THURSDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER at 7.30pm via zoom. The position of ‘Director nominated by a Member’ on the BowlsWales Board will be up for election and voted by the Members. Important Notes for Members: • The Agenda for the meeting will be circulated at least 14 days before the GM in line with the current Articles. • Nominations for this position can only be made by a Member holding voting rights. Nominations must be submitted (together with the nominee’s written consent) on the Company’s approved form.
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The National Governing Bodies and BowlsWales Launch a National Campaign

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit communities across Wales hard and as a result, sport in the community has never been more important. The National Governing Body Development and Communication Group have developed a National Campaign aimed to help clubs retain and attract interest in the club during the pandemic and in the aftermath. BOWLS AWARENESS CAMPAIGN is a month-long campaign which will take place between the 14th June-14th July. The aim of the National initiative is to showcase and celebrate existing engagement with the bowls community and to promote new and exciting opportunities to help attract new members. The National
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Welsh Government announcement, 12th March- Reopening of Outdoor venues

BowlsWales and the National Governing Bodies (WBA & WWBA & WCGBA) welcome the news from the Welsh Government announcement today for the reopening of outdoor venues. Outdoor bowls clubs can reopen from Saturday 13th March, ensuring that there are no more than 4 adults from 2 household’s taking part and that all other government guidelines are being strictly followed. Further specific guidance for both Lawn Bowls and Crown Green will be released in the coming days via the BowlsWales and Welsh Bowls websites. In the meantime, if you have any questions or need any support, please contact; Sophie Hancocks (BowlsWales)
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