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Wales v Cheshire (Ladies County Championship 2018)

By Andrew Hopkins | May 23, 2018

The 2018 Ladies County matches got underway on Sunday 20 May. Wales played Mid Cheshire with the Home venue at Min Y Don Bowling Club and the Away venue, Rudheath Sports and Social Club, Cheshire. The Referee for the afternoon was Stan Warburton. Past President Dusia Price, EGB Member Peter

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Welsh Ladies Merit

By Andrew Hopkins | May 23, 2018

The Ladies Individual Merit was played on Saturday 19th May – competing with the Royal Wedding and FA Cup Final among other things. This year it was held at Cunliffe Bowling Club. The event was hosted by President Brenda Jones who also welcomed each competitor and started off each match.

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East meets West – the latest from the Crown Green circuit

By Andrew Hopkins | May 23, 2018

Sunday 13th May should have marked the start of the Welsh Junior campaign for the 2018 British Junior County title. Due to the group arrangement this year, Wales are in a group of five. This meant our Juniors had an open date. However, the opportunity to get all potential players

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Stars of the Future!

By Andrew Hopkins | May 5, 2018

Whilst many eyes were on Broadbeach and the Commonwealth Games in recent weeks, domestic matters continued to reach a climax for the 2017/2018 indoor season. Our young bowlers competitions are well respected and long established, and have been running for over 20 years. Throughout this time, the competitions have helped

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Indoor Bowls Frantic Five Winners

Frantic Five

By Beth | Apr 12, 2018

Congratulations to the junior team from Rhondda Indoor Bowls Club who were recently crowned the inaugural champions of the new WIBA Frantic Five competition. The inaugural Frantic Five competition took place on Sunday 8th April at Radnorshire Indoor Bowls Club. The competition was organised by the WIBA to encourage young

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Day Seven – 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Andrew Hopkins | Apr 11, 2018

“What a hero” They say the man will be given the freedom of “Bont”. That was the reaction on social media to the final bowl that Gilbert Miles drew in to claim a Bronze medal against Scotland. Partnering former school headteacher Julie Thomas, from Bridgend in the B2/B3 Mixed Pairs, the

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Day Six – 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Sara Nicholls | Apr 10, 2018

Julie Thomas & Gilbert Miles with Directors John Wilson and Bryon John today took on South Africa in the B2/B3 mixed pairs semi-final match and narrowly missed out on a spot in the final; it was a close fought game going all the way to the last bowl. Wales will

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That Golden Rule!!

By Andrew Hopkins | Apr 9, 2018

Monday, 9th April 2018 will live long in the memory of all Welsh bowlers and the friends and family of Daniel Salmon & Marc Wyatt – crowned 2018 Commonwealth Games Lawn Bowls Mens Pairs – GOLD medallists. Wales’ first ever winners of the Mens Pairs event. The Welsh pair defied

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Day Four – 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Sara Nicholls | Apr 8, 2018

Daniels delivers Wales’ first medal on the greens. April 8th 2018 can be another memorable moment that Laura Daniels can add to her impressive bowling CV. Daniels’ outstanding form continued into the semi-final where she faced Canada’s Kelly McKerihen powering past her Canadian opposition winning 21 – 13. Setting her

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