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Meet the new Bowls Wales Development Manager

By Beth | Feb 21, 2019

BowlsWales is extremely excited about the latest addition to our team. Claire Joll has joined the organisation in the position as the inaugural Development Manger and is ready to jump in and assist clubs with support and advice. You can read more about Claire here. If you wish to email

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New Event Confirmed for Learning Disability Bowlers!

By Beth | Feb 13, 2019

Learning Disabilities within indoor bowls needed a yearly event to galvanise countries and athletes and so the Learning Disabilities Indoor Bowls International Series (LDIBIS) was born. View the event flyer here. After many months of hard work from the newly formed Governing body and organising committee the LDIBIS has been

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Short Mat Bowls Championships come to Wales

By craig | Nov 14, 2018

The 2018 British Isles Short Mat Bowls Championships will be hosted this year by the Welsh Short Mat Bowls Association and held at Bro Myrddin Indoor Bowls Centre, Carmarthen on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November. Around 200 players from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales will compete in the Premier

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Autumn Newsletter

By Sara Nicholls | Oct 26, 2018

There has been lots going on and we are excited to share our most recent Newsletter with you. You can read our Autumn Newsletter here.    

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Crown Green Bowling – Welsh Champion of Champions

By Sara Nicholls | Oct 22, 2018

The final major event of the season, the Welsh Champion of Champions, was held on Sunday 7th October at Coed Talon Bowling Club. This event is in its fourth year and spectators had a tasty line up of players to watch. Forget ‘elite’ or ‘cream’, this is just about bowls

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British Male & Female Champion of Champions – Crown Green Bowls

By Sara Nicholls | Oct 2, 2018

It may be getting to the close of the 2018 season, but the ‘dragon’, it seems is not ready to hibernate. At the Waterloo Champion of Champions event in Blackpool at the weekend, Wales had much to celebrate and be proud of. In the men’s competition on Saturday 29th September

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Wales Sport Awards

By Sara Nicholls | Sep 21, 2018

The Wales Sport Awards sees BBC Cymru Wales and Sport Wales join forces annually to showcase the very best of elite and grassroots sport in Wales. The Awards combine the expertise of both organisations to create Wales’ biggest ever sporting celebration. The Awards include a range of categories. The public

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Welsh Bowlers success at Special Olympic Anniversary Games

By Sara Nicholls | Aug 28, 2018

The Anniversary Games in Stirling was celebrating Special Olympic GB’s 40th Anniversary and Special Olympic Worldwide’s 50th Anniversary.  Indoor Bowls was a late inclusion in the Anniversary Games which meant that only a small percentage of Welsh Bowlers were available for selection.  Cardiff Chameleons Bowls section, based at Sophia Gardens,

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British Ladies Merit – Crown Green Bowling

By Sara Nicholls | Aug 22, 2018

The British Ladies Merit was held in July at Helsby Community Sports Club. ‘All the greens were brown’ but the Welsh ladies were on fire. Our three qualifiers from Wales, Jane Bowler ( Conwy ), Sarah Nicholas ( Gresford Colliery ) and Linda Williams ( Hawksbury ) seemed to find

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