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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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Day Three – 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Andrew Hopkins | Apr 7, 2018

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

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Day Two – 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Sara Nicholls | Apr 6, 2018

There were mixed fortunes for the Welsh team today on the second day of the games at Broadbeach. The Men’s Triple continue their fine form with a 27 10 win over Papua New Guinea which secures them safe passage to the Quarter Finals. Wales will play England tomorrow in the

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Day One – 2018 Commonwealth Games

By Andrew Hopkins | Apr 5, 2018

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

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BowlsWales goes on the road!

By Andrew Hopkins | Mar 31, 2018

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

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Meet the Team – Support Staff

By Sara Nicholls | Mar 25, 2018

With just days until our athletes set off for the Gold Coast, many of us are counting down until our players take to the greens. But behind the team is a group of very passionate people, who work tirelessly in the run up to and during the games to give

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