BowlsWales News

If you have a news story please let us know.  Email enquires@bowlswales.com.

Visually Impaired Bowls

Wales Medal Success at the British Isles Visually Impaired Bowls Championship

By Beth | Oct 20, 2017

Glasgow Indoor Bowls Club hosted the British Isles Visually Impaired Bowls Championship from 6 – 8 October. This event was marked as one of the final selection events ahead of the Commonwealth Games and so performance was crucial. Welsh Team Manager John Wilson said “Although we have a much smaller

Read More
Team Wales Bowls, Channel Isles Bowls Tournament, Bowls Wales, Bowls Cymru

Team Wales win Gold on Channel Islands

By Beth | Oct 11, 2017

Wales’ Bethan Russ, Chris Klefenz, Emma Gittins and Chris Ashman struck gold at the 11th European Championships. The quartet claimed the mixed fours title over Ireland and Scotland in an impressive fashion dropping just one set during the 6 day competition. Held every two years, this year’s Championships took place

Read More
Bowls Wales, close up bowls, Bowls

Bowls for all in Abertillery

By Beth | Oct 6, 2017

On a cold September evening, in a quiet corner of Abertillery Park under the shadow of the Arael mountain, an event was taking place that encapsulated the theory that bowls really is a game for everyone. Children, parents, grandparents and Welsh Internationals past and present gathered to enjoy an evening

Read More
Welsh Womens Bowls Squad, Wales Bowls Women

A Sleeping Giant

By Beth | Sep 15, 2017

Welcome to the BowlsWales website, which launches a new era for Bowls in Wales. The website, along with our other communication methods will aim to raise the profile of bowls as a “lifetime sport for all”. BowlsWales has been set up to be the co-ordinating body for Bowls in Wales,

Read More
Nia Butler

Introducing Nia Butler: General Manager of BowlsWales

By Beth | Sep 14, 2017

The newly formed BowlsWales recently appointed Nia Butler as its General Manager. The 44 year old, was born and brought up in Pontypridd, now lives with her family in Cardiff. Since beginning her career at the National Botanic Garden of Wales in the late 1990’s, Nia has enjoyed a number

Read More