February 16, 2018
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Jindabyne get behind local Olympic heroes

The PyeongChang Winter Olympics have raised the eyebrow of many over the past week and the Jindabyne Bowling & Sports Club are doing their best to support former residents turned Olympic heroes.  The alpine town club has gathered momentum as the hub for all things Olympics, with sizeable crowds coming together to support Jindabyne born... View Article
Australia
February 16, 2018
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Rebecca van Asch goes back to school

Commonwealth Games squad member Rebecca van Asch has paid a visit to her old school St Finn Barr’s Catholic Primary in Launceston, Tasmania.  The joint 2017 Tasmanian athlete of the year, who is also chief executive of Bowls Tasmania, was tasked with the objective of breaking down bowls stereotypes among her students for the day. ... View Article
Australia
February 16, 2018
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2018 Australian Open clip

Bowls Australia · 1 hr · Thinking about entering the $250,000 prize-money Australian Open event in June? Check out this video clip and you’ll quickly realise why Gold Coast, Queensland is the place to be from June 9-22. Head to www.australianopen.bowlsaustralia.com.au before April 15 to submit your entries and find out more information.
Australia
February 15, 2018
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Bowling for a good cause

In conjunction with the Malvern Bowls Club just south-east of Melbourne’s CBD, hockingstuart Armadale is hosting a barefoot bowls event to raise money for Prahran Mission’s Hartley’s Community Dining Room for their Winter Breakfast Program. Hartley’s Community Dining Room offers warm breakfast to economically and socially disadvantaged people over the winter months, serving up to... View Article
Australia
February 14, 2018
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Bowls Australia welcomes new Appointed Director

Bowls Australia (BA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lydia Dowse as an Appointed Director on the BA Board.  Dowse is the third Appointed Director on the Board (joining Andrew Walton and Tracey Wright), and as a result, BA now have a full complement of nine Board Directors inclusive of the six Elected Directors. ... View Article
Australia
February 14, 2018
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2018 Commonwealth Games – Opposition Analysis: Malaysia, Canada, Northern Ireland & Wales

In a little over two months, nations from all around the world will descend on the Broadbeach Bowls Club to contest the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Heading into the Games as hosts, much will be expected of our Jackaroos but there are several other extremely talented nations in their own right who will look to threaten... View Article
Australia
February 14, 2018
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Alphington more than just a bowls club

Alphington Bowls Club prides itself on being the heartbeat of the local community and it’s the simple things that make it tick.  With the demolition of the neighbouring Amcor paper mill to make way for a 16ha mini-suburb of 2,500 homes called YarraBend, the club has officially become the oldest surviving ‘resident’ in the area. ... View Article
Australia
February 12, 2018
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Adelaide Bowling Club to host World Champion of Champions

Adelaide will play host to some of bowls’ preeminent players, Rob Greenwood reports for the Adelaide Advertiser. Some of the best lawn bowlers on the planet are set to descend on South Australia after Adelaide Bowling Club secured hosting rights for the World Champion of Champions. Bowls Australia on Saturday announced the sport’s most prestigious... View Article
Australia
February 9, 2018
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Glas' Gazette – Jackaroos complete first pre-Games test

The Australian Jackaroos have undergone their first major test ahead of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with a friendly series against Malaysia.  National coach Steve Glasson OAM shares his insights from the event in the first instalment of Glas’ Gazette. Team Malaysia returns home following a fortnight of intense trialling and training at the... View Article
Australia
February 9, 2018
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Yowani yield support to Aussie tennis stars

Yowani Country Club welcomed Australia’s female Fed Cup team with open arms in Canberra by converting their corporate bowls green into two temporary high-quality grass tennis courts for the Aussie team’s practice purposes.  Australia take on Ukraine in the World Group II tie which begins on Saturday at the nearby Canberra Tennis Centre and former... View Article
Australia
February 8, 2018
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Adelaide to host 2019 and 2020 World Champion of Champions

South Australia’s Adelaide Bowling Club is set to become the envy of the bowls world, after being awarded the rights to host the 2019 and 2020 World Singles Champion of Champions events. Adelaide, which has secured the rights to the prestigious competition ahead of a number of larger clubs both in Australia and abroad, is... View Article
Australia
February 8, 2018
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CEO Review from HQ – January

A brand new monthly video segment to be distributed via the fortnightly ‘Bowls Connect’ e-newsletter is the ‘CEO Review from HQ’, featuring Bowls Australia (BA) CEO Neil Dalrymple.  In his first report for the year, Neil discusses the release of the BA Strategic Plan, the launch of the 2018 Australian Open, Commonwealth Games preparation and... View Article
Australia
February 8, 2018
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2018 BPL Cup – Host Venues: Expression of Interest

The Bowls Premier League (BPL) Cup is back in 2018 and Bowls Australia (BA) would like to invite all affiliated bowls clubs in Australia to express their interest in being a host venue.  Over the past four years, BA has successfully staged six Bowls Premier League (BPL) events. In late 2014, with the support of... View Article
Australia
February 7, 2018
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Bowls SA aim to tackle mental health with support of House Rules star Brooke Fogden

With rural regions across Australia struggling with mental illness and suicide, Bowls South Australia (SA) are determined to play a role in supporting rural families by using their clubs as support networks.  Helping lead their charge will be the sport’s first mental health ambassador Brooke Fogden, know for his time on reality TV show House... View Article
Australia
February 7, 2018
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2018 Commonwealth Games – Opposition Analysis: South Africa

In a little over two months, nations from all around the world will descend on the Broadbeach Bowls Club to contest the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Heading into the Games as hosts, much will be expected of our Jackaroos but there are several other extremely talented nations in their own right who will look to threaten... View Article
Australia
February 2, 2018
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Government pledge support for two Melbourne bowling gems

Two of Melbourne’s long-standing bowls clubs are set to have new life breathed into them with support from their state and local governments.  The Glenroy Bowls Club and Port Melbourne Bowling Club can now look forward to year-round enjoyment on new synthetic greens set to replace their old and tired greens.  Glenroy and Port Melbourne... View Article
Australia
February 2, 2018
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Commonwealth Games – Opposition Analysis: Scotland

In a little over two months, nations from all around the world will descend on the Broadbeach Bowls Club to contest the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Heading into the Games as hosts, much will be expected of our Jackaroos but there are several other extremely talented nations in their own right who will look to threaten... View Article
Australia
February 2, 2018
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2018 Commonwealth Games – Opposition Analysis: New Zealand

In a little over two months, nations from all around the world will descend on the Broadbeach Bowls Club to contest the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Heading into the Games as hosts, much will be expected of our Jackaroos but there are several other extremely talented nations in their own right who will look... View Article
Australia
February 1, 2018
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2018 Commonwealth Games – Opposition Analysis: England

In a little over two months, nations from all around the world will descend on the Broadbeach Bowls Club to contest the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Heading into the Games as hosts, much will be expected of our Jackaroos but there are several other extremely talented nations in their own right who will look... View Article
Australia
January 31, 2018
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Latest National Rankings for January released

The latest National Rankings are in with very little movement at the pointy end of the spectrum for both Men’s and Women’s bowlers.  Both the top-ranked male (David Ferguson) and female (Natasha Scott) retain their stronghold on the mantle, while the entire top four on the Women’s side also remains unchanged.  Kelly McKerihen slides to... View Article
Australia