June 13, 2018
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Without Bias – 12/6: Clive Adams and Kurt Brown [LISTEN]

The latest episode of Bowls Australia’s (BA) weekly SEN 1116 radio program ‘Without Bias’ is now available.  Host Jack Heverin is joined by West Australian star bowler, Bowls Australia RBM and gun ‘Rinkside Live’ commentator Clive Adams and one of the in-form players of the week Kurt Brown to discuss all things 2018 Australian Open. 
Australia
June 6, 2018
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Without Bias – 23/5: Ellen Ryan and Steve Glasson [LISTEN]

The latest episode of Bowls Australia’s (BA) weekly SEN 1116 radio program ‘Without Bias’ is now available.  Host Jack Heverin is joined by Australian rising star Ellen Ryan ahead of the 2918 Australian Open, where she will be looking to defend her Women’s Singles crown.  Also on the show is National Coach Steve Glasson OAM,... View Article
Australia
June 1, 2018
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Latest National Rankings for May released

The latest National Rankings for May have been released with a flurry of changes given the deduction of ranking points from last year’s Australian Open (AO).  Players now know where they are situated heading into the World’s Richest Bowls Festival, which gets underway on June 9 on the Gold Coast.  The rankings released following the... View Article
Australia
June 1, 2018
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Your view: Whanganui's first international women's cricketer

New Zealand
May 31, 2018
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Without Bias – 31/5: Neil Dalrymple & Rebecca van Asch [LISTEN]

The latest episode of Bowls Australia’s (BA) weekly SEN 1116 radio program ‘Without Bias’ is now available.  Host Jack Heverin is joined by BA CEO Neil Dalrymple, who discusses the sport’s recent educational focus across the country, with a number of forums taking place in club-land. Also on the program is two-time Commonwealth Games gold... View Article
Australia
May 31, 2018
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Therese Hastings joins Bowls Australia National Selectors

Bowls Australia (BA) is delighted to announce recent inductee to the West Australian Bowls Hall of Fame Therese Hastings as a new National Selector. Hastings, a name that needs no introduction in West Australian bowls, replaces the outgoing Beth Quinlan, who stood down from the position after three years and eight months in the role.... View Article
Australia
May 30, 2018
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BPL Cup continues to ramp up

BPL Cup matches were played across three states last weekend with three more qualifiers progressing to the next stage, including last year’s National Champions who scraped through.   In the Victoria and the Moama BC preliminary round, the team of Peter Hall, Matt Liverton, Troy Mansbridge and Melissa Roberts (Moama) won all of their three matches in... View Article
Australia
May 30, 2018
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Mitcham reap rewards from Jack Attack and community investment

It’s the age-old question, how do you attract more people to your club and then turn them into ongoing bowling members? It’s a tough challenge for most club administrators and an issue that attracts much debate, especially in today’s trends of sports consumption, where most newcomers to the sport of bowls are more inclined to... View Article
Australia
May 30, 2018
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Three Victorian stalwarts honoured with respective district Life Membership

Three of Victoria’s bowling stalwarts have been honoured for their contribution to the sport in their area with Life Membership of their respective districts.  Gwen Campbell At the recent Northern Districts Bowls Division (NDBD) Annual General Meeting, President Jean Fairchild presented Campbell with Life Membership of the Division. Gwen has been a stalwart of bowls... View Article
Australia
May 30, 2018
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Portland BC cook up some much needed funds

No club can survive without the efforts of their band of committed volunteers and Portland Bowling Club in South West Victoria is no different. Each April and again in May, a dedicated band commit two full days to preparing and baking pasties to fill pre-orders. They commence at 7am on the first day and cut... View Article
Australia
May 24, 2018
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Weston Creek Labour Club raise record donation for Ricky Stuart Foundation

A recent autism wellbeing charity bowls day staged by the Weston Creek Labor Club has yielded a major windfall for the Ricky Stuart Foundation.   With 42 teams of four players participating, the event delivered a cheque of more than $36,000 to the Foundation, whose fundraising activities have so far contributed to two state-of-the-art autism... View Article
Australia
May 23, 2018
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Without Bias – 23/5: Ryan Bester & Andrew Howie [LISTEN]

The latest episode of Bowls Australia’s (BA) weekly SEN 1116 radio program ‘Without Bias’ is now available.  Host Jack Heverin is joined by Canadian star and Broadbeach Bowls Club Coordinator Ryan Bester, who discusses his busy period on the green as a competitor and also the several events coming up at Broadbeach, including the 2018... View Article
Australia
May 22, 2018
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Talking about palliative care with Carla Krizanic [WATCH]

This National Palliative Care Week (20–26 May), dual 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Carla Krizanic joins other prominent Australians, including comedian Jean Kittson, chef Kylie Kwong, former rugby union player Mark Ella, and Intensive Care Specialist Professor Ken Hillman, to encourage all Australians to talk about their end-of-life care.  Each has recorded an intimate video,... View Article
Australia
May 21, 2018
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Vale: Jenny Harragon

Bowls Australia (BA) is saddened to learn of the passing of former Australian representative bowler and national selector Jenny Harragon, aged 65. Australia’s 58th capped female international, Harragon made her Australian debut in 1998. She completed in seven international events from 1998 to 2005, with highlights being a Commonwealth Games (2002) and World Bowls Championships... View Article
Australia
May 21, 2018
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Get to know your 2018 Australian Open venues

The 2018 Australian Open is fast approaching and with sectional draws now released, what better time than now to familiarise yourselves with the 13 venues you could be playing at.  With over 4,500 matches played each year at the AO, the 13 supportive host clubs within the Gold Coast region are crucial in delivering the... View Article
Australia
May 18, 2018
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Australian Open 2018 Late Entries – You've still got a chance!

While entries for the 2018 Australian Open have now officially closed, bowlers can still place their names on the late entry form in the hope that they may be able to grab a spot through a withdrawal of an existing entrant. Additionally, there are some vacancies in selected disciplines that can be filled on a... View Article
Australia
May 16, 2018
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Club Manly to live-stream BPL Cup on Facebook

The 2018 BPL Cup is underway with teams vying to prove who can win an all-expenses-paid trip to Queensland for the National Finals in November. The competition is open to all Club teams from any affiliated Club. Club Manly are hosting matches this Sunday and will be live streaming matches via their Facebook page.  In... View Article
Australia
May 16, 2018
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LISTEN: Thornton and Lester looking to repeat Australian Open heroics

Australian international duo and best mates Josh Thornton and Barrie Lester are eager to repeat their 2017 Australian Open winning heroics at this year’s instalment.  2018 Commonwealth Games gold and dual silver medalists respectively, the pair stole the heart of the Australian bowls community with their memorable last year.  Thornton and Lester were special guests... View Article
Australia
May 16, 2018
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Thornton and Lester looking to repeat Australian Open heroics [LISTEN]

Australian international duo and best mates Josh Thornton and Barrie Lester are eager to repeat their 2017 Australian Open winning heroics at this year’s instalment.  2018 Commonwealth Games gold and dual silver medalists respectively, the pair stole the heart of the Australian bowls community with their memorable last year.  Thornton and Lester were special guests... View Article
Australia
May 14, 2018
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Karen Murphy coaches Stockland residents

Retiree lawn bowls enthusiasts in Adelaide’s south have rubbed shoulders with the sport’s elite at a once-in-a-lifetime coaching session with Australian Jackaroo Karen Murphy. Residents at Stockland’s Hillsview Retirement Village in Happy Valley and Unity Retirement Village in Aberfoyle Park participated in free coaching sessions with the Australian Commonwealth Games gold medalist.  Residents received tips... View Article
Australia