March 24, 2017

A bumper month of Rankings Events in store!

A bumper month is in store for the Bowls Australia Player Ranking System, with no less than 15 events scheduled before the end of April including five tier 3 events. The tier 3 Victorian Masters Singles Championships at Richmond Union headlines a bumper month in Victoria, which also includes the Diamond Triples at Yarraville-Footscray (tier... View Article
March 24, 2017

One Year until the Games Village Opens

In 365 days the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Village (CGV) at Parklands will open its doors as 6,600 athletes and team officials from around the Commonwealth begin to arrive on the Gold Coast. From 4 – 15 April 2018, the Games Village will transform into a city within a city with some of the... View Article
March 23, 2017

Bowls' best set to converge on Adelaide

More than 190 of the nation’s premier bowlers are set to descend upon the pristine greens of Adelaide’s Lockleys Bowling Club early next month for the coveted Australian Sides Championships. The Championships is the sport’s premier state versus state competition, with 12 men and 12 women from each State and Territory set to contest the... View Article
March 20, 2017

World Cup live stream

Bowls Australia plans to go live — feeling excited. · March 16 at 9:09pm · The 2017 World Cup at Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club will be streamed live on our Facebook page on Tuesday, March 21 at 9:45am; join us to witness the world’s best in the Men’s and Women’s Semi-Finals! Comment and/or share... View Article
March 15, 2017

The Bowls Show to return to SBS for season two in 2017

The sport of bowls will remain on free-to-air television in 2017, following the announcement that Bowls Australia and SBS have renewed their partnership with the extension of The Bowls Show for a second season. The Bowls Show’s second season will return to SBS on Sunday, May 14, in the new time-slot of 3.00pm nationwide. The... View Article
March 14, 2017

World Cup to be live-streamed and stay in Warilla

Two significant developments in relation to the World Cup have been confirmed on the commencement of the 2017 competition; with Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club poised to continue staging the prestigious international event for a further year, while the final two days of this year’s edition will be live-streamed on Bowls Australia’s Facebook page. The... View Article
March 14, 2017

Aussie teen ready to take on world’s best

Teenager Curtis Hanley will take on a familiar face in his international debut for Australia when he meets New Zealand star Ali Forsyth in Tuesday’s opening round of the Bowls World Cup at Warilla Bowling Club, Mike Driscoll reports for the Illawarra Mercury. The 18-year-old claimed his spot alongside reigning four-time champion, Warilla’s Jeremy Henry... View Article
March 13, 2017

Former Australian representatives surging up National Rankings

The National Rankings have been released for the month of February and whilst our current Australian stars are topping the list, it’s our former Australian representatives making the biggest move in the race to be crowned Australian Bowler of the Year.  Australian Open Singles Champion Aron Sherriff sits 89.2 points ahead of Tasmania’s Lee Schraner... View Article
March 13, 2017

Australian ITO’s endorsed for 2018 Commonwealth Games

With the 2018 Commonwealth Games fast approaching the Commonwealth Games Organizing Committee have commenced their search for the world’s best International Technical Officials to officiate at bowls’ premier event. Last week Bowls Australia endorsed 22 International Technical Officials to officiate at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and international lead up events. The 22 ITO applications, which... View Article
March 10, 2017

Kelsey Cottrell’s take on BPL05

Australian star Kelsey Cottrell has experienced a number of Bowls Premier League events up close, in her role as Communications Coordinator, but witnessed the competition from a new angle in last week’s BPL05, as a player of the Club Helensvale Gold Coast Hawks. Here’s how Kelsey viewed the whole experience. The fifth instalment of the... View Article
March 9, 2017

Australian Open entries extended to April 14

The 2017 Australian Open is fast approaching so time is running out for you to enter the world’s richest bowls event.  With just 92 days until the first bowl will be put down in the world’s biggest bowls festival it’s time to start registering your teams before you miss out.  Bowls Australia understands that everyone... View Article
March 6, 2017

Queen’s Baton Relay nominations open

The Queen’s Baton Relay is coming to Australia and you can be a part of its journey to the start of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. 3,800 batonbearers are needed to carry the Baton across Australia. The first thing you need to do to be a Batonbearer is to be nominated for the role... View Article
February 23, 2017

BPL05 ready to roll in Auckland

The stage is set for a historic, fifth instalment of the $100,000 Bowls Premier League, which will take place on a portable green located inside a Basketball stadium in Auckland, New Zealand next week. When the lights come on for the first night’s play on Monday, 24 of the world’s best players will step out... View Article
February 20, 2017

Help shape the Games as a volunteer

Australians are being urged to register their intent to volunteer at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, and become part of Commonwealth Games history. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) have opened the general volunteer registration portal and are calling on volunteers with a wide variety of skills and experience to shape the... View Article
February 17, 2017

Feedback requested to help shape the sport’s strategic direction

Bowls Australia is seeking the input of the entire bowls community to help shape the strategic direction of the sport over the next five years. In consultation, Bowls Australia, State and Territory Associations and other key stakeholders are embarking on the exciting process of developing the Bowls in Australia 2017-2022 strategic plan, which will guide... View Article
February 16, 2017

Top NSW bowler joins BA staff

The appointment of Craig Donaldson as Regional Bowls Manager in North East NSW will be a huge boost to the 107 bowling clubs he will service from Kingscliff to Port Macquarie.  Donaldson, who has joined the Park Beach Bowling Club in Coffs Harbour has been a bowler for 20 years and spent the last 10... View Article
February 14, 2017

Help Rum Jungle raise funds for synthetic green

The Rum Jungle Bowling Club in the Northern Territory is asking for the support of the wider bowls community to help finance an all-weather synthetic bowling green.  It is hoped that enough funds can be raised to partially or fully fund a synthetic surface to replace their deteriorating grass green.  Rum Jungle Bowling Club is... View Article
February 9, 2017

Future stars set for World Youth Championships

A top class field of forty-two players from seventeen countries will compete for honours at next month’s World Youth Championship in Australia. Commencing on March 27 for seven days, the newly rebranded world event for competitors aged 18 to 25 features twenty-one men and twenty-one women competing in singles and mixed pairs at the magnificent... View Article
February 8, 2017

Australian Championships heading to Merimbula’s Club Sapphire

State and Territory champions from across the country will soon vie for national titles, with Bowls Australia confirming that the Australian Championships will return to this year’s calendar of events. The event returns to the calendar after a 12-year hiatus, having last been played at Harbord, NSW in 2004. Merimbula’s Club Sapphire has secured the... View Article
February 3, 2017

Field announced for World Cup

A crack field of fifty-two players from twenty-six countries will compete for honours at next month’s World Cup in Illawarra, NSW. Commencing on March 14 for eight days, the World Cup features twenty-eight men and twenty-four women in action on the indoor stadium carpet at the Warilla Bowls & Recreation Club. Defending champion and four-times... View Article