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Meet the World Bowls Coaching Advisory Panel

Kia ora! My name is Graeme Rees, and I am the coach development lead for Bowls New Zealand and a performance coach. In addition, I am honored to serve in the inaugural chair, the World Bowls Coaching Advisory Panel (CAP) a group of coaches

Peter makes rings at Eastbourne

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Eastbourne and District Bowls and meeting some of their members and coach Peter Ring (writes Judy Plater, Disability Bowls England national development and administrative officer). I first met

You can’t stand there – mate!

I recall a moment early in my national umpire career, whilst officiating at a county final, that stays with me as a key lesson on the practical application of the Laws of the Sport (writes Allan Thornhill). It was a pleasant morning.

Will bowls ever be fully integrated?

Not in my lifetime and probably not within anyone’s’ lifetime that is reading this. Why? Simple really, the sport just can’t reconcile itself to the fact that we can all play bowls as equals (writes David Corkill). We have

The value of soil analysis

Your club might occasionally have a green soil analysis done. Some clubs insist on doing this annually, others only when prompted by a supplier or when a particular problem occurs on the green. If you've had greens soil analysis done or

Hot Shots Club: January issue winners

BEDSBedford Borough BC: Yvonne Keyte, Patricia Jamison, Susan Bailey,Gillian BlacklockLuton IBC: Mick Vardy, Matt Bonsey BUCKSWoburn Sands BC: Gerry Curran, Jill Floyd CAMBSCambridge Chesterton IBC: Elizabeth Fuller, Chris Fuller,

Weir wins world Under 25 singles title

Scotland's Darren Weir (pictured) at last succeeded on getting his hands on the Imagine Cruising World Under 25 Singles title at Potters (writes Anne Dunwoodie, World Bowls Tour). Beaten in the final for the last two years by Daniel


Twenty-six-year-old Harry Goodwin (pictured) caused one of the biggest upsets of the 2024 Imagine Cruising World Indoor Bowls Singles championships when he defeated reigning champion Jamie Walker in a close knit finish that could have seen