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British Isles Championships | What you need to know

Officers of the Welsh Bowling Association and Welsh Women’s Bowling Association have completed their planning for the British Isles Championships and are looking forward to the return of international outdoor bowls to Llandrindod Wells.

The event kicks-off on Friday, July 1, with a packed programme of events running throughout the day and concludes with the finals of all events taking place on Saturday, July 2.

John Phillips of the WBA said: “The WBA and WWBA, along with Llandrindod Wells Bowling Club are looking forward to welcoming old friends and making new ones and ask all countries to come along to support their bowlers and make the event great success.”

The bowlers competing in the Championships are:

Singles: Ed Morris (Essex)
Under 18 singles: Joe Vandepeer (Kent)
Under 25 singles: Jordan Philpott (Lincolnshire)
Pairs: John Tufts and Wayne Willgress (Norfolk)
Triples: Christopher Muir, Steve Gunnell and Ed Morris (Essex)
Fours: Tom McGuinness, David Ross, Kirk Smith and John McGuinness (Buckinghamshire)
Senior fours: Brett Arkley, Tony Humphries, Alan Theobald and Alex Bryden (Durham)

Singles: Jamie-Lea Winch (Leicestershire)
Under 25 singles: Kat Bowman (Leicestershire)
Pairs: Katy Smith and Lucy Smith (Wiltshire)
Under 25 pairs: Hayley Kenny and Jasmine Wilson (Essex)
Triples: Bridget Hodder, Julie Leake and Penny Cresswell (Dorset)
Fours: Hayley Kenny, Michelle Squires, Serena Madgewick and Rebecca Smith (Essex)
Senior fours: Dawn Grisley, Maz Fisher, Jenny Ralph and Jackie Bryant (Bedfordshire)

Singles: Steve Williams (Vale Recreation)
Pairs: Gary Pitschou and Matt Le Ber (Vale Recreation)
Triples: Martyn De Carteret, Mick Le Gallic and Michael Ogier (Vale Recreation)
Fours: Garry Collins, Matt Solway, Gary Pitschou and Matt Le Ber (Vale Recreation)
Senior fours: Terry Brokenshire, Peter Martel, Robin Herbert and Colin Leighton (Guernsey)

Singles: Gary McCloy (Portrush)
Under 18 singles: Jack Kidd (Dunbarton)
Under 25 singles: Sam Barkley (Old Bleach)
Pairs: Colin Hogg and Mark Wilson (Cookstown)
Triples: Ronnie Talbot, Robert Kirkwood and Michael Nutt (Old Bleach)
Fours: Darren Atkinson, Robin Horner, Ryan Cavan and Simon Martin (Belmont)
Senior fours: Johnny O’Neill, Stephen Moran, Dessie Hill and James Caldwell (Whitehead)

Singles: Jennifer McClure (Castle Park)
Under 25 singles: Lara Reaney (Portadown)
Pairs: Sarah Kelly and Noeleen Kelly (Crumlin)
Under 25 pairs: Mia Patterson (Lurgan) and Sophie McIntyre (Limavady)
Triples: Anne Smith, Zoe Stratton and Margaret Paul (Ballymoney)
Fours: Pat Benson, Lara Reaney, Zoe Minish, Lynda Little (Portadown)
Senior fours: Jennifer Wilson, Sylvia Shaw, Pauline Curry and Bernie O’Neill (Portstewart)

Singles: Ross Davis (Sun Bowls)
Pairs: Thomas Greechan and Taylor Greechan (St Brelade)
Triples: Malcolm De Sousa, Raymond Baxter and Matt Herve (Sun Bowls)
Fours: Didier Le Falher, Kevin Le Long, David Anderson and Ian Partridge (Jersey)
Senior fours: Rob Clive, Alec Stewart, Roddy Macdonald and Jim Douglas (Jersey)

Singles: Gwen Stark (St Brelade)
Pairs: Chris Grimes and Sheila McGinnigle (Jersey)
Triples: Megan Kivlin, Ethel Southern and Di Canavan (St Brelade)
Fours: Chloe Greechan, Megan Kivlin, Ethel Southern and Di Canavan (St Brelade)
Senior fours: Chris Grimes, Lorraine Bowman and Sheila McGinnigle (Jersey)

Singles: Gordon White (Aberlady)
Under 18 singles: Lewis Betts (Craigentinny)
Under 25 singles: Jason Banks (Inverurie)
Pairs: Steven Shields and Stewart Anderson (Eddlewood)
Triples: Grant Hamilton, Cameron Wilson and Drew Boyd (Townholm)
Fours: Kevin Hunter, Danny Gormley, Andrew Jeffrey and Andy Caldwell (Craigentinny)
Senior fours: Jim Fraser, Alan Patterson, William Cochrane, Jim Prunty (Airdrie Central)

Singles: Margaret Letham (Burnbank Hamilton)
Under 18 singles: Rachel Sinclair (Kingswood)
Under 25 pairs: Kimberley Dodds (Cupar) and Carla Banks (Inverurie)
Pairs: Hannah Smith and Claire Johnston (Auchinleck)
Triples: Alison Plenderleith, Esther Laidlaw and Elizabeth Halliday (Dalkeith)
Fours: Aimee Thomson, Gillian Kirk, Rebekah Weir, Eilidh Weir (Alloa East End)
Senior fours: Jean Sykes, Margaret Bingham, Linda Bryce and Heather Kay (Cumnock)

Singles: Kevin James (Cardigan)
Under 18 singles: Jordan Driscoll (Graig Merthyr)
Under 25 singles: Ryan Atkins (Llandrindod Wells)
Pairs: Steve Jones and Sam Roff (Llandrindod Wells)
Triples: Idris Penrose, Kristian Crocker and Carl Wood (Gilfach)
Fours: Edward Jelfs, Ashley Morris, Ryan Atkins and Luke Harwood (Llandrindod Wells)
Senior fours: Alan Brain, David Davies, Myrddin Dennis and Steve Dick (Saundersfoot)

Singles: Melanie Thomas (Lampeter)
Under 25 singles: Katie Thomas (Whitland)
Pairs: Wendy Price and Betty Morgan (Llandrindod Wells)
Under 25 pairs: Lauren Gowen (Porth) and Lowri Powell (Pontyfelin)
Triples: Debbie Jones, Pam John and Gill Miles (Cardiff)
Fours: Eileen Williams, Sophie Gittins, Emma Gittins and Kathy Pearce (Berriew)
Senior fours: Jean Davies, Milwen Lewis, Heulwen Morgan and Anne Williams (Aberaeron)

The full schedules of play for the two days, including timings and rink numbers are:

Live scoring throughout the event can be found on the Llandrindod Wells BC website.

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