April 7, 2020

How lawn bowlers can stay healthy in lockdown: COVID-19

At some point you may have wondered what it would be like to be in prison, well thanks to the coronavirus we’re all going to experience prison like conditions as […]
April 2, 2020

Riding in the car with your dog

Compulsory testing of in-car dog restraints and better education about the dangers of having pets loose in the car are needed to ensure the safety of drivers and pets, a […]
March 31, 2020

Fabulous finale at State Junior finals

Youthful talent abounded at the Bowls Queensland Junior State Championship in Toowoomba from January, 19-24. Held across Toowoomba and North Toowoomba Bowls Clubs, players vied for the Fours, Triples, Pairs […]
March 30, 2020

But lawn bowls can’t hurt me!

We all know that lawn bowls can be strenuous – who has played bowls all day under the beating sun? Talk about stamina! Bowls is fun, available to all and […]
February 25, 2020

Support available to veterans affected by bushfires

OVER 50,000 Australian military veterans live in communities affected by this season’s unprecedented bushfires and there is support available to them through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), Minister for […]
February 21, 2020

Wedlock and Delves named 2019’s top-ranked bowlers

New South Wales pair Corey Wedlock and Genevieve Delves have maintained their mantles as the top-ranked Australian male and female bowlers respectively following the end of the 2019 calendar year. […]
February 18, 2020

Donation roll in for Bowls Disaster Relief Fund

Bowls clubs and bowlers around the country continue to dig deep for Bowls Australia’s (BA) Bowls Disaster Relief Fund, with more than $25,000 raised since the start of January. Thornbury […]
February 15, 2020

Will you perish in the coronavirus pandemic?

Experts are warning that the Wuhan coronavirus (2019 nCoV) is now likely to become a pandemic that circles the globe, as cases continue to rise at an alarming rate. In […]
December 12, 2019
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Three reasons to play bowls

Do you need to convince your friends to join you on the green? Or maybe you’re just trying to educate them that bowls is not just the sport you play […]
December 10, 2019

Karen Murphy to retire

BCiB Australian Jackaroos stalwart Karen Murphy has announced her international retirement, effective at the end of the year. Murphy, 44, made her debut for Australia as a 23-year-old at the […]
December 9, 2019

Best of Australian Bowls

By Lachlan Williams BCiB Australian Jackaroo Aron Sherriff was one of the biggest winners as those involved in bowls across Australia celebrated the sport’s night of nights at Gold Coast’s […]
December 5, 2019

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) may prevent cognitive decline

High intensity interval training (HIIT) may be doing more than just keeping you fit and strong – it may also help prevent age-related cognitive illnesses, such as dementia. A University of Queensland […]
December 5, 2019

Nathan Rice Announces International Retirement

By Domenic Favata BCiB Australian Jackaroos veteran Nathan Rice has announced his international retirement, effective at the end of the 2019 Multi-Nations. Rice, 40, made his debut for Australia in […]
December 2, 2019

WORLD CHAMPION AUSSIES CROWNED

Australia scored a mighty double at the World Singles Champion of Champions in Adelaide last month, when Victorian state teammates Kylie Whitehead and Lee Schraner reached the pinnacle of their […]
November 5, 2019

Trans Tasman: Disciplines decided for Development Team

BY DOMENIC FAVATA The Jackaroos collective make-up for the 2019 Trans Tasman Test Series is beginning to take shape, with the disciplines confirmed for the previously announced Development team. As has […]
November 3, 2019

Over 60’s set for Trans-Tasman inclusion

By Domenic Favata, Bowls Australia In a boost to the event, an Over-60’s component will be added to the annual Trans Tasman Test Series against New Zealand later this year. […]
November 1, 2019
Bowls Gr8 for Brains

Bowls Gr8 for Brains

By Tom Sharman Former Queensland police Sergeant Darryl Coventry is on a mission to create a national lawn bowling initiative which aims to provide support for both current and former […]
October 31, 2019
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Greg Kelly honoured at Tweed Head Bowls

By Justin Sayson A competition to honour a great man and legend of bowls, the Greg Kelly Open Fours competition was played on September, 1. A year in the making, […]
October 29, 2019

World record broken at indoor bowls tournament

Congratulations to UK pair Jamie Reynolds and David Leighfield for smashing the world record for longest marathon of indoor bowls singles with a new record of 32 hours. The Guinness […]
October 27, 2019

Countdown to world singles glory

MEDIA RELEASE from World Bowls Two international representatives will join bowls immortality in Australia over the next seven days when the sport crowns this year’s men’s and women’s world singles […]
October 17, 2019

Victorian Lawn Bower wins Women in Sport Award

The face of lawn bowls for Victoria’s This Girl Can Campaign, Courtney Gabb, has been honoured with the 2019 Women in Sport Award at this year’s Women in Sport Breakfast. […]
October 17, 2019

NSW Pairs Champion of Champions crowned

By Michelle Taylor Alstonville pair Rodney McCabe and Peter Taylor have taken out the 2019 NSW Champion of Club Champions Pairs title, winning a gripping final at South Tamworth Bowling […]
October 17, 2019

Dual teenage sensations join Australian Development Squad

Two of Australia’s teenage lawn bowls stars are donning the green and gold for the first time at the 2019 Trans Tasman Test Series. Both Queensland representatives, Kira Bourke, 17 […]
October 1, 2019

Bula Bowlers!

Your chance to bowl and bask in Fiji. The Suva Bowling Club is in the beautiful island of Viti Levu in Fiji situated along the waterfront of Central Suva. The […]
September 29, 2019
Meet the Happy Bowler

Meet the Happy Bowler

Meet the Happy Bowler!
September 27, 2019
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Mixed-gender comps for NSW

Bowls NSW has stated that “the requirement to be male in gender to register with Bowls NSW under the Bowls NSW Constitution and Regulations will be removed.” This allows any member clubs and affiliated sub-clubs to register a person of any gender as Member or registered player and will be able to compete in Association events.
September 23, 2019

Bowls defibrillator saves cyclist

The Carrum Bowling Club’s foresight to purchase a defibrillator unit has paid off, after its members used it to save the life of a passing cyclist. When Carrum Bowling Club […]
September 16, 2019

Crocmedia and Bowls Australia sign five-year deal

Bowls will see radio and tv coverage expanded thanks to a new five-year extension inked between Crocmedia and Bowls Australia. via Bowls.com.au The deal, signed with Crocmedia’s production arm Rainmaker […]
September 16, 2019

The importance of emergency management at clubs

BY KALON HUETT Proactive members of Somerville Bowling Club recently helped save a player’s life in a medical emergency at Mt Eliza Bowling Club, during the Grand Final between Mount Martha […]
August 27, 2019
BArry Cox the Lawn Bowls Doctor warns that your lawn bowls may not be up to standard

Independent testers find half of lawn bowls not up to standard

Two of Australia’s independent bowls testing operators, Barry Cox from ‘The Bowls Doctor’ in Queensland, and Greg Sherman from ‘The Bowling Arm’ in Victoria, have found that there has been […]
August 22, 2019
Solider's Point Ladies Celebrate 60 years

60 years of Ladies bowls at Soldiers Point

SOLDIERS Point Ladies Bowling Club are celebrating 60 years of bowls. Much has changed since the Soldiers Point ladies first started bowling back in 1956. Now the days of wearing […]
August 18, 2019

Torrensville’s $3.6m upgrades revealed

BY AIDAN DAVIS South Australia’s Torrensville Bowling Club’s highly anticipated under-cover bowls facility, which has been under-construction for the best part of 12-months, will be officially unveiled on August 2. The […]
August 15, 2019

Families on the Green

By Justin Sayson Not many sports allow you to play with and compete against your parents. For the step-dad/step-son combo, Steve Sullivan and Simon McDonald and mother/daughter pair Heather and […]
August 13, 2019

2019 Queensland State Arm Bowling Championships

By David Johnson The beginning The second Queensland State Arm Bowling Championships at Musgrave Hill Bowls Club on April, 27 attracted 62 entrants and provided some unexpected results in both […]
June 28, 2019

Golden day for Aussies at Broadbeach

Source: World Bowls Australia had a great time at the Asia Pacific Championship finals on Australia’s Gold Coast today winning three gold medals from the four finals. However New Zealand […]
June 27, 2019

Gold fever hits Broadbeach tomorrow

Source: World Bowls All eyes will be on the Broadbeach Bowls Club in on Australia’s Gold Coast tomorrow when the last four Asia Pacific Championships gold medals will be decided. […]
June 25, 2019

Countdown on for finals berths on Gold Coast

Source: World Bowls There’s an old sports writer’s edict to ‘never lead with the weather’, but its influence on today’s play in the Asia Pacific Championships was so irritating, it […]
June 25, 2019

Chilly start to hot week ahead on Gold Coast

Source: World Bowls After last week’s postcard perfect Gold Coast weather, yesterday (June 24) was a reality check for the Asia Pacific Bowls Championships, with a wild storm anchored just […]
June 20, 2019

Spotlight on superstars at Broadbeach

Source: World Bowls THE next two days on Australia’s Gold Coast will reverberate to the excited strains of a bowls community poised to experience the best of the best, when […]
June 20, 2019

Showdown in Gold Coast sun – business end of first week arrives

Source: World Bowls THE first epistle of this year’s Asia Pacific Championships in Australia has reached the business end with candidates only having today’s (June, 20) remaining rounds of men’s […]



September 17, 2018

BA updates the Artificial Devices Policy

Bowls Australia’s Board has approved an important amendment to the sport’s Artificial Devices Policy, specifically relating to the use of a Bowlers Arm device. The critical change to the Policy […]
August 9, 2018

Don’t let mould take hold

While synthetic greens are a cost-effective bowling green solution, they still require regular maintenance to help curb the growth and spread of algae, moulds and organic matter that can cause […]
August 4, 2018

AO wrap up

More than 2,000 bowlers descended on the Gold Coast for the world’s most lucrative open bowls event. The $250,000 Australian Open showcased 13 clubs across the region, from Coolangatta in […]
June 13, 2018
Weston Creek win Grade 1 Pennants

Weston Creek dominated the 2018 WR Engineering Pennants

Weston Creek walked away with the most flags after some tough competition at the WR Engineering Pennants Grand Final which was played at Belconnen Bowling Club on April, 28. This […]
May 1, 2018
Aaron Wilson celebrates at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games wrap-up

It was a fantastic effort from the Australian team who pulled off the country’s best performance at a Commonwealth Games since the nation’s efforts at the 2006 Games, where it […]
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