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 […]
June 19, 2019

Sad times: last game at Ballina RSL

This photo was taken on Saturday June 8, 2019 when bowlers from the Ballina RSL Men’s and Women’s Club played their last game on the Canal Road Greens. Photo: Elfo […]
June 7, 2019

Bowler defeats odds

It was never a guarantee that Lucas Protopapas would be able to walk. Being born diplegic cerebral palsy, his leg muscles were constricted. As he grew Lucas needed surgeries to […]
June 7, 2019

How to attract more people to your bowls club

by Annette Gomez Whether you are running a sporting club or a business, one of the key areas to growth is attracting more people. While it may sound easy, this […]
June 7, 2019

Getting the most out of your superannuation in uncertain times

Campaigning for the recent federal elections resulted in much debate, often heated, about how the superannuation system will operate and be taxed going forward. In particular, opportunities to make contributions […]
June 3, 2019

RIP Ballina RSL Bowling Club

By Greg Danvers On Sunday June 9, 2019 the very LAST game of lawn bowls will be played at Ballina RSL Bowling Club after Ballina RSL Club Limited made the […]
May 7, 2019
Bowls Victoria teamed up with DSR and VPRS to visit kids at the Royal Children's Hospital and Monash Hospital

Bowls a hit at Kids Hospital Sports Program

By Bronwyn Slatter Disability Sport and Recreation  (DSR) and the Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Service (VPRS) recently invited Bowls Victoria to participate in the DSR Kids Hospital Sports Program at the […]
April 10, 2019

Going for the century

Weeks spent in rehab and transferring hospitals couldn’t deter Les Gilbert from a return to the bowling green. Six weeks after breaking his hip, the 96-year-old returned to Encounter Bay […]
April 4, 2019

World Cup champions crowned

Irish international Gary Kelly and New Zealand superstar Jo Edwards are the new World Cup indoor singles champions. The World Cup Indoor Championships held March, 5-19 at the Warilla Bowls […]
April 3, 2019

Master Builders bowl for children’s hospital at charity bowls day

It was a great turnout for the NSW Master Builders Bowls Club annual charity bowls day on March 15 helping raise funds for the Westmead Children’s Hospital. Held at the […]
April 3, 2019

Graceville Bowls hits a century

After a newspaper advertisement calling for expressions of interest to form a bowls club in the western suburbs in 1918, to celebrating 100 years of trade, Graceville Bowls Club celebrated […]
March 9, 2019

Superstar Talent shows off at Phil Bushby Shield

With sides featuring some of Australia’s best bowlers this year’s Phil Bushby Shield drew a crowd. Played in honour of one of NSW’s first ever professional bowls players, the shield […]
February 2, 2019

How your daily coffee could help your bowls game

Women who drink a daily cuppa are more likely to be physically active, University of Queensland researchers have found. The School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences found that women […]
January 20, 2019
Sun safety is important when you're going out for a bowl

Sun safety saves lives

How often have you gone for a roll up without any form of sun protection? Skin damage can occur in less than 15 minutes. We all need that fix of […]
January 17, 2019
West Australian bowler Russel Bates adds the Everest to a growing lis of personal victories

Bate’s battle pays off

Surrounded by champions amateur bowler Russell Bates fended them off to win the $50,000 prize at the Everest of Bowls Competition.
January 5, 2019
Working on Myponga's new green

A Green for all seasons

It took five years but Myponga Bowls Club are celebrating the installation of their new synthetic green. Now they're preparing to host more competitions.
October 26, 2018

Study: Mental Skills and Lawn Bowls

Story by Bowls Australia As part of Bowls Australia’s (BA) ongoing research on what makes an elite bowler, Dr. Fraser Carson from Deakin University has completed a report on the […]
October 26, 2018

Eight per cent of bowlers now armed

Here in Mackay and North Queensland we have just experienced one of the most magnificent winter periods of weather on record. Historically, it is our “dry season” but this year, […]
October 26, 2018

Australian Indoor

Australian Jackaroos Rebecca Van Asch and Aaron Teys claimed the 2018 Australian Indoor Championships titles at Tweed Heads Bowls Club after four days of battle which culminated in a day […]
October 12, 2018

Inaugural Soldiers Point Classic

The NSW State Reserves side were crowned the champions of the Inaugural Soldiers Point Classic contested at Soldiers Point Bowling Club.
September 24, 2018

Kurri Kurri Women’s Bowling Club celebrates 90th birthday

Bowlers from around the Hunter River District partook in the celebrations for Kurri Kurri Women’s Bowling Club’s 90th birthday. The club, which was founded in 1928 is the oldest women’s […]
September 20, 2018

SA Super League Grand Final

An absolutely stunning spring day was turned on by the weather gods for the 2018 SA Super League Grand Final. The day began with the crowning of the 2018 Andrew […]

June 24, 2020

Looking to get out of the house?

While it may be infeasible to travel internationally in the short term, as the Coronavirus restrictions continue to ease across the country domestic travel will be very much in vogue […]
June 22, 2020


Drive west along New Zealand’s state highway from Invercargill to Riverton, and you’ll pass by the turnoff to the settlement of Thornbury. One kilometre off the highway, Thornbury is a […]
June 20, 2020

Warming up to the benefits of stretching

While bowls may be a low impact sport, players can still benefit greatly from stretching before a roll up. Professor Tony Blazevich from Edith Cowan University’s School of Medical and […]
June 18, 2020

Winter soups

Pumpkin Soup Ingredients 750 g jap pumpkin diced 250 g potatoes diced 2 onions diced medium 3 chicken stock cubes crumbled 3 1/2 cups water 250 ml thickened cream 1 […]
June 17, 2020

Meet Paul

Story by Brian Kearney, Nicola Baldwin and Bowls VIC Paul Kearney started his bowls journey in his 20s after having to face the fact he wasn’t likely to ever “cut […]