Starting to Play Bowls

How to Start Playing Lawn Bowls

Anyone can play lawn bowls, regardless of age or fitness. Here’s a quick guide to starting to play bowls, no matter where you live.

Ladies Fours Silver Medalists CWG 2022

South Africa’s Top Lawn Bowls Medallist at the CWG 2022

There were overall lacklustre performances by the South Africa Lawn Bowls team at the Commonwealth Games, Birmingham in 2022. The top result was a Silver in the Women’s Fours. India outclassed South Africa 17-10 to take the gold. The young South African team was comprised of Bridget Calitz, Johanna Snyman, Esme Kruger and Thabelo Muvhango….

Ladies Fours Final Leamington Spa

Latest Results Wed 3 August 2022 Team SA Lawn Bowls

South Africa managed a Silver in the Women’s Fours at Victoria Park, Leamington Spa, losing to India in the final with a score of 17-10. In Round 1 of the Women’s Pairs Colleen Piketh and Bridget Calitz beat Niue 28-9. In Round 2 of the Women’s Trips, Johanna Snyman, Esme Kruger and Thabelo Muvhango lost…

Inside Bowls August 2022

August 2022 Edition of “Inside Bowls” Now Here

Click to read about the European Champs, how UK teams dominated in Ireland, the Australian interstate test bowls resume and Gold Coast Action, the return of the Singles Classic, England dominating in the British Isles gig, the DHB “Hacksaw” bowls arm, the Bradshaw Bowls Buggy, news about Nick Cahill and Norfolk Island’s amazing lawn bowls…

Official draw for Birmingham 2022 Lawn Bowls and Para Lawn Bowls

The Minister for Sport, Nigel Huddleston, visited Victoria Park in Royal Leamington Spa on Thursday evening (7 July) to carry out the official draw for seven of the 11 medal events that make up the Lawn Bowls and Para Lawn Bowls competition at Birmingham 2022. The seedings for the competition are done based on the…

2023 Bowls SA Events

Bowls SA Announces Host Venues for 2023 Events

Bowls SA has confirmed the following host venues for Bowls SA events during 2023: Bowls SA Masters Championship Western Province Bowls Allocated Bowls SA Open Inter-District Port Natal Bowls 6 Clubs Veteran Inter-District Eden Bowls 6 Clubs Bowls SA “B” Inter-District Johannesburg Bowls 6 Clubs Bowls SA Mixed Pairs Sedibeng Bowls 3 Clubs Bowls SA…

Birmingham 2002 Lawn Bowls Squad

Bowls SA Announces 2022 Squad for Birminghan

John Ravenscroft, Operations Manager at Bowls SA has confirmed that SASCOC has announced the bowlers selected to join Team SA at the Commonwealth Games. The games commence on 29 July – 8 August 2022 and take place in Birmingham, England. Women Colleen Piketh Anneke Snyman Esme Kruger Bridget Calitz Thabelo Muvahango Coach Susan Nel Men…

How to Reach the Pinnacle in Lawn Bowls

New Book Released: “How to Reach the Pinnacle”

Veteran Pretoria bowler and coach Nic Laage has made a valuable contribution to lawn bowls literature with the publication of his book “How to the Reach the Pinnacle”. Learn how to be a champion! Read an extract from the book here – and then order your copy.

World Bowls CEO Neil Dalrymple Announced July 2022

New World Bowls CEO appointed

Bowls Australia’s CEO Neil Dalrymple has been appointed as the new CEO of World Bowls.Dalrymple was confirmed as the successful candidate for the critical role following acomprehensive worldwide recruitment search and will now be charged with steering the sportinto a new era on the back of a detailed organisational strategic review. He is uniquely positioned…

BSA Annual General Meeting

Calls for Clubs to Submit BSA AGM Nominations

Lynette Botha, the Administrative Co-ordinator at BSA, has appealed to all BSA-affiliated clubs in South Africa to submit details of the club delegates that will be attending the BSA AGM on the 27th August by Monday 1st August 2022. The meeting will be held on Zoom. She added: “If your district has already held their…