Latest Bowls NZ Circular

Here is the latest Bowls NZ Circular. Included is information on suspensions, venues for upcoming National Champs including the National Club Champs to be held at Browns Bay and National Interclub to be held at Naenae BC. August Circular 2017

National Interclub Results Day 2

Congratulations to Eastbourne and Paritutu winners of the Mens and Womens Division 1 Interclub for 2016. Results are in from Division 2 and neither the women from Bulls or the mens team from Palmerston North managed to get through. Palmerston North being particularly unfortunate coming third of 3 teams on 9 points. Men’s Division 2…

Game Laws

A collection of laws for everyone to be familiar with before the season starts again. Courtesy of Bowls Wellington. Position of players 12.1.1 Delivering the final Bowl 25.0 Position on the Mat 7.1 Changing Bowls 29.3.1

Burnside U26 Singles Tournament

Burnside Bowling Club is now calling for entries for the Burnside U26 Singles Tournament, to be held in Christchurch from Friday 2rd to Sunday 4th October. Eligible players (those under 26 years & a current financial member of a bowling club as at 2 October 2015) are invited to submit an entry. ENTRIES CLOSE WEDNESDAY…

Bowls Legend

“One of New Zealand’s greatest lawn bowlers, Phil Skoglund, died in Palmerston North on Friday aged 77. Skoglund, the winner of eight national titles and a World Bowls gold medal, was renowned for his unique, silky delivery and his shrewdness on the green. He remained active in bowls almost up to the time of his…

Bowls in the News

For those of you who missed Peter Lampp’s excellent article in the Manawatu Standard. Sourced from: http://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/sport/68092810/ellery-proud-owner-of-national-singles-bowls-title “Ross Ellery will be jetting to Malaysia in October to represent New Zealand at bowls. And yet at the start of summer he was bowling gingerly after having had last year off because of a lower back problem….

Bowls NZ Tournaments Update

Congratulations to Sophie Fisher who has been selected in the Women’s Team to play in the North vs South fixture to be held in Wellington. The North V South program has been instigated as a Talent ID and Talent Development program for future Blackjacks and will be an integral part of the Bowls NZ High Performance…

Bowls NZ U18 Coaching

Bowls New Zealand National U’18 Coaching and Talent ID Camps 2014 Bowls New Zealand are holding four Under 18 Coaching and Talent ID Camps for all aspiring Bowlers. The dates for these camps are: City Dates Venue Dunedin 07/12/14 – 08/12/14 North East Valley Bowling Club, 139 North Road, North East Valley Dunedin Christchurch 09/12/14…

Manawatu Bowlers in the News

Article sourced courtesy of Manawatu Standard: http://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/sport/10485526/Kiwis-medallists-prefer-fast-game-on-slow-greens “If Barry Wynks and Commonwealth Games team-mate Mark Noble had their way, they’d genuinely prefer to play all bowls in New Zealand on slow greens. Strange as it may seem, slow greens promote faster games. Where an average game on New Zealand fast greens might last three hours, on…

Bowls Manawatu in the News

For those of you who didnt catch the latest article about Bowls Manawatu in the paper, here is a copy… Article courtesy from Manawatu Standard: http://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/sport/10318847/National-event-a-costly-exercise “Costs threaten to put the skids under the Manawatu teams attending the national intercentre finals in Christchurch next year. The Bowls Manawatu annual meeting yesterday was told it would cost…

Silver Medal for Manawatu Bowlers

Well Done to the NZ Team featuring Barry Wynks & Mark Noble for winning Silver!   Read the following Report courtesy of stuff.co.nz: http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/commonwealth-games/other-events/10335337/Para-bowls-silver-medal-for-New-Zealand-triple “The Kiwi trio of Lynda Bennett, Barry Wynks and Noble had to come from 7-1 down and while they never led during the 15-end match, they were poised to force the final…

Good Luck Barry & Mark

Good luck to Barry Wynks and Mark Noble who are currently competing at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. They are part of the New Zealand Team entered in the ParaSports Open Triples B6/B7/B8. Best to check Prime TV or Sky TV if you want to see them play, otherwise follow the results at The Glasgow Commonwealth Games…