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30th May 2017

Commonwealth Games 2018


We are delighted to announce that the following ITO members of the EBUA have been chosen (subject to confirmations) to work at the Commonwealth Games in Australia in 2018.

  • Dan Bluett
  • Ray Keen
  • Angie Thompson
  • Allan Thornhill
  • Well done to all of you.

    14th January 2017

    World Bowls Law Change.

    Members attention is drawn to the changes to Laws D2, 52.1.3, and 53.1 which were passed at the World Bowls Council Meeting held in Christchurch, New Zealand on 5 December 2016.

    In short this removes the requirement for large grooved rings on the non-bias side of the bowls.

    For full details please see the document WB Law Change 5 December 2016 by clicking here.

    14th January 2017

    Shot Spotter

    Transparent frame measuring device.

    As from the start of the 2017 outdoor season the use of the "Transparent frame measuring device with concentric circles" will and must be allowed to be used by all players during their game, as per World Bowls directive.

    They are not for us to use as a marker or umpire and they will not be part of our official kit.

    Vernon Findell, Association Secretary.

    25th February 2016

    Aero Trifecta Bowls.

    On 9th February 2016 the English Indoor Bowling Association Ltd issued an addendum to the statement that they issued in July 2015.

    This can be read by clicking here

    Your attention is drawn to an Official Statement issued on Monday 27th July 2015 by the English Indoor Bowling Association Ltd regarding the potential health risks associated with the use of Aero Trifecta Bowls.

    This can be read by clicking here