BOWLS: Clarrie's Wessex League progress

Wiltshire Times: ROLLING: Dinefwr Indoor Bowls Club began their season with a convincing win over Earlswood.

3:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

CLARRIE Dunbar enjoyed a big win in their opening match of the 2014/15 season in the Central Region of the Wessex League but Christie Miller just missed out, losing by a single shot overall.

BOWLS: Spencer duo get national call

Wiltshire Times: Graham Shadwell in action at the national Champion of Champions final at Hayling Island on Sunday (Photo: Richard West)

10:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

GRAHAM Shadwell and Russell Francis have been invited by the England indoor team selectors to attend a senior men’s international trial at Melton & District IBC on Sunday December 7 (1pm), writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Ladies sides get the ball rolling

Wiltshire Times: Sue Cooke bowls on her way to victory in the ladies singles final

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NORTH Wilts ladies made a fine start last week to the new 2014/15 indoor season in national team events.

BOWLS: Mixed fortunes for Clarrie

Wiltshire Times: ROLLING: Dinefwr Indoor Bowls Club began their season with a convincing win over Earlswood.

1:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

CLARRIE Dunbar teams recorded a mixed set of results last week in national senior competitions.

BOWLS: Tony's presidential double

Wiltshire Times:

3:53pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

TONY Watchman has joined an exclusive band of Wiltshire bowlers.

BOWLS: Shadwell out of Premier Threes

Wiltshire Times: ROLLING: Dinefwr Indoor Bowls Club began their season with a convincing win over Earlswood.

9:41am Thursday 9th October 2014

DEFENDING champion Graham Shadwell has been knocked out of the Premier Threes national indoors open singles championship, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Shadwell gets England recall

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge bowler Graham Shadwell pictured in action at the World Championships in Adelaide, Australia, this week (Photo: Bowls Australia)

10:27pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

GRAHAM Shadwell has been recalled to the England senior international bowls team, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Men take in Devon on tour

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

BOWLS Wiltshire men’s annual tour this year was a successful President’s tour to Devon which also brought to an end the series of special matches to celebrate the county’s centenary.

BOWLS: Holt topped in quarter finals

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

HOLT missed out in their bid for glory in the latter stages of the Men’s National Top Club competition at Royal Leamington Spa last weekend, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: County men hold the upper hand

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

WILTSHIRE MEN gained ample revenge for a 20-shot loss in 2013 as they ran out victors in this year’s annual showdown against the women at Trowbridge Westbourne.

BOWLS: Wayne's on a roll at Devizes

Wiltshire Times:

6:26pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WAYNE Simmonds was the star of the show at the Bowls Wiltshire finals held last weekend at Devizes, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Champion efforts at Devizes

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

CORSHAM’S Paul Beazer and Sue Ochyra (Devizes) completed a double when winning the men’s and ladies champion of champions at the Bowls Wiltshire finals staged at Devizes last weekend.

Bowls: Holt enjoy a double triumph

Wiltshire Times:

3:35pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Holt continued their remarkable run of success this season with a double triumph last weekend.

Bowls: Devizes play host to county finals

Wiltshire Times:

3:07pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Devizes Bowls Club host the Bowls Wiltshire men’s finals, BW mixed finals and BW ladies domestic finals this weekend on their two greens at Long Street.

Bowls: Bassett bounce back from disappointment to make final

Wiltshire Times:

3:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Wootton Bassett's men bounced back from the disappointment of missing last year’s play-offs to book a place in the 2014 Wiltshire Four Rink League final.

BOWLS: Spencer trio claim national glory

Wiltshire Times:

2:34pm Sunday 24th August 2014

SPENCER Moulton’s Andy Colebrooke, Russell Francis and Graham Shadwell have won the Bowls England Men’s National Triples Championship.

BOWLS: County Four-Rink play-offs ready for the off

Wiltshire Times: bowls - cxz

10:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

WILTSHIRE men’s Four Rink League play-offs begin this weekend.

BOWLS: National progress for Moulton and Holt

Wiltshire Times: bowls - cxz

3:48pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WEST Wiltshire sides Spencer Moulton (Bradford on Avon) and Holt have made good starts at Royal Leamington Spa in their bids for glory in the men’s Bowls England National Championships.

BOWLS: More Wiltshire players go for national honours

Wiltshire Times: bowls - cxz

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AFTER the Wiltshire successes of Alex Jacobs and Highworth Ladies four at the English National Championships at Royal Leamington Spa, attention is turning to the men’s events.

BOWLS: Jacobs toasts national crown

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Wednesday 13th August 2014

ALEX Jacobs has become Wiltshire’s latest winner of a national championship outdoor bowls title.

BOWLS: Jacobs claims national crown

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire player Alex Jacobs

2:20pm Monday 11th August 2014

WILTSHIRE'S Alex Jacobs has won the Bowls England Women’s National Senior Singles, sponsored by Dreamdoors.

BOWLS: Wiltshire crushed in Middleton Cup semi final

Wiltshire Times: New Wiltshire team manager Dave Snell

9:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

WILTSHIRE team boss Dave Snell could not disguise his disappointment as his side’s Middleton Cup journey came to a crushing end in last weekend’s semi final.

BOWLS: Reade and Ellis book national berths

Wiltshire Times: bowls - cxz

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE LAST two places to represent Wiltshire in the main events at the ladies national championships at Royal Leamington Spa were decided last Saturday at Spencer Melksham.

BOWLS: Wonderful Wiltshire into Cup last four

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire's Russell Francis

2:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WILTSHIRE’S men are through to the semi-finals of the Middleton Cup for the second time in the last three seasons after a superb 117-109 victory over Devon last Saturday.

BOWLS: Biggs whitewash lights up county semi-finals

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

COUNTY semi-finals day at Westlecot on Sunday in the four men’s events - four and two wood singles, junior singles and pairs championships - produced several outstanding performances.

BOWLS: Devizes pair clinch Leamington prize

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

DEVIZES and Stratton Churchway have qualified for the National Championships at Royal Leamington Spa in the national pairs.

BOWLS: Francis comes up trumps for county in Middleton Cup thriller

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire's Russell Francis

9:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

WILTSHIRE men are through to the Middleton Cup quarter-finals but only after edging out Warwickshire in a nail-biting final group match last Saturday away in Rugby.

BOWLS: Wiltshire put up good fight in Trophy defeat

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire player Alex Jacobs

2:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

WILTSHIRE Ladies participation in this year’s Johns Trophy, inter-county championship, is over after losing to Devon in their final west group match last Saturday at Culm Vale.

BOWLS: Anderson in for county's Middleton Cup crunch

Wiltshire Times: Neil Smith

9:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

WILTSHIRE’S Middleton Cup selectors have made two changes to the men’s side that beat Worcestershire for their vital group match against Warwickshire on Saturday at Rugby.

BOWLS: Pairs delight for Devizes and Bassett

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

DEVIZES and Wootton Bassett will both be double-handed in the final stages of the Wiltshire Ladies national pairs championships.

BOWLS: Holt claim county final spot

Wiltshire Times: Wootton Bassett bowler Kyle Anderson

9:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

HOLT men have booked their place in the Wiltshire final of the county men’s triples championship and earned the right to represent the Moonraker county in the national championships at Royal Leamington Spa in early August in the triples event.

BOWLS: County ladies bounce back in Trophy

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire's Johns Trophy debutants Joanna Richman (Highworth), Katy and Lucy smith, plus Charlie Harding (all Wootton Bassett)

4:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

WILTSHIRE ladies side, showing seven changes to the team that were thumped 130-101 three weeks ago by Cornwall in the Johns Trophy, produced a much improved performance last Saturday at Devizes against Gloucestershire.

BOWLS: President Richards toasts a landmark 12 months

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire Bowls president Dave Richards Photo: Trevor Porter (49936-3)

9:00am Friday 20th June 2014

TROWBRIDGE veteran Dave Richards is savouring a season to remember as he leads Bowls Wiltshire through their centenary year.

BOWLS: County men battle back for Middleton Cup triumph

Wiltshire Times: Graham Shadwell in action at the national Champion of Champions final at Hayling Island on Sunday (Photo: Richard West)

9:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

WILTSHIRE men staged a tremendous fightback to snatch victory over Worcestershire and keep their 2014 Middleton Cup campaign on track.

BOWLS: Spencer and Bassett ladies earn national places

Wiltshire Times: The Wootton Bassett ladies triple of (l-r): Charlie Harding, Doris Woodley and Maureen Rogers

3:40pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

SPENCER Melksham and Wootton Bassett, who have only won the ladies Wiltshire national triples title once between them in the county’s history, will contest this year’s final.

BOWLS: Ladies close in on national places

Wiltshire Times: Open day: Morden Bowls Club

4:10pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

THIS weekend sees the staging of the quarter-finals and semi-finals in both the Wiltshire ladies national two wood singles and national triples championship events.

BOWLS: Holt dominate fours semi finals

Wiltshire Times: Bowls

1:20pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

HOLT reigned supreme in the men’s national fours championship semi-finals played at Chippenham Town last Saturday.

BOWLS: Chippenham Town to host semi finals

Wiltshire Times: Bowls

5:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

THE COUNTY men’s national fours and triples championship semi-finals will be played at Chippenham Town on Saturday.

BOWLS: Middleton booster as Wiltshire make fine start

Wiltshire Times: New Wiltshire team manager Dave Snell

2:10pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

WILTSHIRE men began the 2014 campaign in the Middleton Cup (inter-county championship) with an excellent win in their opening west group match against Gloucestershire.

BOWLS: Trophy despair for county ladies

Wiltshire Times: Bowls

10:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

WILTSHIRE ladies’ poor run in the Johns Trophy continued last weekend.

BOWLS: Middleton Cup call for local bowlers

Wiltshire Times: BOWLED OVER: Cwmamman Bowls Club is hoping to welcome new members ahead of the forthcoming season.

4:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

NINE players from the west of the county are named in the Wiltshire men’s side for the opening Middleton Cup game of the season against Gloucestershire, writes Dave Eaton.

BOWLS: County ladies target national success

Wiltshire Times: Bowls

5:00pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

THE FIRST Wiltshire players to qualify for the 2014 Ladies National Championships to be staged at Royal Leamington Spa in early August will be known this weekend.

BOWLS: County U25s hope to stay on a roll

Wiltshire Times: Wootton Bassett bowler Kyle Anderson

2:00pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

THE county men’s U25 side will be looking to maintain their good start to the season when they face Worcestershire at St Dunstan’s Bowls Club (Worcester) in the first round of the White Rose Trophy, national U25 double rinks competition on Sunday.

BOWLS: Three in for Ladies championship opener

Wiltshire Times: Devizes' Wendy Gaisford bowls for Wiltshire Ladies during Saturday's celebration match

9:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

THE Wiltshire ladies team named by the selectors after the three trial games for the opening 2014 inter-county championship match of the season contains three newcomers.

BOWLS: Club double for Christie's Moore

Wiltshire Times: BOWLS: On the march

12:32pm Thursday 15th May 2014

ANDY MOORE notched a double in the Christie Miller Indoor Club men’s annual championships, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Defeat for Richards' Wiltshire tourists

Wiltshire Times: Open day: Morden Bowls Club

5:00pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

WILTSHIRE Men’s Bowls Association celebrate their 100th birthday his year and to mark the milestone they have organised a series of special matches.

BOWLS: Weather doesn't dampen tribute day for Pauline

Wiltshire Times: Devizes' Wendy Gaisford bowls for Wiltshire Ladies during Saturday's celebration match

2:00pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

CALNE Bowls Club staged a special celebration match on their Recreation Ground green last Saturday in memory of Pauline Watson Watson, who died in December 2012, was one of the founder members of the ladies section at Calne in 1962 and a stalwart member of the club for 50 years.

BOWLS: County youngsters on fine form

Wiltshire Times: Local bowls

5:00pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

WILTSHIRE U25 men’s side continued their unbeaten start to the 2014 season with another brilliant performance on Bank Holiday Monday.

BOWLS: Calne ready to honour Pauline

Wiltshire Times: Pauline Watson

1:26pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

CALNE Bowls Club are staging a celebration match in memory of Pauline Watson on their green at the town’s Recreation Ground this Saturday against Wiltshire Ladies (2pm).

BOWLS: Wiltshire men beaten in opener

Wiltshire Times: Local bowls

10:00am Thursday 1st May 2014

WILTSHIRE men’s representative team lost in their annual seasonal opener against Swindon & District Bowls Association going down by 11 shots last Sunday.


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