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The Auckland Bowling Club was illuminated with the brilliance of talent as the Bowls 3Five Final unfolded on Tuesday evening. Despite the sun having set, the intensity on the green only grew brighter as teams vied for supremacy in this fiercely contested championship. Following three rounds of rigorous competition, there were notable shifts in the...

In a delightful twist on traditional sports events, Auckland recently hosted its version of the Super Bowl, aptly dubbed the ‘Super Lawn Bowl.’ Instead of gridiron clashes, the evening was filled with fun and fast-paced lawn bowls action, featuring a lineup of media and sports personalities. Organised in collaboration with The Alternative Commentary Collective and...

What a scorching Sunday it was on the greens for our Auckland representatives, donned in their iconic blue and white attire! Amidst soaring temperatures, the competitive fervour rose as our squads showcased their skills on the green. The squads delivered stellar performances at the Quad Series and 1-5 Battle of the Manukau on Sunday, 18...

The stage is set for a thrilling display of skill and sportsmanship! Event: Quadrangular Series 3 Centres: Auckland, Counties Manukau, Northland, North Harbour   Date: Sunday 18 February 2024 Venues: Men – Browns Bay Bowling Club. Women – Mairangi Bay Bowling Club Time: 9:00 am This upcoming Sunday (18 February) promises to showcase talent and determination. The battle...

Pringle Park recently lit up with the crackling energy of competition as it proudly hosted its first Bowls Auckland Centre event in years. Amidst the backdrop of a newly laid green, the atmosphere buzzed with excitement as players and spectators alike immersed themselves in a weekend of thrilling matches. Reflecting on the event, Pringle Park...

Last week, the Auckland bowls community celebrated as two esteemed umpires, Weng Lim and Gerard Hulst, achieved Level 3 accreditation as International Technical Officials (ITOs). Les Smith, Chair & President of the Auckland Bowls Umpires’ Association, hailed their accomplishment as a significant milestone, opening doors to officiate at prestigious global events like the Commonwealth Games...

1-5 squads named
8 February 2024

Get ready for an epic showdown at the Battle of the Manukau! Event: 1-5 Year Auckland vs Counties Manukau Date: Sunday 18 February 2024 Venue: Papatoetoe Hunters Corner  Time: 9:00 am This fixture is not just any match—it’s a showcase of the talent and determination of 1-5 Year players! We’ve selected two teams, each comprising...

New Coaching framework
1 February 2024

Recognising the vital role coaching plays in every bowler’s journey, we are steadfast in our commitment to bolstering clubs and coaches, ensuring an unparalleled experience for all involved. In collaboration with Bowls New Zealand and Tennis New Zealand, we engaged in a consultative process in late 2023 to craft a comprehensive Coaching Development Framework. This...

This weekend, 12 wāhine (women) and 10 tāne (men) teams from Tāmaki Makaurau will embark on a journey to the Thames Valley for the 50th edition of the Aotearoa National Bowls tournament. Spread across five clubs, including Thames, Thames Coast, Kerepehi, Paeroa, and Hauraki, this unique event blends fierce competition and warm hospitality, embodying Māori...

Triumph at Kittyhawk
25 January 2024

It was an exciting weekend for young Aucklander Hannah Dawson to win the 2024 Kittyhawk Under 21 Girls Singles title. Last weekend (19-20 January), Bowls Wellington hosted the Kittyhawk Under 21 Championship. This event showcased the talents of 28 young upcoming players from across the country, providing a platform for emerging bowlers to shine and...