Help Guides for Club Admins: 1 - Updating Committee Roles on the Club profileCLUB MAIN CONTACT Our annual affiliation and competition entries process, will go LIVE in January 2023. As part of our continued effort to modernise our sport, annual affiliation and competition entries will once again be completed online. This was hugely successful last year with over 700 clubs completing affiliation and competition entries through JustGo, our online club and membership system. We appreciate there might be some changes to club personnel, so please ensure we have the correct main contact details by updating us of any changes or updating the club profile on JustGo. If you have any questions about contact information, please contact [email protected] as soon as possible or visit https://www.bowlsscotland.com/club-development/online-membership
Vacancy - Chair, Board of DirectorsAfter eight years on the Board and six as Chair of Bowls Scotland, Sue Beatt’s term will come to an end after our 2022 AGM in November. Of course, we thank Sue for the contribution that she has made and the time she has dedicated to her role. Sue has been a strong female leader since 2016, guiding the organisation through some tough periods and also opening up various opportunities for our sport. Watch the video below to find out more about Sue’s experiences as Chair and also why she would encourage you to apply for the role. For more information, please visit: https://www.bowlsscotland.com/news/vacancy-bowls-scotland-chair
Iain McLean BRONZE MEDAL InterviewB2022 - Iain McLean 🥉 We spoke to Iain McLean after he won the bronze medal in the Men’s Singles at Birmingham 2022. A thoroughly deserved medal for Iain after some terrific displays throughout the event! #TimeForHeroes
Para Mixed Pairs GOLD MEDAL interview𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗜𝗻𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗰𝗶𝗯𝗹𝗲𝘀 👊🏻 1️⃣ Seven wins out of seven throughout the whole competition 2️⃣ Ensured a clean sweep of three gold medals for Team Scotland’s para bowlers 3️⃣ George Miller is now the oldest ever gold medallist in Commonwealth Games history The unbeatable ending to an unbeatable week in the para disciplines. Congratulations to Melanie Inness, George Miller (Director), Robert Barr and Sarah Jane Ewing (Director) on their sensational win! 🏴
Rosemary Lenton and Pauline Wilson GOLD MEDAL interviewCongratulations to Rosemary Lenton and Pauline Wilson on their win against Australia in the final of the Para Women’s Pairs B6-B8. Not to be outdone by Garry Brown and Kevin Wallace’s exploits, the ladies delivered the final of their dreams to secure a second gold medal for the Birmingham 2022 lawn bowls team.
Bob Christie reflects on B2022Hear from Bob Christie, Bowls Scotland’s Para Bowls Co-Ordinator, as he reflects on a whirlwind week for his players at Birmingham 2022. Bob has led the players training and preparations over a number of years leading up to the Commonwealth Games and must also be congratulated on a magnificent coaching achievement. #TimeForHeroes
Garry Brown and Kevin Wallace GOLD MEDAL interviewWe spoke to Garry Brown and Kevin Wallace after their unforgettable gold medal in the Para Men’s Pairs B6-B8 for #TeamScotland at #Birmingham2022. There are not too many words to describe Garry and Kevin’s display other than the perfect team performance. Scotland’s pair were in inspired form throughout their final against Australia, eventually winning 16-7 and ensuring a first gold for Scottish Para Lawn Bowls since Manchester 2022. Congratulations to both men on an unbelievable achievement!
Rosemary Lenton and Pauline Wilson semi final interviewHear from Para Women's Pairs B6-B8 bowlers Rosemary Lenton and Pauline Wilson who led from the beginning of their semi-final and eventually secured a 16-10 victory against England. The Scottish pairing have the opportunity to win gold in the final when they also take on Australia.
#BSNatChamps22: Aeron and Steven Miller, Gent's Pairs Bronze🥉Gents Pairs🥉 Father and Son pairing Steven and Aeron Miller from Inverkeithing Bowling Club spoke to us after being presented with their bronze medals in the Gents Pairs... "𝙁𝙤𝙧 𝙢𝙚 𝙞𝙩'𝙨 𝙖 𝙙𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙢 𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙚 𝙩𝙧𝙪𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙥𝙡𝙖𝙮 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙢𝙮 𝙨𝙤𝙣 𝙖𝙩 𝙨𝙪𝙘𝙝 𝙖 𝙗𝙞𝙜 𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙣𝙩..." 🥰 #BSNatChamps22
Paul Foster MBE and Alex Marshall MBE BRONZE MEDAL interviewHear from Paul Foster MBE and Alex Marshall MBE after securing their bronze medals for #TeamScotland in the Men's Pairs discipline at #Birmingham2022 The pair defeated Northern Ireland’s Sam Barkley and Martin McHugh 25-5. Paul now moves onto an impressive six Commonwealth Games medals, whilst Alex has extended his record as Team Scotland’s most successful athlete with seven medals.
Billy Mellors - Birmingham 2022 previewHear from Team Scotland’s Lawn Bowls Team Manager, Billy Mellors, as he previews the upcoming Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Play gets underway at 8.30am tomorrow morning at Leamington Spa. Best of luck to all the Scottish players involved!
#BSNatChamps22 - Kilwinning Ladies FoursWe spoke to Janice, Margaret, Liz and Pauline ahead of their round 2 match in the Ladies Fours. All four are relatively new to bowls and would recommend anyone to try it!