BOWLS: Reade and Ellis book national berths

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bowls

10:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

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

BOWLS: President Adie enjoys his tenure

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: The North Wilts club’s Adie Lloyd is this year’s Bowls England president

1:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

CHIPPENHAM bowls stalwart Adie Lloyd admits that he never anticipated that he’d make it to the head of the national association.

BOWLS: Bassett dominate Wiltshire squad for Middleton Cup

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Local bowls

4:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

WOOTTON Bassett are well represented in the team named by Wiltshire selectors for the county men’s opening Middleton Cup game against Gloucestershire, writes Dave Eaton.

BOWLS: County ladies target national success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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.

BOWLS: Snell makes Wiltshire selection

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New Wiltshire team manager Dave Snell

9:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

DAVE Snell, the Wiltshire Middleton Cup team manager, has named a squad of 31 players to represent the Moonrakers in this season’s inter-county championship.

BOWLS: Lucy shines at Melton

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Westlecot indoor player Lucy Smith

3:40pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

TEENAGER Lucy Smith was Wiltshire’s most successful player in this season’s national indoor championships.

BOWLS: Jeanette claims Clarrie hat-trick

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Clarrie Dunbar’s club singles champions Jeanette Wheeler and Andrew Colebrooke

4:57pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

JEANETTE Wheeler was the most successful competitor at the annual Clarrie Dunbar Indoor Club Championships last weekend, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Clarrie finals set for weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: BOWLED OVER: Cwmamman Bowls Club is hoping to welcome new members ahead of the forthcoming season.

2:36pm Friday 11th April 2014

THE timetable for the Clarrie Dunbar club's indoor club finals competitions this weekend was revealed today.

BOWLS: Joy for the women, but despair for Clarrie Dunbar's men

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Clarrie's winning ladies double rinks team

11:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

IT WAS a weekend of mixed fortunes for Clarrie Dunbar men and women in their quest for silverware, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Jacobs leads win count at North Wilts club finals

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sue Cooke and Alex Jacobs (Box), national pairs semi finalists at Leamington Spa

5:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

NORTH WILTS Indoor Club’s annual championship finals staged last week provided several surprise results.

BOWLS: Anderson thrilled by England call

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wootton Bassett bowler Kyle Anderson

9:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

KYLE Anderson has been named in the players invited to attend the England Men’s Junior International trial at Victoria Park, Royal Leamington Spa, on Monday, May 26.

BOWLS: Clarrie claim county hat-trick

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Clarrie Dunbar's victorious Double Rinks team

3:00pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

THE Clarrie Dunbar club were in brilliant fine form last weekend at the men’s annual county indoor championship finals held at Taunton Deane Indoor Bowls Club, winning a hat-trick of titles, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Keith is king at North Wilts

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Keith Bailey is congratulated by North Wilts chairman Dave Alford after his tournament victory

9:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

IT NEVER usually pays to upset your hosts but that wasn’t the case for Westbury bowler Keith Bailey as he carried off the title at North Wilts IBC’s inaugural open singles tournament on Sunday.

BOWLS: Clarrie stay on course in Wessex League

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Clarrie Dunbar champion Andy Colebrooke

2:40pm Thursday 20th March 2014

REIGNING champions Clarrie Dunbar are still on course to retain the prestigious Wessex League crown, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Clarrie see of Dorchester

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: BOWLS: On the march

12:00pm Thursday 13th March 2014

CLARRIE DUNBAR men made the perfect start in the defence of their Wessex League crown with victory in the first round of the 2013/14 end of season play-offs.

BOWLS: Top players set for North Wilts

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sue Cooke bowls on her way to victory in the ladies singles final

10:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

NORTH Wilts Indoor Bowls Club will stage an Open Singles tournament next weekend (March 22-23), with the winner receiving a handsome top prize of £1,000.

BOWLS: Colebrooke lifts Clarrie prize

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andy Colebrooke, with his winners' cheque

10:00am Thursday 6th March 2014

ANDY Colebrooke won the inaugural PlanetBowls Open Singles Tournament staged at Clarrie Dunbar last Sunday, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Trophy trip at and end for North Wilts Ladies

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Wayne Snook

4:00pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

NORTH WILTS Ladies missed out on a place the Yetton Plate final, national inter-club team championship, at the end of the month in Northampton.

BOWLS: Dennison target for bounty hunter Andy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Danny Dennison, from the Torquay United club, is ranked fourth, the highest Planetbowls player at the Clarrie Open

12:00pm Thursday 27th February 2014

HOME player Andy Taylor gets the first crack at earning himself a cash boost when he takes on World Bowls Tour qualifier Danny Dennison in this weekend’s Clarrie Dunbar open singles tournament.

BOWLS: Win is in vain for Miller

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andy Moore

9:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

CHRISTIE Miller men won their sixth and final central region group match of the season but missed out on claiming a wildcard into the Wessex League end-of-season play-offs, writes DAVE EATON.

BOWLS: Wessex relief for North Wilts men

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: BOWLS: On the march

10:00am Wednesday 26th February 2014

NORTH Wilts men finally broke their duck as they recorded their first win of the 2013-14 season in the Wessex League, defeating Nailsea 95-78.




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