International Singles Finalists Found


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The majority of International Singles qualifiers were completed over the weekend around the country’s NZ Professional Bowls Association venues. At the Remuera Bowling Club in Auckland, NorthHarbour’s Colin Rogan was … Read More

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High Performance Squads Announced


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Bowls New Zealand is pleased to announce the Bowls New Zealand High Performance squad recently selected by the Bowls New Zealand Selection Panel (see squads below). It is a unique … Read More

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Val Smith is back in town!


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Val Smith is back in New Zealand. After a stint of 6 and a half years working at Club Merrylands in the inner western suburbs of Sydney, Blackjack #37 has … Read More

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Jo Edwards. A New Chapter Begins.


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Jo Edwards Last Friday, at the Richmond Bowling club in Nelson, a familiar figure took centre stage. The greens were almost deserted, as a lot of members take a winter … Read More

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High Performance Update July 2020


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In the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic and the revised Bowls New Zealand High Performance plan for 2020-2021, after a thorough process the following high performance appointments have been made: … Read More

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Ali Forsyth-Blackjack


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ALI FORSYTH Date of birth: 11/12/79 Place of birth: Nelson Clubs: Clayton (Melbourne) & Nelson Year started bowling: 1996/97 season International debut: 2005 Cap number: 95 Caps: 423 National titles: … Read More

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Tactics and mental skills on the green – Gary Lawson & John Quinn Speak-Sunday 19th July


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Presenters: Gary Lawson and John Quinn Date: Sunday 19th July Time:  2-4pm Hi, All Last month, eight amazing presenters provided 100 coaches the opportunity to extend their learning online. With such an engaged … Read More

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High performance coaching & selectors update and vacancies


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The Bowls New Zealand ‘World Class Strategy 2018-2022’ was created in the latter part of 2018 with the support of coaches and players from within the New Zealand bowls community … Read More

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Andrew Kelly-Blackjack


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We were preparing to watch our athletes compete on the world stage around this time, however 2020 had other plans. Instead, get to know them better with a series of … Read More

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