WELSH BOWLS

About WBA Bowls

The Welsh Bowling Association is the men's governing body for many of the outdoor lawn bowling clubs in Wales. It has 10 affiliated counties and 286 affiliated clubs. To find a club near you, click on the "Find My Nearest Club" badge to the right.

Bowls is a sport that can be enjoyed by all ages and played both indoors and outdoors. At club level it is a very social game and provides plenty of gentle exercise and a huge dose of competitive spirit. Internationally, it is played as part of the Commonwealth Games and in 2018 Wales will take part in the Gold Coast Games, held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The next World Bowls Championships will be held in 2020 also on the Gold Coast in Australia. Closer to home Wales will be hosting the Atlantic Rim Games in Cardiff in 2019.

The WBA and your local club would love to welcome new members and many of the clubs in Wales hold open days or regular sessions where new bowlers can try the game for free. For more details contact your nearest club.

Welcome to the Welsh Women’s Bowling Association website!

One of the most successful sporting organisations in the country, the association was founded over 70 years ago in 1932 by 25 ladies from six different clubs.

Such is the popularity of lawn bowls that the association has grown in strength and size over the last seven decades and now boasts eight county associations of which there are 160 affiliated clubs. The WWBA has a proud history of successes - champions of both the junior and senior international series’ and medal winners in the coveted Atlantic Championships, World Bowls and Commonwealth Games.

Recent successes have included 2009 when Wales won the team event at the Atlantic Championships in Johannesburg, and more recently at last year’s Commonwealth Games when Hannah Smith and Anwen Butten were bronze medal winners in the pairs.’

These achievements have all helped to put bowls firmly in the top 10 sports in Wales list - much to the delight of the WWBA.

Officer

Name

County Association

President

Kath Evans

Carmarthen

Secretary

Hazel Wilson

Mid Wales

Assistant Secretary

Carol Morgan

Carmarthenshire

Treasurer

Heulwen Morgan

Ceredigion

Senior Vice President

Marilyn Jones

Pen Y Glyn

Junior Vice President

Alison Wilshire

South Wales & Mon

Immediate Past President      

Wynne Evans

West Glamorgan

Competition Secretary

Jean de Souza

Glamorgan

Yearbook Secretary

Judith Wason

Glamorgan

Hon Life Members

Mrs Nan Morgan
Miss Linda Parker MBE     
Mrs Mary Cavell