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Two World Junior Bowls events to be contested in Etobicoke

May 20, 2014


Canadian Under 25 lawn bowlers will have two international events to qualify for this year at the championships in Etobicoke, Ontario in August. read more ...



Canadian Singles Championships Fast Approaching

May 7, 2014


Excitement is mounting at the Commonwealth Lawn Bowls Club in Edmonton, Alberta with only four weeks to go until the final registration date for the 2014 Canadian Singles Championships. read more ...




Bowls Canada Boulingrin nominates 14 athletes to the Glasgow 2014 Canadian Team

Bester and McKerihen to lead experienced bowls team in Scotland

April 17, 2014


Ottawa – Bowls Canada Boulingrin and Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) today confirmed the athletes and coaches to be named to Team Canada for the XXth Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Scotland in July.

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Canadians Finish out of Medals at 2014 World Cup

Posted date: April 14, 2014


Vince Mai and Kelly McKerihen finished out of the medal hunt at 2014 World Cup.  Overcoming a slow start, McKerihen picked up momentum in the latter half of the round robin tournament. read more ...



Canada’s Vince Mai off to a great start at 2014 World Cup

Posted date: April 08, 2014


This singles tournament features competitors from around the world and is being played on the indoor greens of the Warilla Bowls and Recreation Club in New South Wales, Australia. read more ...



Historic Bowls Canada National Planning Summit Sets a Clear Vision for 2022 and Beyond

Posted date: March 24, 2014


Toronto (ON) Thirty leaders from across the country collaborated over the March 21-23 weekend to create a compelling and bold long-term vision for the growth and success of Bowls Canada Boulingrin.  

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Gold Medal for Canadian Men at China Open

Posted date: March 21, 2014


The Canadian Men’s Bowls Team of Michel Larue, Pat Bird, Jesse Caldwell & Alex LeBlanc  wrapped up the 5th China Lawn Bowls Open Championship 2014with a gold medal.  Undefeated throughout the tournament, the men overcame the Netherlands in the semi-final and went on to clench the gold medal with a win over Singapore in the final.  read more ...



Tiger Bowls Update

Posted date: March 20, 2014


The 5th China Lawn Bowls Open Championship 2014 opened in Fengqiu County of Xinxiang city, Henan Province, with the participation of over 200 players of 44 teams from 15 countries and regions, including Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, the United States, Zambia and host China.  read more ...



2014 Selection Camp Wraps Up

Posted date: March 4, 2014


The last day of the 2014 Commonwealth Games Selection Camp wrapped up on February 28.  Players enjoyed the opportunity to test their tactical and technical skills against the Scottish national team, whose athletes are arguably amongst the best in the world. read more ...



Canada Wins Silver Medal at Tiger Bowls

Posted date: March 17, 2014


With the 2014 Tiger Bowls/China Open tournaments now underway Canada has captured its first medal.  The Men’s team of Michel Larue, Pat Bird, Jesse Caldwell and Alex LeBlanc captured the Silver Medal after losing a hard fought match to Shanghai. read more ...



Thoughts on 2014 from Bowls Canada Boulingrin

Posted date: 2014-02-07


With one month of the new year behind us, it seems appropriate to both reflect on accomplishments and to look forward to opportunities.


We are in a different era of doing business with a new national Not-For-Profit Act and changed criteria defining how our funding partner Sport Canada will recognize national sports.  read more ...



Canada Continues Play at the Champion of Champions

Posted date: 2013-11-26


Canada has gotten their first victories of the 2013 Champion of Champions event in New Zealand.  This victory came from Shirley Fitzpatrick-Wong as she defeated Jessica Sims of Wales. 


Fitzpatrick-Wong won in a third set tiebreak (9-8,7-8,4-0). read more ...



Canada Off to Rocky Start in New Zealand

Posted date: 2013-11-25


The 2013 Champion of Champion event is underway in Christchurch New Zealand where Canada is being represented by 2012 Canadian Singles Championships Jeff Harding and Shirley Fitzpatrick-Wong.


Harding, who is having a homecoming of sorts was born in Rawene New Zealand, but now lives in Ontario and bowls out of the Etobicoke Lawn Bowling Club.  Fitzpatrick-Wong, who is no stranger to International play for Canada, has appeared in numerous events most recent being the 2010 Commonwealth Games. read more ...



Canada Narrowly Misses Playoffs at Hong Kong Classic

Posted date: 2013-11-18


The 2013 Hong Kong Classic has wrapped up and the Canada has narrowly missed out on a medal.


The team of Mary Ann Beath and Marg Lepere finished 4th in Group C play with a final record of 17 points.  Canada finished behind Phoenix, England and group winner Australia. read more ...





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