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Welcome to the Sport of Crown Green Bowls - a Sport for all Ages.


This welcome is to a Sport that can and will provide many years of enjoyment and interest to all players. Whether that interest remains purely at Club level or expands into County or even National level, the aim is the same - ENJOYMENT !


All the family can play Crown Green Bowls, from grandchildren to grandparents and it is a great sport for making new friends. It is a non-contact sport which is enjoyed by all, including people with disabilities.


We wish you well as you get to know the Sport of Crown Green Bowls - A SPORT FOR ALL AGES.


You may be an Education Authority, a School or other organisation considering the Sport of Crown Green Bowls as a suitable and rewarding Sport which offers a healthy social activity for your pupils or members.




Press Release 

Men, Ladies & Junior “Crown Green Bowlers” will take centre stage in front of the TV cameras this summer. The BCGBA have announced six events will be live streamed following the huge success of last year’s programmes.

Mel Evans MBE will be spearheading the production team in association with technicians & cameramen from Globegig Media TV.  Mel said “The huge success of the live streams has attracted new investment into the sport with companies coming forward to advertise in the programmes”.  Mel added “The BCGBA must be congratulated for adding their financial support to the productions. It’s excellent news to hear they will be funding streaming of the BCGBA Junior Individual Merit. It will be great to see our sports future stars performing in front of the TV cameras”.

The full programme schedule is :

Saturday 26th July – BCGBA Senior Individual Merit

Saturday 16th August – BCGBA Junior Individual Merit

Friday 29th August – Live draw for the finals of the BCGBA Champion of Champions, Waterloo Men’s & Ladies and BCGLBA Ladies Champion of Champions from the Globegig TV studios.

Wednesday 17th September – Waterloo Men’s Championship Finals

Saturday 27th September – BCGBA Champion of Champions

Sunday 28th September – BCGLBA Ladies Champion of Champions

BCGBA Chief Executive John Crowther said “Live Streaming has grown in popularity allowing some of the sports major events to be witnessed by a wider, worldwide audience. The BCGBA are delighted to assist in funding the 2014 programmes including for the first time live coverage of the Junior Individual Merit”.  Mr Crowther added “Thanks must go to Mel Evans who has obtained significant funding from various sponsors to assist with the production of the programmes.”

A new addition this year is the introduction of a twitter account “@LIVEBOWLS”. This will enable the viewers to interact with the programmes.  Full details will be announced in the near future.




Electronic Cigarettes

Please note that the official interpretation of the BCGBA is that Law 11 Smoking, applies in full to electronic cigarettes.


Mel Evans MBE

The BCGBA would like to congratulate Mel Evans on being honoured in the Queen's New Year's Honours List for 'Dedicated and Exemplary Service to Crown Green Bowls'.  This is a well deserved award and we understand that Mel will be formally honoured in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on 21 March 2014.  Mel's award is also a great honour for the sport of Crown Green Bowls.


NR1 and NR1A forms

Copies of NR1 and NR1A forms for Clubs to complete for 2014 can be viewed or downloaded  here.




Full results from the    Endsleigh Senior County Championship 2014 Final   are now available to view or download.


Full results from the   Endsleigh Senior Supplementary County Championship 2014   are now available to view or download.


Full results from the    Drakes Pride Junior County Championship Final 2014    matches are now available to view or download.


The draw and venue for the   Drakes Pride Junior Supplementary County Championship 2014   are now available to view or download. 


Full results from the  BCGBA FLOWFIT 2014 Senior Individual Merit  are now available to view or download.


Full results from the  BCGBA Junior Merit 2014   sponsored by Briggs Equipment UK Ltd are now available to view or download.


The draw for the  BCGBA FLOWFIT 2014 Champion of Champions   is now available to view or download.


Full results from the  BCGBA 2014 Jack & Jean Isherwood Veterans Championship  are now available to view or download.


The draw and venues for the BCGBA 2014 Veterans County Championship  qualifying rounds are now available to view or download.


Results from the  BCGBA World Club Championship  sponsored by Rugby Printer are now available to view or download.


The 5 Year Draws for the Senior and Junior County Championships from 2015 to 2019 are now available to view or download:      Seniors      Juniors


Live Streaming of BCGBA Events


Watch Crown Green Bowls live streams on


Details of live events will be published on this page prior to each event.


Recordings of all previous live streams are available on .



British Crown Green Ladies

Competition results and news will be posted under   BCG Ladies County Results from the Semi-Finals are now available.