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MANAGING TO MEDDLE IN MATTERS

The role of the manager I was recently in attendance at the British Isles Indoor Bowls Council’s international series, held at Stanley … Read More

THE RIGHT ANSWER TO THE RIGHT QUESTION

How a marker can be helpful, not prohibitive. A marker in a singles match is pretty essential. A game cannot progress satisfactorily … Read More

A DISPARATE SITUATION

The differences in laws indoor and outdoor. As we approach the outdoor season, I thought it would be beneficial to look at the differences … Read More

CAN YOU (RE)-SPOT IT?

Allan Thornhill looks at sets play and re-spots. A number of questions get raised about the rules and laws relating to sets play and … Read More

LASER MEASURES

Dave Phillips writes about the start, and finish, of the laser measure. I recently received an e-mail from Dudley Calder, who is based … Read More

Apathy Towards the Laws

In the last few months, a couple of incidents have confirmed my long standing suspicions that there is a general apathy towards the … Read More

My Complete Recipe for a Successful Bowling Surface

To start: Select the correct grass Understand the importance of suitable soil Ensure that all the grass requirements are provided Vital … Read More

Beautiful Dimples Darling

I received the following e-mail: I recently played a match and one of my opponents had painted every other dimple on the bowl yellow. … Read More

Marking – It’s an Art

THERE GOES another summer with the blink of an eye. I am convinced they are getting shorter, even though this year, in most of the … Read More

Dead as a Dodo

OCT 2013 edition THIS MONTH we are looking at ‘dead ends’ and what should be done when an end is made ‘dead’ or ‘killed’ … Read More

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