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About Lawn Bowls

Lawn Bowls has been included on every Commonwealth Games program since 1930 except in 1966 in Jamaica. Women were included for the first time in Brisbane in 1982.

 

In 2002, two Para-Sport events were added and Lawn Bowls made a compulsory sport.

 

The governing body for Lawn Bowls in Australia is Bowls Australia.

Latest Lawn Bowls News

  • Investing in our sports and athletes

    Commonwealth Games Australia’s funding programs continue to support Australia’s best young and developing athletes as they compete across the world in our partner sports, read some of the highlights from the past year of action.

  • Lawn bowls titans call time on international careers

    Two titans of lawn bowls in Australia have announced their retirement with Commonwealth Games gold medallists Karen Murphy and Nathan Rice both calling time on their international careers.

  • CGA funding supporting our best emerging talent

    Commonwealth Games Australia’s funding programs continue to support Australia’s best young and developing athletes as they compete across the world.

  • Lawn Bowls Wrap Up

    Following nine days of competition on the familiar surrounds of Broadbeach Bowls Club, Australia’s Jackaroos has emerged from the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with its most successful ever performance.