Zone 9 - Sydney Northern District Bowls
Stop making excuses ... come and play bowls
There can be no question that bowls is changing faster than its public perception.
Bowls prospered post World War 11, when ex-servicemen and women marshaled themselves on the bowling greens. Clubs flourished with the magnificent spectacle of pristine uniformed bowlers filing the greens in double fills and encouraging ofther ex-servicemen and women to refind their "sense of place" on the parade ground. The game of pennant resembled an air wing with four squadrons of four planes flying in perfect formation making 25 consecutive sweeps of the green. The whole was considered greater than the part and individual losses on any given day did not preclude the air wing from returning victorious to base.
Bowls in the 1980's saw a televised professional circuit in
Two generations later and you are just as likely to see nine year olds and ninety year olds, coloured tops and trousers as frequently as traditional all-white garb; even the bowls themselves are as colourful as M&M's.
One thing that hasn't changed is the friendliness and social aspects of bowls. Whether you want a social roll or the white-heat of club or international competition, whether you are 10 or 100, male or female, have a disability or just plain work hours that are too long, bowls is doing something to attract you and change your perceptions.
We challenge you to come and experience bowls in the 21st Century!
- HOW CAN I GIVE BOWLS A TRY?
- MAYBE I'LL WAIT 'TIL I'M OLDER TO START
- IS BOWLS A COMPLICATED GAME TO PLAY?
- IS IT EXPENSIVE TO KIT MYSELF OUT?
- WHO CAN PLAY BOWLS?
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