Disability Bowls England

Established in August 2015 as the coordinating body for bowlers of all ages and abilities with a physical, sensory, memory or learning difficulty.


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  • RT : Great meeting today!Thanks to for hosting it & representatives from Peak Empower & all the organisations tagged for attending it!Thanks also to & Desborough Bowls Club for presenting about their work to get more disabled people active ,
  • Been a privilege Paul. Coaching & Managing you to win a Commonwealth games medal was a massive achievement & working together to raise awareness of Disability Bowls and DBE has been quite a journey. Good luck in all you go to do. (Whatever the colour of your shirt),
  • RT : Bowls is a sport that offers the potential to play for a lifetime, it is awesome 😄👍Opportunities, paths, directions will change during that time. The challenge is to keep the love of bowls alive and exciting ,
  • Its been a privilege Paul Brown. What a journey we have been on. Coaching, Managing & seeing you win a Commonwealth Games Medal was amazing. Working together 2 raise awareness 4 disability bowls & put DBE on the map has been quite a journey. Good luck in all you on to do. ,
  • 16 DBE players from as far away as Cornwall and Herefordshire met at Taunton Deane IBC to play against a Somerset U25 Team. DBE edged it, but the winner overall was the sport of bowls. Totally inclusive, with no gender or age restriction makes this the greatest sport on earth. ,

Latest News

TEAM SELECTION: Home Nations Championships

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Mike Robertson tops 2019 Outdoor Ranking List

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Helen Wood wins ‘Player of the Year’ Award

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Steve Bigg wins ‘Most Improved Player’ Award

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Sue White presented with DBE Special Award

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DBE show Leicester County the WAY

Match report:  Leicestershire

Ladies Get Together – 3rd November


List of Maiden Singles Players

Read more:  Maiden Singles Players

DBE competitions fully booked

Maiden Singles and National Pairs are FULL.

Check out the future events schedule and book as soon as possible.

Love Brown Fisher Award 2019

Read more:  LFB 2019

Outdoor Ranking Update

It is time to submit your up to date points for this year, don’t delay!

Read more:  Outdoor Ranking


Next session is November 17th at Gedling IBC, same day and venue as DBE Maiden Singles.  Book with Maggy Smith.

Read more:  Classification

Email Issue

If you are not receiving notifications of competitions or other, it may be that we have your email address incorrectly entered or, if, you have changed your email address, please let us know. Contact Margaret Smith on info@disabilitybowlsengland.org.uk


If your club is looking to offer opportunities for players with a disability through holding an Open Day and need some help please contact Disability Bowls England:  info@disabilitybowlsengland.org.uk

Upcoming Events

Events listed until September 2020

DBE vs Somerset County U25 Squad – 7th December


Read more:  Somerset County U25 Squad

DBE vs EIBA Presidents Select – 9th January 2020

BOOK NOW – Places going fast

Read more:  EIBA Presidents Select

Friendly match

We strive to arrange matches across the country, not only to reduce travelling but, also, to give every member an opportunity of playing and representing DBE.  If you wish to play you do not need to be Classified, you can be a supporter, helper etc., being a DBE member is all that is required.  If your Club is interested in hosting a match please get in touch.

Don’t miss our emails

Occasionally check your “SPAM BOX” for DBE emails and add info@disabilitybowlsengland.org.uk to your address book to ensure you don’t miss anything.