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 : Rookery Bowling Club are the 2018 Love Fisher Brown Award Winners! The award, sponsored by recognises clubs that provide participation opportunities for disabled people. A short video about Rookery BC: More info here: ,
  • The BDA is offering a "Funding Package" worth up to £250 to help recruit new members. Applications need to be submitted by 30th April 2019 - if holding an "Open Day" or "Try Bowls" why not apply! see web site for full information. ,
  • DBE raffle winner Linda Tomlinson, met World No.1 Greg Harlow & enjoyed the 2 night Break at Potters for the World Indoor Bowls. "I belong to Geddington & Newton BC & bought my ticket from Barry Basford on a bowls tour to Eastbourne. I was thrilled as I'd never been to Potters",
  • VOLUNTEERS needed to help out for a day in the DBE Marquee at the Bowls England National Championships. Aug: 6th,8th,10th,12th,14th,16th,+ each day from 18th to the 30th Aug . To apply, email ,
  • Players needed to fill entries at the Disability Bowls England Inter Club Triples Comp. Bowls for people with a disability is one of the fastest growing sports. ,

Latest News

DBE National Indoor Pairs 2019

Read more:  National Indoor Pairs Report

DBE Autumn Draw

DBE Autumn Draw winner Linda Tomlinson, enjoyed the 2 night Break at Potters Leisure Resort during the 2019  World Indoor Bowls Championships. 
Linda emailed – “I belong to Geddington and Newton Bowling Club and bought my one ticket from Bowls Coach Barry Basford on our annual bowls tour to Eastbourne. I was thrilled to receive your phone call as I’d never been to Potters.  My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our weekend and meeting World number 1 Greg Harlow” 
Potters has kindly offered another break during the 2020 Potters World Indoor Bowls Championships – so purchase your tickets from a member of Disability Bowls England to be in with a chance. #beinittowinit

Fancy a day in the sun

Read more: DBE 2019

Inter Club Triples Competition

Read more: Inter Club Triples Competition

DBE National Non-Classified Singles Championship 2019

Read the report:  Non-Classified Singles

Invitation to 2nd KDVSC Presidential Cup International Lawn Bowls Games, Suwon, Korea

Read more:  Presidential Cup

DBE Volunteer County Co-Ordinator Appointed

Read more:  Volunteer

Outdoor Ranking

The Outdoor Ranking List has been updated at the conclusion of the 2018 season. Well done to those players added to the list and congratulations to Mike Robertson who moves up to No.1

Read more:  Outdoor Rankings 2019


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

DBE vs Gedling I B C – 24th February

Read more:  Gedling

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DBE National Classified Singles Championships – 2nd/3rd March

Read more:  Classified Singles

Home Nations Indoor Championships – 22nd to 24th March

Read more:  Home Nations

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