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How to Direct a Visually Impaired Bowler

Visually Impaired Bowls England (VIBE) in partnership with Disability Bowls England (DBE) and Coach Bowls will be running a pilot

“How to Direct a Visually Impaired Bowler – Level 1 Club Director course”

during the afternoon session at Oxford City & County Bowls Club on Tuesday 12 April starting at 1:30pm. Continue reading “How to Direct a Visually Impaired Bowler”

DBE at EIBA National Finals

We are very pleased to announce the DBE Finals Competitors & schedule for the English Indoor Bowling Association National Finals 2022 at Nottingham IBC

Champion of Champion Singles – Tuesday 5th April @ 09.30 & Final @ 1.30pm

B6 Champion – Steve Ireland (Preston, Sussex)

B7 Champion – Fynn Kyser (Countesthorpe, Leicestershire)

B8 Champion – John Greaves (Wellingborough, Northamptonshire)

Unclassified Champion – Chris Gray (Wellingborough, Northamptonshire)

Mixed Ability Pairs

John Hollowell (Bridgeman, Bedfordshire)
Isaac Shieh (Paddington, Middlesex)
Sally-Ann Lewis-Wall (Barwell, Leicestershire) Director – Jane Herbet (Barwell, Leicestershire)
Val Roberts (Sphinx Coventry, Warwickshire)

Classified Pairs Plate Final – Friday 8th April @ 13.30pm

Stephen Smith (Old Couldson, Surrey)
Colin Milner (Cheshunt, Hertfordshire)
Joe Peplow (Manor Park Malvern, Worcestershire)
Gary Swift (Harrogate, Yorkshire)

Maggy Smith MBE Shield North v South (Triples)

Steve Angus (Stanley, Durham) (Capt.)
Arthur Redfearn (Hornsey, Yorkshire)
Graham Patterson (Gateshead, Northumberland)
Colin Wagstaff (Melton, Leicestershire)
Tim Swann (Lincoln, Lincolnshire)
Alastair Domville (Yorkshire)
John Greaves (Wellingborough, Northamptonshire)
Adrian Mellows (Wellingborough, Northamptonshire)
Craig Dalton (Durham, Durham)

Dave Fisher (Colchester, Essex) (Capt.)
Steve Ireland (Preston, Sussex)
Alex Comack (Barwell, Leicestershire)
Paul Baker (Worthing, Sussex)
Bob Love (Tamworth, Staffordshire)
John Rogers (Tamworth, Staffordshire)
Julia Evans (Tamworth, Staffordshire)
Julie Deferville (Bristol, Somerset)
Khalila Hussain (Westlecot, Wiltshire)

Classified Pairs Final – Sunday 10th April @ 09.30am

Helen Wood (York & District, Yorkshire)
Sally-Ann Lewis-Wall (Barwell, Leicestershire), Director – Helen Wall (Barwell, Leicstershire)
Craig Bowler (Wellingborough, Northamptonshire)
Steve Ireland (Preston, Sussex)

HP Squad 2022/2023

DBE High Performance Management Team & Selectors are very pleased to announce the

Indoor High-Performance Squad – 2022/23
B1 Keith Brenton Gateshead IBC Newcastle 
B1 Taylor Vasey Scarborough IBC Yorkshire
B2 Anthony Phillips Tilbury IBC Essex
B2 Chris Turnbull Scarborough IBC Yorkshire
B2 Sarah Marshall Berkhamsted IBC Hertfordshire
B2 Sue Taylor Taunton Deane IBC Somerset
B2 Stephen Hartley Plymouth Life Centre IBC Devon
B3 Alison Yearling Plymouth Life Centre IBC Devon
B3 Khanmuzaffarul Gause Paddington IBC Greater London
B3 Steve Simmons Lewisham IBC Kent
B4 Gareth Harwood Leeds & District IBC Yorkshire
B4 Sally-Ann Lewis-Wall Barwell IBC Leicestershire
VI Directors
Brian Vasey (Katy) Scarborough IBC Yorkshire
Chris Venn TBC Warwickshire
Don Taylor Taunton Deane IBC Somerset
Doreen Metcalf TBC
Isaac Shieh Paddington IBC Greater London
Jane Herbert Barwell IBC Leicestershire
Mark Bilsby Leeds I& District IBC Yorkshire
Mark Wherry TBC Cornwall
Nigel Morgan Swindon Manor IBC Wiltshire
Sue Wherry TBC Cornwall

B6 Craig Bowler Bridgman IBC Bedfordshire
B6 Joe Peplow Malvern Hills IBC Worcestershire
B6 Michelle White Dartford Stone Lodge IB Kent
B6 Simon Wright Hornsea IBC Yorkshire
B6 Steve Ireland Preston IBC Sussex
B7 Fynn Kyser Barwell IBC Leicestershire
B7 Bob Love Tamworth IBC Staffordshire
B7 Gill Platt Wey Valley IBC Surrey
B7 Helen Wood York & District IBC Yorkshire
B7 Jonathan Stokes Riverain IBC Hertfordshire
B7 Steve Angus Stanley IBC Durham
B8 David Fisher Colchester West End BC Essex
B8 Gary Swift Harrogate IBC Yorkshire
B8 Jennie Sandford Wealdon IBC Sussex
B8 John Greaves Wellingborough IBC Northamptonshire
B8 Kieran Rollings Kettering Lodge IBC Northamptonshire
B8 Mike Robertson Spalding IBC Lincolnshire

As at 21/02/2022

Combined Supporting Inclusion courses/Disability Taster & social fixture days

Disability Bowls England in partnership with Coach Bowls with funding supported by Sport England and WheelPower are very pleased to announce a series of combined Supporting Inclusion Courses/Disability Taster & social fixture days across the English counties. Continue reading “Combined Supporting Inclusion courses/Disability Taster & social fixture days”