Drakes Pride PRO 50
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Magenta Red 3 Heavy 2028 stamp £280
While on the lookout for hot new products for serious bowlers I came across this advert. Those of you who know your scriptures will immediately hear Luke 6:38:
“Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you.”
OFF WITH THE OLD, ON WITH THE NEW
Item 1: Not so much a night of the long knives, more the morning of the guillotine. Never have so many ministers been culled in one day than by Boris this week. This is a BIG CHANGE. Continue reading
Alexie Sayle doesn’t play bowls. If he did he’d probably come up with a new lyric about the datestamp on lawn bowls.
Is there a right and wrong way to deliver a bowl? Absolutely not – there are as many fine delivery styles as there are good bowlers. The pictures above illustrate some good – and bad – pointers to achieving a successful bowls delivery. Continue reading
Only this week I had the painful task of ‘rescuing’ bowls equipment from a park bowls club.
It was a true rescue, because 24 hours later the club secretary handed the gate keys back to the council. Continue reading
Do you remember that particular game when your opponent’s bowls performance seemed to be intolerably good?
You felt somehow inferior … or intimidated .. or some other emotion, from the very first moment they stood on the mat to bowl the first trial end. Continue reading
Ever keen to see innovation in the sport your correspondent struck gold in the first week of the new outdoor season. It is wet, of course, and the green is wet. Holding onto a slippery wet bowl is never easy.
Choosing a grip-enhancing product is on many bowlers minds at this time of year. Sales of Grippo, Monkey Grip, Wilgrip, Bulldog Grip and Champion spray polish (when meagre stocks can be found) are always strong in April and May. Continue reading