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Sileby Bowls Club

Bowls Guidance

In the Laws of the Sport of Bowls the winner in a singles game is the first player to score 21 shots. In other disciplines (pairs and fours) the winner is the team who has scored the most shots after 21 ends of play. The game of triples usually plays 18 ends.

The mat must be a minimum 2 metres from the bank (Front of mat).

The minimum distance for the jack to be bowled (From the front of mat) 23 metres.

Club Competition Rules.

(1) Singles (four bowls,21 shots)                                           (5) Two Wood Singles (two bowls each, 21 ends)

(2) Pairs (four bowls each player, 21 ends)                           (6) Junior Singles (four bowls, 21 shots)

(3) Triples (three bowls each player, 18 ends)                       (7) Junior Pairs (four bowls each player, 18 ends)

(4) Fours (two bowls each player, 21 ends)                           (8) Senior Fours (two bowls each player,21 ends)

Handicap. 0 to 10 scoring, If the handicap for player 1 is 4 and player 2 is 7, player 1 has to reach 21 and player 2 has to reach 24, the difference between 4 and 7.

Maidens.This competition is open to all members who have yet to win a competition.