Commonwealth Games

2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

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  • Bendigo-born Barrie Lester chosen to receive Commonwealth Games Flag for Victoria 2026

    Bendigo-born Barrie Lester chosen to receive Commonwealth Games Flag for Victoria 2026

    Four-time medal winning Australian Commonwealth Games lawn bowler Barrie Lester will have the honour of receiving the Commonwealth Games Federation flag on behalf of the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games in tomorrow night’s Birmingham 2022 Closing Ceremony. The Commonwealth Games Federation flag will be lowered and then passed from the President of the Commonwealth Games Federation […]


  • Jackaroos end Games on historic note

    Jackaroos end Games on historic note

    Birmingham 2022, a tournament to be remembered amongst the Australian bowling fraternity for eternity. The history books were rewritten for the Jackaroos, who topped the dais on three occasions on UK soil, a previously barren body of land that had quashed the hopes and dreams of the green and gold army for decades. But not […]


  • Re-watch golden Jackaroos moments on 7Plus

    Re-watch golden Jackaroos moments on 7Plus

    Courtesy of the Seven Network and 7Plus, bowls action from the 2022 Commonwealth Games is available to watch on replay. Go back and re-live your favourite moments of the Games, with shorter mini-matches also available to watch bite-sized versions! For all bowls action on 7Plus, click here, or see below for any particular Australian match. […]


  • 2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 9 wrap

    2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 9 wrap

    The ninth and final day of the 2022 Commonwealth Games bowls action served up a golden finish for the Australian Jackaroos, producing one of the most memorable days in Australian bowls history. Heading into the day, the women’s pairs side were set to take on England in a final in the first session of the […]


  • 2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 8 wrap

    2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 8 wrap

    Australia will bring home at least one more bowls medal from Leamington Spa after some solid performances on the penultimate day of play at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The para mixed pairs gave it their all in their bronze medal playoff against England, but fell just short of collecting a medal. The women’s pairs was […]


  • 2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 7 wrap

    2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 7 wrap

    It was another day of ups and downs for the Jackaroos at Leamington Spa, with more finals spots booked and another campaign coming to an end. The para mixed pairs side fell short in their semi final, but will still have a crack at a medal in the bronze medal playoff on Friday. Aaron Wilson […]


  • 2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 6 wrap

    2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 6 wrap

    The Jackaroos collected their fourth medal on day six of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, on day of mixed results for the squad. Cheryl Lindfield and Serena Bonnell were unable to match a strong Scottish side in the final of the para women’s pairs, claiming Australia’s third silver medal on the greens at Leamington Spa. Results […]


  • Willis overjoyed at Ryan’s Commonwealth gold

    Willis overjoyed at Ryan’s Commonwealth gold

    Bowls Australia (BA) National Coach Gary Willis is bursting with pride following Jackaroo Ellen Ryan becoming the first Australian to win a Commonwealth Games gold on UK soil, and the first female from the country to take home the women’s singles title. The Goulburn native clawed back from a 9-2 deficit against Guernsey’s Lucy Beere […]


  • 2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 5 wrap

    2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 5 wrap

    Australia has added a third medal to its bowls tally at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on day 5 of play.


  • 2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 4 wrap

    2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 4 wrap

    Monday, August 1, 2022 will go down as one of the more iconic in Australian lawn bowls history, after a historic gold medal win, as well as silver success among other positives. Ellen Ryan wrote her name into the history books by claiming the women’s singles gold medal on Monday afternoon. Ryan becomes the first […]


  • 2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 3 wrap

    2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 3 wrap

    The Australian Jackaroos are primed for multiple chances at medals after an outstanding day of play on Sunday at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, securing spots in four semi finals. The third day of play saw Australia feature in women’s singles and men’s triples quarter finals, with success in both to advance to semi finals. The […]


  • 2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 2 wrap

    2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 2 wrap

    Jackaroos ride highs and lows on day 2 of Comm Games.


  • 2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 1 wrap

    2022 Commonwealth Games: Day 1 wrap

    Australia is primed to launch after a strong start to the 2022 Commonwealth Games.


  • History on the line for Jackaroos in Birmingham

    History on the line for Jackaroos in Birmingham

    The Commonwealth Games is the sport of bowls’ blue-ribbon event, and the only multi-sport competition that bowlers can aspire to participate in. The men and women chosen to don the green and gold regalia at this year’s Games have already achieved a feat worthy of recognition, but there is still more on the line, with […]


  • 2022 Commonwealth Games: All the info you need to know

    2022 Commonwealth Games: All the info you need to know

    The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games are set to commence on Friday afternoon Australian time, with our Australian Jackaroos primed to take it up against the best in the Commonwealth. Here are some key details to keep in mind ahead of the Games. When do the Games start? How long do they run for? The 2022 […]


  • The only limitations I face are societal: Bonnell

    The only limitations I face are societal: Bonnell

    Commonwealth Games-bound Para Jackaroo Serena Bonnell is as bursting to get onto the greens of Royal Leamington Spa at the end of the month for the biggest event in her bowls career. Picked to represent Australia in the para-women’s pairs alongside Cheryl Lindfield, she will look to emulate her husband, Tony, in becoming a gold […]


  • Commonwealth Games Draw announced

    Commonwealth Games Draw announced

    The Australian Jackaroos have learned who their initial opponents will be at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham commencing in just over a fortnight. The team is already in England for a staging camp ahead of the competition, and will face a cumulative 17 countries across all open and para disciplines throughout the sectional rounds. […]


  • Grant Fehlberg withdraws from Commonwealth Games

    Grant Fehlberg withdraws from Commonwealth Games

    Grant Fehlberg, the father and director of vision-impaired Jackaroo Jake, has made the difficult decision to withdraw from his position for the upcoming Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games due to unforeseen family circumstances. Fehlberg, who claimed gold alongside his son on the Gold Coast in 2018, had intended to try to replicate their heroics later this […]


  • Jackaroos seal Trans Tasman honours

    Jackaroos seal Trans Tasman honours

    The Right at Home Australian Jackaroos have wrapped up the 2022 Trans Tasman Test Series a day early, having reached an unassailable lead in the best-of-three test event at Club Tamborine. The green and gold contingent were clinical in their performance against their across-the-ditch rivals New Zealand on the penultimate day of competition today, prevailing […]


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