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Reggae Rollers are off and rolling at the Gold Coast Games

Jamaica is now officially established as an international lawn bowls-playing nation, thanks to the work of a player who learned the game at a club in south London. Andrew Newell and Merv Edwards made the island nation’s bowls debut at … Continue reading

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South Londoner gets Jamaica rolling to the beats at the Games

Jamaica, the proud sporting nation of sprinters such as Usain Bolt and the fastest of fast bowlers like Michael Holding, is about to discover some new sports heroes – in the more sedate world of international lawn bowls. Jamaica has … Continue reading

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Games of giant marbles begin at Marlpit Lane next week

“Mum! Mum! It’s just like giant marbles!” And with that, the new children’s bowls club at Marlpit Lane was named. It all begins next Wednesday. Giant Marbles is the Friends of Marlpit Lane Bowling Green’s family lawn bowls club in … Continue reading

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Coulsdon bowlers tee themselves up to putt on golf

The Friends of Marlpit Lane Bowling Green are getting ready to tee off for a new season by offering re-opened pitch and putt and putting greens in the park from April 19. Yesterday, volunteers from the Friends were hard at … Continue reading

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