Bowls clubs urged to stay in touch with their members through these tough times
The nationwide prospects for the game of outdoor bowls is under threat.
Not only are the vast majority of its participants in the over 70 ‘vulnerable and at risk’ category (over 80 per-cent in some clubs) likely to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic but they need the activity and companionship which bowls provides to stimulate them through later life.
A number of outdoor leagues have decided to suspend all competition while others have at best been delayed and at worst suspended altogether until 2021.
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