Potters Bowls Shop’s Dan Seabourne has once again qualified for his country’s under-25s team. For the fourth year in a row, Dan will pull on an England shirt to play against Scotland, Wales and Ireland in September.
Aged 22, Dan is one of 24 men selected to represent England in the under 25s category. Dan, who plays both indoor and outdoor bowls, is currently practicing six times a week in preparation for a busy season.
We caught up for a chat with Dan, known by his fellow bowlers as Spike, to find out what it means to play for his country. Dan says: “It is such an honour to represent England and there’s no better feeling than playing for your country, and I can’t wait to do it again. I want to keep on being good enough to make the England team every year and play well enough to prove that I’m good enough to be there. I want to help England win and it’s always fun being part of the England team, as we get on well and really support each other. This year the Championships are taking place in Ireland, and after this year I will have played in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland in the competition.”
A massive congratulations to Dan on this achievement and we can’t wait to wave our England flags to support him! Dan is hoping to play in as many competitions as he can this year, so we’ll keep you posted on his news.
The British Isles Bowls Council Championships take place on 8th and 9th September in Ireland.
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