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Judy’s Jacket raises £1,700 for the Potters Friends Foundation

Spectators attending the Just 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championships, which took place at Potters Resort during January, had the opportunity to enter a competition to guess the colour of the jacket being worn by Judy Potter for the Final of the World Indoor Bowls Open Singles Championship. Judy wore a different coloured jacket for every day she attended the World Bowls [...]

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Just 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championships - RESULTS

2017 was another brilliant year of action at the World Indoor Bowls Championships at Potters Resort, and congratulations to all the champions on their respective victories. Below are results for the four competitions contested. 2017 World Indoor Bowls Mixed Pairs Quarter-Finals - Fri 20th Jan David Gourlay S & Karen Murphy Aus bt Darren Burnett S & Katherine Rednall [...]

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Bowls from the perspective of the partner: We talk to Greg’s wife, Kay Harlow

We often hear from the bowls players, but what is it like being married to one of the top ranked players?We caught up with Greg Harlow’s wife, Kay, to find out…How long have you been with Greg?Around 13 years and he started playing bowls when he was 12, so he was playing for a long time before I [...]

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We profile the top five ranked World Bowls Tour players

The competition is hotting up and it’s all to play for, with BBC TV broadcasting the Just 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championships this week and victory in sight. The question is, who will win the open singles on Sunday?We’ve profiled the top five ranked World Bowls Tour players…1 Nick BrettNick, from Peterborough, plays for England and is one of the [...]

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Meet bowls compere and entertainer Richard Beare

Potters entertainer Richard Beare is appearing live on BBC TV this week, as the Just 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championships get underway.We caught up with the entertainer to find out how the bowls is going… How is the bowls going?The bowls is going really well and there’s lots of people who are working hard to make sure that it [...]

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Pop into our bowls shop

Throughout the Just 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championships, we’ve extended our Pop in Shop to a larger temporary on-Resort shop in the raised area of the Bowlers Bar, which is close to all the bowls action in the International Arena.The shop stocks a range of bowls, clothes and bowls merchandise, and is open daily between 9am and 8pm every [...]

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Just 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championships: We talk to Greg Harlow and Mark Royal

The Just 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championships are well under way and it is the 19th year that we’ve held the event, which attracts players and spectators from all over the world.We caught up with our very own Greg Harlow and Mark Royal as they get ready to start their open singles matches…How do you both feel about [...]

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Discover who won at the World Bowls Tour awards 2017

The annual World Bowls Tour awards and gala dinner is a celebration of the achievement of bowls players and people who support the sport.Here’s a list of who won what…The first award of Players Player of the Year was voted by players on who they felt was the best in the 2015-16 season. Our very own MD John Potter presented the award and the [...]

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Shocks and thrills at Just 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championships opening weekend

After qualifying matches, the Just 2017 World Indoor Championships kicked-off at Potters on Friday 13th January. In the open pairs, the Australian duo of Des Cann and David Holt won their head-to-head against John McCullough and Roy Battersby from Ireland in straight sets, while Lincoln qualifiers Danny Brown and Mathew Whyers eased through the all English qualifier 11-2, 7-1 against [...]

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Meet some of our bowls stewards

Our team of 30 Potters bowls stewards for the Just 2017 World Indoor Bowls Championships all do an amazing job of welcoming and looking after our guests and day visitors during the 17 days of bowls action. They are all volunteers and we caught up with some of them for a chat to find out about their important role [...]

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