See below for the latest information from Rhiwbina Bowls Club.

BBC Sports Personality of the Year


Posted 24/12/2018

The club wishes to congratulate Geraint Thomas on winning this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year trophy.
Geraint is the son of Rhiwbina bowler Howell Thomas, who attended the ceremony with his wife and other family members.

Rhiwbina bowler Howell Thomas and his wife Hilary, pictured to the left of son, Geraint Thomas

Whitchurch Open Mixed Pairs 2018


Posted 19/12/2018

Belated congratulations to Rhiwbina husband and wife duo, Jon & Helen Edwards, on reaching the final of the above tournament. After a good run of form in earlier rounds, Jon and Helen were beaten in the final by Luke Iles and Alex Morgan.

Rhiwbina members Jon & Helen Edwards with tournament winners, Alex Morgan & Luke Iles

Charity  Walk  2018


Posted 04/06/2018

Men's Captain, Hugh McManus, has chosen British Heart Foundation as his nominated charity for 2018. The annual Captain's charity walk took place in Roath Park last weekend in glorious weather, and boosted the total raised to over £700 to date.

Rhiwbina Bowls Club members in Roath Park ahead of the charity walk in aid of British Heart Foundation

Charity Events 2018


Posted 04/06/2018

Charity Events 2018 in aid of British Heart Foundation are:
Sunday, 01 July - Charity Mixed Pairs
Friday, 06 July - Jeff Hooper, International Cabaret Singer
Friday, 27 July - Quiz & Supper
** August (tbc) - Skittles & Supper
Monday, 06 August - Ken Innes Tournament (men's rinks)
Monday, 20 August - Ken Innes Tournament Finals (buffet & raffle)

Barry  Athletic  Academy


Posted 27/07/2017

Two of our junior members, Flynn Barnes and Joe Gape, took part in a Bowls Academy Day recently at Barry Athletic Bowls Club. Congratulations to Flynn on winning the pairs competition run during the day with Jack Mounty. Both are pictured below (Flynn second from left, Joe second from right) with other participants and coaches.
The Academy Day was a one-day coaching event aimed at young bowlers 11 to 16 years of age who are seeking to improve their game and performance. The Barry Athletic Bowls Academy was organised and delivered by the Barry Athletic Bowls Club supported by Aero Bowls sponsored players: Richard Bowen of Barry Athletic Bowls Club and Aero-sponsored players Anwen Butten and Jess Sims. Anwen has won two Commonwealth Games bronze medals and two world silver medals and three bronze. Jess is the current World Ladies Pairs Champion and has been a regular in the Welsh women’s junior and senior international teams.

Young Rhiwbina bowlers, Flynn Barnes (second from left) and Joe Gape (second from right)
at the recent Barry Athletic Academy Day.

Rhiwbina  Festival  Parade


Posted 05/07/2017

Rhiwbina Bowls Club members took part in the 2017 Rhiwbina Festival Parade, highlighting the range of community activities on offer in Rhiwbina. On a sunny day in July, the event was a great success.

Rhiwbina bowlers enjoying the sunshine at the Rhiwbina Festival Parade

New  Club  Sign  2016


Posted 16/09/2016

Members and visitors to Rhiwbina in 2016 will have noticed the distinctive, colourful new club sign at the far end of the bowling greens. This was kindly donated to the club by David and Mary Rundle to mark David's third spell as Captain of Rhiwbina.

David and Mary are pictured below; also to be seen is the rockery containing a memorial plaque to former member Hugh Morgan, the rockery having been created this year by David and fellow member Arwel Owen.

David & Mary Rundle
David & Mary with rockery in background.

Club  Sign  Donation  2016


Posted 16/09/2016

The new club sign to welcome visiting teams to Rhiwbina was donated by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC), presented by Mr. Mark Spragg, NFRC Regional Manager for South Western England & Wales.

Mark, who is a resident of Rhiwbina, visited the club recently for a formal hand-over of the sign to 2016 Captain David Rundle.

Mark Spragg of NFRC with 2016 Captain David Rundle
'Welcome' sign donated by Mark Spragg of NFRC,
pictured with 2016 Captain David Rundle

Captain's  Charity  2016


Posted 12/09/2016

This year's charity fundraising efforts were concluded in August with the presentation of a cheque to Georgina Burke of Marie Curie. Captain David Rundle is seen here presenting a cheque, the major portion of a total of £4000 raised for this local cause.

Captain David Rundle with Georgina Burke of Marie Curie.

Winchester Tour 2016


Posted 09/09/2016

Photographs of the Winchester Tour are now available in the Gallery Section(see Tours)

Monday  League  2016


Posted 31/07/2016

This year's Monday League was concluded with a play-off between two teams, which had finished the league on an equal number of points.

The team pictured below were convincing winners on the day and were duly crowned Monday League Champions in 2016.

Monday League Winners 2016: Paul Kennedy, John Parsons, John Gwyther, Ray Pillar, Derek King.

Charity  Mixed  Pairs  2016


Posted 11/07/2016

The winners of this year's Rhiwbina Charity Mixed Pairs, held on Sunday, 10 July, were husband and wife duo, Jon and Helen Edwards.

In a closely-fought final, they defeated Dennis Silver and Marlane Lewis.

Charity Mixed Pairs Winners - Jon & Helen Edwards
Charity Mixed Pairs Finalists - Dennis Silver & Marlane Lewis

Ladies'  Tour  2016


Posted 23/06/2016

Rhiwbina Ladies visited Weston-Super-Mare on their 2016 tour.

Photographs of their match versus Isle of Wedmore Bowling Club can now be found on the Gallery page of the website in the 'Ladies' section.

Photographs kindly provided by photographer Steve Wilkinson of Wedmore, Somerset, to whom we are very grateful.


Captain's  Charity  2016


Posted 12/06/2016

The chosen charity of this year's men's captain, David Rundle, is Marie Curie - Care and support through terminal illness.

The first charity event of the 2016 season took place on Sunday, 05 June, when more than 40 bowlers, family members and friends undertook a charity walk in Roath Park, followed by lunch at Rhiwbina Recreation Club. The funds raised so far amount to more than £800, a fantastic start to this year's fund-raising events.

Future events are a Charity Mixed Pairs competition on July 10, a Marie Curie 'Blooming Great Tea Party' on July 17, and a Charity Rinks competition on August 08 and 22, after which a cheque will be presented to representatives of the local Marie Curie branch.

Charity walkers 2016 in support of Marie Curie ready for the start in Roath Park , Cardiff.

Sunrise  Open  Mixed  Pairs  Tournament


Posted 12/06/2016

The 2016 Sunrise Open Mixed Pairs Tournament is being organised and hosted by Whitchurch Bowling Club. Entry forms are now available from Tournament Organiser, Paul Mitchell: Tel. - 07905 397684 or E-mail -

New  Look  Website


Posted 01/01/2016

The new look website is now live! Any positive or helpful comments to secretary@rhiwbinabowls. This is still a work in progress so please be patient!

If you are viewing the gallery pages using Internet Explorer, a message may appear at the bottom of the page stating that 'Internet Explorer restricted this webpage from running scripts or ActiveX controls'. You will need to click on 'Allow blocked content' to view the galleries correctly.

Fixture  Dates  available  2016


None available.