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International Honours

International Honours

On an individual basis over the last 40 years the club can boast a pedigree of World and Welsh International players.

World Bowls Series

The following members were selected to represent Wales:

1966 - E A John Wales in Sydney Australia.

Incidentally Aeron is the son of a famous father the late Wilfred John of Rhymney who was a regular international player and captain representing Wales for 14 years between 1946 and 1963.

1980 - R B Thomas Wales in Melbourne Australia.

Commonwealth Games

1970 - A further honour was gaind by four of our members when they represented Wales in Edinburgh in the fours competition and finished a creditable fifth position just out of the medals.

The four were E A (Aeron) John, C H (Harry) Thompson, the late A R (Roy) Jones and the late W E (Bill) Pattimore who was the oldest competitor in the games at 79 years young and was presented to Prince Philip for that distinction.

Their performance truly put the club on the Bowls map.

2006 - Kevin Wall was selected as part of a six man team to represent Wales in Melbourne, Australia

World Test Series

2002 - Kevin Wall one of our youngest members was selected to represent Wales in this prestigious series played throughout various venues in England against invitation teams from all over the world to celebrate the English Bowling Association centennial year.

Wales versus South Africa

2002 - Kevin Wall was selected to represent Wales in Capetown where the series was drawn.

Welsh Internationals

1964/65/66/67/ and 1969.  - E A (Aeron) John

1978 - 1979 - R B Thomas

1984 - D J Cook

2001/02/03/04/05/06/14. K (Kevin) Wall

Welsh Junior International

2000 - K (Kevin) Wall

Welsh Indoor Internationals

1971 - A R  Jones

1987 - M Thomas

2000/01/02/03/04. - K (Kevin) Wall

Junior Welsh Indoor International (u25)

1997/98/99/2000/01/02/03/04 - K (Kevin) Wall

 


Last Modified on: 05-12-2018

Forthcoming Events

Family of Miners Exhibition

Date:
22/08/2019 - 30/12/2019
Description:
A photographic exhibition by Walter Waygood documenting mining and miners of Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

A Traditional Welsh Christmas

Date:
14/12/2019
Description:
Wrap up warm and gather at Pit Top at 10.15am to welcome Father Christmas as he travels 300ft UP from underground, then later join him in his cottage for Storytime.* Browse our Christmas Market selling handmade gifts and crafts, make your own Christmas Crafts* and enjoy our Festive Food Offer in the Canteen.

Christmas at Greenmeadow Community Farm

Date:
14 - 15/12/2019
Description:
We are delighted to be welcoming back one of our absolute FAVOURITE visitors...Father Christmas will be sledging in with a Ho Ho Ho to welcome school groups and prebooked groups of 10 or more to the Farm from late November - please call for details or to book!

Farmer for a Day

Date:
14/12/2019
Description:
Suitable for age 8-14. Get the Real Life Farming Experience at Greenmeadow Community Farm!
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