England energized for the British Isles International Series

30th June, 2023

Our Aviva England squad is ready and raring to go in Ayr, Scotland this weekend for the 2023 British Isles International Series. The event takes place from Friday 30th July to Sunday 2nd July.

We are proud to have Aviva sponsor our International Teams and a new England kit powered by Aceit.

Our Aviva England squad for the 2023 British Isles International Series

England will compete in a new Top 10 format against host nation Scotland, Ireland, Jersey and Wales.

The selected players form two women’s teams and two men’s teams each consisting of 11 players. Each individual team will participate in Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours disciplines during the event.

• Singles – Four bowls | 21 shots
• Pairs – Three bowls per player | 18 ends
• Triples – Two bowls per player | 18 ends
• Fours – Two bowls per player | 15 ends

England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales have entered two teams of each gender, with Jersey entering one team of each gender.

Performance Director Mo Monkton is backed by International Managers Kirk Smith and Sandy Hazell, International Selectors Di Wilson-Rogers, Jason Parkinson, Jayne Christie and John Ottaway and Junior Vice President Sheila Storey.

England two teams will be known as England Lions and England Eagles. Jamie Walker and Amy Pharaoh have been named as captains for the Series.

You can find full details on the event in the British Isles 2023 programme (courtesy of Bowls Scotland), including playing schedule, here.

Follow Live Scoring on the event here and stay tuned to our social channels for updates and content.


England Lions

Women’s Singles: Stef Branfield

Men’s Singles: Ed Morris

Women’s Pairs: Rebecca Moorbey & Michelle Coleman

Men’s Pairs: Louis Ridout & Jamie Walker

Women’s Triples: Emily Ferguson, Morgan Merryweather & Wendy King

Men’s Triples: Lewis Baker, Harry Goodwin & Nick Brett

Women’s Fours: Sophie Tolchard, Jamie Lea-Marshall, Lorraine Kuhler & Amy Pharaoh

Men’s Fours: Steve Mitchinson, Mark Read, Chris Yeomans & Wayne Willgress

Women’s Reserves: Paige Dennis

Men’s Reserves: Ben Pauley


England Eagles

Women’s Singles: Kirsty Richards

Men’s Singles: Perry Martin

Women’s Pairs: Ruby Hill & Annie Dunham

Men’s Pairs: Kevin Harrison & Stuart Irwin

Women’s Triples: Nicole Rogers,Vicky Bayliss & Harriet Stevens

Men’s Triples: Lee Calver,Tom McGuinness & Andy Walters

Women’s Fours: Emma Cooper, Laura Holden, Katherine Hawes-Watts & Rebecca Wigfield

Men’s Fours: Lee Haywood, Charlie Souter, James Hampton & Tristan Morton

Women’s Reserves: Stephanie Crates

Men’s Reserves: Joe Dawson

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