Important Notice
Advice and Competition Rules.

           

1.        All In-House Competition entrants must be paid-up members of Richmond (Yorks) Bowls Club.

2.       The green manager shall decide which rinks and direction of play are to be used.

 

3.       Dress for all league and competitive matches is flat soled shoes, white or club shirt, grey slacks or regulation shorts for gentlemen, and grey slacks, cropped trousers or a skirt for ladies. 

 

4.       No bowl to be delivered without one foot remaining on or above the placed mat.

5.       No practice ends on the rink of play, unless agreed by team captains.

6.       In singles competitions, one of the players should appoint an independent marker, who must be dressed as for play. Refer to 3.

7.       Walking aids must have fitted pads, smoking of any kind is forbidden on the green and adjacent plinth.

8.       Do not run on the rinks or place items on the rink or plinth, (except scoreboard stands, measure rods and pushers), keep walkways around the green clear of clothing and luggage.  

9.       Walk along the centre of your rink between ends.

10.      Do not move about behind the head when another player is about to deliver a bowl towards you.

TO DISTINGUISH ONE CLUB'S BOWLS',  STICKERS  IN CLUB COLOURS ARE ATTACHED TO BOTH SIDES OF EACH BOWL,   THE LARGE  CIRCULAR ROUNDLE GOES ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE TO THE BIAS WHICH IS INDICATED INDICATED BY THE SMALL SOLID SPOT.
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