The Australian ace who has recently launched his autobiography entitle” Rolled Gold ” showing his struggle with health hence his delivery aided with ‘stick’ on the rink started bowls at the age of 13. Amongst all his achievements Kelvin ‘Spike’ Kerkow says his proudest one is the Commonwealth Games Singles in Australia 2006 where he took a gold medal.
Struggling at the Ranking Tournaments over the last two years has seen the Australian Ace slipping down the rankings and although given a wildcard for the World Championships he was not able to make anything of it. Kelvin has decided to retire from the World Bowls Tour Circuit for the time being.
- World Champion Foster Retains World No1 Ranking
Friday 18th February, 2011 by
Success for the fourth time at the Potters Holidays World Indoor Singles Championship in January has led to Scotland’s Paul Foster retaining the World Bowls Tour world number one ranking, according the list for the 2011/12 season announced by the WBT.
- Confident Foster Sees Off Young Pretender at Potters
Thursday 13th January, 2011 by
Stewart Anderson’s hopes of reaching the final of the Potters Holidays World Indoor Singles Championship for the second year in a row were dashed today when the young Scot fell at the first hurdle to second-seeded compatriot Paul Foster in the first round of the premier World Bowls Tour event in Norfolk.
- Champions Downed As Stepney & Barker Step Up Potters Pairs Bid
Sunday 9th January, 2011 by
Scottish qualifiers Michael Stepney & Andrew Barker extended their giant-killing run in the Potters Holidays World Indoor Pairs Championship when they defeated England’s event favourites and defending champions Ian Bond & Andy Thomson to reach the semi-finals of the World Bowls Tour event at Hopton-on-Sea in the English county of Norfolk.
- Scots Oust Greenslade & Weale In Potters Upset
Saturday 8th January, 2011 by
Scottish qualifiers Michael Stepney & Andrew Barker produced the first upset on the opening day of action in the Potters Holidays World Indoor Bowls Championships when they despatched experienced Welsh pair Jason Greenslade & Robert Weale in the first round of the World Pairs event at Hopton-on-Sea in the English county of Norfolk.
- Scot Paul Foster Is New Wbt World Number One
Tuesday 16th February, 2010 by Howard Harding
Scotlandâ€™s Paul Foster Crowns A Historic Season On The World Bowls Tour By Emerging As The New World Number One, According To The Wbt World Rankings For The 2010/11 Season Which Are Announced Today.
- Stone Overturns Kerkow In Swansea Upset
Monday 1st February, 2010 by Howard Harding
English Qualifier Tim Stone Produced An Impressive Upset On The Third Day Of First Round Action In The Gravells Welsh International Open When He Beat Australia’s Three Times Former Champion Kelvin Kerkow To Reach The Last 16 Of The World Bowls Tour Event At The City And County Of Swansea Indoor Bowls Club In Swansea.
- Hadar Heads Day Of Upsets In Swansea
Sunday 31st January, 2010 by Howard Harding
Israeli Qualifier Zvikar Hadar Led A Remarkable Day Of Upsets In The Gravells Welsh International Open When He Ousted Fifth Seed Greg Harlow In The First Round Of The World Bowls Tour Event At The City And County Of Swansea Indoor Bowls Club In Swansea To Deny England’s New World Champion The Chance Of Becoming World Number One Next Season.
- Beath Beats Champion Chisholm In Welsh International Opener
Saturday 30th January, 2010 by Howard Harding
Australian Qualifier Gerard Beath Brought To An End The Reign Of Robert Chisholm As Champion Of The Gravells Welsh International Open When He Beat The 24-year-old Englishman In The First Round Of The Final Ranking Event Of The World Bowls Tour Season At The City And County Of Swansea Indoor Bowls Club In Swansea.
- World Champion Harlow Heads New Wbt Provisional Rankings
Thursday 28th January, 2010 by Howard Harding
His Triumph In Sunday’s Final Of The Potters Holidays World Indoor Singles Championship In Norfolk Not Only Made Greg Harlow World Champion For The First Time, But It Has Also Pushed The Englishman To The Top Of The Latest Provisional World Bowls Tour World Rankings, Issued Today By The World Bowls Tour.
- Gravells Confirm Sponsorship Of Wbt Welsh International Open
Wednesday 20th January, 2010 by Howard Harding
The 2010 Welsh International Open, The Final Ranking Event Of The World Bowls Tour Season, Will Be Sponsored For The Second Year By Leading Welsh Car Dealership Gravells.