picture on front cover/dust jacket
Title Championship Bowls
Author Bill Irish
Publisher David & Charles, Newton Abbot, England
First published 1979
ISBN 0-7153-7469-9
Edition reviewed 1st
Hardback/softback Hardback
List price Not known
Cover size (cm)
(height x width)
22.2 x 13.7
Number of pages 79
Number of pages with Coloured photos Black & white photos Line drawings
  None 13 17
Synopsis Bill Irish, one of the select few bowlers who have won the EBA Singles Championship twice, was the British Isles champion in 1975 and a member of the English team which won a silver medal in the Triples and a bronze in the Fours in the 1975 World Championships in Johannesburg. A regular member of England's international team and a participant in major invitation tournaments not only in Britain but in Australia and the United States, Irish is now established as one of the world's leading exponents of this absorbing and growing sport.

There are more diagrams and discussions of game situations than have appeared in any previous book on the subject; one chapter is entirely devoted to the techniques of the game which are clearly demonstrated by the author in the specially taken photographs. There are also detailed analyses of some of the author's most memorable and enjoyable matches, making this an invaluable handbook for novice and experienced player alike.