Streaming and broadcast details locked in

by Lachlan Williams on August 18, 2023

The 2023 World Bowls Championships is just around the corner, and we are excited to be able to confirm streaming and broadcast information.

Live action from the first outdoor world championships in seven years will be coming to screens across the world on every day of the event, from August 29 – September 10.

Sectional games and a selection of knockout rounds will be streamed live via the Bowls Australia Facebook page and YouTube channel.

An estimated 48 games will be live-streamed across nine days of play, with two streams per session nearly every day.

Eight of the 11 finals will be broadcast live on Fox Sports, Kayo Sports & Sky Sport NZ for Australian and New Zealand audiences, with international viewers able to watch live via Bowls Australia‚Äôs Facebook page.

These broadcasts will be headed up by veteran broadcaster Pat Welsh, with former Rinkside Live host Clive Adams, Right at Home Australian Jackaroo Barrie Lester and former world champion Carla Krizanic to feature alongside.

The three non-broadcast finals will also be streamed live to the BA Facebook page and YouTube channel for viewers all around the world to watch. Val Febbo will be joined behind the microphone by former world champions Brett Wilkie & Julie Keegan covering the vision-impaired pairs, para women’s pairs and men’s triples finals.

Download the BowlsNow app to view the full schedule of matches to watch live.

With two streams per session, one stream will focus predominantly on Right at Home Australian Jackaroos matches, with the other stream highlighting teams from around the world.

While all matches are poised to show the best bowls has to offer, there are some key matchups to keep an eye on.

A re-match of one of the best games in recent memory will be streamed on September 6, with Kristina Krstic & Ellen Ryan taking on Sophie Tolchard & Amy Pharaoh in replay of the 2022 Commonwealth Games women’s pairs final.

Reigning pairs world champion Aaron Wilson will pair up with Aaron Teys to take on reigning Commonwealth Games pairs champions Daniel Salmon & Jarrad Breen on August 30.

There will be plenty of other blockbuster lineups and world class players on display throughout the event.

Note: Streamed matches are subject to change.