The Malaga Committee.

The Federación Andaluza de Bolos is the Governing body for all Bowls related sports in the Andalucia region of Spain.
Here in Malaga,the Lawn Bowls organisational and controlling body is the Malaga Committee.
Our purpose is to act as administrative facilitators and provide a focal point for the Clubs to come together and make decisions on all matters of Lawn Bowls in the Malaga Province.
We disseminate all information relevant to the smooth running of our Sport, regulate Competitions following the rules agreed by the Clubs and act as a clearing house.
Under our umbrella we also have Umpires, Coaching and Team Malaga (the Provincial Representative Team).

Formally the Committee is Chaired by the Malaga Delegado, who is appointed by the Presidente of the The Federación Andaluza de Bolos. The Delegado reports to the President and the Vice-President for Lawn Bowls in Andalucia who is also appointed by the President. Here in Malaga, however, we hold annual elections for all Committee posts.
Nominations are currently underway for the appointment of the 2020 / 21 Committee. Nonmination forms have been distributed to the Clubs via the Club reps and should be returned to Julian Thomas by 25th February. Elections will take place for any contested positions following the return of the Nomination forms.
The current (2019/20) Committee is as follows:

  • Chairman and Delegado - Ron Jones (Lauro Golf Bowls Club)
  • Treasurer - Julian Thomas (Lauro Golf Bowls Club)
  • Secretary - Bill Neal (Mijas Bowls Club)
  • Competition Convener - Craig Lewis (Santa Maria Bowls Club)
  • Federation Match Secretary - Susan Walker (Santa Maria Bowls Club)
  • Umpires' Chairman - Gordon Adams (Benavista Bowls Club)
  • Team Malaga Manager - Paul Hughes (Lauro Golf Bowls Club)
  • Coaching Convener - Margaret Kain (Santa Maria Bowls Club)
  • Press Secretary - Vacant
  • Sponsorship Officer - Vacant

  • In addition each Club is asked to elect / appoint their own Club Representative. This Club Representative is charged with attending meetings, putting forward the views of their Club Members during discussions and voting on any decisions made.