Bowls Scotland has taken the decision to cancel all events for the 2020 season.

Bosses say they have a duty of care to all our members and clubs to put people’s health first.

A statement said: “Bowls is an inclusive sport accessible to people of all ages, genders and abilities.

“We have been closely monitoring the ongoing situation regarding COVID-19 and have taken on board advice from the Scottish Government.”

An emergency meeting of Bowls Scotland Board decided to cancel the following events Bowls Scotland National Championships (Stage One & Stage Two) • Ladies National Top 10 • Linda Brennan Ladies U25 Pairs • Andrew Hamilton Trophy

They will not be accepting any applications from clubs for the Try Bowls programme pending further Government guidance.

They will also not be running any Introduction, Level 1 or Level 2 Bowls Coaching Courses until further notice.