BROMSGROVE and District Indoor Bowls Club will be hosting their first-ever tournament to be streamed live online on Friday.

The English Short Mat Bowls Association have organised an invitational event (11am start), which will see recognised players from indoor and crown green take on some of the top short mat players in the country.

Robert Elmore is representing the indoor game and the reigning British Crown Green Bowling Association, while senior individual merit champion Greg Smith and Noel Burrows will be among the Crown Green competitors involved on Friday, June 13.

The live action can be watched online by visiting: or at:, with Mel Evans MBE providing quality coverage.

During the day, there will also be special challenge matches which will be shown involving players from all formats.