ACHIEVEMENTS

Some people dream of success. I have achieved the Measure of Success.
WORLD BOWLS TOUR

 

Selected as a member of the elite squad of WBT TV Offcials in 2001, I am proud to have experienced the very pinnacle of the Indoor sport and mixed with players who have proved to be the best of the best.

 

Appearances

World Indoor Pairs and Singles: 2001 to present

International Open: 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008 & 2015

Scottish International Open: 2004, 2005, 2007, 2012 to 2015, 2017

Welsh International Open: 2009, 2011 & 2012

Co-Operative Funeralcare World Matchplay: 2007

COMMONWEALTH GAMES

 

After passing through a rigorous selection process iin 2001, just 2 years after my first International event, I was proud to attend the Commonwealth Games in Manchester 2002.​ This was topped by having the opportunity to mark the blue ribband Mens Singles Final.

In 2018 I will attended my fifth consecutive games in Gold Coast, Australia.

 

Appearances

XVII Commonwealth Games 2002 - Manchester

XVIII Commonwealth Games 2006 - Melbourne

XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 - Delhi

XX Commonwealth Games 2014 - Glasgow

XXI Commonwealth Games 2018 - Gold Coast

INTERNATIONALS

 

Since my first International appearance at the Junior International Series in Worthing in 1999, I have attended numerous International Events and been fortunate enough to travel around Europe and beyond.

 

Appearances

World Bowls Champion of Champions: Cyprus 2012

Matchroom Sports Premier League: 2008 to 2011

BIIBC International Series: 2003

BIBC Championships & Series: 2010 & 2014

England v New Zealand Test Series: 2001

BIBC Junior International Series: 1999 & 2001

European Team Championships: 2003, 2005 & 2007

World Bowls Championships 2016 Christchurch NZ

World Bowls Atlantic Championships, Wales 2019

 

QUALIFICATION ACHIEVEMENTS

April 1989 - Qualified as Club Umpire

June 1991 - Qualified as County Umpire

September 1996 - Qualified as National Umpire

September 1999 - 1st International appearance

November 2009 - Qualified as World Bowls ITO

WORLD BOWLS LAWS COMMITTEE
"I am honoured to be able to serve on this committee and hope that I can make a valuable contribution. "

Allan Thornhill

International Technical Official
World Bowls Laws Committee

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