International Cap Records

British Isles Bowls Council

The Senior International Series has been played since 1903. The Series consists of 24 players (6 rinks of 4 players with 2 bowls each) playing each other country, each rink playing 21 ends. The country with the highest shots after each match receives 2 points or 1 point for a match draw. The Series is played annually rotating between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Scotland have won the Series a record 44 times since its inception.

To view Scotland's cap records for the Senior Internationals, please click here

The Junior International Series was introduced in 1992 for players under the age of 25. The Series consists of 24 players (6 rinks of 4 players with 2 bowls each) playing each other country, each rink playing 21 ends. The country with the highest shots after each match receives 2 points or 1 point for a match draw. The Series is played annually rotating between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Scotland have won the Series a record 10 times since its inception.

To view Scotland's cap records for the Junior Internationals, please click here

British Isles Women's Bowls Council 

The Senior International Series has been played since 1936. The Series consists of 24 players (6 rinks of 4 players with 2 bowls each) playing each other country, each rink playing 21 ends. The country with the highest shots after each match receives 2 points or 1 point for a match draw. The Series is played annually rotating between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Scotland have won the Series 27 times since its inception, which is second to England’s 46 triumphs.

To view Scotland's cap records for the Senior Internationals, please click here

The Junior International Series was introduced in 1987 for players under the age of 25. The Series consists of 16 players (4 rinks of 4 players with 2 bowls each) playing each other country, each rink playing 21 ends. The country with the highest shots after each match receives 2 points or 1 point for a match draw. The Series is played annually rotating between England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Scotland have won the Series 7 times since its inception, which is second to England’s 23 triumphs.

To view Scotland's cap records for the Junior Internationals, please click here

Youth Internationals

Bowls Scotland first competed in the Youth International Series in 2022 for players under the age of 17. The Series consists of 12 players (male and female) playing a number of test matches across two days. Each country receives 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for a defeat. The Series is played annually rotating between Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

To view Scotland’s cap records for the Youth Internationals, please click here.

**Information up to date as of August 2022**

 

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