-To bowl ball closest to the jack,
-With the option of shooting out opponents balls
-Can be played in Singles (with 4 bowls per player),
-Doubles (with 3 bowls per player),
-Triples or Quadruples (with 2 bowls per player)
-Game begins with one team throwing the jack from behind the foot line.
-Landing in the 5m rectangle playing area
-If failing to land in the 5m rectangle, the opposition can place the jack anywhere within the 5m rectangle (at least 50cm from side lines)
-Team who throws the jack delivers first bowl
-Team that does not hold the advantage delivers the next bowl and so on
-When a team has finished their bowls, opposition delivers the remainder of their bowls, if any
-Team with closest bowl to the jack at the completion of the end scores 1 point,
-And a further point for each other of their bowl/s closer to the jack than any of the opponents bowls.
-Game is played in ends
-First to 13 points wins
-Time limit can apply depending on competition directors.
Note: Different court dimensions are used for Women & U/14.