Bowls Australia (BA) has been nominated for the accolade of Best Coverage of Sport by a Club or Organisation as part of the 2022 Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Media Awards.
With a record number of entries across all categories for the nominating delegates to cast their eyes over, BA’s continuous work to provide the best coverage of bowls possible has been recognised across various platforms, such as the website, social media, Rinkside Live streaming, The Right Line podcast, Without Bias and The Bowls Show.
BA has been nominated alongside the AFL’s GWS Giants, NRL’s Parramatta Eels and NSO Snow Australia, with the quartet vying for the inaugural award in this category.
CEO Matthew Kennedy is thrilled with the recognition by the Australian Sports Commission, and aims to continue to bring the sport of bowls further into the mainstream of the Australian sports media landscape.
“This is a wonderful honour to be nominated alongside three significant organisations who are all committed to bring their consumers the best coverage of their sports possible,” Kennedy said.
“Bowls is a sport that never rests with tournaments constantly held around the country, and the way the media team brings it to people’s homes is magnificent.
“We look forward to continuing our commitment to make the sport of bowls as accessible as possible to all those who wish to take it in across our various platforms.”
BA Communications and Marketing Manager Aidan Davis said the organisation was humbled to be in contention for the coveted honour amongst esteemed company.
“Being recognised by the Australian Sports Commission as a finalist for this award is a testament to the considerable work that goes on behind the scenes by a range of individuals within BA’s media team to give bowls fans the best possible avenue to consume the sport that we collectively adore,” Davis said.
“We are driven to give our audience of passionate bowlers the chance to watch, read and listen to the latest news and stories on everything from high performance pursuits to community and club development, across a variety of mediums.
“Being selected alongside esteemed nominees in GWS Giants, Parramatta Eels and Snow Australia is an honour, and highlights the tireless work that goes into providing coverage of one of the most participated sports in the nation.”
The winner of the award will be announced on February 16, 2023.
The full list of nominees for the 2022 Sport Australia Media Awards can be found here.
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