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The Masters

Masters Competition - - February 11th 2024

Player Profiles

Mark Dawes (Cumbria IBC): World Ranking 5, 2 times World Singles & Pairs Winner, England International.

Martin Rumball (Risbygate IBC): Third time Masters Qualifier, Multiple National Finalist and many Suffolk County Titles.

Martin Heitzman (Falaise IBC): England 2W Singles Winner 2023, England Team Squad 2024.

Dan Seabourne (Norfolk IBC): England Junior International, England Champion of Champions Semi Finalist 2023.

Jamie Walker (Torquay IBC): World Ranking 10, World Singles Champion 2023, Commonwealth Games Medalist 2022.

Perry Martin (Ilminster IBC): Regular World Championship Qualifier, England International, England Singles & Junior Singles Winner.

David Bolt (South Shields IBC): Regular World Championships Qualifier, England International, Commonwealth Games 2018.

Shaun Jones (Malvern Hills IBC): England International, World Junior Singles Winner 2011.

Charlie Beeton (Ipswich IBC): British Isles U18 Champion 2023, Junior International 2024, Suffolk’s Bright Young Talent!

James Rippey (Falcon IBC): Regular World Singles and Pairs Qualifier, Past England & Scotland International.

Mark Royal (Risbygate IBC): 2 Times Welsh Masters Winner, 3 Times England Champion of Campions Winner.

Wayne Willgress (Norfolk IBC): World Ranking 8, World Singles Semi Finalist 2018 & 2021, England International.

Dan Poole (Risbygate IBC): Third time Masters Qualifier, Multiple Suffolk County titles winner.

Mathew Orrey (Spalding IBC): Multiple England title winner, British Isles Fours winner.

Harry Goodwin (Swale IBC): World Singles Semi Finalist 2024, England Singles Winner 2023, World Junior Singles Winner 2023.

Paul Hartley (South Shields IBC): England International, England Singles R/U 2023.

Katherine Rednall (Norfolk IBC): Newly Crowned Ladies World Singles Champion (now 6 times winner), England International and multiple England titles.


An annual competition featuring some of the top bowlers in the world.

The 2023 event saw excellent days bowling at Risbygate with World Champions, Internationals, Commonwealth Medallists, plus of course 3 Risbygate bowlers. A large crowd of around 100 members were here to witness some fantastic matches,  resulting in the current World Singles Champion Jamie Walker taking the Masters crown in a superb final against Dan Seabourne a very talented U25 International, (who says this is an old persons game).

Dan Seabourne (Left) and Jamie Walker received their winnings from one of the event sponsors, Nick Armstrong of Armstrongs Funeral Services. Dan Seabourne (Left) and Jamie Walker received their winnings from one of the event sponsors, Nick Armstrong of Armstrongs Funeral Services.