BBC Sport - Lawn bowls revamp makes sport appealing to youngsters

Bowls - not just a sport for the old

With lawn bowls not part of the Olympic programme, the Commonwealth Games represents the pinnacle of the sport.

Although traditionally viewed as a sport for middle-aged and elderly participants, lawn bowls has undergone something of a revamp in recent years.

BBC Sport's Nick Hope meets some of the home nation Commonwealth bowls players who reveal the progress being made, but also the challenges that lie ahead.