An international line-up of 64 players from the Algarve, the UK, Ireland, and Holland competed in the competition. Following an initial round-robin stage, the bowlers were streamed into two groups for the knock-out stages. One group continued in the main Tournament won by Bob Hillier and Maggie Dance, after Maggie stepped in for Dave Brock part-way through the knockout stages. The remaining bowlers entered a subsidiary Plate won by Mark Townsend and Barry Holbrook. Whilst the weather was mixed the bowlers enjoyed the bowling and the social side of the Tournament. The 2025 Tournament will run from 24th to 29th March and entry details will be available on the Club website (

Alvor Bowls Club welcomes visitors and new members playing both flat green and crown green bowls and full details can be found on the website. Tuition and equipment can be provided for new bowlers.