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Marion Kidney-Purcell (Wales)

An A to Z of Team Taylor

Marion Kidney-Purcell (Wales)

Marion Purcell was born in 1960 in Pontypool, Wales. She started playing bowls in 2001 and is a member of Islwyn-Torfaen Indoor and Whiteheads, Newport outdoor. She finds her Taylor Ace size 2 (with Pro Grip) has a good drawing arc and can be used for both Indoor and Outdoor surfaces. Her funniest moment in bowls was at the Charity Potters World Pairs 2015 event. Her favourite personality in the bowling world is David Gourlay and her favourite film is "Educating Rita".

Her bowling achievements to date are:-

2023 Welsh Ladies Singles Winner

2023 Welsh Ladies Fours Winner

2023 British Isles Four's Winner

2022 National Four's Winner

2017 Welsh Mixed Pairs Title

2015 World Indoor Mixed Pairs Winner

2014 & 2013 Welsh Indoor National Pairs Winner

2013 Welsh Indoor National Singles & triples Finalist

2009 Welsh Indoor National Fours Winner

World Bowls Indoor Council Mixed pairs finalist


2015 Champion of Champions Finalist  & semi finalist twice before 

Welsh Outdoor Singles semi finalist

2013 2 wood singles winner

2014 2 wood finalist

County outdoors

singles winner x2 years

pairs winner x5 years

2 wood singels x3 years