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Nicole Rogers

An A to Z of Team Taylor

Nicole Rogers

Nicole comments on the Taylor Bowl brand:

I started playing with Taylor bowls when I was about 10 and I’ve loved them ever since. They feel really nice in the hand, and they have great playability. My Taylor Vector VS’s have been at the forefront of my success for many years indoors.

Which model(s)/size of Taylor bowls do you enjoy playing with and why?

Vector VS Size 1 – The pro grip feels great in the hand, and these are perfect for when I play lead or singles.

Taylor Ace Size 1 – These bowls have a great finish for when I’m playing backend and on slower greens.

Nicole's Bowling Achievements:

Competed in the Hong Kong International Classic 2023

Qualified for the World Indoor Ladies Matchplay & Mixed Pairs 2023/24

National Outdoor Triples Champion 2023

National Outdoor Top Club Champion 2023 (also in 2021 & 2022)

National Outdoor Johns Trophy Champion 2023 (also in 2021)

British Isles Outdoor Senior Series Champions 2023

England U25 Outdoor International (2016-2023) & Captain 2023

World Indoor Ladies Matchplay Semi-finalist 2023

World Indoor Open U25 Singles Semi-finalist 2023

National Indoor Mixed Fours Champions 2023

National Indoor Top Club Champions 2023 (also in 2022)

England Indoor Senior International (2019 - present)

England U25 Indoor International (2017 - present)

British Isles Indoor U25 Singles Champion 2020

National Indoor U25 Singles Champion 2020 (also R/U in 2019)

World Indoor Ladies Matchplay Semi-finalist 2020

National Indoor Egham Trophy Champions 2020 (also in 2019)

IIBC World Indoor U25 Singles Bronze medallist 2019

WIBC World Indoor U25 Singles Champion 2018

National Indoor 2 Wood Singles Champion 2018 (also R/U in 2022)

England U18 Indoor International 2016

England U18 Outdoor International 2016


What country/region/club/team do you play for?

Exonia BC (Indoors) & Kings BC (Outdoors)

When and why did you start playing bowls?

I started playing at around 7/8 at my parent’s indoor club Loddon Vale IBC. There were junior sessions on a Saturday morning that enticed me to play. I then eventually ventured outdoors at the age of 16.


Are there any particular stories/incidents you would like to tell us about that relate to your bowling?

When I was 10 years old, my Grandad passed away, and I was given his Taylor Vector VS's. I immediately got on with them and have been using these ever since; I've even won a World title with them!

In the bowling world who do you most admire and why?

To be honest, I admire all of my international teammates. They’ve all had great successes over the years at national and international level and they’ve done their country proud.

Do you have a favourite – film, book, song, football team, actor, etc?

Film – Avatar/Pitch Perfect

Song – Congratulations by Post Malone (my walk-on song)

TV Show – Modern Family