Glossary

Flat Green

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There are 6 names in this directory beginning with the letter F.
Fast green
Usually a dry and closely cut surface which offers little resistance to the progress of the bowl.

Fire or drive
A shot where the bowl is delivered at a very fast pace.

Fluke
A shot excruciatingly executed, yet sublimely successful – do at least say sorry!

Follow through
This should be the natural movement forward of the delivery arm following the line or path of the bowl.

Foot fault
When the rear foot is not completely on or above the mat at the moment of delivery. The player could incur a penalty.

Forehand
When, for the right-handed player, the bowl is delivered so that the curve of the bowl is from right to left as it travels towards its objective.