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IBA Elite Panels 2018

The Selectors have picked the following 16 players for the 2 Elite Squads for 2018. The management team has the discretion to add further players to these squads. There will be 2 Squad Session days on Sunday 29th July and Sunday 19th August at venues to be confirmed. Attendance will be compulsory at these two […]

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Find a Sports Star

  Find a Sports Star Find a Sports Star is a talent search initiative supporting governing body sports in affording quality training opportunities to new talent in a host of sports. The initiative is supported by GLL, is open to young people aged 8 – 16 and is partnered by Commonwealth Games NI. Sports clubs […]

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  NORTHERN IRELAND COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAM 2018 The following 5 players have been selected to represent NI in the Lawn Bowls competition at the 2018 Commonwealth Games to take place on the Gold Coast, Australia in April. Gary Kelly Andy Kyle Ian McClure Martin McHugh Simon Martin Coaches: Neil Booth & Tommy Smith

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HONG KONG Bowls Classic

Congratulations to Gareth Pierpoint who has returned from this year’s Hong Kong Classic with a Bronze medal in the Singles. Gareth was narrowly beaten in the semi-final. Along with partner Stephen Kirkwood they were just one win short from qualifying for the playoffs and another possible medal. Well done lads!!

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Champion of Champion Singles

Update Congratulations to Barry Kane on finishing third in his group and qualifying for a playoff to compete against Derek Oliver(Scotland) in the semi-final. He plays Dean Elgar  (New Zealand) on Saturday. All to the best to Barry!! Final Update Unfortunately, Barry lost his playoff in a close match to finish in a very creditable 5th […]