At the IBA AGM held on the 1st December the IBA appointed David McCloy from Ards BC as their President for 2019. David is also the current Hon. Secretary for the NIPGBL so is going to be very busy next year. We wish David an enjoyable and succesful year in 2019.
The following combinations have been announced to represent Ireland in the Atlantic Rim Championships in Cardiff next May. The players were previously announced in September. Although important championships in their own right they have increased importance now as they will also serve as qualifiers for the World Championships to be held on the Gold Coast, […]
It was a super performance when Aaron Tennant was narrowly beaten in the final of the Hong Kong Singles. Now he has gone one better by winning the Prestigeous Pairs Title along with Ian McClure. They went through the entire tournament unbeaten and picked up the title earlier today. They beat a very good pair […]
Anti- Bullying Week in Northern Ireland (12-18th Nov). The Irish Bowling Association are committed to ending #bullying in sport show #RESPECT #ABW18
Congratulations to Aaron Tennant who narrowly lost in the singles final to Ben Twist(Australia). The final went to the last end of the three end tie-break and Aaron unlucky not to get the winning shot with his last bowl. Ian McClure has previously lost to winner Ben Twist in the Quarter-Final. They now team up […]
Aaron Tennant and Ian McClure will be competing in the Hong Kong Classic starting tomorrow. Both will play in the Sigles event with the pairs competition stating on the 12th November. We wish them all the best and good luck. Their results can be followed from the attached link below. Singles and Pairs results – […]
It is with regret we have to inform you of the passing of Ronnie Harper. Ronnie was a Sports reporter for the Belfast Telegraph including Bowls and an Honorary member of the IBA. He was a great advocate of bowls and did a lot to publicise our game every week. The Belfast Telegraph article below […]
The following players have been selected for the Atlantic Rim Championships in Cardiff in May 2019: Adam McKeown, Aaron Tennant, Mark Wilson, Neil Mulholland, Andy Kyle. Also the following players have been selected for the European Championships in Sept 2019: Simon Martin, Ian McClure.
Congratulations to all the winners at the Irish Bowling Association Finals held at Dun Laoghaire Bowling Club at the weekend. The Championships produced some excellent bowling and some nail biting finishes. As well as the photos below click on link for additional photos CLICK FOR PHOTOS Open Singles Winner: Stephen Coleman (Ballymena) U25 Singles Winner: […]
Congratulations to the winners and commiserations to the runners-up in all three IBA Cup finals. Results shown below: Senior Cup Final Larne 85 vs Whitehead 62 AKyle 12 v J Caldwell 25 GMcKee 29 v S […]