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New – International Caps

The Irish Bowling Association introduced a new initiative this year by giving new International players a commemorative ‘International Cap’ to mark the occasion of their first cap for Ireland. The ‘Commemorative Cap’ shown above has a number on the side of the cap denoting the players own selection since the first International in 1903. If you […]

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European Bowls Championships 2019

      The 2019 European Team Championships will take place in Guernsey on 22 – 27 September 2019, the link below is to a live document that will be updated regularly with all current information.   Ireland is represented by Simon Martin and Ian McClure in the Men’s Pairs and will join […]


IBA Championships 2019 – Results

After the first day of high-quality semi-finals including some very close finishes, the finalists were decided and played on Saturday 7th September. Congratulations to all the competitors. Results were as follows: Open Singles Winner: Gary McCloy (Portrush) Open Singles Runner up: Richard Leonard (Crumlin) U25 Singles Winner: Cathal Gillen (C.Y.M) U25 Singles Runner Up: Robert Kirkwood […]

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U18 International Test Series 2019

The U18 International Test Series will take place at Belmont BC on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st August. Come along and support the Ireland boys and girls against Scotland and Wales. The following players have been selected to represent Ireland  Laura Cassells Rushmere Rattlesnakes Jamie Craig Black Mountain Eagles Daniel Donnan Peninsular Panthers (Squad Vice Captain) Peter Haughey […]

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ATLANTIC SENIOR FOURS 2020 Bowls Cyprus has received formal approval from World Bowls to host a new competition known as the ‘Atlantic Senior Fours Championship’. The entire competition will be held on the greens at the Constantinou Bros Hotels in Paphos, Cyprus from 3rd December to the 15th December 2020. Each Member Nation may enter […]


Hong Kong Classic & Australia 8 Nations squads announcement

Message from IBA Team Manager: As part of our ongoing preparation for World Bowls 2020, the following 2 squads have been selected for events during November 2019. Hong Kong Classic  Andy Kyle Mark Wilson Australia 8 Nations tournament Stuart Bennett Gary Kelly Martin McHugh Ian McClure Aaron Tennant. These will complete the year-long preparation for […]


U18 International Team 2019

The Regional Academies held an assessment day this morning following which the High-Performance Coach, Neil Booth has published the following team to play in a 6 boys and 6 girls team.  The following players have been selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming Tri-Nations Series with Scotland and Wales on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st August […]